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What to wear for an interview completely out of my comfort zone

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Katymac Sat 30-Apr-16 09:51:45

I'm applying for a sewing position working in fashion dealing with photo shoots and pop videos hmm

Very excited

But I'm an ex childminder and I have no 'fashionable' clothes just mainly comfortable ones & some evening wear

What on earth do I wear (baring/bearing in mind it's in 3 hrs) never know which one is spelt right

Fine cords?
Chiffon trousers?
Skirt & blouse?


Katymac Sat 30-Apr-16 10:08:53

going in the bath now (hair already washed)

How about:
Lime green mini dress/pinafore, black shirt, black thick tights & black high boots?

Ringadingdingdong22 Sat 30-Apr-16 10:14:41

Ooh I'd be in a panic too. Have you got any black skinny jeans and a blazer /jacket? Something like that with a shirt or decent tshirt and some ankle or knee high boots.

Hopefully they won't be judging what you're wearing and will be more interested in your sewing skills.

Ringadingdingdong22 Sat 30-Apr-16 10:15:31

Missed your second post. I'm sure that'll be fine.

Katymac Sat 30-Apr-16 10:31:15

Stupid to be so stressed - of course the sewing is important

I just wanna look OK

littleducks Sat 30-Apr-16 10:35:28

i reckon it's creative enough that looks dont matter

Good luck

ThinkPinkStink Sat 30-Apr-16 10:37:26

Wear black, when in doubt make it as little about your clothes and much about yourself as possible:

Katymac Sat 30-Apr-16 16:25:42

Well I got the job grin

So what I wore must have been fine (black crepe trousers, black, cream & gold top


littleducks Sat 30-Apr-16 16:53:04


burnishedsilver Sat 30-Apr-16 18:54:35

Brilliant. Congrats.

Katymac Sat 30-Apr-16 20:11:06


Chottie Sun 01-May-16 00:13:07

Well done! flowers and thanks for the update.

ThinkPinkStink Tue 03-May-16 12:44:58

Hooray, well done!

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