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What to Wear to an Interview: For a Creative Career

What to Wear to an Interview

As we all know, fall is the new year for fashion. As the weather begins to cool down, students head back to school and graduates begin new careers, September is a month for new beginnings. With the new season – we’re starting our new blog series on what to wear to an interview – for any career. First up: a career in a creative field. Whether you’re interviewing for a position as an in-house designer or the creative director of a boutique agency, determining what to wear to an interview for a creative career requires a different set of rules.

1. Regardless of the job, it’s important to maintain professionalism. It’s better to be overdressed than underdressed.

2. Show off your creative side with one statement item. Stick to the basics, like slim, cropped pants, a fitted skirt or a sheath dress – but incorporate a bit of personality with a statement item like a colorful necklace or printed jacket. We love this covetably chic Moody Floral Peplum Jacket with black trousers and a pair of perfect pumps.

3. Use accessories to refine your look. Whether you add a waist cinching belt or a pair of suede oxblood pumps, the accessories can make all the difference. But, it’s important to keep it simple – leave your beaded bag from Bali at home and opt instead for a structured tote with unique details.