A dream job in a creative industry begins with a dream interview. And the dream interview? Well that begins with your outfit. You’ve got to feel as confident and cool as all that experience you’ve racked up on paper. So, we’ve come up with 10 outside-the-rack outfits that will ensure you make a lasting impression in all the right ways. From printed pants to unique suiting pieces, layered pastels to stripes and printed totes, these thoughtful ensembles are as original as the ideas you bring to the table. Whether you want to be a graphic designer, a tech start up master, or ahem, an editor at R29, here’s how to dress for the job you want — and quite possibly the job you’re gonna get!
Clockwise from left: Sergio Rossi Closed Toe Heel, $595, available at Shoescribe; House of Harlow Obsidian Feather Earring, $68, available at House of Harlow; White Stuff Sateen Chic Shirt, $60, available at House of Fraser; Merona Printed Trouser in Red, $24.99, available at Target; Reiss Angelina Blazer, $500, available at Reiss.
Clockwise from left: Manolo Blahnik BB Suede 115mm Pump, $550, available at Bergdorf Goodman; Jil Sander Long Sleeve Shirt, $660, available at The Corner; Dorothy Perkins Port Lace Tube Skirt, $30, available at Dorothy Perkins; Kaliko Grey Drop Bead Jumper, $110, available at House of Fraser; Nasty Gal Moonraker Bag, $60, available at Nasty Gal.
Clockwise from left: Henri Bendel The Waldorf Crystal Statement Necklace, $298, available at Henri Bendel; Monsoon Cassidy Jacket, $122, available at Monsoon; Marc by Marc Jacobs Marieka Silk Dress, $600, available at Coggles; Merona 3/4 Sleeve Knit To Woven Tee, $20, available at Target; Bite Luminous Creme Lipstick in Apricot, $24, available at Sephora; J.Crew High-Heel Booties, $450, available at J.Crew.
Clockwise from left: Topshop Premium Oversized Throw Coat, $240, available at Topshop; Reiss Hudson Pink Fit And Flare Collared Dress, $98, available at Reiss; Acne Lios Rib Sweater, $420, available at Acne; White House Black Market Goldstone Chandelier Earring, $38, available at White House Black Market; Lola Cruz Leather Fringe Pump, $104.32, available at FarFetch.
Clockwise from left: Nali Silver Statement Necklace, $21, available at ASOS; Chinese Laundry Gladly Ankle Bootie Heels, $124, available at Threadsence; Tory Burch Kai Skirt, $276, available at Tory Burch; Nic + Zoe Denim Drapey Shirt, $118, available at Nic + Zoe; Barbara Bui Blazer, $945, available at The Corner.