5 Interview Outfits That Don't Involve Pantsuits

Whether you're corporate-ladder climbing or just getting your feet wet in the job pool, nailing your interview outfit is essential. The right one says: "I'm polished, I'm professional, and you should probably hire me — yesterday."
But, job-seekers beware. When you're shopping for your winning interview outfit, there is a minefield of blah, polyester pantsuits out there that won't exactly help set you apart from the room full of other eager résumé-clutchers. To help, we put together five knock-'em-dead outfits that are truly worthy of your ambition. Click ahead, then start sizing up that executive suite.