If you have to shop for new interview clothes, shop smart. “Going to a discount designer store will save you money, and you can still purchase something that is great quality,” says Salinger. Outlet stores are a great option, too.
Courtney Greer, a Raleigh, North Carolina, fashionista on an educator’s budget, is the queen of the sale. She shops high-end stores during sales and in the off-season, when items are deeply discounted. Her best find? “A long cashmere coat that looks great over suits. It was an expensive piece that I purchased for under $100. It was a great deal and a timeless piece.”
And don’t forget “gently used” clothes. Consignment shops and vintage boutiques are great places to find designer interview clothes at low prices. Some larger cities even have suit rental services, too.