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I'd say leave your hair as is but make sure it looks styled/groomed.
If you won't have to wear a suit much once you get the job the H&M suits are reasonable and cheap. My one from there looks better than anything I've had from other high street places like next and m&s. Tend to be a. It less frumpy too I think.
If it's a job where you'll wear a suit a lot, I'd say worth looking in Hobbs or jigsaw.
I think you should invest in yourself now and go to a department store like John Lewis or Selfridges and getting a personal shopper. I'd speak to a hairdresser, too - I think your hair sound ageing, to be honest. I'd take some advice now and hopefully it'll make you feel great and confident.
The Daily Telegraph has an excellent piece on interview style. Not a dress there! They very much opt for stylish trousers and a chic shirt with classy accessories. You can wear a coat in winter. You don't need a jacket. They also show patterned skirts and a plain shirt. Lower heels and a quality bag.
I would not worry so much about hair colour but a good cut is imperative.
My DD wears suits for work and she likes LK Bennett and she is fairly top heavy. I think they do very well cut trousers!
I have a similar shape to yours - tall, big of boob and decent legs. Tummy not so much! I find that suits really doesn't work for me - I have to buy then jackets much too big in order to avoid straining over the chest area and then they tend to look boxy and gape in the wrong places.
For me a smart dress is a much better look. I've often had success in Hobbs for these. They are not cheap but last really well and suit my shape. Either to wear with a shirt under or with a smart, slimline cardi over the top.
Agree with pp that if you are too heavy (as I am) jackets can look awful. A dress or trousers and shirt or skirt and shirt can look just as mart and professional. Get some shoes you feel confident in and a great bag. Good luck with the interview!
If it's university, be wary of looking too corporate / unapproachable. If you are in v make dominated sphere be careful with ditzy floral print dresses. Smart, stylish, flashes of colour. Agree with pp that tailored trousers, crisp shirt or smart top, poss low heeled shoe, poss blazer with statement jewellery or accessories may fit better in academia. Good luck!
I work in a Uni and I wore a pale blue pencil skirt, plain off white top and off white jacket for interview, along with leopard print heels - however my job is on the more corporate end of the Uni. If it is a more academic post then trousers or a skirt is fine, a top and jacket or a coat and longer sleeved top like a blouse would be good. You could wear a cardigan as long as it was more tailored. I would wear a nice scarf or earrings for a bit of interest, but definitely not a suit as that would be far too formal. Good luck!
I think some of those jackets would work well with a plain dress underneath.
Options would be the fringe jacket in all colours. The tailored hacking jacket (the solid blue and solid green are most appropriate.) possibly the riding jacket in the solid brown and the long herringbone coat.