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Worst aspect of finance fashion?

TallWhenStandingOnWallet

What is the one part of finance fashion that you would like to see gone? Gaudy loafers? Thick pinstripe suits that should be relegated to the 80s?

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I'm nervous about ring for her

Mikhailov

I'm looking for where to buy a ring and found this (redacted spam). What do you think of it? Whether you are deceived there or have you heard something about it? Tell me, you've already gone through this. I'm nervous!

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"Project success but don't be flashy"

Mostly Random Dude

I got a bunch of meetings coming up, some in a casual setting and some in a more formal setting. I was told to "dress and accessorize appropriately" and when I asked what the fork is that supposed to mean, the response was "project success but don't be flashy". So let...

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WSO Hall of Fame: Fashion For Business Forum

WallStreetOasis.com

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 please naviga...

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Go-to sunglasses this summer?

apogical

Curious what you're wearing to protect your eyeballs this summer, looking for a new pair. Thinking about rocking [these](https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/61zGpBIbLmL._UX522_.jpg) for the clubs ...

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Summer/Hot/Humid Attire Recommendations

HanzNFranz

As the summer season is quickly approaching, figured it was about time to get this thread started for newbies. Whether you are in NYC with humidity, San Fran with perfect weather or down south where things can get swampy; what are your best recommendations for those who may not know how to deal with...

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What wallet do you use?

Fetty VWAP

Title says it all. Of course, this isn't a watch, pair of shoes, or tie; likely nobody will recognize or care what wallet you have, but it's something you touch every day and should last a while, so it's nice to have a nice one. What brand? How long have you had it? Is it bifold? Trifold? And i...

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brown shoes in interview

baloneymaloney

I know there is already a thread, but would like to hear more opinions. Will an interviewer really ding me for having brown shoes with a navy suit?...

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Shoes under/around $1k for younger MBB

jlaneve

Looking into getting a new pair of shoes as a non-traditional MBB intern. I just finished my freshman year of college and have around ~$1k +/- $500 to spend on a pair of shoe(s), so ideally this'll be a pair that last a while and can be worn in both an office/social scene. I like classier/non-flash...

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Is it Okay to Have Facial Hair on Wall Street?

IBorBust

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? Is Having Facial Hair Acceptabl...

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Dress Like a Baller for a Fraction of the Price (Brand + How To Guide)

m_1

Hopefully this guide will save monkeys some money and avoid the fuckups I made. Basically, you can score expensive $$$ clothing for way way less than what you would think. This doesn’t mean cheap, but it does mean you should be able to find $8000 suits for ~$700 - $1200 by the time you finish with...

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Tiers of Loafers

emoney

Was wondering what are everyones tiers of loafers would be. Thinking of buying a couple new pairs because of the ease to wear...

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Wall Street Fashion for the Girls

workingirl

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 war...

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Good Online Clothing Stores for Women?

jamesbowers

There are so many option you have if you are looking for online clothing stores, but my personal favourite is Crazy Cat Shop. If you want to buy trendy and fashionable themed dress according to me your perfect destination can be Crazy Cat Shop. From there you can be all types of women apparel that a...

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Go to bags for work

robofund

What do most people use for bags going to work. Backpacks? Briefcases? Something else? Any opinions appreciated! ...

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Any watch collectors/enthusiasts here?

JonnyDrama

I have found myself getting into the watches in the last 6 months. My current collection consists of a Tissot Le Lecole Powermatic 80 and a Fredrick Constant Index Automatic. I am learning as much as I can before I make my first big purchase. Anyone else here into collecting watches? If so feel fre...

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Sleds for Women

emoney

What’s a good pair of sleds for women? I know there are some tiers below Gucci and Ferragamo for men like Jay Butler and was wondering if there were good brands for women. ...

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Worst aspect of finance fashion?

TallWhenStandingOnWallet

What is the one part of finance fashion that you would like to see gone? Gaudy loafers? Thick pinstripe suits that should be relegated to the 80s?...

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What kind of pants should I buy for business casual attire at a BB? (men)

JAB123

Starting as an analyst at a BB in a non-client-facing division. Interned last summer, and dress code is standard business casual. Typical attire for men is dress shirt, pants, and oxford/loafers. I have plenty of dress shirts and some nice shoes, but I need to stock up on pants. Should I buy high-qu...

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Hermes tie patterns

fa1313

Hey guys, getting my first couple Hermes ties? What should the patterns be like? I really don't want to be the joke of the office. If you could post links to acceptable styles/colors...

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Where to get Hermes ties

fa1313

Hi all, where can I get Hermes ties most cheaply? I'm based in London but also have an upcoming trip to NY...

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SuitSupply extra pair of pants?

ripxxx

So everyone on WSO recommends getting an extra pair of pants when buying a suit, but I noticed that SuitSupply does not offer suit separates for their Napoli line. Is there any other way to get an extra pair of pants when getting a Napoli suit??...

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The Banker's Guide to Watches

The Pharma Guy

Slow bank holiday night, so I figured I would go into this. After having followed watch brand for some years and having had countless conversation with fellow consultants and banking friends about why you don't spend your first bonus on a fucking mixed steel-gold submariner, I figured a brief guide ...

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I'm nervous about ring for her

Mikhailov

I'm looking for where to buy a ring and found this (redacted spam). What do you think of it? Whether you are deceived there or have you heard something about it? Tell me, you've already gone through this. I'm nervous!...

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Bag for gym/work

BrianHunter

Fellow Monkeys, I’m Looking for a bag for gym/work Best value for money (budget ~100 GBP) Advices? Cheers ...

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What Is Your Opinion On Express Dress Shirts?

j3524

What do you guys think about Express dress shirts? Do you think they look professional? I have two, and I'm wondering if I should get some new shirts to replace these? Thanks!...

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Shoulder divots on suits

ripxxx

When you guys wear suits do you get shoulder divots or shoulder dimples? Every time i try on a suit the padding on the shoulders bunches up, however the rest of the suit fits just fine. Anything i can do to fix these shoulder divots?...

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How many suits should I buy? Summer Intern

WallStMozart

I am a freshman and I am going to start a summer internship at a BB PWM local branch soon. I was wondering how many suits/shirts you guys recommend I should buy for the internship and what color (maybe one black and one dark blue?). I own suits but none of them fit me right now so I would be startin...

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Shoes and Back Pain?????

TooMuchLeverage

Hi everyone, This is completely random but I want to see if anyone else has experienced this. Lately, my lower back and legs (especially my knees) have been sore and hurting pretty badly. I suspect that it may be my shoes. I wear lace-up dress shoes every day and none of my pairs have that much cush...

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Buying individual suit pants (without the matching jacket)?

swae

What are people's thoughts on buying individual suit pants without the jacket for the summer? I've heard that in the summer, people in my office only wear suit pants + dress shirt in the office, and only bring the jacket if there's a meeting or event. I only own brought one suit to NYC, so I'm think...

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Men's shoes

fa1313

I'm planning to get two pairs. One of them is probably going to be AE Park Ave (according to what I've read here). What should the other one be?...

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Another sign formal dress is dying: Prince Harry wore J Crew to introduce his son

kakaman

https://www.esquire.com/style/a27421837/prince-harry-royal-baby-archie-suit-jcrew-ludlow/ Back in the day it would have been impossible to see a royal not outfitted by Savile Row. Now you have Prince Harry shopping through the discount rack at the local J Crew. God save the Queen...

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Intern in MBB/Big 4 Consulting Where should I get my suits?

simmons2323

So I start work in a few weeks and currently only have one suit that I can really use (dark navy blue joseph about). I was wondering where I should be getting my suits from given my industry. Obviously I don't want to drop $1500+ per suit because I don't have that cash and I'd look stupid I assume...

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Beard as an Intern

JattisJatt

I'm currently in recruitment season for a winter IB internship,and really don't want to get rid of my beard as my face looks substantially better with it. I maintain it fairly regularly (see picture to get an idea of how it looks) and have held other related finance roles at banks with a beard (not ...

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Fashion Info

9898kgkgkg

Actually, there is no exactly which fashion shows are more likely to influence what is in the stores. They all influence. Different fashion shows have a different style. The stores choose which they want to sell to customers. And for customers, sometimes we influence others what to wear too. Fash...

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Dress Shirts for Tall Guys

veritas14

I typically get custom made shirts, since I'm 6'5. But I need a few new shirts in a rush. Any ideas? I'm looking for 16.5 36/37. ...

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Mack Weldon any good?

Marti Kahn

Does anyone have any insight into Mack Weldon. They seem to have pretty good reviews online, but nowadays you can't really trust those. Do you own Mack Weldon, how does it fit? Is it worth the money? Thx...

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New Associate Wardrobe (men's)

fa1313

Joining a BB in London soon. Recent MBA grad. Thinking of buying 2 suits, 12 shirts, 3 ties and a pair of shoes. How much should these items be? Is a 300 GBP suit too cheap? Same with shoes etc... Thanks for all the help...

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How formal to dress?

TallWhenStandingOnWallet

With the increase workplace casualisation in terms of dress codes, what are your tips to making sure you are the correct formality, especially as a junior employee. It seems one would not want to be the most casual in the office but do not want to seem out of place and dress like a senior banker. ...

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60% wool or 99% wool or 100% Wool?

TkoBr

Hi everyone, I'm looking to buy some dress pants. They come in 60% wool, 99% wool, or 100% wool. The 100% wool will be ideal but are the 60% wool and 99% wool okay too?...

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Cole Haan Oxford Sneaker Hybrids?

Whatever1984

I am wondering what people think of wearing the Cole Haan Oxford/Sneaker hybrids at work when not going to client (or other important) meetings? For those that do not know, these are oxford uppers mated to subtle sneaker soles. Here is the more subtle one: https://www.colehaan.com/mens-originalgra...

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Ladies---what shoes would you recommend for a new 1st year analyst to get?

j1465092

Any help would be appreciated, I will be the only girl in the office and wondering what to do shoe wise. ...

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Tote Bag for Women on Wall Street?

meggy2414

I'm currently preparing for Summer 2018 recruitment and need to purchase a bag to take to superdays, etc. I have a really nice Coach tote, but I've heard that no one carries that brand at BBs. Does the brand really matter? Everyone recommends a classic, neutral-toned Longchamp. Would you agree? Wo...

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Bag for gym & work?

Anonymous Monkey

Anybody have any good recommendations for gym bag that can be used for work as well? I'm tired of lugging around two bags - gym / work. Would really like a nice duffel that has a laptop sleeve and enough room to keep a change of clothes + gym shoes + lunch. Haven't found much online other than Lul...

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Bag to work

Kahlen

what kind of bags do you guys carry to work? ...

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How to wear a patterned pocket square?

Iceshift

Buddy of mine has a few pictured / patterned pocket squares; something similar to [https://www.rampleyandco.com/collections/pocket-squares/products/venice-the-basin-of-san-marco-on-ascension-day](https://www.rampleyandco.com/collections/pocket-squares/products/venice-the-basin-of-san-marco-on-ascens...

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Do I have to buy expensive high fashion attire?

PiperJaffrayChiang

If I buy a sub $300 suit, sub $100 dress shoes, $30 tie, and $45 dress shirt as my business attire will I be ostracized at work? I'm poor and have student loans to pay, but I feel like if I want to be one of the good old boys at work I'll have to buy some cuff-links, ferragamo shoes, Ferragamo ties...

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Dress code while interviewing for a Tech Position at an IB

Gary-Andrews30

The position is a back office position and I'm not too keen on wearing a suit. Can I get away with a >Dress Shirt > Tie > Slacks > Cashmere Sweater...

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Party Wear Suits For Women 

yostor-Inida

Checkout Yostor latest collection of women clothing. Shop for Women Dresses like Sarees, Salwar Suits, Kurtis Online.We create outfits, we make the best memories. We offer a range, which is exclusive and extensive, not only for the bride but for every special woman who is going to be a part of the f...

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Who Makes This Dress Shirt?

Warren's Buffet

Does anyone know what kind of dress shirt Bob Iger wears? As in which designer? It's a button down and it just looks really nice. Not even that big of a fan of Iger's but I saw him on CNBC and thought the shirt looked good. I see other button downs but the collar is usually much trimmer and doesn't ...

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Is wearing a jacket everyday too much?

Moron123

I cant afford to dry clean my shirts and would like to minimize the time spent on ironing. Unfortunately, I also own non-non-iron shirts,...

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Leather band watches acceptable?

JimboUSC

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Ladies - Interview Attire?

givemejobthx

Have a commercial banking super day coming up - looking for advice on interview attire. Have already been to a couple BB CB super days that didn't work out.. and while I'm sure my choice in heels wasn't the reason I didn't get the job, I'd rather play it safe than sorry next time. So -- any advice ...

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Comfortable shoes...

luke77

Ok, after having worked in a BB bank for about a month I'm now confident that all the talk on here about having to drop $1000 on a suit and $500 on shoes is not true...people don't really care what you wear as long as you are neat and presentable, and there are some people who don't even meet that s...

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Ombre Brazilian Deep Wave Hair 3 Bundles Buy Online

Sony-akter

How to hack a mobile from a distance? If you're wondering how to hack a cell phone? you should know that you are not alone or that you are not the first to ask it. In fact, there have been mobile applications for a long time with which you can spy mobile phones . Since smartphones have become a fun...

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Need Help- Budget Wardrobe for Summer Analyst Internship!!!

Bario Mros

**Brief Intro**: Junior in Undergrad starting my Summer Analyst internship in June. It is for a front office role at a BB. **Dilemma**: Need to buy clothes for internship but 1. Don't know anything about business/wall street fashion 2. On a very limited budget (I'm in pure shock when I see people ...

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Patagonia hates finance

wicked awesome

https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/katienotopoulos/patagonia-power-vest-policy-change They better not start to wonder why vest sales drop 75%...

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What are your thoughts on changing dress code?

iBankedUp

Basically, I think this sensationalizing of modernizing workplace attire is just getting corny. It's just like people find the ugliest jeans and sneakers possible, and seem to be competing on who cares the least and who's more laid back than everyone else. And, tech CEOs or others can't even wear in...

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How is Jack Erwin?

chestnutxyz

I have a black pair of Allen Edmonds Park Avenues that have been serving me well, but I would like to get a second pair of dress shoes that I can wear 2x a week to extend the lifespan of the AE shoes and to change up my style. Jack Erwin seems to have a great price point, $195 for a pair of good lo...

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Is wearing a £2,000 suit too much for an analyst/associate grade interview

euwechue

I just stupidly bought another Saville Row suit in preparation for upcoming recruitment in Asset Management at the associate level. I am just thinking from previous experience that I was maybe too dressed up when wearing similar suits and applying for analysts positions. I get the impression that t...

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Wearing Cheap Suit Versus Expensive Suit To a Job Interview - Will it affect salary offered?

TheBestMan

Lets pretend there are these 2 candidates for a specific job position. Everything about both candidates are the exact same. The same resume, the same age, the same gender, the same school. The only thing different for these 2 candidates is that 1 is wearing a cheap suit (>$200) to the job interview...

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Charles Tyrwhitt Suit vs SuitSupply Suit

SirGrayWalrus

Which one do you guys prefer? Obviously SuitSupply suits are "higher-end" and offer great quality but I was wondering if Charles Tyrwhitt Suits are any good given that they are pretty affordable. I only own SuitSupply suits and Charles Tyrwhitt for shirts only....

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Summer 2016 Shopping Guide for a Business Wardrobe

GTMonkey

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 ...

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cropped pants with brown loafers as an intern

EUROPETARGET

I'm an incoming SA and I'm wondering if it's ok to wear cropped pants (navy and charcoal suit) with brown loafers. ![Cropped Pants with Loafer][Cropped Pants with Loafer] [Cropped Pants with Loafer]: https://i.pinimg.com/originals/6e/d0/d2/6ed0d2a5e13bfea7e1c5936f832531c2.jpg ...

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Best Companies from which to Order Group Apparel

qwertyuilkjhgfd

What are the best companies from which to place team orders for custom apparel? I know Patagonia is the most iconic, but are there other companies that have fresh selections of fleeces, jackets, vests, etc? Which companies are the best quality and have the best group rates/deals?...

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Black Suits for Women?

Diamandis

I think it goes without saying that wearing black suits to the office is a no-go for men, but what about women, especially for interviews? I've noticed from my on-campus recruiting events that men are generally wearing navy or charcoal suits, but it is not uncommon for the women to be wearing black ...

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Spring Outerwear?

StreetofBulls

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Casualisation of Office Dress Codes

TallWhenStandingOnWallet

It seems ever since 2008, the finance industry has loosened up their dress codes dramatically. No longer are power suits and red ties the norm. Now it seems to be all Midtown Uniforms with gray Patagonia vests. What are your opinions on the loosening of office dress codes?...

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Wolf & Shepherd

M_As_In_Mancy

In the market for some new dress shoes and was wondering if anyone had given these a try? Not outrageously price but wanted to see if anyone can comment on their comfort (as good as advertised) and durability. [Link](https://wolfandshepherd.com/) ...

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Gift Ideas For My Wife

bennybanker

I would look to buy something between $4,000 and $7,000...any one have any jewelry recommendations,i.e., watch, bracelet, earings?...

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shirts

bmwhype

I bought three nice looking shirts at Express and the elbow areas ripped within 3 months. Where should i go to get some quality shirts? ...

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Where can buy women designer dresses online in Sweden?

Berggren

Hello, all I want to buy top trending woman's fashion designer dresses online for my wife and my mother, sister also so please give me your feedback on woman's designer dresses. There are many online shopping websites are currently active in Sweden and offers very good quality women's clothes, like...

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GS new dress code

Distracted

As some of you may know by now, GS just announced their new "casual" dress code. So i was wondering what would you consider wearing into the office? Also, do you think it is a good idea to change the formal suit attire that's so typical of wall street? Is this a growing trend?...

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Canada/TO - Places to buy dress shirts?

StreetofBulls

Any recommended places to buy shirts for Canadians? Price range between the 50 - 100 range, collar made for wearing ties (i.e. no CK shirts), etc. ...

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Best Non-Fratagonia Vest

gator10

Guys, I look around and there is Patagonia everywhere. I need a new vest but I refuse to look exactly like every other guy in finance on a casual day. What are your suggestions on the next best vest? Thx ...

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seaweed123

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Do you match watch's leather strap with belt/shoes?

Ryan Finance

For those who wear a watch with a leather strap, do you do it (e.g. black strap with black belt/shoes, brown with brown etc.) I have seen quite differing opinions on this. Some people say that you should match leather with leather (and even metal with metal, so the color of the bezel on your watch ...

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100% Current and up-to-date Trending Wall Street Fashion Guide

Nakamoto

Hello! I need some advice - fast. I'm moving into a portfolio role in China - I have been here for some time. I consider myself fairly clued-up on general fashion but I'm sure that what I own NOW is NOT going to cut-it. Obviously the Chinese fashion IS different but I want to look like I walked o...

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WSO Podcast: Sophie Kahn and Bouchra Ezzahraoui (AUrate New York): Disrupting the jewelry business

famejranc

Some quotes with timestamps: 4:35 – Essentially we’re trying to democratize fine jewelry. Bouchra and I were in the corporate world with good salaries and we couldn’t afford real gold… that’s the start of AUrate. It’s where you can find real gold at honest prices. Made locally – so ...

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Women's Investment Banking Attire

lizlafayette

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...

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Peaky Blinders Haircut

Yung Metro

So I'm thinking of trying out a new haircut, but I'm not sure if its unprofessional or not. Don't want it to effect any internship prospects. Was thinking about getting the same haircut as Tommy in the Netflix show Peaky Blinders. What do you guys think?...

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Banker Vests - What Banks?

TomTheBanker

Which banks give out vests and at what point are they given to employees? Do most employees wear them or do only the lower level employees?...

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