Re: Job interview shoes
As someone who bucks against the super conservative idea of the black suit/black heels interview outfit, I can feel your pain. When I bought my first suit, that's the direction I went in, opting for comfort over style with the shoes by buying the slightly chunkier Aerosoles black pumps instead of the sleeker... whatever the other brand was.
I hate to say it, but I think that when you're interviewing, it's almost always a good idea to be more conservative rather than less. That said, I think both of the shoes above would be totally acceptable options. I might opt for the Aerosoles instead of the Ferragamo's, only because I think Mary Janes tend to give off a bit more of a "young" vibe, but that could just be my bias. Those Ferragamo's are gorgeous!
Yes, I think a little heel is called for, but if you're not comfortable in heels, then be true to that. Ultimately, you should feel really confident and kick-ass in your interview outfit. That's what sells you just as much as (if not more than) the clothes themselves.
If the shoe doesn't fit, must we change the foot? --Gloria Steinem