Interview Looks on a Budget: Community Knowledge Project

**A Note from Kathryn: Hey all- this is the first in a series of posts, called the Community Knowledge Project, where we ask you to help fellow readers live the best life possible on a budget. Please submit your tips below and we will compile them into a round up post. **

Topic:  What are the BEST stores to find interview-appropriate looks for less?

Aside from a killer resume, a great outfit can be your key to success. But appearing polished, professional and put-together on a budget can be a tough task—many work looks can easily set you back an entire paycheck. You can go the ultra cheap option, heading to stores like Old Navy, which offers low cost (and sometimes low quality) suit collections. Or shop thrift stores like Salvation Army and Junior Leagues Thrift Shops, where you can find high quality suits at low prices—if you’re okay with wearing used clothing. Department stores are another option, especially if you can hit them during a sale.

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