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||5 months 2 weeks ago|
No this isn't a "what jeans do ibankers wear" post... I'm just wondering where do you guys get your jeans I used to wear express slim jeans and some levis but I was wondering what are your favorite brands of jeans that are decently priced, slim fit, straight cut, black, grey and dark navy ...
|168||1 day 43 min ago|
So this is a question that I've seriously struggled to find a good answer for. This past summer, I interned in BB IBD and my wardrobe consisted of 2 sets of suits (charcoal/navy jacket+trouser) and ~4 cheap pants of different shades of charcoal/navy. I would spend my day in my cheap pants (without j...
|5||3 days 5 hours 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...
|17||3 days 21 hours ago|
Looking to buy a charcoal colored suit, but haven't found a good example of it. People say stay away from black, but isn't charcoal close to black? can someone help me out? ...
|2||4 days 6 hours ago|
So, I normally wear a pair of gold heart earrings with a small diamond stud during the work week, along with golden hoops in my second piercing, but they are small. I'm wondering what you all think of larger gold hoop earrings (think thumb length) or other pieces of jewelry. ...
|3||5 days 6 hours ago|
What do you guys think about wearing black western dress boots to work? I love my Lucchese's, and I can't help but ponder the concept of wearing some dress boots to work. I obviously work in the South, or I wouldn't bother asking. What are your thoughts? How acceptable? How high on the totem pole be...
|8||5 days 7 hours ago|
Looking for some tie recommendations that are affordable (eyeing Tie Bar) that go with a typical white dress shirt/blue dress shirt ...
|1||5 days 8 hours ago|
Is there a way to tell what kind of job a finance guy has by the way he dresses, like if he wears a specific tie design or combs his hair a certain way, or the design of his business bag, can you use any of his superficial fashion assessories to tell someone's area in finance like if he is an invest...
|3||1 week 21 hours ago|
Hi Monkeys, Today, Men's Wearhouse is doing 60% off on their clearance suits, which luckily happens to include a few from Joseph Abboud. I've picked out two suits that are $140-- charcoal and navy-- that are relatively safe choices for interviewing in, or for first or second year analysts. (maybe ...
|1||1 week 21 hours ago|
I recently accepted an offer from a BB in NYC as a summer finance analyst. This is an MO/BO position (risk), but I would still like to look the part as someone seriously interested in a career in finance; hopefully transition laterally into research or investment management post graduation if I get ...
|2||1 week 1 day ago|
Hi all, have any of you heard of any good suit deals this black friday? Looking to expand the wardrobe. Thanks! ...
|5||1 week 3 days 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? ...
|6||1 week 5 days ago|
What do you think? ...
|22||1 week 6 days ago|
Guys, where do you buy your shirts? suits? shoes? Does anyone buy online? If so, where from? Thanks. ...
|84||2 weeks 3 days ago|
Anybody here used them for custom suits? Feedback good, bad, or neutral? ...
|29||2 weeks 5 days 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. ...
|48||2 weeks 5 days ago|
Curious about the type of patterns you wear on your shirt , and your office environment. And, about the pants color. I have Gray, Navy, and Black wool pants with white and blue shirts- I am looking to branch out. ...
|1||2 weeks 6 days ago|
I'm a Male, looking to break into Investment Banking. Thoughts on these shoes for interviews ? ...
|3||3 weeks 1 hour 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? ...
|80||3 weeks 1 day ago|
I'm a male, looking to break into Investment Banking. What are the best shoes to wear for interviews? Also, color? ...
|1||3 weeks 1 day ago|
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 Avenu...
|1||3 weeks 2 days ago|
So I am fully aware interns should dress as conservatively as possible. However, I am in the process of building out my tie collection and I want to ensure I straddle the line properly. My ties are currently Brooks Brothers, Zegna, Thomas Pink as well as entirely striped, conservative colors. What i...
|1||3 weeks 4 days ago|
Is it basically restricted to just peacoats / overcoats? If so, what are the best ones for under 500$? Best stores? Banker looking to do HH and PE/HF interviews this winter ...
|4||3 weeks 5 days ago|
Mod Note (Andy) - We're reposting the top discussions from 2015, this one ranks #14 and was originally posted 6/14/2015. I spend a bit of time in this part of the forum and consistently and constantly find repeated questions from individuals coming out of college and starting their career regarding ...
|65||4 weeks 2 hours ago|
What is the difference between department store suits like Calvin Klein/Ralph Lauren/Tommy Hilfiger and high end suits like Brioni/Armani/Gucci? (Besides the price) To me, a lot of these suits look very similiar. Can you just look at someone and say, "That's an Armani suit, he must have paid a coupl...
|4||4 weeks 4 hours ago|
I'm looking for a third pair of shoes to add to my rotation (currently have a black pair of Park avenues and brown fifth avenues) and wanted something a little different. Here are the three I have it narrowed down tohttp://shop.nordstrom.com/s/allen-edmonds-strand-o...http://www.ralphlauren.com/prod...
|14||4 weeks 1 day ago|
Each day another slim dress shirt bites the dust. WTF I don't want to go back to baggy Brooks Brothers shirts ...
|26||1 month 22 hours ago|
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? ...
|1||1 month 2 days ago|
Hey guys, A morgan alumni in WM reached out to me after I sent him an email. Said he wants to grab lunch with me. What is appropriate to wear in this situation? Also, should i treat this as in informational interview, and come prepared with questions and a resume. Or keep it strictly casual? ...
|6||1 month 2 days ago|
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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|53||1 month 3 days ago|
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|0||1 month 1 week ago|
It is time for me to buy my second ever suit. I got my first one as a graduation present in high school from my grandmother. It is all black and I got it from Macy's for ~$300. Everyone in my family is very blue collar and my father has had one suit his entire life so I am on my own for discoverin...
|9||1 month 1 week 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...
|6||1 month 1 week ago|
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...
|13||1 month 1 week ago|
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|0||1 month 1 week 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 ...
|10||1 month 1 week ago|
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. ...
|0||1 month 2 weeks ago|
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...
|0||1 month 2 weeks ago|
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|0||1 month 2 weeks ago|
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|1||1 month 2 weeks ago|
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 th...
|7||1 month 2 weeks ago|
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...
|36||1 month 2 weeks ago|
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...
|3||1 month 2 weeks ago|
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 ...
|0||1 month 3 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! ...
|41||1 month 3 weeks 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...
|34||1 month 3 weeks ago|
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 ...
|31||1 month 3 weeks ago|
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|0||1 month 3 weeks ago|
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|0||2 months 17 hours ago|
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...
|0||2 months 23 hours ago|
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? ...
|4||2 months 3 days ago|
Goldman has an info session at my school and it says the dress code is business casual. Should I still wear a suit? ...
|2||2 months 3 days ago|
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...
|1||2 months 3 days ago|
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|0||2 months 3 days ago|
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...
|56||2 months 4 days ago|
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. ...
|3||2 months 1 week ago|
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 ...
|2||2 months 1 week ago|
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 ...
|5||2 months 1 week ago|
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? ...
|40||2 months 1 week ago|
Image is attached. Looking to buy first suit for investment banking interviews. It's navy and has a micro-strip pattern. Polyester/rayon ...
|1||2 months 2 weeks ago|
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...
|2||2 months 2 weeks ago|
This is super silly but are 5 inch Louboutins closed pointy toe considered inappropriate for an I banking interview? ...
|3||2 months 2 weeks ago|
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...
|15||2 months 3 weeks ago|
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? ...
|4||2 months 3 weeks ago|
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 wardr...
|174||2 months 3 weeks 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 ...
|8||2 months 3 weeks ago|
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 the...
|5||2 months 3 weeks ago|
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...
|1||3 months 1 week ago|
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. ...
|0||3 months 1 week ago|
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? ...
|1||3 months 1 week ago|
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...
|4||3 months 2 weeks ago|
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...
|10||3 months 3 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 ...
|20||3 months 3 weeks ago|
Anyone tried SuitSupply? They seem to have nice slim cut suits for a decent price. ...
|59||3 months 4 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? ...
|26||4 months 4 days ago|
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? ...
|24||4 months 5 days ago|
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 ...
|4||4 months 6 days ago|
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||4 months 6 days 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 ...
|4||4 months 6 days ago|
Do you guys typically dimple your tie at work? What's your fav knot? ...
|2||4 months 1 week ago|
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 Tay...
|8||4 months 1 week 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...
|47||4 months 1 week 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 ...
|5||4 months 1 week 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 ...
|27||4 months 1 week 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...
|2||4 months 1 week 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...
|92||4 months 1 week ago|
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||4 months 2 weeks 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||4 months 2 weeks 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||4 months 2 weeks 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||4 months 2 weeks 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||4 months 3 weeks 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||4 months 3 weeks 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||4 months 3 weeks 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||4 months 3 weeks 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||4 months 3 weeks 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||4 months 3 weeks 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||4 months 3 weeks 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||4 months 3 weeks ago|