Image: Martin León Barreto for The Chronicle
By Carlyn Ferrari
When I entered the job market, in 2017, I was mistaken for a prostitute.
I had one interview scheduled at the Modern Language Association conference held in New York City that year. I paired my good-luck Calvin Klein dress with patterned black stockings and high-heeled Mary Janes. I decided I would wear this dress to every interview. It’s black, knee-length, belted….