Black Suits for Women?

I think it goes without saying that wearing black suits to the office is a no-go for men, but what about women, especially for interviews? I've noticed from my on-campus recruiting events that men are generally wearing navy or charcoal suits, but it is not uncommon for the women to be wearing black blazers with their dresses or a black pantsuit/skirt. I've heard mixed opinions about black pantsuits from people in law, consulting, and finance, so I wanted to know what the people who have experience in ib or consulting think.

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Jan 14, 2019 - 2:24pm

For men, highly-saturated colors should be limited to accessories. Women don't have these restrictions when it comes to color palette, so black is fine.

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Feb 10, 2019 - 4:45am

Yes, Black is ok for women. NOT for men, please remember. Charcoal, really dark grey, blu, navy blue are welcome, not black for office.
Mar 7, 2019 - 5:18am

There is a great match between me and my wife that was we like to wear same color dresses. My wife likes to wear black dresses. When she wear black tops with high heel she look really mind blowing. In fact, should not be confined to the eyes of the perversions, but should also be considered from the mind.

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