Reader H writes in with some questions about a mock trial competition coming up… I’m a 1L participating in my first mock trial competition for my school. It’s in Las Vegas the first weekend in March. Not only do I have to dress to compete, but for a welcome reception the night before the competition. … Read More about What to Wear to a Mock Trial Competition
Interview advice for the professional woman, including what to wear for interview attire, from skirt suits to high heels. Please be sure to check out our Guide to Interview Suits!
Today’s reader mail comes with a ton more of questions about interviewing — including whether it’s appropriate to wear black tights with a suit. Here are her questions: I’m a 3L and have an interview next week with a panel of district court judges for a judicial clerkship. I have a few questions with regards … Read More about Pantyhose or Tights: What to Wear with a Dark Suit for a Winter Interview
2017 Update: Check out our latest discussion on the best interview makeup! Today’s reader mail is another request for interview advice, this time in terms of makeup… I have several on campus interviews for 1L summer jobs the first week in February. I have my conservative gray and black suits. I have my sensible Nine West … Read More about What Makeup to Wear While Interviewing
We got this request in over the weekend, and had to weigh in… I’m a 2L in law school and going to a job fair next weekend, where I have a few interviews. Since getting the interviews and I have been in touch with a friend of a friend who is well connected, and who … Read More about Emergency Reader Mail: What to wear to a lunch with an interviewer?
Update: We still stand by this advice on the dress code for an informal interview — but you may also want to check out our more recent advice on what to wear to an informational interview. Today’s reader mail is an interesting one… what DO you wear to an informal interview? I am not really … Read More about The Dress Code for Informal Interviews: Tips and Tricks
Today’s reader mail has to do with off-season clothing… Do you have suggestions for places to get an off-season suit? Have to prep for an interview in SoCal in January… As the kids say, srsly? Man, do we have suggestions for you. Off-season is the best time to shop for clothes, in our opinion. First, … Read More about Reader mail: How to buy off-season suits…
Today’s reader mail comes from a 1L, who’s just been told she needs braces… I have recently been advised by a number of orthodontists and oral surgeons that I need full braces (including rubber bands — eek!) on both my top and bottom teeth for at least two years, followed by retainers, etc. My question … Read More about Reader mail: Will braces hurt my interviewing chances?
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Whenever you have a seriously important professional day — for example, an interview — you need to be wearing your most conservative, “notice my brains not my fashion sense” outfit. This means, unfortunately, that you need to be sure you know how the suit you wear looks from all angles. How does it look if … Read More about Corporette 101: The Old Mirror Trick
This time last year, here’s what was on our minds… Suit(s) of the Week: The Basics Reader Mailbag: What to Wear On Interviews Generally 10 Things About… Interviewing Poll Results: Nude Pantyhose for Interviews The Hunt: Interview Tote Bags
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Liking these posts? Follow Corporette on Twitter — this is the edited version of what we’re reading! (We also Tweet if we hear about a good sale.) – The L.A. Times has a great profile on J.Crew’s creative director, Jenna Lyons (pictured). – Does work/life balance exist? Or, in order to rise as high as … Read More about Weekly Roundup