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...
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Gurus of the financial world, I am a senior at a high school in the suburbs of Chicago right now and have a chance at interning at William Blair this coming summer (2017). As you may have guessed, I will be commuting back and forth rather than having an apartment for obvious reasons. Does anyone hav...
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I have had a lot of interns ask me where I get my clothes. This isn't surprising, since I look great all the time. I tell them, "I don't get all my clothes in one place, idiot." And then I tell them some version of the following: If you're a male in his early 20s who wants to look good right out of ...
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|52||12 hours 37 min ago|
I've read on here before that any analysts in investment banking would look foolish wearing french cuffs and that it should be saved for associates and VP's. But what about for: 1.)Hedge funds 2.)Asset Management 3.) Consulting 4.)corporate finance I ask because I think they're aesthetic (even with ...
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Must you wear a skinny tie with an extreme slim fit suit or is a regular sized tie ok too? Or should you never wear a skinny tie at all? Should a guy around size 40 suit wear a skinny tie with extreme slim fit suits? ...
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Just wondering if anyone can provide some insight into reasonable attire for a "business casual" pre-interview reception before a superday for a valuation position. Didn't want to be too over or under-dressed. Was thinking khakis, white/blue shirt, navy blazer, dark brown shoes. ...
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Which tailors do you guys use in NYC? There're a lot of one-man shops doing measuring + outsourced manufacturing in China for ~$700. There are also proper tailors with imported fabric (Leonard Longsdail, Barchi, etc.) around the $1600 range. Then there's midpoint with MTM from Suit Supply or Alton L...
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**UPDATE: Now offering $25 Amazon gift card for two winners! Hey guys. Sign up if you are interested in joining a month-long, closed alpha-test for a menswear start-up. You will receive a box with 3-5 shirts weekly/biweekly (to be finalized) which you will wear for free and send it back before you r...
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Current banker, head hunter interviews coming up I've only ever heard of bonobos being known for their pants (have a couple), but recently I bought a few of their weekly grinder shirts and really liked the fit. Pulled the trigger on 3 with their perennial deal. Tried on a suit while I was buying ...
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Hey guys, I managed to hurt both of my legs on a labor day weekend trip with my cousins and older brother. We were doing our annual labor day trip to the lake house upstate and I came up short while jumping off of a cliff (think 10-15 feet above the water) into the lake below. Both of my legs are cu...
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Each day another slim dress shirt bites the dust. WTF I don't want to go back to baggy Brooks Brothers shirts ...
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I bought new shoes, OK wingtip oxfords (not too fancy) in the 250 range. We have long winters so I decided to go with a synthetic sole, as I'm hoping it gives me better grip on the icy pavement. Now these are not ugly, bulky synthetic soles, they look nice and they feel very good on my feet. Problem...
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On a serious note. You can pick up incredibly cheap flights to Malaysia or Singapore and find great tailors who can produce quality bespoke suits in no time and at ludicrously low prices. Assuming you're interested in buying a couple to bolster up the good old wardrobe, it may be more economical to ...
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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! ...
|41||1 week 4 days ago|
I never cared for clothes that much. However, last year as I started my job, I bought Brooks Brothers shirts while on sale for $30-$50. Recently I started a new job with another major Private Equity firm. I have some upcoming few conferences where I will be representing the company. My mentor at the...
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Sick of ralph lauren polos shrinking on me and being tight in the arms, so where do you buy your polos? Also not a fan of vineyard vines think they're built for people with bigger waists than me ...
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I have a pair of Black Cap Toe Oxfords as my primary business dress shoe. As a secondary pair, would it be okay to introduce a simple brogue, such as the Allen Edmonds Fifth Avenue in Dark Chili: (http://www.allenedmonds.com/shoes/mens-shoes/oxfor...). My primary shoe is the Allen Edmonds Park Aven...
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Women sitting alone together in a cafe would not give most observers pause, but in Russia, a group of women alone acts as a reminder of the country's deficiency in marriageable men. Lonely Russian women are commonplace in Moscow and other major Russian cities where men are dramatically outnumbered b...
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My group doesn't have laptops, and we rarely have time to leave the office to workout. Work papers can usually be carried in a small portfolio. What the hell are people carrying in these bags at your office? ...
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Goldman has an info session at my school and it says the dress code is business casual. Should I still wear a suit? ...
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I live out in Boston and would much rather visit a store in person to check out fabrics, get measured, etc... Looking to spend at most around $1200-1300 for something with a modern fit in navy or charcoal. Even willing to buy a couple of suits if it falls within budget as long and the quality is dec...
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The world is full of diversity. Some people are just amazingly beautiful/drop-dead gorgeous and some people are just the opposite. Do you think it is easier for the more beautiful/attractive people to get jobs/climb up the corporate ladder than the rest? Just how far do you think your looks can take...
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I was just invited to a dinner/networking event with a BB at my school, and the invitation specifies that we should wear "smart business attire". Now, is this closer to formal business attire (w/ suit and tie) or smart casual (shirt and khakis)? Would appreciate any advice. ...
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This could be an expensive suit/watch/bag or etc. that you bought during a Black Friday or Christmas sale for a great discount. Tell us about the specific item. How much was retail and how much did you actually paid for it. (Free stuff doesn't count...) Enjoy ...
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Hopefully I can get more response here. Image is attached. Looking to buy first suit for investment banking interviews. It's navy and has a micro-strip pattern. Polyester/rayon ...
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I can only get it from Macys for right now. Looking to get a summer Intern position or a SA job in Investment Banking. Are the 3 pocket suits acceptable(ticket pocket that's what you call it? Also what color? ...
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Image is attached. Looking to buy first suit for investment banking interviews. It's navy and has a micro-strip pattern. Polyester/rayon ...
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You guys know how uncomfortable wearing dress shoes for work can get. It is sometimes hard and uncomfortable to walk in those leather dress shoes. Have anyone ever considered buying some memory foam insoles to put inside their dress shoes so it can be comfortable to walk or even run in your work dre...
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This is super silly but are 5 inch Louboutins closed pointy toe considered inappropriate for an I banking interview? ...
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At school, I've always pretty much worn contacts, but with all the time I'll be spending in the office, I'll probably need to start wearing glasses. I would opt for a cheaper pair from somewhere else, but would this kind of style be acceptable?http://oliverpeoples.com/shop/men/optical/executiv... Or...
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What do we think of men wearing studded/spiked loafers for parties / casual / special occasions ?https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/f5/25/2e... Yay or nay? ...
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So if there's 90 million diff threads running on men's watches/ties/sleeve type (really?!?) etc, I figured it's totally legit to start one measly thread about women's attire. I realize I have a lot of questions but advice would be VERY welcomed. Random questions as I start to buy my FT banking ward...
|174||1 month 1 week ago|
Got an AC in October for consulting (hopefully get some in IB aswell). I just want to know what is acceptable to wear in The City. I'm thinking of a black suit, black shoes, white shirt and red tie. I know brown shoes aren't accepted by some places. I'm just kinda freaked out by the social mobility...
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Bros, Every man knows that a suit should fit on a man like a form-fitting latex glove. Just like the one on that doctor's hand who gave you a colonoscopy last month. Suits can be expensive. Yes, I do have a few throw-away Brioni's that I take out east every weekend but there is neither here nor th...
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Does anyone know what brand has the most comfortable white dress shirts? I wear borrelli right now and even though they retail for $ 3-400, they still feel kind of stiff and scratchy and cold. I've also had Boss Black, Brooks Brothers, and more but they all feel cold to my skin and similar. Is there...
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There are so many fashion store where you can shop clothes . It depends on type of clothes you need. one website which i suggest maxfancy, one of leading shopping store selling Indian ethnic wear at affordable prices. ...
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So I realize that plain solid suits and low key pinstripes are considered to be the best options in banking, but if you already have those covered is a subtle windowpane like the one shown here acceptable?https://goo.gl/images/4RcJ6E Ok or inappropriate? ...
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I stumbled upon this web site while researching men's watches and figured I'd give it a whirl to see what advice/knowledge I could gain. I'd like to get my boyfriend a nice watch for Christmas. He's a securities lawyer, so I figured since this was a forum dedicated to the financial world, this would...
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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? ...
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I'm going to be a summer analyst in IB at a BB for 10 weeks this summer. I am a college student so I have literally nothing that's appropriate for the workplace besides the one skirtsuit I wore to my interview. I am starting completely from scratch so can anyone give me a breakdown of exactly what I...
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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 ...
|20||2 months 1 week ago|
Anyone tried SuitSupply? They seem to have nice slim cut suits for a decent price. ...
|59||2 months 2 weeks ago|
Hi, I was wondering what style of shoes are acceptable for a first year analyst up till associate. Im currently finishing up college and own mostly driving loafers and boots that i used through out college etc. What would be appropriate? ...
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I'm a female about to start an internship in research at a BB. I believe that my desk sits on the floor, so I figure fashion would follow s&t guidelines. I'm about to go shopping. What should I be looking at? ...
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Hello everybody...I would just like to get your opinions on what watches are popular with IB associates and analysts in BB banks? Which ones do you recommend? I hear that rolex sub and DW watches are quite popular among ibankers is that actually true? thanks ...
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Hi guys, quick question: do you guys wear T-Shirt (White obviously) beneath your shirts? Is it frowned upon if I don't? Best regards and thanks for your feedback. ...
|64||2 months 3 weeks ago|
I have lunch with an associate at a top BB (GS, JPM) in an hour and a half. Long story short, I was in a crazy rush this morning and I got dressed and told myself I'll wear the suit jacket I have at the office. The suit jacket is blue and my pants im wearing are a lighter gray. If I wear the jacket ...
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Do you guys typically dimple your tie at work? What's your fav knot? ...
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Hey, I know this might sound bizarre but I am having a hard time assembling my wardrobe for my incoming FT stint. I followed some of the advice on the forum and strolled through almost all of the department stores in NYC (Saks, Bloomingdales, Bergdorf Goodman, Barneys) and some other stores (Ann Ta...
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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...
|47||2 months 3 weeks ago|
Hello, I'm starting a new job in an investment bank as a quantitative developer. The first day I wore a suit and realized that I was the only one doing so. What should I do? Take off the suit from day two? What would you do? thanks ...
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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 ...
|27||2 months 4 weeks ago|
Does anyone know of a cheap tailor that makes bespoke suits in NYC? I moved here a few months ago and I want to buy a few new suits without breaking the bank in the process. I bought 2 bespoke, three piece suits with a shirt each when I was in Suzhou about a year ago for $300 I think and surprisin...
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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...
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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. ...
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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...
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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||3 months 6 days 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 months 1 week 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 ...
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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...
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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||3 months 1 week 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||3 months 1 week 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||3 months 1 week 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||3 months 1 week 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...
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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||3 months 2 weeks 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||3 months 2 weeks 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||3 months 2 weeks 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 ...
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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||3 months 3 weeks ago|
Anybody here used them for custom suits? Feedback good, bad, or neutral? ...
|28||3 months 3 weeks ago|
any advice on what to wear for the interview? suit, tie, and dress shirt style wise thanks guys ...
|8||3 months 3 weeks 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 months 4 weeks 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 months 4 weeks 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 months 4 weeks ago|
Too flashy/Gordon Gecko-ish for an intern to wear to his asset management internship at a BB? ...
|18||4 months 6 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...
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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||4 months 1 week ago|
thoughts on the best brands? thomas pink, any others? ...
|135||4 months 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||4 months 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||4 months 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 $200 and was hoping to find a great bag that is both functional and looks good. Thanks! ...
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Any good suggestions on briefcases that won't break the bank? I've been carrying all my shit around in a black nike bag for the longest while, and it's been good because it's black (matches my suit), but I've been looking to get a briefcase of some sort. I do feel like I see them way less than I use...
|17||4 months 1 week ago|
Hi WSO Looking to buy a wallet, price range 100-300$. What would you suggest? No skin. ...
|22||4 months 2 weeks 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||4 months 2 weeks 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||4 months 2 weeks 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||4 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. ...
|47||4 months 2 weeks 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? ...
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|17||4 months 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||4 months 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||4 months 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||4 months 2 weeks ago|