I'm starting an internship with a Tech company (working in a Finance related role) this summer. Not really sure what to wear. It isn't a startup-style company or anything wack like Google or Facebook but instead a more formal corporation. When I interviewed there people wore mixed things. Most peop...
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Hi guys, I just graduated and will start working soon. I don't know if I'll travel much but I just want to have a decent traveling type of garment bag. If I had unlimited funds, I'd get this http://www.tumi.com/product/index.jsp?productId=42... but obviously I want to spend as little as possible. A...
|5||3 hours 3 min ago|
Original thread:http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/where-do-yal... It's buying season this year and I wanted to see how trends may have changed or not for that matter. I started off with Levi's. About half J crew and half 7s now. ...
|20||22 hours 37 min ago|
I've always been a boat shoe guy but I've liked the look of a couple of drivers I've seen recently. Do you think it's worth it to drop $500 on a pair of shoes for the weekend? In particular I like these: Gucci_Suede pebble bottom driverGucci_Driver with web detailFerragamo_Double GancioFerragamo_Dou...
|46||22 hours 54 min ago|
Hi Monkeys, The purpose of this post is to create an organized place where I've found nice deals for a business wardrobe. Again, the purpose is to find a good deal. I don't want to read through the comments and find some hotshot high schooler giving me flack for not wearing Versace. In general, if y...
|48||1 day 8 hours ago|
Hey WSO community, you've been helpful so many times, would you mind helping me with another little questions? I am in PE recruiting stage now, and advanced a lot with one upper MM fund. Passed two analysts, four associates, three VPs, financial modelling homework, and now final stage - lunch with M...
|14||1 day 12 hours ago|
I'm looking to get a blue Hermes tie. First priority is to look fly for the girls at social events. Second would be that it shouldn't be offensive during interviews. I will not wear it at work. What are your thoughts on these?http://usa.hermes.com/man/ties/printed/blue/config...http://usa.hermes.com...
|11||1 day 12 hours ago|
For the past couple of days I have been researching into purchasing a suit. I have a rather low budget of 500 dollars. While on my search for a suit, I discovered that I could buy a used name brand suit (Armani, Versace, etc.) that retails for thousands of dollars for well under 500 dollars. As opp...
|27||2 days 8 hours ago|
Shop high heels and select the latest collection of on-trend and accessibly priced high-heel shoes, in a wide variety of styles. ...
|1||3 days 1 hour ago|
Hi WSO Looking to buy a wallet, price range 100-300$. What would you suggest? No skin. ...
|21||3 days 2 hours ago|
Any good suggestions on briefcases that won't break the bank? I've been carrying all my shit around in a black nike bag for the longest while, and it's been good because it's black (matches my suit), but I've been looking to get a briefcase of some sort. I do feel like I see them way less than I use...
|13||3 days 3 hours ago|
I am an incoming summer intern at a BB. I am little confused about casual fridays. What do you guys wear on casual Fridays? ...
|5||6 days 3 hours ago|
I know it is completely about self preference when it comes to wearing a t-shirt under a dress shirt...but just as a side note, if your office is a business casual setting, does it look stupid if you can see a white undershirt under your dress shirt? You see his white undershirt clearly. Would it b...
|35||1 week 7 hours ago|
There are a lot of those "make your own salad" places that seem to be super popular: Just Salad, Chop't, Fresh & Co, even the random cafe/deli's have them I usually do one of the pre-ordered (think steakhouse, cobb, or Sante Fe), but went to a place today that was purely customized. Have a coupl...
|4||1 week 9 hours ago|
Hello All, I am going to graduate soon from undergrad finance and am thinking about buying a car so I can drive it around to work (investment banking ) and around etc I'm basically looking for a car around $30k , -that the ladies find impressive (pick up, so no mini copper or european " green " car...
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I am graduating and accepted an operations analyst position outside of NY/SF 55k a year and I will have a bit of a commute. I have been saving for a bit through college and also have some trade in money from my current car. Would it be appropriate for a first-year analyst to buy something like a 201...
|16||1 week 3 days ago|
I'm going to be an SA in IBD in SF. I know that SF is more casual, but what should I wear? Dress shirts, dress pants, and dress shoes is my assumption. Should I dress like that from the very beginning? Should I only wear white and blue shirts? Thanks. ...
|1||1 week 6 days ago|
1: Do you prefer dress shirts with a pocket on the left breast, or pocketless? 2: I'm currently looking for pocketless dress shirts. Where could I buy one? The following stores only carry dress shirts that do have the left breast pocket: Brooks Brothers Joseph Banks Nordstrom ...
|37||1 week 6 days ago|
Monkeys, I've struggled my whole life finding pants that fit due to my muscular legs. I either look like a Mick Jagger in skinny jeans or a sagging gang banger due to the bottom being so loose. Anybody have any suggestions regarding pants that fit bodybuilders/athletic body types? My only luck has ...
|6||2 weeks 2 days ago|
Hi everyone, I would like to buy a proper watch. Looking for something timeless, I like classic round designs with a leather band and quite large. Willing to drop up to $6k. I'm not really an expert, any ideas? Thanks ...
|22||3 weeks 8 hours ago|
I'm looking for some business casual wool dress pants, i.e. non-chinos (I have plenty of those from Bonobos). I have a few Suit Supply suits and love the way their pants fit, but a lot of their options have 2 inch cuffs, which is a little too fashion forward for my world. I'm 5'9" and lean, looking...
|13||3 weeks 14 hours ago|
I'm starting a summer internship in investment banking at an American bulge bracket bank soon, and have been having a hard time figuring out exactly what kind of things are appropriate to wear. I'm very slim and not very curvy at all -- most of my clothes now are fitted sleeveless dresses in dark co...
|7||3 weeks 1 day ago|
I am planning to buy a solid dark blue suit from Macy's. I have a sale coupon so this suit cost me $150 + tailoring costs.http://www1.macys.com/shop/product/marc-new-york-b... Any comments on this suit? I know it is not 100% wool but I am just seeking opinions on the color ...
|11||3 weeks 2 days ago|
Has anyone used Suitsupply or My.Suit in NYC? What are your thoughts on quality/fit/value? ...
|12||3 weeks 3 days ago|
I know there are a lot of these watch threads, and I know that it really doesn't matter what watch you wear. I bought a Seiko SARB033 for my summer internship because it was a safe, humble and quality watch. When I was talking about watches with my coworkers, they said that you shouldn't wear a watc...
|7||3 weeks 4 days ago|
Hi! My name is Nathalie but you can call me Natty! A friend told me to sign up here for fashion advice :) It's nice meeting you guys! and I guess Introducing myself is a requirement. I just want to say Hi!!! ...
|1||3 weeks 5 days ago|
Going to wear it for interviews and other events that require me to dress up. My suit is a charcoal color. Option 1: http://media.hermes.com/media/catalog/product/worn...http://media.hermes.com/media/catalog/product/worn... Option 2: http://uk.hermes.com/man/ties/printed/blue/configu... ...
|7||3 weeks 5 days ago|
Just looking for some opinions on where you think the best places to look for ties online are. Looking for ties in the $50-$125 neighborhood that SA interns could wear. Thanks ...
|30||3 weeks 5 days ago|
Hey guys, starting at a hedge fund next monday. Not sure what to wear first day, as all of my interviewers there were wearing very casual clothes (usually dark jeans/dress pants, casual dress shirt or sweater). Do you think I should still rock a suit on day one? ...
The Green Monkey
|6||3 weeks 5 days ago|
Hi all! I was wondering if anyone one here has experience wearing minimalist dress shoes. I have run in barefoot shoes for a while now, and was curious to how they would translate into the office environment, and if perhaps they could help ease my back pain. It seems as if Primal Professional's cap-...
|1||3 weeks 5 days ago|
Starting job in DB soon Bus. casual for training, and bus. smart on-site.Need help with shopping ...
|1||1 month 1 day ago|
Hi, I am interning at technology division of a BB which is essentially back office. What normally is the usual dress code for back office technology people? Do back office people wear suits? or dress shirts with dress pants is fine? I am not in a support role. Also, I saw a joke thread making fun o...
|0||1 month 5 days ago|
Hi everyone! I am attending a symposium for Goldman Sachs soon and the dress code is stated as "business casual". I know it isnt too serious but I was wondering what would be appropriate as a female. Also, I am a first year undergrad and unfamiliar with what i would do at a spring symposium. If anyo...
|19||1 month 6 days ago|
Hey guys I've been suit shopping for my pharmacy school interview as I have been working out since I bought my last suit and do not like how it fits me anymore. I am a pretty big guy and wear a 46r/l with a 36/34 waist and am looking for a slim fitting suit. I found a hugo boss modern fit suit for ...
|7||1 month 1 week ago|
Preferably one without odor. ...
|23||1 month 1 week ago|
I've never owned a nice suit, ever. The nicest I've ever owned is a black Banana Republic one I found on sale a few years ago. I'm starting a new gig soon so I want to have at least 2 nice suits. Last night I took a trip to Brooks Brothers outlets outside of Philly and was able to buy 1 charcoalish...
|95||1 month 1 week ago|
There are countless threads on suit advice, which colors to wear, no hermes tie and pinstripes etc etc. However when we go shopping for suit, we are still in dilemma if that grey at Men's Wearhouse is too light or that Sharkskin suit is not conservative. Can some helpful people please share their...
|4||1 month 1 week ago|
I have charcoal suit with a peak lapel. Unfortunately when I bought it 4 months ago I did not know if it was okay/not okay to wear it on Wall St.. Are peak lapel okay? Should I avoid it completely and buy a new charcoal suit? P.S I would be very grateful if there are no jokes and you can giv...
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|0||1 month 2 weeks ago|
I'm thinking of purchasing these frames (https://oliverpeoples.com/shop/men/optical/executi...). They cost $595. From looking at the financial statements (http://i.imgur.com/mcydnGa.jpg) it seems like Luxottica as a whole spends 32% of their revenues on creating the product. Since Oliver People's is...
|6||1 month 2 weeks ago|
Does a buzz cut make you look stupid/young/unprofessional (keep in mind I mean a conservative buzz cut- none of those fades or "boxy" front hairline) How about keeping longer hair and gelling it back (slicked back). Does that make you look untrustworthy/poseur-ish? ...
|10||1 month 2 weeks ago|
Hey Monkeys, I am an incoming summer analyst and am looking for any suggestions on a good overnight duffle bag. I am looking to spend less than $200 and was hoping to find a great bag that is both functional and looks good. Thanks! ...
|7||1 month 3 weeks ago|
Summer is around the corner, and I want to know where people here buy shorts. ...
|13||1 month 3 weeks ago|
What is your choice of cologne? I personally fancy Jo malone blackberry & bay with a note of Oud & Bergamot. I know jo malone is unisex product but i dont see many men wearing it. is it gay for a guy to sport that shit? ...
|3||1 month 3 weeks ago|
Before you start throwing monkey shit at this post, telling me "what is a vacation?", "are you seriously asking this question", "why do you care about what people think", etc. hear me out. I've spent the last 5 or so years investing and accumulating a made to measure work wardrobe and fine leather s...
|40||1 month 3 weeks ago|
Hi, I'm looking to find shirts that fit me in London without going for made to measure. I've started with Charles Tyrwhitt and TM Lewin. Neither quite works without getting alterations, so I figured I may as well look a bit broader. CT needs darts, TM Lewin is a bit better and only needs sleeves sho...
|3||1 month 3 weeks ago|
Need to get a watch, but from all that I've seen, none fancies my eye. What do you you guys wear on a daily basis? ...
|206||1 month 4 weeks ago|
Hey guys. So I'm looking to buy a new pair of shoes since I just started working full time. I already have a pair of AE Strands in Walnut, but I feel they pop a little more than I want to at the office. These are the choices I narrowed down to. The Tod's are pricier, but they feel a lot more sturdy ...
|2||1 month 4 weeks ago|
I'm looking to splurge a little bit, both watches are about $3,000 the Rolex is an Oyster Quartz 36 mm stainless steal case and bracelet with a blue face vintage from 1979 listed on ebay with box and papers the Tudor was released earlier this week, it is a 36 mm stainless steal case and bracelet wit...
|2||2 months 7 hours ago|
Hey all, I cold called a boutique investment bank in my area and managed to get a phone interview for an internship a few weeks ago. Didn't hear anything for a while but they just emailed me to invite me to come over to the office to "have some coffee and chat". I take it this is basically like a me...
|19||2 months 7 hours ago|
I'm looking into buying around 10 shirts. What would be a better option? ($$ & quality wise) 1)Custom made shirts online 2)Buying shirts at an outlet and getting them tailored Thanks! ...
|37||2 months 1 day ago|
Anybody heard of this company Velasca? Looks like an Italian start-up shoe company using very competitive pricing (compared to AE) to break into the market. I haven't been able to get a good review though. The oxfords and loafers look great. They also have a pretty sweet single monk-strap (not reall...
|0||2 months 1 day ago|
Anyone have any suggestions for rolling garment carry-on suitcases? Been on a few longer (week) trips lately and can barely get my current shoulder garment bag closed (multiple suits, shoes, etc. don't fit well in the simple folding bags). Was looking at a couple by Tumi and others, but wasn't sure...
|10||2 months 5 days ago|
|0||2 months 1 week ago|
Anybody here used them for custom suits? Feedback good, bad, or neutral? ...
|24||2 months 2 weeks ago|
Hey guys, I'm going to be interning at a BB in London (GS/MS/JPM) and I've just read in my information package that the dress code is "business casual", which I find suspicious. My idea of business casual is something along the lines of this:https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/236x/d8/95/37... But ...
|2||2 months 2 weeks ago|
Are these okay for interviews and the office?http://www.allenedmonds.com/aeonline/producti_SF57...http://www.allenedmonds.com/aeonline/producti_SF88... Or should we stick to something more plain? ...
|20||2 months 2 weeks ago|
|5||2 months 2 weeks ago|
As a former Brooks Brothers employee, I have a fairly in depth knowledge of appropriate business attire, current trends in suiting, and also the quality of Brooks Brothers clothing (and how they compare to other brands). Fire away. ...
|45||2 months 2 weeks ago|
Hi! I'm going to by one of those. I'm really at a point where I like them both exactly the same amount... So I could really use your opinions and expertise. Which do you think suits better finance/ banking environment, which is better quality (durability wise.. I work a lot), which do you prefer and...
|11||2 months 3 weeks ago|
Do you guys think that a two tone gold and stainless steel Rolex watch is a bit too much for a first year Analyst to wear? The office is on Park Avenue so I'm guessing that its fine but don't want to give off a bad signal to superiors. What do you guys think? Wait until my second year? ...
|37||2 months 3 weeks ago|
Too flashy/Gordon Gecko-ish for an intern to wear to his asset management internship at a BB? ...
|17||2 months 3 weeks ago|
I've been working in the city for about 3 years now and keep hearing contrasting opinions on whether brown shoes are business appropriate or not. My personal opinion is that no brown shoes in the city is an out dated view but I am curious to see what you guys think, and what experiences you've had w...
|32||2 months 4 weeks ago|
Hello, The title says it all. I stuck equally between them. Please let me know which is a better buy and which you think looks better. Thanks.http://us.tissotshop.com/tissot-tradition-chronogr...http://us.tissotshop.com/men-s-automatic-iii-class... ...
|13||3 months 2 days ago|
I was speaking with a salesman about a suit over the weekend. I told him I loved the jacket but wasn't as crazy about the pants as they were pleated. It was higher end, and he stated that pleated pants are a telling sign of any well made suit. I didn't believe this to be true as I preferred flat fro...
Ben Shalom Bernanke
|19||3 months 2 days ago|
Hey guys, first time SA from a non-target. I'll be at JPM this summer and I'm wondering what the status quo is on SA attire. I'm obviously not trying to overstep my boundaries and definitely not trying to flaunt my accessories. I currently have a black on black Citizen EcoDrive but was looking for a...
|23||3 months 2 days ago|
I just ordered myself a new business bag from Munk Bogballe in Berlin. I usually wear navy suits so I went for a green one. What bag do you bring to work? ...
|77||3 months 3 days ago|
what's the deal with these jackets here in NYC? Is it like a status thing? Why does everyone in my firm, including girls have one? ...
|32||3 months 3 days ago|
Looking for Dark Brown Double Monk Strap Shoes. Looking to spend between $100-$200. Any good deals out there? / Suggestions? ...
|11||3 months 4 days ago|
Won't let me post link but the tie is light blue with small navy spots and I'm unsure about whether the spots are appropriate. Thanks Edit: added picture ...
|2||3 months 6 days ago|
I have an insanely rich uncle who has bragged on numerous occasions how he always stocks up on custom made suits whenever he makes business trips to Thailand. I've seen them myself and the quality is impeccable and he gets them for no more than $200 a pop. He even has Brioni tags thrown on (not so...
|8||3 months 2 weeks ago|
I came accross the top 10 super luxury watch ranking athttp://www.watchesranking.com/news/Ranking-World-T... what do you think? Rank #1 Patek Philippe Rank #2 Blancpain Rank #3 Vacheron Constantin Rank #4 Breguet Rank #5 Audemars Piguet Rank #6 A.Lange&Sohne Rank #7 Ulysse Nardin Rank #8 Piaget ...
|128||3 months 3 weeks ago|
Today, Mark Zuckerberg made a joke about which outfit he should to wear for his first day back to work after the birth of his child. The joke of course is that he has over a week's worth of grey t-shirts and charcoal hoodies that he wears every day. Steve Jobs popularized this idea originally with h...
|18||3 months 3 weeks ago|
Hey guys - anyone know the model (assuming they are oliver peoples) glasses of David Van Patten in American Physco? ...
|4||3 months 4 weeks ago|
I am a Junior at a target and I have summer analyst interviews with a few BB banks for Investment Banking and Public Finance roles. A month ago, I bought two new suits from Men's Warehouse: 2 for ~$450. I read a few articles online to get a feel for what I should get and I read that black suits wer...
|164||4 months 5 days ago|
I am looking for a monk-strap pair for more casual settings, but I have only ever worn AE (since internship) and I dont like AE monk-straps. I was wondering if someone here can recommend me some monk-straps that are in the same price range and have really good construction and comfort. ...
|9||4 months 1 week ago|
Pretty new at this whole suit thing. Just bought one online last night that I plan to have tailored, and took another look at it today to realize it doesn't have belt loops (I was drinking). It seemed like a steal at the time and there was only one left in my size so I pulled the trigger. Is it weir...
|24||4 months 1 week ago|
Guys, any tips of fixing or eliminating shoe wrinkles in the future? Some of my shoes get them, some don't.http://i.imgur.com/oy9OBim.jpg ...
|35||4 months 1 week ago|
Normally, I tie my ties and store them in my closet already pre-tied so when I have to put them on, I just loosen and tighten the smaller end. Saves time and it looks good. A lot of people I know tie and untie their ties every time they wear them. What's the point of this? I don't understand the be...
|17||4 months 1 week ago|
Hey there, I'm trying to decide the best route to go for NY winter weather as I start soon. Is it a better idea to wear the Jos A Banks totes galoshes to go over my dress shoes, to get rain boots, or should I get regular winter boots and just change at the office? Thank you in advance for your hel...
|9||4 months 1 week ago|
I only have two suits... one navy and one charcoal. At max I'll wear the same suit 2 times a week. Was just wondering what are your thoughts on this are. If you have a staple, solid navy suit, is there anything wrong with wearing it multiple times in the week? ...
|15||4 months 1 week ago|
Now that it is impossible to set foot in Manhattan without encountering the mysterious slush puddle of death, snowbanks, or a combination thereof, what is everyone's preferred method of protecting one's shoes? The way I see it there are no real good options: - Boots with a suit/slacks, change into ...
|11||4 months 2 weeks ago|
Monkeys, What do you think of a light grey glen plaid suit for IBD. Appropriate or no? See attached image. ...
|5||4 months 2 weeks ago|
|12||4 months 2 weeks ago|
Are oxford or balmoral boots acceptable on wall street/the city? I'm talking about something like the below for interviews (IBD not S&T where dress codes are less formal). 1. http://www.shoepassion.com/mens-boots/no-625.html or a derby boot even 2. http://www.sanders-uk.com/shop/product/highga...
|3||4 months 2 weeks ago|
Hello All, I am looking for proper clothing for women for an interview. I am planning to wear a black suit with a white shirt. I have a white shirt with strips, but should I go and get a plain one? Also what other clothing advice would you give? Thank you ...
|3||4 months 2 weeks ago|
Can anyone shed some light on the best purses or totes for working in finance? A lot of people have said Longchamps, but I'm not sure if that's outdated nowadays. ...
|5||4 months 2 weeks ago|
Hi all! I just started a job as an accountant at IBM. The dress code there is stated as business casual. I had my first day today and showed up in a suit and tie. I noticed that almost nobody in the entire building wore a tie, never mind a suit. MY manager actually just wore khakis and a polo. ...
|7||4 months 3 weeks ago|
Thoughts on this Brioni navy pinstripe suit as my first interview suit for informational interviews/ networking? It's navy blue but has a faint pinstripe across it. Mainly going to be using it for interviews and networking. Just trying to gauge whether it would be ok to wear as an analyst/intern. Th...
|11||4 months 3 weeks ago|
Anyone tried SuitSupply? They seem to have nice slim cut suits for a decent price. ...
|58||4 months 4 weeks ago|
I have an upcoming off-cycle internship coming up and was wondering if anyone had any tips on any ongoing sales or deals to build up a solid wardrobe. Was looking for a few solid business casual-appropriate shirts, slacks, and ties and also a pair of dress shoes. I see a few ongoing sales at the usu...
|2||5 months 2 days ago|
Hi all, Anyone who has shopped at Nordstrom (not Nordstrom Rack) before knows that it is an amazing, well run store and you can find business clothing in all reasonable price ranges. Has anyone come across an equivalent store in Manhattan or Brooklyn? I know there are boutique clothing shops like CT...
|4||5 months 6 days ago|
I've looked at the black leather baume and Mercier clifton but also the Tag stainless aquaracer. Finally the Tudor stainless with red dial turns me on. I don't want to offend other people at work however. Is stainless steel too much unless you're senior or should more junior people stick to somet...
|16||5 months 1 week ago|
Hello All, I am a bit confused. What is a good women's (Age: 21) watch (Budget: $500 max) that can be worn professionally and casually. I saw one from Tissot, but didn't know if it was good. Please let me know your recommendations. The one I saw: http://us.tissotshop.com/carson-women-s-quartz-wat......
|0||5 months 1 week ago|
So I know there are many topics that speak about Bean boots and other boots and changing at work. But in reality, is it okay to wear LL Bean boots and tuck your suit pant into the boot and what not. I mean i know its about not ruining your shoes and suit but do not want to look like a jackass eith...
|6||5 months 2 weeks ago|
Hey everyone...first off I'd really like to add the disclaimer that I am well aware that this post looks terrible and however much it may seem like a humble brag, that's REALLY not my intent. I've been looking to add another suit to my wardrobe for B-school, and I've been having the same problem wi...
|5||5 months 2 weeks ago|
|7||5 months 2 weeks ago|
So i'm in the market for a new pair of loafers and wanted to get some input. I have always been a fan of penny loafers and have a few pair of AE pennies and I really love them. I wanted to venture away from the penny loafer and try something new, what do you guys recommend. What is your favorite go-...
|9||5 months 2 weeks ago|
What are the best value shirts for banking? Brooks brothers are great, but very expensive (I need to buy a lot to start an internship this summer). Macy's are all merged sleeves (ex. 32/33) and as with most merged sleeves, they don't fit me well. Can anyone comment on a good place to find shirts w...
|24||5 months 3 weeks ago|