Whether you’re working with your existing wardrobe or a new one, fit is crucial. “I always say that a good tailor is like a good surgeon, you should have one readily available,” quips Salinger.
“If a sleeve is too long on you, the entire jacket will appear oversized and drown you,” Salinger says. “Changing the buttons on any jacket will quickly vamp up the feel and quality of the suit.” And pay attention to skirt and pant hems. A good tailor will know where they should fall for you—just remember to take your dress shoes along for the fitting. “These quick alterations will completely update your wardrobe and not cost you.”
Following these tips will help you dress for interview success. Says Greer: “You want to feel self-assured in the interview clothes you select. Once you know how to dress for an interview, that confidence will show in how you present yourself.”