Thursday, September 8, 2011
Debuting something New(er), or, How to Dress for a Job You Don't Want
I definitely pushed my own rules. I wasn't convinced early on that this was a job for me. I'm not even sure why I applied for a teaching position, after ruling out that career 3 years ago. I was worried I was going to be sacrificing my career goals and all of my personal time to take this job. The last thing I wanted to do was to have to sacrifice who I was for the position. Rather than going with the "safe outfit" and answering the "safe answers", I took a risk.
I did tone down the outfit from the original - the pink belt apparently was a touch too much for Scott and I figured while I could justify it, it probably wasn't necessary. I drew my inspiration from Le Chateau:
And you'll notice on my feet? I'm debuting something new(er): NWOT shoes I got at Value Village the day before. I can rock and challenge and an interview on the same day in the same outfit!