Curious where you get your v-necks, specifically slim fit, as I've had trouble finding V's that aren't too short/ridiculously deep on standard fit or too large in the torso. Have a few polo v-necks, but they seem to be out of stock online. ...
|30||52 min 22 sec ago|
Hi everyone, Just wanted to ask if it would be suitable to wear skinny fit pants (chinos) and/or skinny ties (solids navy or grey) for IB jobs? thanks ...
|25||12 hours 54 min 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...
|16||2 days 18 hours ago|
If you have a solid navy suit, is there a rule of thumb for when to wear brown vs. black shoes dress shoes? Does it depend on shirt or tie color? Before someone says it, there are plenty of threads. However, none that definitively provide an answer to my question. Just tryin' to look great... ...
|131||2 days 22 hours 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...
|99||3 days 11 hours ago|
A co-worker told me that wearing the company's colors during a job interview subconsciously makes the interviewer more inclined to hire you vs someone who doesn't. Do you think there is any truth to this? Example: Wearing a white shirt + blue tie to GS, MS, Barclays, JP Morgan Wearing a white shirt ...
|21||5 days 17 hours ago|
I worked really hard in college for the last 4 years and will soon start at a great company that is not located in a major city (think of a city like Sacramento but not Sacramento). I have 0 friends in the city I'm moving to and will be working with mostly much more senior guys. I am single and woul...
|2||6 days 19 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...
|9||1 week 18 hours ago|
I'm having a hard time understanding what is appropriate or even considered a quality look. I see that square toed is seen as a negative, but what exactly is considered square? If you can post a picture of what is considered the "perfect shoe", that'd be awesome. Are loafers okay? How much shine is ...
|25||1 week 1 day ago|
What do yall suggest? undershirts or no? V neck or crew neck When you wear crew necks, it shows unless you have a tie on(or you button the top button without a tie on like a tool) But when you wear v necks, you can usually see the distinct v through the shirt DILEMMA! ...
|30||1 week 1 day ago|
Wearing a suit in the summer sucks, especially while you're in the NYC subway. How do you guys do it? How do you arrive to work NOT in a puddle of sweat? ...
|15||1 week 2 days ago|
Hi, I have a full head of hair, but recently realized I quite like the buzzcut look. It's also really practical since it's so low maintenance. By buzzcut I mean a number 2 or 3 on top and number 1 on the sides or any variation thereof. Any thoughts on whether this would be appropriate for a BB envir...
|5||1 week 3 days ago|
I was looking through liars poker the other day and remember the part where he talked about wearing red braces. It made me wonder how many of you guys have ever seen a coworker or md wear one. and do they ever wear white collar shirts either. I remember during my stint in ib as an intern the md woul...
|3||1 week 3 days ago|
Alright guys, i've seen some mixed opinions on this so let's set the record straight: can you wear a solid black suit to the office or not? (not referring to charcoal nor pinstripes - straight black). I want to hear from professionals on this one. If not, when (besides the obvious times, e.g. funer...
|91||1 week 4 days ago|
In the market for loafers and need some crowd wisdom. Are the toes on these puppies too square? Office environment is business casual but with frequent meetings that call for suits. Looking for a workhorse loafer that is easily worn with business casual and maybe (but not necessary) with a suit as w...
|33||1 week 5 days ago|
For each BB bank in particular, which color tie would you choose for the summer analyst investment banking interview? Interview Coming Up? Be Prepared. ...
|17||1 week 6 days ago|
I'm starting as an associate at a BB. I'm ready to upgrade from the Bostonian/Aldo lineup that's got me through so far. I purchased a pair of black Hyde Parks (cap toe) from Johnston & Murphy that I like. I think I need one more nice pair before I start. What should I get to rotate? Some kind ...
|2||2 weeks 1 day ago|
Hi, there! I've decided to get a Bulova watch which is less expensive in online stores. However, I'm not sure if it's a good idea to buy one without trying on. Can anyone recomend a good online store for that reason? So far I've been at Authentic watch store, Certified watch store, Jomashop. The f...
|14||2 weeks 4 days ago|
Anybody here used them for custom suits? Feedback good, bad, or neutral? ...
|28||2 weeks 6 days ago|
any advice on what to wear for the interview? suit, tie, and dress shirt style wise thanks guys ...
|8||3 weeks 1 day 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...
|36||3 weeks 4 days ago|
Hey guys, I know Joseph A Bank suits and fused suits are crap, but for $130 after tailoring, I couldn't resist and I picked up three over the course of the last year. My issue is that I wrinkle my suits pretty badly, and I decided to buy a Conair handheld garment steamer to unwrinkle the back of my ...
|2||3 weeks 4 days ago|
Hey everyone, I already have a navy, blue and charcoal suit. I'm looking for more than 3. what would you recommend for another? subtle pin striped or colours ? ...
|12||3 weeks 4 days ago|
The Wall Street Oasis Fashion For Business Hall of Fame provides a comprehensive collection of some of WSO's best topics about fashion in the corporate world. Keep in mind this Hall of Fame does not include Q&A sessions by WSO veterans. To view a full list of Q&A’s & Interviews plea...
|0||1 month 1 day ago|
Too flashy/Gordon Gecko-ish for an intern to wear to his asset management internship at a BB? ...
|18||1 month 2 days 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...
|5||1 month 6 days 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 ...
|12||1 month 6 days ago|
thoughts on the best brands? thomas pink, any others? ...
|135||1 month 1 week 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...
|28||1 month 1 week 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 ...
|24||1 month 1 week 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 $200 and was hoping to find a great bag that is both functional and looks good. Thanks! ...
|11||1 month 1 week ago|
Currently have a vintage yellow gold Omega watch with leather straps I got for dirt cheap on ebay. I'm into watches, but don't want to give off too much of a pretentious/toolish look. Would this be appropriate for SAs/Analysts? I also only have french cuff shirts with the way I grew up, and my cuff...
|8||1 month 1 week ago|
Any good suggestions on briefcases that won't break the bank? I've been carrying all my shit around in a black nike bag for the longest while, and it's been good because it's black (matches my suit), but I've been looking to get a briefcase of some sort. I do feel like I see them way less than I use...
|17||1 month 1 week ago|
Hi WSO Looking to buy a wallet, price range 100-300$. What would you suggest? No skin. ...
|22||1 month 1 week ago|
Hi everybody, I tried looking in previous forum topics about watches and cufflinks (and other accessoires if someone thinks they are acceptable), but these topics have not been discussed for some time, so therefore this topic. Small note, this is for in London, but I don't know if there is a big fas...
|42||1 month 1 week ago|
This post is a bit late, but seeing as no one has commented on it yet, I'd like to discuss J.P Morgan's new business casual dress code with everyone. To those who haven't heard yet, Jamie Dimon was well and truly impacted upon his visits to various Silicon Valley firms, and as such, decided to embr...
|22||1 month 1 week ago|
Had to post this. The thought on first impressions and hair color has really been bugging me for the past few days. How much does hair color affect hiring decisions, given all the other attributes are identical in a candidate (for ibd, specifically)? Would you hire A or B? Backstory: attended Women...
|11||1 month 1 week 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. ...
|47||1 month 1 week ago|
So - after reading all these discussions on style/dress code...i figured i would throw this out there...for men, if facial hair frowned upon in the IB world? I have been wearing a goatee for years...do i need to shave to be taken seriously? Is it really that shallow? ...
|70||1 month 2 weeks ago|
|17||1 month 2 weeks ago|
Hey guys. Going to be a FT analyst in just a month in NYC and looking to knock out the shirts sometime soon. I'm probably (definitely) on the thriftier end, so please understand that. What places do you guys recommend that have the best shirts around the 50-75$ range? Basically everything above ...
|9||1 month 2 weeks ago|
I'm having trouble deciding which cologne to get. I'm gonna buy some samples to see which one I like more. Which one do you guys like? I heard Creed is really good (especially Green Irish Tweed)http://www.ebay.com/itm/251183791023?ssPageName=ST... or Clive Christianhttp://www.ebay.com/itm/CLIVE-CHR...
|58||1 month 2 weeks ago|
So basically I f'd up waiting to the last miniute to do this, but I start my SA gig on Monday and I have no clothes to wear, except 1 suit and white dress shirt. I thought I could just go to a CT store to buy some shirts, but they ended up fitting really poorly on me (didn't carry my exact lengths i...
|4||1 month 2 weeks 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! ...
|39||1 month 2 weeks ago|
https://www.paulfredrick.com/try/try.aspx?GTSE=>KW= 4 Custom Made Shirts with Monogram for 92.75. Does anyone have any experience with paul fredrick? Is this worth the money? Are they nice shirts? Thanks ...
|18||1 month 2 weeks ago|
Hey Guys, I'm looking to buy some custom slim shirts for my summer gig, since I'm not totally satisfied with my off-the-rack slim ones. I've done some research and I've come across Indochino and Charles Tyrwhitt. Are there any other notable ones? Which one is the best quality/price? Let me know wh...
|12||1 month 2 weeks ago|
I have my first day on the job as an SA in San Francisco tomorrow. My plan was to wear a suit and white shirt and keep a tie in my pocket. Should I wear the tie or not? Thanks. ...
|4||1 month 2 weeks ago|
I hear the general norm in San Francisco is wearing lighter colored suits with no ties. As a summer analyst do you think it would be best to wear a tie to the first day of work and keep doing so until I've been asked not to? I'm curious as to whether it would be wise to take off my tie without askin...
|16||1 month 2 weeks ago|
Hey guys, I'm a rising Junior and am looking for a cheap, but good quality suit. I have a black suit and a light grey suit, but I feel like neither are a good fit or appropriate according to what I've seen on this site. I found the Napoli Navy Suit on Suitsupply.. I can't post links, but google sh...
|4||1 month 2 weeks ago|
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...
|6||1 month 2 weeks 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. ...
|24||1 month 2 weeks ago|
Last week I purchased a $295 pair of very nice Johnston & Murphy dress shoes. They fit me perfect as they slide right on. I wore them for the first time yesterday. There is a little slippage in the heel (very little as they fit pretty nicely), but within 30 minutes, I was unable to walk as my he...
|6||1 month 3 weeks 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-...
|2||1 month 3 weeks 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 ...
|7||1 month 3 weeks ago|
Hi, I was recently hired to a consulting firm. In my interview, the partner/principal in the practice was not present, so after my unofficial offer was given from my principal/partner, he invited me out for dinner to some fancy restraunt. Question is what should I wear? The whole suit with tie? I am...
|2||1 month 3 weeks ago|
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||1 month 3 weeks ago|
Hi everyone, I am an incoming first year analyst at a BB in IBD and am buying a bunch of suits before I start work. Was trying to get a sense of what is acceptable, namely on color and also pinstripes. I'm looking at these two suits from Suitsupply, and I was wondering if the first one is too light ...
|4||1 month 3 weeks 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||1 month 3 weeks 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 month 3 weeks 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 month 3 weeks ago|
I work in the Los Angeles office of our bank. Ever since I was in college, I wanted a Burberry Trench coat and now that I have money saved up, I'd like to buy one. The thing is, I try to keep my outfit very muted and conservative by avoiding any logos or company specific branding (Hermes ties with "...
|5||1 month 4 weeks 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||1 month 4 weeks 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||2 months 1 day 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...
|9||2 months 5 days ago|
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||2 months 6 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||2 months 1 week 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||2 months 1 week 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||2 months 2 weeks ago|
Has anyone used Suitsupply or My.Suit in NYC? What are your thoughts on quality/fit/value? ...
|12||2 months 2 weeks 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||2 months 3 weeks 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||2 months 3 weeks 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||2 months 3 weeks 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||2 months 3 weeks 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||2 months 3 weeks ago|
Starting job in DB soon Bus. casual for training, and bus. smart on-site.Need help with shopping ...
|1||2 months 3 weeks 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||3 months 1 day 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||3 months 1 day 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||3 months 2 days ago|
Preferably one without odor. ...
|23||3 months 5 days 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...
|7||3 months 1 week ago|
|0||3 months 1 week 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||3 months 1 week 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||3 months 1 week ago|
Summer is around the corner, and I want to know where people here buy shorts. ...
|13||3 months 2 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||3 months 2 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||3 months 2 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||3 months 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||3 months 3 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||3 months 3 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||3 months 3 weeks 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||3 months 3 weeks 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||3 months 3 weeks 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||4 months 1 day ago|
|0||4 months 5 days 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||4 months 1 week 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||4 months 1 week ago|
|5||4 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||4 months 2 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||4 months 2 weeks ago|