15 Fall Interview Outfits That Mean Business

We like to believe that new beginnings are always waiting for us in every corner. And you can say the same thing when it comes to seasons: As summer is coming to an end (we can’t believe it either), you may be thinking what fall might have in store for you. Maybe you’ll start planning your weekly outfits ahead of time, maybe you’ll finally go on that trip you’ve been daydreaming about, or maybe you have your eyes set on something bigger. Enter: a new job.

If your drive is to gear more toward your professional endeavors, then you have to make sure to look the part. Résumé? Check. Cover letter? Check. Interview outfit? That’s where we are here to help.

Before you land your next big role, make sure you have an outfit together that makes you feel prepared for the task. It’s time to advocate for yourself and show everyone what you’re made of. And with this in mind, we’ve rounded up 15 fall interview outfits below that mean business. Keep scrolling to find one that can help jump-start your next new beginning.

A summer dress is fall interview–appropriate with a turtleneck underneath.
Dress up your denim pants with a bold colored sweater.
You can’t go wrong with a well-layered maxi dress.
Make your track pants interview-friendly by pairing them with a clean-cut jacket.
Show off your personality with your sweater of choice.
Elevate your look with statement fall boots.
Show your interviewers you mean (creative) business by showing up in a color-block ensemble.
Corduroy pants are the official fall pants.
Subtle prints go a long way.
Sometimes what your white outfit is missing is bold colored shoes.
A shorts look might not work for every job interview, but if the office is a bit more relaxed, we still suggest picking structured short pieces for a first impression.
Your button-down shirts will never be boring if paired with bold printed pants.
Monochrome outfits are always a good idea.
Feel free to sneak in some subtle animal print to your outfit.
A crisp white blouse will look polished in any season.

Now go land that job!