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+15Worst aspect of finance fashion?


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?

+2Blue leather?

John Pierpont

Saw [this article on WSJ]( saying that blue leather is coming into style for men. **My Thoughts:** I'm not a fan. I feel that it's more of a statement since I have yet to see...

+2Men's Fashion Hacks


Does anyone know some good fashion hacks to make us monkeys' lives a bit easier? I've heard putting your dress shirt in the dryer with an ice cube can replace ironing, is this true? Has anyone attempted this?

+2Casualisation of Office Dress Codes


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?

+2watch doubt


monkeeys, I know they are two really different watches but I like both and I am able to buy them real cheap, so no price preference. Which one would you choose: Tag heuer Aquaracer or Baume & Mercier Capeland?

+1Ladies - Interview Attire?


Have a commercial banking super day coming up - looking for advice on interview attire. Have already been to a couple <abbr title="bulge bracket">BB</abbr> CB super days that didn't work out.. and while I'm sure my choice in heels wasn't the reason I...

+1Wearing Cheap Suit Versus Expensive Suit To a Job Interview - Will it affect salary offered?


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...

+1Appropriate Attire for Company Visit


I am currently a first year university student. I got selected to go on a trip to <abbr title="New York City">NYC</abbr> to visit investment banks and network. I only have a plaid navy suit. I've had it for a year, and I got it tailored. Would this be appropriate?

0What Not To Wear


Hey guys, So I have read and heard that SA's shouldn't wear loafers, so what are they supposed to wear? Thanks.

0Braces Out of Style for Younger Men (Under 50)?


I get the impression that wearing braces is out of place and out of style for men under 50. Is this true? I mean, I sort of miss the days when more guys could wear them and they'd look good. But now, in this GQ fashion day and age, it appears that younger men and maybe even older guys just...



What kind of sunglasses do investment bankers wear? Oakley, Ray-Ban, Oliver Peoples, or Lucky Brand?

0"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...

0Wearing a Rolex to Undergrad Job Interview: Yay or Nay


So I'm recruiting heavily for <abbr title="private equity">PE</abbr> and <abbr title="hedge fund">HF</abbr> right now, and finishing off one or two more interviews to weight out all the the options - but I'm wondering if it's too flashy...

0The 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...

0First Year Analyst Shoes

Future Goldman Owner

Hey guys, What are some shoes that are appropriate for first-year analysts (sales and trading)? I have a pair of walnut 5th avenue Allen Edmonds. Love them. Looking for an appropriate pair of black loafers now. Are loafers ok for analysts? Guess Ferregamo and Gucci are out the window

0Best Golf Apparel That Can Also Be Worn Casually / In the Office

Ricky Sargulesh

Any recommendations for good golf apparel that can also be worn off the course? Specifically interested in half/quarter-zips that can be worn to the office, but other suggestions welcome. Not interested in anything overly expensive or with a giant logo on it (don't want to stroll into...

0An Introduction to Suits - Welcoming the Analyst Class


As we welcome the 2017 Analyst Class, I have some knowledge sharing for the incoming monkeys. <h3>Suits come in three different constructions:</h3> 1) Fully Canvassed 2) Half Canvassed 3) Fused __________________ <h3>What's the...

0What 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...

0Not Investment Banking Looking Enough? WTH

David Beckbacon

I had an <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-investment-banking-division-IBD"><abbr title="investment banking division">IBD</abbr> analyst interview</a></span> with a local boutique investment bank a...

0Which Patek Philippe should I wear?


I am a freshman and I will soon be attending some interviews for a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/guide/wso-internship-guide">summer internship</a></span> <span class='keyword_link'><a...