Illustrated by Ammiel Mendoza.
A big-deal job interview. Running into your ex. Meeting his or her parents for the first time. Asking for the raise you know you deserve (though you're not so sure your boss agrees). When faced with a truly nerve-racking situation, you tend to spend all your energy making sure your teeth are spinach-free, palms are reasonably un-sweaty, and that you're, you know, breathing. To ask us to come up with a truly impressive outfit on top of all that — what are we, Superwoman?