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If you were going for an interview, is this appropriate?

If you were going to an interview at a call center where the dress code is business casual (you know from a teleconference you had with them), would dress pants, a plaid, wide sleeved tank top, a thin blazer and a pair of nicer looking flip flops be appropriate? My friend says that the flip flops aren't, but I'm not so sure because they're solid black, wedge heels with shiny straps. What's your opinion?

 
Mrs.BAT

Asked by Mrs.BAT at 12:39 PM on Aug. 3, 2010 in Beauty & Style

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Answers (17)
  • At our call center, there were no flip flops allowed, so I would say no. Shoes had to have a back on them.
    m-avi

    Answer by m-avi at 12:49 PM on Aug. 3, 2010

  • nix the flip flops and go for the heels...
    bumblebeestingu

    Answer by bumblebeestingu at 12:40 PM on Aug. 3, 2010

  • Flipflops are never approriate for a job interview. Most of the time they are against the dress code in a business casual environment as are most open toed shoes at a lot of places....
    navyjen

    Answer by navyjen at 12:41 PM on Aug. 3, 2010

  • Your outfit sounds great except for flip-flops. Flip-flops are NEVER appropriate in a work environment, I don't care how "dressy" they are.
    Go for some black flats or heels.
    MommaofH2

    Answer by MommaofH2 at 12:44 PM on Aug. 3, 2010

  • The flip flops are a no go
    MsHouseWife

    Answer by MsHouseWife at 12:47 PM on Aug. 3, 2010

  • Flip Flops are a no for any job interview
    Moms_Angels1960

    Answer by Moms_Angels1960 at 12:49 PM on Aug. 3, 2010

  • Flip flops are not appropriate for a job interview ( ANd not even for a dressy or casual social event. They work for when you are at home,slogging around,looking like an unmade bed. LOL.)
    And I wouldn't advise anyone to wear a top that shows too much skin either.
    gertie41

    Answer by gertie41 at 12:53 PM on Aug. 3, 2010

  • Are sandals ever appropriate?
    Mrs.BAT

    Comment by Mrs.BAT (original poster) at 12:54 PM on Aug. 3, 2010

  • I would go with nice dress shoes. I don't think sandals are normally considered "business-appropriate."
    musicalbabe85

    Answer by musicalbabe85 at 1:00 PM on Aug. 3, 2010

  • No, no, no flip flops. The rest of your attire sounds fine. Go with a nice dress shoe appropriate with slacks.
    tasches

    Answer by tasches at 1:34 PM on Aug. 3, 2010

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