A reader wondered whether she could interview in patent leather, and I wondered: what ARE the rules for interview shoes? What have you heard, what have you been advised, and what would you advise women interviewing at conservative offices to wear for shoes?
2018 Update: We still stand by this advice on what to look for in interview flats— links have also been updated below. You may also want to check out our roundup of cute flats for the office, or our Guide to Interview Suits! What should you look for in interview flats? When, if ever, must … Read More about What to Look For in Interview Flats
2019 Update: We still think this is a great discussion on the best height for interview heels — but you may want to check out our more recent discussion about the rules for interview shoes. Are 4″ heels too high for job interviews? Is a red sole inappropriate for interviewing and networking? Reader A wonders … Read More about The Best Height for Interview Heels (aka, Can You Interview in 4″ Heels?)
2016 Update: Check out our latest discussion on comfortable black pumps! Last week, we had The Corporette Guide to Interview Suits. We thought we’d do a round-up of black pumps today, another must-have for the interview wardrobe. However, we thought we’d challenge ourselves by only rounding up good-looking shoes under $100… Love the side detail … Read More about Black Pumps Under $100