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Wardrobe Guidelines for Men

  • Traditional interview attire is a dark, conservative suit and white, long-sleeved dress shirt
  • Choose a neutral color like gray or dark brown in a solid or pin-stripe
  • Ties should be silk and coordinate well with the suit.  Choose a conservative pattern avoiding anything too bold or flashy
  • Do not wear jewelry to the interview other than a watch and no more than one ring; if you normally wear an earring, remove it for the interview
  • Wear lace-up dress shoes in a dark color such as black or cordovan.
  • Your belt color should match your shoes
  • Choose dress socks in a dark color that matches your shoes or pants
  • Make sure you are well-groomed.  Have a clean shave or neatly trim your mustache or beard.
General Guidelines for everyone
  • Avoid wearing cologne or perfume
  • Hair should be clean, neat and in a conservative style
  • Shoes should be polished
  • Clothing should  be clean and pressed
  • Carry a professional, leather briefcase to hold all essentials in one place
  • If the weather is cold or rainy, make sure that you wear a dress coat with a professional look