Ladies - Interview Attire?

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Have a commercial banking super day coming up - looking for advice on interview attire. Have already been to a couple BB CB super days that didn't work out.. and while I'm sure my choice in heels wasn't the reason I didn't get the job, I'd rather play it safe than sorry next time.

So -- any advice on pant suits/skirts/shoes/totes/brands is greatly appreciated. Interview is in NY for CB at a (JPM/Citi/BoA).

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Comments (4)

Jan 4, 2019

Hey justpeaky, sorry about the delay, but are any of these useful:

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Fingers crossed that one of those helps you.

Jan 7, 2019

For commercial banking I'd opt for as conservative as possible: navy or grey well-tailored suit (doesn't have to be expensive but does need to fit), a moderate heel unless there is some reason you can't wear any, understated blouse, and professional bag. Be sure to wear a watch, even if it's a cheap one.

Stores you can consider are Nordstrom, Banana Republic (sometimes their suits have weird details though), Macy's, etc. You also might have luck with a blouse, bag, and shoes at Century 21 - but anything professional will suffice.

Good luck at your super day!

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Jan 7, 2019

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Jan 7, 2019

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