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AE Strands in black for job interviews

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Buddha25, Dec 26, 2012.

  1. Buddha25

    Buddha25 Well-Known Member

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    Question, does anyone feel that one can wear strands to a job interview? If they are in black that is to say? Thanks!
     
  2. msulinski

    msulinski Well-Known Member

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    They are fine. In walnut, it would depend on the industry and formality of the field and the company.
     
  3. Buddha25

    Buddha25 Well-Known Member

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    Well I'm a bit risk averse on going walnut for interview. I would keep it simple and go with black. Though I think walnut is AE's best color!
     
  4. bostongeorge1

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    I think it really depends on the industry, city, and corporate culture. It's probably not the best choice for a banking or white-shoe law interview in the Northeast for instance but that's an extreme.

    The way I view interviews is that at some point the person I'm meeting with has probably given, received, or otherwise become aware of the advice every jobseeker gets (solid navy or charcoal suit, white or light blue shirt, simple patterned tie in primary colors, black cap-toes). Even if they don't feel strongly about it, I'd always like to show that I'm taking the process seriously enough to go through the motions and as such dress the part.
     

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