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uh... I feel stupid- What to wear to an interview?

I have an interview tomorrow at Bath & Body works. FT position, possibility of a management position after a few months.
I haven't worked in 4 years now. (::slaps forehead::)
What do I wear? I don't want to be totally overdressed for an interview,but I definitely don't want to be under dressed...

 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 11:42 PM on Aug. 16, 2010 in Just for Fun

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Answers (8)
  • deodorant..never let 'em see ya sweat!!! (sorry, this was my first thought!)

    you can't go wrong with solid-color slacks, khaki/black, and a white button-down..maybe throw on a couple strands of beaded necklaces or chains for a bit of glamour..nice shoes, not date-night shoes. fix your hair, clean makeup..no loud perfume. look nice, approachable, and clean. B&BW isn't really an in-your-face style store.
    you've shopped there, right? dress like they do, if you can remember.
    dullscissors

    Answer by dullscissors at 11:49 PM on Aug. 16, 2010

  • nice dress pants or skirt and a nice top. I wouldn't wear a suit or anything. Basically just what the employees wear to work.
    DarkFaery131

    Answer by DarkFaery131 at 11:43 PM on Aug. 16, 2010

  • i agree a nice pair of black pants or couchos, with maybe a whilte buttom up
    Cajuntexan03

    Answer by Cajuntexan03 at 11:47 PM on Aug. 16, 2010

  • I would choose something very dressy but skip the jacket. A nice "career top" (I think that's what they call them in stores!) and dress pants for sure. Nice shoes - they don't have to be heels, but definitely dressy.
    FelipesMom

    Answer by FelipesMom at 11:49 PM on Aug. 16, 2010

  • Dress pants and a nice shirt.
    LovingSAHMommy

    Answer by LovingSAHMommy at 11:52 PM on Aug. 16, 2010

  • hahaha! I think dullscissors summed it up perfectly!

    Keep it simple. Dress according to the store. :)
    Ellie19

    Answer by Ellie19 at 11:56 PM on Aug. 16, 2010

  • Dress for the job you want. If there's a chance for a position in management you should dress the part. As a former hiring manager I guarantee it's always better to be over-dressed than under-dressed; jacket, slacks and heels would be appropriate.

    Jazzdoll

    Answer by Jazzdoll at 11:58 PM on Aug. 16, 2010

  • Wear something modest, a little dressy but not too dressy. If you go into the store often, try to remember what the employees wore.
    amessageofhope

    Answer by amessageofhope at 12:16 AM on Aug. 17, 2010

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