7 Interview Outfits to Give You a Stylish Confidence Boost

Learn how to dress for the job you want.

Zebra print button-down, black pencil skirt, and light pink tote bag

Design by Tiana Crispino

So, you updated your resume, applied for your dream job, and landed an interview. Chances are you're overtaken with a mix of emotions; interview nerves, new job excitement, and everything in between. Of course, your first priority is preparation for whatever questions you may get, so you can impress with every answer. But next, you might want to put together a powerful outfit to exude confidence and feel like the best version of yourself. The best interview outfits look professional in accordance with the job you want, while always staying stylish.

The next key question: Where are you interviewing? Are you meeting with someone in corporate America, or are you heading to interview at a tech startup? Is it over Zoom or in person? No matter where or how you're interviewing, you'll want to look put-together and fit for the company culture while also staying true to your personal style.

Whether you're prepping for a Zoom interview or headed to the office to meet with the team in person, don't fret if you're having trouble figuring out your ideal look. We have you covered with seven interview outfits that won't sacrifice style but can better your chances of landing your dream job—keep reading to see them all.

Power Suit

Yellow blazer, trousers, and neutral pumps

Design by Tiana Crispino

For a classy and elevated professional look, opt for a matching suit. Finding the perfect suit is no easy task, but when you do, you'll live in it from the workplace to dinner with friends. Look put-together while staying on trend with this mustard yellow combo. A pair of neutral pumps completes the look and is a work staple you'll use time and time again.

Sophisticated Statement

Zebra print button-down, black pencil skirt, and light pink tote bag

Design by Tiana Crispino

Take your workwear attire to the next level with a printed blouse and a sleek black pencil skirt. If you're feeling like making a statement while staying definitively professional, this zebra print blouse is a good place to start. Plus, it styles well with a simple black skirt, which is a good investment piece for exuding confident energy at work. Top it off with a laptop tote to carry all of your essentials.

Office-Ready Floral

Long-sleeved blue floral midi dress, white crescent purse, and white slingback flats

Design by Tiana Crispino

Embrace your inner coastal grandmother with a floral long sleeve midi dress. To make it feel especially sophisticated, add an oversized blazer, slingback flats, and a structured bag. Pro tip: Layers elevate any ensemble if you're looking for a more refined interview outfit.

Matching Silk Set

Matching lavender silk button-down and midi skirt set and ivory strappy heels

Design by Tiana Crispino

One of the easiest ways to look all set for your dream job is by embracing a monochromatic moment. This lavender set is versatile, so you can change it up by layering with a coordinating sweater or blazer if you'd like. Worn alone, you have a gorgeous silk set that's on trend and interview-appropriate. Complete the look with a strappy heel and a briefcase.

The Zoom Top

Pink bow blouse, black athleisure pants, and cow print slippers

Design by Tiana Crispino

I think by now we're all familiar with the Zoom top, which is essentially a chic, professional blouse perfect for virtual interviews and meetings, when only the top half of your body is visible. Cozy slippers in a fun print are optional, but encouraged.

Effortless Pro

White button down, gray trousers, and woven silver slide sandals

Design by Tiana Crispino

A good white button-down is a staple we should all have in our closets, not only for the workplace but for everyday wear. For an interview, pair your favorite white button-up with a pair of high-waisted trousers. This dark gray pair features a straight leg, pleats, and a relaxed fit at the ankle. Complete the look with a flat sandal.

Monochromatic Layers

Cream button-down, off-white sweater vest, and white tailored pants

Design by Tiana Crispino

Monochrome outfits are superior for many reasons. Wearing the same hue from head to toe creates a bold, confident look that makes you feel like the best version of yourself. For a monochromatic interview outfit that's sure to impress, pair high-waisted pants with a matching blouse. Add a sweater vest on top, then finish with pumps and a practical tote.

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