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Tweedy jacket + plain trousers= interview outfit?

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hugoagogo Fri 07-Nov-14 22:35:50

Or is this a bad idea?

I really don't want to buy a cheap suit, but don't have much cash; could I get away with a lovely tweedy jacket like this and plain black or grey tailored trousers and a smart white or grey blouse for an interview?

I asked dh and he is hopeless- what was I thinking? hmm

Greengardenpixie Fri 07-Nov-14 22:46:29

What is the interview for?
Im sure it would look smart enough but it depends upon what you are going for.

hugoagogo Fri 07-Nov-14 22:52:09

It is in the 'heritage industry' so doesn't need to be too smart I hope

LadyIsabellaWrotham Fri 07-Nov-14 22:54:22

Sounds fine to me.

Greengardenpixie Fri 07-Nov-14 22:54:47

Well if you dont think it needs to be overly formal..i would go with it. Its definetly smart enough. What kind of clothes will you wear if you get the job? I always think thats quite a good guide.

frankietwospots Fri 07-Nov-14 22:58:08

I think with a crisp white shirt, that would look great.

hugoagogo Fri 07-Nov-14 22:59:33

I think there is likely either to be a uniform or smartish casual kind of academicy smart iykwim?-

If I was a man I would have elbow patches...

Greengardenpixie Fri 07-Nov-14 23:06:01

Definetly fine then smile

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