Is this outfit ok to wear to an interview? Be honest!

posted 2 years ago in Career
Post # 2
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2015

What kind of job are you interveiwing for???

Post # 3
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

Interviews call for a full up suit to me so I’d go with no.  But I guess it could be dependant on the type of job.

Post # 4
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Buzzing bee

I agree with pinkshoes–I think it depends on the job. I usually go with a matching blazer and slacks or skirt, something very neutral. Either way, good luck and fingers crossed for you!! 🙂

Post # 5
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Blushing bee

I would interview in that! But I work at museum type places, so they tend to be lax about rules. But it seems like a totally great interview outfit to me!!

Post # 6
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2015

I’d say if you had a suit jacket to put over it that would be fine, but unless it’s for a very casual company, I don’t think it’s professional enough as-is.

Post # 7
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

CanadianBride456:  As the pp’s have said, it does depend on the type of position you are interviewing for.

I can’t tell if that is a midi or maxi length skirt but it does look a bit dowdy- kind of schoolmarm-ish.

Post # 8
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: November 2015

I think the outfit looks okay… +1 on adding a black blazer to make it more professional looking for a formal interview. Either a pant suit or a skirt suit to tie the look together.

Post # 11
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: November 2009 - New York, NY

Agree with PP, adding a suit jacket would make the look more professional.

Post # 12
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Busy Beekeeper

TBH, I don’t like the top for an interview. All those  bows seem a little on the young side and a bit unprofessional.  

Post # 13
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2015

for a museum i’d try to wear a blazer, or if you have a more professional dress.

Post # 14
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

I think it’s great! I’m in Hawaii though and people don’t typically dress up as much. Your outfit is a lot more professional than the outfits I’ve worn to interviews (and got the jobs). 

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