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What to Wear for A Job Interview As A Tall Woman


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Have an interview lined up and not sure what to wear? Then look no further! We have pulled together the perfect interview outfits, so you are dressed for success. We understand making a good first impression can be quite daunting, so wearing clothes that fit the style of the interviewing company and that make you feel comfortable can make all the difference!

To make a great impression at your next job interview, check out our guide to the best women’s interview outfits for both casual and formal settings.

Interview Attire Top Tips

  • Avoid wearing uncomfortable footwear or footwear that makes you unsteady on your feet. Make sure that your footwear is closed-toe. If you want to wear heels, do but only if you feel comfortable in them and the heel size is 8cms or less.
  • For more casual interviews, you can wear jeans but opt for a darker shade like black, with a more tailored fit and no rips or distressed detailing.
  • If you’re wearing a skirt or a dress, make sure the hem falls at your knees or below. Also, if you wear them with tights, make sure they don’t have any ladders in them.
  • Wear your hair in a hairstyle that’s comfortable and one that you aren’t going to play with, or keep pushing away from your face.

What To Wear To An Interview

Best Interview Outfits for A Casual Workplace

Whether you are applying for a position at a café, or a small start-up company, your casual interview outfit still needs to have thought and effort put into it. Even if the company you’re interviewing for has a ‘casual’ dress code. For the interview and the first week at least of working there (if you’re successful), you should dress semi-formally to give a good first impression. Always try to dress above the dress code in these circumstances.

White Stripe Polo Neck Jumper

This trend-led polo neck jumper ticks all the right boxes for a successful interview outfit. Made from a soft knitted fabric and ribbed texture, featuring a stunning stripe pattern, style this polo neck jumper with a darker shade of jeggings and ballerina pumps for an effortless interview outfit.

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Black Heart Print Tiered Midaxi Dress

If you aren’t too sure about jeans and a top combo, you can always opt for a super flattering dress to wear to your casual interview. Made from comfortable jersey fabric, this stunning midaxi dress will bring all the confidence you need for your interview day. Featuring a heart print with a wrap front and belted tie waist detailing, this dress will cinch you in as much or as little as you like. Complete this look with closed-toe espadrilles and a shoulder bag for the ideal smart-casual outfit for your interview.

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Best Business Casual Interview Outfits For Women

White Cotton Oversized Shirt

We are obsessed with an oversized shirt look at Long Tall Sally. With plenty of shades to choose from, including bright green, cobalt blue, and hot pink, choose which bright colour matches your personality best for your next interview. Business casual is the perfect opportunity to add a little personality to your outfit whilst still looking professional. Pair with tailored trousers and low heels for a smart casual look you can wear on repeat.

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Animal Print Maxi Skirt

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to show off this stunning skirt at your next interview. Ideal for a smart-casual dress-code, this must-have animal print maxi skirt is made from a soft woven fabric and features a woven brown belt. Complement this maxi skirt with a fitted shirt and tan loafers for an interview ready outfit.

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Best Formal Interview Outfits For Women

Pink Fitted Cotton Shirt

Feel your best self in this pink fitted cotton shirt. Ideal for your next interview, this fitted button down shirt can be teamed with bootcut trousers and Mary jane style shoes for a timeless, sophisticated look you can rely on.

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Grey Stretch Skinny Trousers

Formal interviews tend to mean suits. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t mix and match colours and tones. These stretch skinny trousers are perfect to keep you comfortable and formal for any job interview. Made from bi-stretch fabric and an elasticated waistband, style with a trend-led broderie shirt and blazer for an instantly polished look. Available in grey, navy, and khaki, what’s not to love?

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Navy Blue Notch Neck Midi Dress

Look to this stunning midi dress to wear to your formal interview. A classic piece to add to your collection, this must-have midi dress is ideal for a formal interview and workplace setting. Comfortable in jersey fabric, it’s best to keep to darker tones for more formal occasions, which is why this navy blue midi dress is ideal for an instantly polished look. With a stunning notch neckline, team with a blazer jacket and heels for a look you can wear with confidence.

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Still struggling to choose what to wear? Look to our tall workwear collection for more interview inspiration.

Which interview outfit is your favourite? Show us over on our social channels by using the hashtag #ImWearingLTS – you might even get featured!