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Ignoring all the shit about linen trousers, could I wear a smart pair for interview?

(13 Posts)
ggirl Sat 11-Jun-11 14:36:06

They are taupe/mink colour ,not baggy on my arse fit well.
It is for community nursing post so not office based .
Would have to wear with high heel wedges and black top.
Am worried it may be under dressed but don't really want to have to get whole new outfit.
Other options are ...well fuck all really.Cheap work trousers from matalan or summat I guess.

cybbo Sat 11-Jun-11 14:37:44

well I would worry that if I sat done before the interview I would resemble a hessian sack .

If you can walk with staright legs the whole way there, go for it

ggirl Sat 11-Jun-11 14:39:48

lolol , they're heavy duty linen
but will road test the baggy arse thing
I could perhaps be airlifted in a vertical position to the interview..?

cybbo Sat 11-Jun-11 14:42:28

Yes get the winch primed and ready to go

that woudl make them notice you

ggirl Sat 11-Jun-11 14:43:06

will call the air ambulance crew
that'll impress them

cjbartlett Sat 11-Jun-11 14:46:00

I think it sounds a bit too summer holiday outfit to me
you could get a suit and return it next day grin

ggirl Sat 11-Jun-11 14:48:48

hmm yes
but only have brown shoes that would go with suit
really do I need a suit???
what about just the trousers and nice cardi ??

cjbartlett Sat 11-Jun-11 14:54:24

well I might be oldfashioned

but an interview outfit for me doesn't include the words linen trousers or a cardi

blush i always wear either a suit or a skirt and shirt

but 100 posters will probably tell you you'll be fine

are you pretty sure you'll get the job? because if you're resume is very impressive and you tick all the boxes they might not care grin

Ephiny Sat 11-Jun-11 14:55:09

I wouldn't if I had a choice, it seems a bit too casual and because linen creases so badly I'd probably end up looking all crumpled by the time I got into the interview. I tend to think you can't go wrong with a suit for interviews, failing that would go for smart/tailored work trousers with a shirt or smart top, it's generally better to be a bit over-dressed than under-dressed if in doubt.

ggirl Sat 11-Jun-11 15:02:57

no the job is not a certainty at all
ok will peruse for a suit
thanks

dexter73 Sat 11-Jun-11 15:45:04

If you got these linen trousers no-one would notice the creasing.

FriedaRoam Sat 11-Jun-11 15:46:36

Yes. You may. Lol at lifting

ggirl Sat 11-Jun-11 22:24:50

dexter- those are the very ones!!
shall cancel the helicopter then

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