I Got The Job!

by Jessica Sturdy on July 30, 2012

Happy Monday, Friends! Remember how I was interviewing last Wednesday? Well, I got the job! I will be doing social media for a variety of beauty/fragrance brands. I could not be more excited! And I start today! Wish me luck. :)

When interviewing, I like to keep it simple — notice my lack of jewelry and cream/black color palette. But I think it’s important to show some personality — bow belt, leopard bangle, two bangles! For me, heels are a must. You need to be wearing something that a) you are comfortable in, and b) makes you feel confident!

Forever 21 Dress (similar here, here, and here) / Milly Satin Bow Belt (similar) / Zara Heels (similar) / Sam Edelman Flats / Marc By Marc Jacobs Tote (crushing on the cream color!) / Prada Sunglasses / Sequin Bangles one & two (The leopard bangle also comes in skinny and medium sizes!)

You can find similar dress/belt combinations here for $39 and here for $200.

There were a lot of comments on Instagram about my belt. Since the only satin bow belt I could find was $500, I’ve rounded up some other black bow belts for you!

{ 21 comments… read them below or add one }

Nicole G July 30, 2012 at 7:34 am

Congratulations on the new job!!! It’s always a frustrating process, finding a new one! Love your outfit! So simple and classy, yet lots of personality with the heels, bracelets, and bow belt! The cream color would transition great into fall too with black tights! I am so ready for fall! These 100+ degree temps all month are torture :)


Courtney Wyse July 30, 2012 at 8:23 am

love this outfit, you look awesome!


Meredith July 30, 2012 at 8:23 am

Congratulations on the new job! Sounds like it will be great!


Maja July 30, 2012 at 9:19 am

Congratulations on the job!
You look fantastic! I love this whole outfit from head to toe!

Maja – clotheskinksandcurls.blogspot.ca


pretty little things July 30, 2012 at 9:31 am

congrats on the job!! and this look is so classic and timeless – love it! xo



Sam July 30, 2012 at 10:19 am

Congrats! Sounds like an amazing opportunity! And love that outfit :)


Sarah July 30, 2012 at 10:39 am

Congrats on the new job!! Looking forward to seeing how your first day goes :) Oh, and love your interview outfit (of course)!



Rachel July 30, 2012 at 10:51 am

Congrats on the job! Sounds like so much fun! And I love this dress and your bow belt, perfect and simple! :)



Lindsay July 30, 2012 at 11:22 am

Yay, congrats on the new job! Of course you got the job…you were well dressed-haha!

Lindsay @


Erin July 30, 2012 at 12:01 pm

Congrats! I love how this outfit is professional, but chic and interesting!



Macey July 30, 2012 at 12:54 pm

Such a great interview outfit! Congrats on the new job girl!



Tarin July 30, 2012 at 1:22 pm

Congrats and I love the outfit!


Nnenna July 30, 2012 at 4:00 pm

So exciting- congratulations on getting the job! Also, I love your bow belt! :)


Tracy July 30, 2012 at 8:29 pm

Congrats! Super exciting and you look Ah-mazing!


Zhanna July 30, 2012 at 9:56 pm

Congratulations on the new job! I am so excited for you I know how frusturating the process is ecspecially that I will be going through it soon! By the way I LOVE your belt!



Alexa July 30, 2012 at 10:06 pm

I just came across your blog and have bookmarked your page as a favorite. I’m reading your latest post and you are standing in front of my old duplex! East 11th and B! How random is that? Good luck with the new job! I look forward to keep up with more of your fashion forward style. :)


Emma July 30, 2012 at 11:19 pm

congrats on the job..it sounds amazing!! so jealous! i’m looking for something similar, but it’s hard to find. good luck..hope it was a fun first day :)


Minela July 31, 2012 at 1:25 am

I love this outfit!!! I don’t think I’d wear such a short dress to an interview but I’m sure its ok if you work in media. I’m still sooooo jealous about those shoes. :(


Kristin Clark @ Living In Color Print July 31, 2012 at 10:17 am

Yayyyy – congrats on the job!!! :)



Emily July 31, 2012 at 2:55 pm

Congratulations!! What an exciting opportunity, and just adore your interview look! xo


Kaitlin July 31, 2012 at 6:31 pm

That’s so awesome! Congratulations!!!


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