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fionatalbot Wed 07-Jun-17 15:00:52

I have a job interview next week. What the hell should I wear? Any suggestions for a short (5"2) and dumpy 39-year-old? Am pear shaped.
Would appreciate any tips as usually wear casual clothes . Job is in a school office so am thinking formal but not too formal.

bojorojo Wed 07-Jun-17 18:28:48

Are you ok with a top and trousers? A blouse or popover with well cut trousers is fine. Shoes you can walk in that are clean and fairly new and not sky scrapers or doc martins! You don't need a jacket. If you like dresses, go for a simple summer one that flatters you. A shift dress maybe? Take a neat bag, not one full of everyday junk, and make sure your hair is neat. A little bit of makeup is better than none or full glam! Jazz up a plainer outfit with a necklace. Hope it goes well.

Intransige Wed 07-Jun-17 18:36:25

Something like this with some plain mid-height pumps, perhaps?

fionatalbot Wed 07-Jun-17 21:05:52

Thanks both. I do like that dress and it's a good price too.

NC4now Wed 07-Jun-17 22:28:03

I think a wrap dress would be perfect for the job. Smart and stylish, and you could wear it again.

Eg. www.bravissimo.com/products/jessica-spot-dress-navytan-pd598nta/?gclid=Cj0KEQjwyN7JBRCZn7LKgb3ki8kBEiQAaLEsqg8L5092i0FOzsf-M2vHa9reSI4RqSFYnzoiAeyOZpgaAkEu8P8HAQ

www.boden.co.uk/en-gb/clearance/womens-dresses/wrap-dresses/ww162-nav/womens-navy-honeycomb-spot-ruched-wrap-dress?cm_mmc=PLA-_-Google-_-Women-_-WW162&istCompanyId=a40e1fa1-0635-4a1b-8d9a-2caa763eeee2&istItemId=xxrixirqli&istBid=wzwt&gclid=Cj0KEQjwyN7JBRCZn7LKgb3ki8kBEiQAaLEsqo3a0BJUMjjC0d80yqYDrsyrvCVpIMe_9Vtkf43iOEMaAgJ08P8HAQ

Maidupmum Wed 07-Jun-17 22:43:57

I saw this the other day and thought it looked really nice.... even though it is M&S! M&S

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