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Urgent interview outfit advice please.

(9 Posts)
Judyandherdreamofhorses Tue 16-Jul-13 17:43:25

I have a teaching interview tomorrow (primary).
My interview dress was due to be this

dove dress

However, it is obviously going to be boiling tomorrow.

My friend has lent me a sleeveless (but not strappy) wrap dress, navy with small brown spots. But I'm concerned about the sleevelessness. Armpits, shoulders.

Should I just go with the dove dress, which does fit well, and swelter? Will I look foolish with sleeves?

It's morning only, so I'm kidding myself it won't be too baking...

OneLittleLady Tue 16-Jul-13 17:45:06

I'd go for the sleeveless dress as long as it's not overly revealing and just pop a small cardi on that can be taken off if/when appropriate.

Gingerandcocoa Tue 16-Jul-13 17:45:45

I don't see any problem with a sleeveless dress, particularly in this heat! And I work in an environment that is very conservative...

trinity0097 Tue 16-Jul-13 18:00:55

Sleeveless with either a smart cardi or jacket for when you arrive and perhaps the formal sit down interview, but take off to teach.

anothernamechangerreally Tue 16-Jul-13 18:03:36

I bought and wore the dove dress for my primary teaching interview last month...I got the job and compliments from the panel on my dress!!

But in this weather I would go sleeveless too, you don't want to be sweltering in sleeves in this weather!

Good luck!

northernlurker Tue 16-Jul-13 18:06:29

Your friends dress sounds smart and appropriate. Wear that.

Judyandherdreamofhorses Tue 16-Jul-13 18:07:14

I don't have a smart cardigan or jacket (except a thick wool blazer - black).

So it's sleeveless (with shaven armpits!) or long sleeved. DH thinks sleeveless. But I like the fit of the dove dress a lot better...

anothernamechangerreally Tue 16-Jul-13 18:11:50

What were you going to wear with the dove dress? Shoes/tights? I had to wear a cami under mine, but if you don't and go tightless it would probably be ok.

Judyandherdreamofhorses Tue 16-Jul-13 18:48:19

I've got nude/tan shoes. They go better with the sleeveless dress actually. And I feel the need for tights (yuck) as my legs aren't up to much.

I think it's going to be the sleeveless one.

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