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    I think the cardi is fine, a lot of women I know who work in a professional capacity don't wear a full suit, and your trousers and shirt are absolutely fine. I'd say keep the buttons done up though.
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    You could just not wear the cardigan. It'll look better.
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    ok thanks for all the feedback guys
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    get rid of the cardigan and just wear the shirt, its not that cold? Also, i think you should wear some sort of colour on the vest underneath (plum colour or dove grey or something) black and white reminds me a bit of a waitress in a country pub or something. and a simple necklace.
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    (Original post by thesuperficial)
    get rid of the cardigan and just wear the shirt, its not that cold? Also, i think you should wear some sort of colour on the vest underneath (plum colour or dove grey or something) black and white reminds me a bit of a waitress in a country pub or something. and a simple necklace.

    lol waitress, thats exactly how i felt i looked!
    based on the feedback here, im gonna go out and buy a jacket tomorrow.
    ill switch the colour of the vest underneath, thanks. someone else here mentioned i show cleavage but i dont think i should...
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    (Original post by mitsabeeba)
    Hey guys.

    Im going to a job 'assessment' day next week. I'll be one of probably 30 other candidates all being assessed for a job, by working in teams etc, you know what I mean.

    Just wondering whether you think this is ok to wear, or not smart enough? We;re told to dress how we would for "any professional interview" and I know that normally means a suit.. I have trousers but not a jacket and can't afford one at the moment which sucks

    Would I stand out as really scruffy next to people who are wearing full suits do you think? Be honest as hell.. if it's really that bad I'm gonna try scrounge together as much as poss to buy a suitable jacket. I used to think this outfit was 'smart' until I compared it to more suity type outfits and think I may look a bit of a scruff

    If you DO happen to think it's okay... the second pic is, buttons open or closed?



    yeah looks good, wear it with the buttons closed looks better
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    get rid of the black shirt. Undo more buttons = hired.
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    Will I be flamed if I say it's pretty hot?

    I don't know if taking away the black undershirt is a good or a bad idea, but...men will be swayed.
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    I'd get a cheapish suit (next have a sale on) but the jacket and skirt/trousers need to match
    or maybe a smart dress
    http://www.next.co.uk/shopping/women/workwear/5/6 (with black tights and black cardigan)
    with black heels (that you can walk in!)
    a coloured cami top (rather than shirt), if you decide on a suit rather than a dress e.g. http://www.lauraashley.com/Tops/LACE...nvt/ts918tealp or something in deep purple

    and a matching necklace
    http://www.monsoon.co.uk/invt/582463...orizenecklaces with the suit
    or
    http://http://www.monsoon.co.uk/invt...orizenecklaces with the dress
    Don't spend to much, but it is worth getting this right. If you get the job you'll be able to wear the clothes to work & you'll be able to wear them to interviews in the future.
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    thanks!
    i went and bought a blazer jacket thing in Next, only 20£ , yay
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    tuck the shirt in, the vest under the shirt looks great, kinda gives the impression of showing cleavage without actually doing so
 
 
 
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