Dressing for the Job

late 1940s waitress
White Castle restaurant, late 1950s
contemporary suggestions for how to dress for an interview, although I would have added either a tie or jacket to the man’s outfit, you don’t need both, but you do need one…

About Jonathan

Jonathan Walford is a fashion historian and co-founder of the Fashion History Museum in Cambridge, Ontario. The FHM maintains a collection of nearly 12,000 artifacts dating from the mid 17th century to the present. Jonathan has authored various books and museum catalogues, including The Seductive Shoe, Shoes A-Z, Forties Fashion, 1950s American Fashion, and Sixties Fashion.
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