How important are first impressions? VERY. You wouldn't show up to a dinner date with a plastic bag now, would you? Unless you're a Rubber Bandit, you're going to want to have a selection of handbags that suit the occasion. And here at Siopaella, we know how important it is to match your handbag to your mood! But sometimes, you don't want to have to do the work so let us do it for you! The new year is a great time to move jobs and now that the jobs market is really opening up, we say 'go nab your dream job, girl!' These five bags say very different things about your personality - so we're matching the job to the handbag - so you can go and fulfill your ambitions with a little sartorial help from us.

The perfect handbag for a graphic designer job interview

What better to convey an artistic streak with a sense of playful humour than this Love Moschino tote? Your interview is bound to go your way with this handbag in tow!


The perfect handbag for a corporate CEO/COO/Managing Director job interview

Whether you're heading up a major multi-national corporation or looking forward to doing so in the future, this Gucci Jackie O handbag oozes class, sophistication and professionalism. Exactly what you want to exude at a corporate interview.

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The perfect handbag for a costume designer interview

You're a costume designer, fresh off the set of Vikings and now you're going for the new play at the Abbey Theatre - how retro/hipster can it get? Very - with this massive Burberry holdall, not only will you be able to store a plethora of costumes, you'll make a major statement!

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The perfect handbag for a doctor interview

The detail and stitching on this Bottega Veneta bag is second to none. You will convey exquisite taste with a penchant for the best in life - what more could you want from your physician? Nab that interview girlfriend!

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The perfect handbag for an art/music/drama teacher interview

You like your bags weathered and this vintage rucksack will gain the utmost respect from all the cool kids in your class. Imagine showing up to an interview with this in tow - you'd be a class act!

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