16 August 2014

OOTD | Interview outfit inspiration

Everyone knows what I mean when I say work wardrobe.

For some people it's a uniform. For others it's clothes you can't quite bring yourself to get rid of so they've been repurposed. Sometimes it's just a collection of items that aren't particularly special but oh-so-functional.

The ultimate interview outfit though... Not everyone has that hanging in their wardrobe. Right?
A week or so ago FarFetch.com got in touch with me with some awesome interview outfit inspiration images.

In the middle of my minimal wardrobe clear out I thought that this email couldn't have come at a better time. Knowing that I could have one perfect interview outfit in my new and improved streamlined clothing collection, that can be adapted as trends shift, would be a pretty savvy thing to do.

Image c/o farfetch.com 
This interview outfit is for those seeking work in the creative industry. Slightly less formal than your typical interview get-up, but with a few items that stand out and make sure you won't be forgotten.

I mean... That bag? I need it in my life...
After a digging around in my own wardrobe I found my perfect interview outfit. Turns out it had been hidden in there all along.
Dress - ASOS
Shirt* - French Connection (You might recognise it from this post...)
Necklace - Pull and Bear
Shoes - Topshop

So this is my version. Something that's smart but with a few key pieces that will, hopefully, get me noticed for the right reasons.

Not only that but it's mega comfortable (very important in an interview) and can be updated with a different top or more low key shoes.
Not that I'm planning on leaving my job any time soon. I really do love what I'm doing now. It's just nice to know there's something useful in that endless wardrobe of mine.

Have you found your perfect interview outfit yet?



  1. Great post thank you! I don't seem to do very well in interviews, maybe I need to scrub up better! Will have a lil dig through my wardrobe see if i can find the perfect outfit! xo
    amber love

  2. Pretty outfit! I always think it's a good idea to wear something that'll stand out but still be comfortable :) xx


  3. I always hated job interviews, i've only had about three in total but deciding what to wear is always a nightmare! I love this asos dress and it's perfectly style for an interview!
    The Life of Maisie ♡

  4. I think it's tremendously hard to pick out the right outfit for a job interview. After all, the first impression is what counts and the wrong blouse can ruin everything. Or so I tell myself. I love your choice of garments, very classy!
    Elina | Miss Blue Eyes

  5. When i had to go in for my job interview I was so nervous, i didn't know what to wear I ended up taking the safe (aka boring) route and wearing black slacks and a pretty blouse but that was it. i got the job so i mean, it was okay haha but this outfit of yours is so lovely, I wish I had worn something like this! :)


  6. I think this is a great interview outfit!

  7. So refreshing to see something for a more creative-industry type of interview! I have no idea what to wear usually, lol xx

    The Persephone Complex

  8. Love that outfit! Super cute! x

  9. Love this look!! Would you like to follow eachother on GFC? Let me know on my blog and follow and I will follow you back on both GFC and Bloglovin!

  10. I love this look. I always struggle with interview outfits because I need something that is practical and formal at the same time. X

  11. I love this outfit! It's always tempting to dress too 'corporate' for an interview, but this is a great way to look smart and professional whilst still adding personality!

    Lo at Notebook 54



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