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I was called this afternoon for an interview at a call center. My interview is 08:30 tomorrow morning. It is entry level to start but as part of the role, I'd be trained and become a supervisor after six months.

As I was in work at the time, on the way home, I purchased a new shirt only to discover the hanger and the shirt do not match in size afterwards. So I have had to search my wardrobe.

I have found a top which is a 2 in 1 effect blouse/jumper. It is similar to this:

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but mine has a rounder collar showing "shirt buttons" and has 3/4 length sleeves. The jumper part is dark purple.

So far, its the only top I can find which I feel comfortable in and looks reasonable decent on. I am teaming it with black trousers and black leather shoes.

Does this meet the expected dress for an interview at a call center? How can I evaluate this in the future?

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    Comments removed. This is a professional site, for professional questions and answers. Users are expected to follow site rules for conduct as recently discussed here. Continued violations will result in suspension. – Monica Cellio Nov 13 '14 at 18:54
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    I have made an edit to this question to make it more answerable. We have other questions about interview dress, so I don't see the problem here. – Monica Cellio Nov 13 '14 at 20:42
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    Update - I worn the top to the interview and since I have now received a job offer i.e was successful, it must have been fine or at least did not affect my interview performance. – Kostka Nov 15 '14 at 0:30
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I'm a guy so take this for what it's worth.

  1. Is it revealing or otherwise inappropriate?
  2. Would some "church lady" sneer at it?
  3. Would a "creepy guy" whistle at it?

I wouldn't sweat it as long as the answer to the above are no.

Just make sure it's something you're comfortable in.

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    Be especially careful about showing your midriff, that is more unprofessional than having cleavage and it is forbidden by many company dress codes. – HLGEM Nov 12 '14 at 22:59
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    Agreed. It also falls under rule #3. :) – Chris E Nov 12 '14 at 23:00
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Looks fine to me. The thing the model is doing - pointing her face down and looking up, and opening her mouth - seems to be trying to "sexy up" this outfit but it's perfectly reasonable office wear.

Good luck with your interview.

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