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So my interview is on the 20th January and all of my suits are summer suits (lighter colours) - do you think its worth picking up a new suit for the interview? I know that alot of people say that suits aren't really required for London, but I figure if I'm gonna go smart casual anyways - I may as well just wear a suit lol.

Anyone had their interviews recently? If so - what did you choose to wear?


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Sounds like you're looking for an excuse to buy a new suit. If so, why not. But seriously, not necessary. Casual attire is fine.


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There were people in suits in London on Tuesday. There was also a bloke in ripped jeans and a paint-splattered t-shirt with his documents in a Sainsbury's bag for life. It's certainly not necessary and I actually think it can come across as trying too hard. But if you feel comfortable in a suit then why not?


 

 

 

 

 

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Sounds like you're looking for an excuse to buy a new suit. If so, why not. But seriously, not necessary. Casual attire is fine.

Haha, fair. I really am

There were people in suits in London on Tuesday. There was also a bloke in ripped jeans and a paint-splattered t-shirt with his documents in a Sainsbury's bag for life. It's certainly not necessary and I actually think it can come across as trying too hard. But if you feel comfortable in a suit then why not?

Yeah, maybe I'll not go in a suit but maybe a nice shirt, nice jeans and shoes. We'll see - I'm not too worried, I dress smart casual for work all the time so I'm sure I'll figure it out


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My interview was back in July on about the hottest day of the year so ended up wearing a casual summer dress - there were people in suits, smart casual, sportswear, all sorts! - don't worry too much about it, just wear what you'll be comfortable in, you may be waiting a long time :)


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when i went for my interview in london 90% of the males i seen were in jeans and a tshirt (simple with no offensive word/slogans or graphics on them) or they wore a shirt with the jeans... the females a select few had suits on but most were jeans or black trousers and a dressed top (something you would wear to work or a classy restaurant)... i personally wore skinny jeans, uggs, and a black tshirt that covered my clevage

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My fiance had his interview Nov 17, and he wore nice jeans and a nice shirt... however it was cold outside, we had our coats on, and we never really had a chance to take our coats off, so his nice shirt was never seen. But there was a mix of attire in the embassy... everywhere from business suits to jeans with coats.


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I wore casual trousers, polo and jacket (only because it was cold)

Wear whatever you are comfortable in.

Just an FYI, Noel Fielding was attending an interview, and you know the ####### he wears, well he wore it to the interview!!

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