Now that you might be considering a better position, a chance to work at a company you’ve always admired, or a whole new career change entirely — trust us when we say that it helps to take even an ounce of the thought you put into your cover letter into what you should wear to the interview. To help prep, we’ve come up with nine foolproof outfits that work for all ladies, whether you’re gunning for a corporate job or something more relaxed. Bonus: You’ll definitely be able to wear these babies again. The coolest résumé boosters, right this way…
Proenza Schouler Basketweave Tweed Jacket, $1,950, available at Net-A-Porter; Proenza Schouler Basketweave Tweed Dress, $1,950, available at Net-A-Porter; Zara Pointed Court Shoe, $89.90, available at Zara; Aldo Faulkner Bag, $60, available at Aldo.
J.Crew 1035 Jacket in Super 120s, $109.99, available at J.Crew; J.Crew Emmaleigh Dress in Super 120s, $129.99, available at J.Crew; Loeffler Randall Tamsin Pump, $295, available at Loeffler Randall; Michael Kors Leather Tote, $1,195, available at Neiman Marcus.
Reiss Check One Button Jacket, $425, available at Reiss; Reiss Check One Fitted Dress, $360, available at Reiss; Franco Sarto Henna, $79, available at Piperlime; DVF 440 Raffia Satchel, $495, available at DVF.
J.Crew Blythe Blouse in Polka Dot, $128, available at J.Crew; Acne Brooke Turn Up Trouser, $128, available at La Garconne; Jean-Michel Cazabat Pumps, $298, available at Intermix; Collection WEEKEND by John Lewis Patent Tote, $44, available at John Lewis.
Equipment Slim Signature Bright White Colorblock, $228, available at Equipment; Reiss Paris Slim Leg Trouser, $170, available at Reiss; Rock & Republic High Heels, $48.99, available atKohl’s; Levi’s Colorblock Tote, $79.90, available at Levi’s.
Miu Miu Shirt, $655, available at Miu Miu; Marni Cropped Trouser, $472, available at Farfetch; Liz Claiborne Layla Polka Dot Pumps, $40, available at JCP; Zara Shopper with Metallic Plaque, $49.90 available at Zara.
Madewell Striped Downtown Skirt, $58, available at Madewell; Hugo Open Blue Abea Blazer, $445, available at Stylebop; Ann Taylor Perfect Suede Pumps, $128, available at Ann Taylor; Sandqvist Stina Briefcase, $313, available at Need Supply.
Tibi Waxed Eyelet Pencil Skirt, $650, available at Tibi; Mango Relaxed Fit Smoking Blazer, $44.99, available at Mango; Kate Spade Karolina Pumps, $298, available at Kate Spade; Steve Mono Oscar Mix Shoulder Strap Briefcase, $525, available at Opening Ceremony.
French Connection Queenie Rae Pencil Skirt, $78, available at French Connection; Ted Baker Velvet Blazer, $210, available at Ted Baker; Coach Nala Pump, $158, available at Coach; L.A.P.A. Women’s Red Leather Briefcase, $698, available at Forzieri.
Market Research by Willow Lindley
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