Business attire for interview - suit and tie ... please help

raildogg

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I have to go on Monday and was told to wear a suit and tie for the meeting. I would like to know what colors are recommended nowadays. I was thinking something simple like black suit and pants with a white shirt or a gray suit.

Can you please give some advice. Thanks.
 

Slick5150

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Yes, just stick with the old standards. Dark suit (grey or black) with a white shirt and tie.
 

ultimatebob

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A gray business suit (no pinstripes) with a white shirt and a burgundy power tie is good attire for a first in person interview.

For the second interview, they usually recommend a blue shirt and a yellow tie.
 

Mo0o

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Just do something conservative and you'll be fine. Any variation within those parameters makes no significant difference
 

ultimatebob

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If you're feeling bolder for that second interview, you can try the "mono color" look with a blue shirt and matching blue striped tie. Hey... if John McCain can pull it off, so can you!
 

ninu

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My friend. You have two good options; and i would suggest you to go for black suit and pants with a white shirt and a black or dark navy blue tie with a Windsor Knot.
I hope this helps you. And I wish you all the best for your interview.:thumbsup:
 

thepd7

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you do what's comfortable and YOUR style. I went to my interview in a chocolate brown suit with baby blue pinstripes, a baby blue shirt and matching blue cool looking tie. Got offers from both, both mentioned they loved the suit.
 

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