Health & Fashion

Learn How to Dress up for an Interview

The first impression you make on your boss is the most important. The first judgment an interviewer makes is going to be based on how you look and what you are wearing.

It’s always important to dress professionally for a job interview.

Perfect dress for an interview?

The candidate dressed in a suit and tie is going to make a much better impression than the candidate dressed in scruffy jeans and a t-shirt.

how to dress for an interview

What to wear for an Interview:

Men’s Interview Attire

  • Suit (solid color – navy or dark grey)
  • Long sleeve shirt (white or coordinated with the suit)
  • Belt
  • Tie
  • Dark socks, conservative leather shoes
  • Little or no jewelry
  • Neat, professional hairstyle
  • Limit the aftershave
  • Neatly trimmed nails
  • Portfolio or briefcase


Women’s Interview Attire

  • Suit (navy, black or dark grey)
  • The suit skirt should be long enough so you can sit down comfortably
  • Coordinated blouse
  • Conservative shoes
  • Limited jewelry (no dangling earrings or arms full of bracelets)
  • No jewelry is better than cheap jewelry
  • Professional hairstyle
  • Neutral pantyhose
  • Light make-up and perfume
  • Neatly manicured clean nails
  • Portfolio or briefcase


What Not to Bring to the Interview

  • Gum
  • Cell phone
  • iPod
  • Coffee or soda
  • If you have lots of piercings, leave some of your rings at home (earrings only, is a good rule)
  • Cover tattoos


Interview Attire Tips

  • Before you even think about going on an interview, make sure you have appropriate interview attire and everything fits correctly.
  • Get your clothes ready the night before, so you don’t have to spend time getting them ready on the day of the interview.
  • If your clothes are dry clean only, take them to the cleaners after an interview, so they are ready for next time.
  • Polish your shoes.
  • Bring a breath mint and use it before you enter the building.


Health & Fashion

Nehru Jacket in for Boys : Global Trends

If you thought Indian politicians lack that fashion style then here are some good news guys. The Nehru jacket, worn by India’s first prime minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, has been listed amongst the top 10 global political fashion statements of all times .

nehru jacket in trend

The closed neck, hip length coat style jacket, which was first popularized by Nehru in 1940’s and 50’s, has been an iconic fashion choice by men of all age groups in India for decades now. The Indian design fraternity is happy with the recognition.

About the Jacket

The famous Nehru jacket comes from The Northern Indian “achkan”, a closed-neck, and coat like garment usually considered a court dress for Indian nobility.

It was when the jacket was marketed to Western audiences that it took the ‘Nehru’ title, the Prime Minister having popularized its style in public appearances during his tenure, The Nehru Jacket is our answer to the tuxedo (a western jacket).

The jacket is also wowing the current crop of Bollywood stars. Actors such as Sanjay Dutt, Aamir Khan, Ranbir Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan have been spotted donning the outfit in the recent past.

Well know fashion Designer Anita Dongre says, “Nehru jacket is a classic. It’s just not the Indian celebs who are in awe of it; the west is equally influenced by the trend.”

Fabric for the jacket:

  • Cotton linen
  • Self printed cotton
  • Raw silk
  • Velvet

Nehru jacket is a popular global trend and now very fashionable in the local market. You can get the best stitched jacket at all the well known store around the city at RS 300 and above.

It provides the easiest and the most elegant solution to formal dressing by doing away with the shirt and tie. You can wear them with denims and just a pain shirt .

While the jacket was worn in colors black and grey earlier, now, the younger generation is experimenting with it in various hues.