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First Lady's Attic: Women's Attire

Women's Attire

The First Lady's Attic is your source for a wide range of women's professional clothing. The Attic features ladies suits, shirts, blouses, dress pants, skirts, blazers, and dresses.

Women's Interview Attire

  • Two-Piece, matched suit (dark colors)
  • The suit skirt should cover thighs when seated
  • Tailored blouse, shell/knit top (avoid gapping at chest)
  • Conservative shoes (no higher than 1" heels)
  • Limited jewelry (no dangling earrings or arms full of bracelets)
  • No jewelry is better than cheap jewelry
  • Professional hairstyle
  • Neutral pantyhose
  • Light make-up and perfume
  • Neatly manicured clean nails
  • Portfolio or briefcase

Interview Attire Tips

  • Before you even think about going on an interview, make sure you have appropriate interview attire and everything fits correctly.
  • Get your clothes ready the night before, so you don't have to spend time getting them ready on the day of the interview.
  • If your clothes are dry clean only, take them to the cleaners after an interview, so they are ready for next time.
  • Polish your shoes.
  • Bring a breath mint and use it before you enter the building.

Attire tips from
How to Dress for a Job Interview
Contact Ferris Career Services for more pointers and tips.