Anna Wintour’s Tips for Dressing for a Job Interview

There are situations where first impression is important, such as a job interview, and you can make sure you leave a good one with a proper outfit.

Anna Wintour, a long-time editor of Vogue, is the right person to ask about this.

“It’s so interesting to me how people dress when they come in for interviews,” Wintour says. “Sometimes you feel they’re wearing clothes that they just bought that morning, or maybe the night before, and not something that in any way suits their personality and who they are. And I think what everybody should remember, whether they’re interviewing at Vogue or indeed anywhere, [is] that we’re not hiring your wardrobe; your wardrobe is not going to be doing the job for you. It’s who you are.”

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🔹The Summer Of Her Discontent🔹 Part 6▫️”contrast, Bryan was a flashy extrovert with undisguised social ambitions. A Wasp country-clubber with a notoriously roving eye, he was becoming a player both in Washington circles and on Manhattan’s power scene. A friend says the pin-thin editrix gave him entrée into a more glamorous sphere. “It’s all part of the turn-on,” says a Democratic pol close to Bryan. “He loves all of this attention. The notoriety raises his profile.” Though Wintour has never lacked for a high profile, she was eager to broaden her circle as well. In recent years, she had become increasingly interested in politics. She peppered Vogue‘s pages with profiles of politicos like Madeleine Albright, Leah Rabin, and Katharine Graham. Last December, with the help of Oscar de la Renta, she scored a press coup, putting Hillary Clinton on the cover of Vogue soon after the president’s Congressional impeachment. “The whole fashion kick was starting to seem a bit silly,” says a friend. “Shelby was this real Type-A player kind of guy, and he gave her access to a whole different world.” In the weeks after they met, Bryan showered her with flowers and gifts. As the relationship progressed, Wintour’s employees saw a noticeable transformation. Out went the dark glasses. In came highlighted hair and a decidedly un-Wintour-like glow. “It became pretty obvious,” a Vogue staffer reports. “She started shutting her door whenever she got these phone calls.” Another staff member says the cat was out of the bag when she began returning from long lunches with her usually meticulous hairdo noticeably askew.” (Author-Kevin Gray,1999✔️) . . #annawintour #fashion #vogue #style

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One time, she hired a guy who came to an interview wearing a dress and a handbag. She loved that he didn’t pretend to be someone he wasn’t.

To hear what else Wintour said on this topic but also about other things, watch the interview below.