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Red 'power dress' or formal grey skirt suit for interview at Olswang (law firm)?

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    I suggest stockings and suspenders underneath, then make sure they can see them when you're sat down.

    Actually scrap that, why not do a Sharon Stone...
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    (Original post by plimsolls)
    I suggest stockings and suspenders underneath, then make sure they can see them when you're sat down.

    Actually scrap that, why not do a Sharon Stone...
    You don't want to scare them.

    On a side note, I've heard that some women just wearing stockings instead of tights on a daily / non-sexual basis--so let's not go making insinuations we can't take back, you know? Sluts are people too.
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    Olswang have only been ultra-cool for a couple of years. Prior to moving into Starbucks, although they had Hollywood clients, they weren't exactly happening themselves. They're really not as trendy as they make out - certainly not individually. Think about it. Diana Ross doesn't want her lawyer to be a diva, too.
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    (Original post by Clip)
    Olswang have only been ultra-cool for a couple of years. Prior to moving into Starbucks, although they had Hollywood clients, they weren't exactly happening themselves. They're really not as trendy as they make out - certainly not individually. Think about it. Diana Ross doesn't want her lawyer to be a diva, too.
    Got to love old-fashioned lawyers. One of my former supervisors asked me what a SMS was.
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    (Original post by jacketpotato)
    Got to love old-fashioned lawyers. One of my former supervisors asked me what a SMS was.
    I presume you replied that it was a warship of the Imperial German Navy.
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    I would say go for the red dress. I think it will make you stand out. I am tired of seeing female lawyers wearing the same "uniform": white shirt, black suit.

    Just make sure that the colour is the only thing standing out! That means no plunging neckline, knee length, no striking jewellery (only watch and "maybe" a very delicate and simple pair of earrings) and only black accessories.

    However, I have to say that some may think you are touch arrogant. I hope they are very few, but I have to admit there is such possibility.
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    Guys, it's nearly the day of the big interview. WHAT DID YOU CHOOSE?!
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    I wore yellow at DAC Beachcroft once

    But seeing as it is a proper interview...wear grey.
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    From a training partner: “They still can’t get it right. Everyone is trying to think outside the box, but you should just wear a dark suit because as lawyers we are pretty conservative.
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    I can't help but think that wearing a red dress to interview, would come across the same as a guy wearing a black shirt and bright tie to interview (which I have seen).. Attention grabbing but looks crap in that environment.

    I would like to also add that interviewees in 3 piece 'power' suits also look odd..
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    I'd play safe just to make sure...

    <3 x
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    (Original post by richie123)
    From a training partner: “They still can’t get it right. Everyone is trying to think outside the box, but you should just wear a dark suit because as lawyers we are pretty conservative.
    Advice from a partner at Ward Hadaway--no, that's really valuable advice--probably worth as much as, say, a paralegal at Linklaters'.
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    Advice from a partner at Ward Hadaway--no, that's really valuable advice--probably worth as much as, say, a paralegal at Linklaters'.
    Doesn't invalidate the advice! Thinking an interviewee or trainee is a dick for wearing brash clothing is pretty universal.
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    WHlCH ONE DID YOU WEAR? THE SUSPENSE IS KILLING ME!

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