Applying for a job is basically a full-time job itself. Interviews can be intimidating. Here is an outfit guide that will help you decide what to wear to an interview. Each of the pieces featured can be bought (links are included) and they are affordable for college students.
Top:This black scoop neck, butterfly sleeve top is perfect and trendy for your job interview. The shirt is made of polyester, so it is comfortable to wear. Black is also a perfect color to create a slimming look and it is only $15.90 (that’s less than getting popcorn and a movie ticket at a theatre). Plus, this black shirt is sure to match multiple items in your wardrobe, so you can get more bang for your buck.
Pants: These Logan Trouser-Fit Cropped Banana Republic gray and black plaid pants will create a stylish and professional impression at your interview. Gray and black are seen as the most common and professional colors, so why not combine them? Even though these pants are $59, try looking up coupon codes for Banana Republic (email subscribers get 25% off their first purchase) on Pinterest, Google, Wiki coupon, and apps like Retailmenot. Even if this particular style runs out, this link will help you find pants for the same price in similar colors!
Earrings: Pearl earrings always make a classy and professional statement. When in doubt, use pearls. Pearls match everything, so you are stretching your dollar by finding a pair of earrings that match everything you have. These earrings are from theoutnet.com and are only $18 (keep looking for coupons though, you never know what kind of deals you can get).
Purse: This TopShop Celine Tote Bag is perfect for holding all the extra copies of your resume you need to bring, as well as your car keys, pens, notebooks, and your wallet, and it won’t even ruin your professional aesthetic for the interview! This bag is $48, but you will get your money’s worth out of this bag because it is perfect for going to class, a date, or dinner with your family.
Julia Harrelson is a twenty-one-year-old at Mississippi State University, double-majoring in business administration and fashion merchandising, with a minor in marketing. When she's not studying, she is still studying. She is interested in business, lifestyle, and learning any and all things in the fashion industry. Julia hopes to be a merchandise buyer when she graduates.