Stepping up the career ladder- interview attire for a more senior role at a corporate firm.
Dress- c/o Marks and Spencer
Belt- c/o Marks and Spencer
Shoes- New Look
This challenge was one which pushed me well and truly out of my comfort zone, given that I've never been interviewed for a promotion or been part of the corporate world! Having said that, I really enjoyed putting this look together and think it works quite well for this scenario. For this second outfit, I really honed in on creating something that was both smart and sophisticated, choosing to add a little more definition to my dress with this amazing chain detail belt from Marks and Spencer. I then co-ordinated this with the chain detail on my bag to create an outfit which felt well thought out and considered- something which I thought was particularly important given the more formal nature of this interview context. I chose to tie the whole look together with my statement blazer from ASOS- something which has been something of an interview staple for me since I bought it. Finally, I chose to incorporate a pair of heels into this look as I think they can really adjust your mindset- there's definitely something about the way they alter your posture which lends you an overall air of confidence- a real interview room essential, particularly in a scenario such as this.
Have you ever been interviewed for a promotion at work? And do you struggle to find appropriate office outfits?
(Image credit: Sarah Farrell, please do not reproduce without permission.)