Silver BananaTrending Content (see all)Replies
+38
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?

93
+32
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...

255
+31
Most ridiculous or inappropriate fashion attire you've seen at work among SA

SirGrayWalrus

What was he or she wearing? Did anyone mention it to them? What happened? Any funny stories? Just curious

52
All Pods
All Events
Silver Banana
Recently Active Topics
Replies
+7
Jeans in Office?

seowrps32

So I have an internship starting in the next few weeks at a F500 company and their dress code allows for jeans. Does anyone have recommendations on some outfits for this kind of dress code? I was prepared for more of a business casual and while being overdressed isn't the WORST thing, I would rath...

39
+10
Gucci Loafers with the Gold Bit vs Silver Bit

Nightman Cometh

Hey so I've been working for a while and I figured that the time to get some really nice loafers has arrived. I like the black Gucci horsebit loafers with the silver bit a ton - I see em everywhere and the people in my office recommend I get them. However, Gucci's website only lists the ones with th...

49
+24 12
+3
Bespoke Shoes.

HighlyLeveredCat

Have anyone have experience with bespoke shoemakers before? What do you look for in a good cobbler? It's hard for me to wear store-bought shoes because my foot size is weird. ...

8
0
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...

46
+2
Stores for Intern to buy suit

tuaj

There have been some threads thrown around about what interns should wear and price ranges but everyone had a different idea. I only have a black suit and that clearly isn't what I should wear so I want to buy a navy and charcoal suit. Do you guys have any stores you suggest for interns who can't br...

23
+3
It's snowing and you don't want to mess up the loafers....

Captain Buyside

With winter almost here .... What's your best choice for boots? Hunter? LL Bean? What are you guys doing? ...

6
+6
What do you think of Chinese manufacturing?

Tae Hee

Now many things in the store are from Asian manufacturing companies, such as Apple. I don't know what people think of these products....

36
+2
Heel too high?

v9ju

I have heels that are basically identical to the Abigail Grand Pump (85mm) from Cole Haan in black. (Can't post links, easily searchable, sorry.) I was wondering if you think they're too tall for an everyday look? Past threads seem a little ambiguous. Just wanted a second opinion. Thanks! ...

9
+2
WTF is the deal with all these guys wearing sneakers all day?!

Captain Buyside

Work for a hedge fund and see a bunch of guys walking around in nikes or all birds. What's the deal? When did this become okay? ...

7
+1
Tumi Briefcases

GoldBoy

Did not find the answers to this specific questions, so.. I am planning to buy a Tumi briefcase (think for senior analyst / associate) and would like to know your opinion on the following matters: 1. Leather or ballistic nylon / fabrics? 2. Alpha 2 or Alpha Bravo collection? What are the best choic...

3
+1
Winter is coming

ResearchLackey19

Monkeys, This is my first full time job and hence going to be my first winter dressing up in professional clothes. I'm about to go out and buy a Canada Goose but I have a feeling my balls are going to be freezing with the pants that I currently have. In short, how do you keep your legs warm while s...

3
+5
Gloves for freezing office

ResearchLackey19

Hey Monkeys, I sit below the ac and it is getting a little intolerable. My hands are fckin freezing and I am having hard time typing. Do you think people will think its fckin weird if I wear gloves? Also, any suggestion for gloves?...

17
+1
Squeaky shoes

ssild90

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...

7
+2
Best 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 work with a ...

3
+2
Any boot recommendations (for business-professional wear)?

theofficeguy

Looking for any boot recommendations that go well with a nice pair of slacks and sport coat/blazer. Thinking of buying a pair now while there are sales before fall/winter rolls around. I have a pair of chelsea boots, but I find them too sleek/trendy. I also have the J. Crew version of Alden Indy bo...

35
+2
Pins

Luis123

What're your thoughts on wearing a lapel pin to a superday/reception? It relates to a club on campus where I hold a leadership position, and looks cool. Something similar to this: https://cdn3.volusion.com/mwceg.gjtbh/v/vspfiles/photos/10505-2.jpg?1509257403...

10
+3
Best Coach Outlet Bag Recommendations

monokenyokuretsudo

There are a lot of bag brands out there in the market, and Coach has always been one of my favorite brands. Whether you are looking for Coach outlet crossbody bags, shoulder bags, tote bags, or backpack bags, you can find one that fits you perfectly. So what bags would you recommend?...

8
+1
Dress Shoe Recommendation

analytics

Anyone know of some good dress shoe brands that are decent quality but not very expensive? The last set of loafers I bought were shit. Also I'm not a fan of wingtips....

120
+3
Glasses or Contacts?

crunkmunky

For those of you analysts that wear glasses or contacts... which of the two would you recommend? Forget about the way glasses look.... for the purposes of comfort and practicality, are one them easier on the eyes at 2am after staring at a screen for 10 hours? I'm afraid contacts might dry your eye...

46
0
How Are Tom James Suits?

3200fps

Anybody here used them for custom suits? Feedback good, bad, or neutral? Quality of Tom James Suits Tom James offers custom made bespoke suits tailored exactly to you. While this sounds nice, there are a lot of mixed reviews about Tom James. The prices are quite high and unless your sales perso...

33
+1
Button Gape | Custom Women’s Dress Shirts

ntnyc

I’ve begun to look for clothes for my internship this summer (snagging sales, etc.), but I just can’t find a good button down shirt. I’ve been caught with the inevitable button gape every time I try something on that fits well in the torso. I also love the button down look, and of course I hav...

3
+3
Hermes Belt

Macronmania

Hi fellow monkeys, I've recently purchased a Hermes belt (black and brown reversible & silver buckle), and I was wondering how it is perceived in the US? I am planning on using the belt for weddings, christmas party at the office or for a special occasion. Thanks....

16
+6
Best Value (~$200) Bit Loafers?

peremium

Any suggestions for good quality brown bit loafers around $200? I love the Gucci and Ferragamo styles, but I'd like to get a similar look for less. I've ordered and returned a few pairs at this point (Mezlan, Magnanni, Cole Haan) and can't find exactly what I want....

25
+1
Manufacture consistency

Kjr999s

I don’t understand how after making 4 two piece suits for me the consistency varies so much. Sizes are different, I’ve asked this to be fixed but when it’s come back it’s the same, like they’ve sent back the same garment. NEVER again will I use these incompetents to make me a suit....

2
+2
Building a SA wardrobe

sj13

What are some essentials for ladies? The cheaper, the better obviously but I want to avoid compromising on quality as much as possible. How many outfits/shoes to shop for? I love more fashion-forward pieces and I'm curious about how to integrate my style in my work wardrobe without being flashy obvi...

3
0
Online stores with discounted luxury watches?

feenans

I'm looking to pick up a watch, but NYC dealers are very stingy with discounts and I'm not accustomed to paying MSRP. Now I'm considering buying it online from 'parallel importing' retailers, their discounts are crazy!. So my question is if anybody had experience with those sites... how reliable are...

21
+9
Lululemon Dress Pants

Ed Chambers

Work for a PE/HF that's fairly relaxed. I started wearing Lululemon pants to work... real game changer! Let me know your thoughts. ...

39
+6
Best Price to Quality Non-Iron White Dress Shirts?

ether007

Just building out my wardrobe for IB and trying to find some good white dress shirts? Any advice on where to go? I've been thinking doing Uniqlo as I am a slim build. Hoping to spend less than $30/shirt if possible? Any places to buy in bulk for cheap?...

23
+1
Favorite white shirt

emoney

Where is everyone's favorite place to get white shirts? I know Charles Tyrwhitt is very popular, but was wondering others....

4
+39
New To Formal Fashion? Start Here. PT1

EnergyHOU

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...

72
+1
Smart Business

asdda

Hi guys. I have been accepted to a GS event, and I have recieved a mail that States the dresscode as: smart business. Am I right to assusme that this means slacks and a shirt, No tie?...

3
+5
Do You Care if Your Clothes Are Made in America?

ptm24

WSO favorite [Allen Edmonds’s recent marketing campaign is championing the fact that their shoes and other apparel are made in America.](https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.wsj.com/amp/articles/does-made-in-america-still-matter-footwear-brand-allen-edmonds-is-about-to-find-out-1537812563) Although th...

16
+1
Best Charcoal suit from Suit Supply?

Jamie_Diamond

Anyone with experience shopping on Suit supply can point me to the best charcoal suit? I see there are two great charcoal suits that are in napoli fit https://us.suitsupply.com/en_US/suits/napoli-dark-grey-plain/P5225MI.html?cgid=Suits&prefn1=colorID&prefn2=fit&prefv1=grey&prefv2=Napoli https://u...

2
+1
Interview Attire at Tech Company

trippycannon

Final round finance interview at tech company (think Lyft, AirBnB) in NYC. Interview invite explicitly says they're casual and that formal dress is not required, to wear whatever you're comfortable in. Should I still go with a navy suit no tie? That's really all I have but can borrow a jacket from...

3
+6
Help finding a good dress shirt

6221_analyst

Pretty ridiculous, but I am having trouble finding the perfect dress shirt. I want a non-iron, not overly expensive shirt (preferably no front pocket, but its not a priority) I checked out BB but they suggested I go with custom shirts because of my build (32 waist, about 44-46 chest, 34 sleeve). I w...

46
+3
Charles Tyrwhitt Spread/Cutaway Collar shirts???

JonnyDrama

Anyone familiar with their spread/cutaway collar shirts? I have been stocking up on CT classic collar shirts in the super slim fit cut. Looking to get a couple new designs and I am out of options with the classic collar. Are the spread/cutaway collar shirts fine to wear without a tie? Specifical...

8
0
Finessing Canadian Average to GPA conversion - 80% Average = 3.7 GPA?

omgwtfitsp

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------bump-----------------------------------------...

3
+11
Rain and Shoes

C.R.E. Shervin

So given it's supposed to be a monsoon in NYC this week I wanted to poll everyone on what they do when it rains, specifically what do you do to not ruin your shoes? I have galoshes, but I also have a pair of rain shoes that I wear if it is going to be crappy out. Given that there is going to be 5 ...

27
+5
Definitive Finance Vest Rankings

Ed Chambers

I work in a small office and 2 of our 5 summer interns contacted people in the office about whether it was appropriate to wear a fleece vest to the office and if so, what do we recommend. Leaving aside the ridiculousness of their inquiry, give me your power rankings on vests! ...

12
+3
First Pair of Dress Shoes - Black or Brown?

Buckology

I recently graduated from college and will be starting my first job in consulting in a few weeks time. Because of this, I'm working on building out my wardrobe and realize I need a nice pair of leather shoes to wear to the office and client engagements. There are a fair amount of posts on WSO about ...

10
+36
What watch do you wear and What's your Dream Watch?

BrianHunter

I've seen the car topic, now let's start with the watches. I'm a watches maniac. Currently wear: Rolex GMT Master ref. 1675, Rolex Submariner 1680 red write. Next: AP 15300 Dream: Patek Philippe Nautilus 5712 ...

206
+14
My husband hate the way I dress

harshbask

"Are you sure you're wearing that?" These very words from my hubby make me uncomfortable and he is starting to get into my nerves and it is affecting my self-esteem. I used to have no problem with office attire, and I never changed my style. I am confused and don't know where he's nasty comments a...

28
+6
Junior Banking Dress Shirts

Nullnull

As an Analyst or Associate, what style dress shirt should one be wearing? Is it acceptable to wear lightly striped/patterned dress shirts such as: https://www.brooksbrothers.com/BrooksCool%C2%AE-Milano-Slim-Fit-Dress-Shirt%2C-Non-Iron-Tonal-Alternating-Stripe/ME03065,default,pd.html?dwvar_ME03065...

21
+1
Investment Banking Meme Dad Hats

DrXJS-.

Lol wore the Hardo hat in my office and my MD laughed his butt off. https://maadho.com/collections/finance-dad-hats...

1
+2
Winter Coats

fitz204

Hi All - looking for a good winter coat. Work in IB and generally wear business casual. Any suggestions?...

27
0
/comfort-and-comfortable-shoes

Rinkal-Patel

My daughter even ordered a pair for her clinical training for her medical program as she knew she’d be on her feet a lot. They are super comfy and definitely worth every penny that I payed. Love Orthofeet and I recommend them whenever someone mentions having heel pain. Told all my co-workers about...

0
+18
Sleds

BrianHunter

Looking forward to buy new deal sleds. Advice about where to buy different ones? Which brand? Disclosure: man, already have the Gucci's one, don't like LV ...

34
+1
Are Allen Edmonds Verona Italian loafers too flashy to wear as an analyst?

Jamie Dman

Are black Allen Edmonds Verona Italian loafers too flashy to wear as a 2nd year Sales & Trading analyst for office wear? (my team is is very laid back and doesn't wear anything fancy like watches) What about to client meetings?...

5
+11
Wrist tattoo in investment banking?

a5hleybmw

I have a tattoo on my wrist - it is a Heart about 1.5 x 1.5cm It is too high up for my watch to cover it and is evident even if I wear long sleeves eg when my elbows are bent on a desk. Is this something I need to 'declare' at the interview stage? Could it potentially turn them off me? Are IB b...

21
+1
Allen Edmonds - Extra 40% Off Clearance / Factory Seconds

peremium

Use code PLUS40 during checkout for an extra 40% off most clearance items and factory seconds: [Clearance](https://www.allenedmonds.com/outlet/clearance/shoes/) [Factory Seconds](https://www.allenedmonds.com/factory-second-shoes/) You can get Park Avenues or Fifth Avenues for $178, or even less if...

2
+1
Best shirts

TheKid1

I was wondering what are some good shirts, I know Thomas Pink, Brooks brother are known for there shirts are they worth the price? I bought several BR shirts over the weekend since they had a July 4th weekend sale and they look nice and fit good. So for now I am good with shirts, but I am planning o...

72
+1
Sainte LeFranc Watches

BlueDevil1984

Hi All, anyone ever heard of or have any experience with Sainte LeFranc watches? Have been offered one at a seemingly good price but know nothing of the brand and can't find much online either. thanks...

2
+1
Suit Lapel Suggestion?

ether007

For suits for banking, what should the width of the lapels be? should you always go with a notch lapel?...

3
+9
Interviewing: Young Bald Men and Facial Hair?

lgx

There is literally nothing on this topic anywhere on the internet, but the questions is, is it appropriate to interview with facial hair if you are bald? A lot of the clean shaven advice is given to people with full heads of hair (which looks nice most of the time), but as someone who is young (earl...

32
+1
Which is the Real Charcoal Suit Appropriate for Banking?

ether007

Which of these 2 suits is the true charcoal suit that people say is appropriate for ibanking? also should the lapel be the regular or narrow width Slim Notch: 2.36 in / 5.99 cm * 1) https://www.indochino.com/product/dark-charcoal-suit OR * 2) https://www.indochino.com/product/kingsbridge-char...

4
+2
Business Casual or Smart Casual?

Banker God

Hello all, I've been invited to a brief informational sit-down with a well established portfolio manager (oversees >1B$ AUM) - after the initial excitement waned I began wondering how I should dress for the meeting. My instinctive thought is to go with a more business casual look, however, I do no...

5
+1
TM Lewin Sale link

whatstheplan

https://www.tmlewin.com/shirts/?utm_source=paid_social&utm_medium=FB-USD&utm_campaign=USD-STB-TIESHI2995FD-MNF&utm_content=USD-STB-TIESHI2995FD-MNF-CL-300118-One_Transaction_Customers-FB-USD-140618-Week_16-Image-Store&src=TIESHI2995FD Hope this works well for you...

4
+2
Thoughts on wearing big brands during internship?

EBITurk

Hey, So I'm starting my M&A internship at BNP CIB in one of the smaller offices in Europe, just wanted to get your thoughts on what to wear as an intern. Gucci loafers, Salvatore ties, Patagonia fleece etc a bit too much right? Should i shop from TM Lewin and Charles Tyrwhitt for suits, ties, sh...

2
+4
Wearing sneakers for the morning commute

theofficeguy

This really only applies if your office is business casual, but what are your thoughts on wearing sneakers with dress pants/chinos. I've been noticing the younger crowd on the busses and subways opting for backpacks over briefcases, and wearing sneakers (which I assume they change into more profess...

23
0
Is it ok to wear sunglasses indoors?

Ray Mckigney

I feel so much calmer when I do. ...

25
+6
Supreme, BAPE, Off-White, or Y3 in the Workplace?

bigplay

Does anyone wear any of their streetwear pieces in the workplace? I wear some nicer WESC button-ups and Cole Haan dress shoes with Nike Air cushioning (so comfortable!). I am thinking of picking up some BAPE/AAPE button-ups for Fridays. I don't own any Supreme or Super Dry, but I know they are popul...

16
+4
Brand names on shirts?

targetprekalum

Are brands like Ralph Lauren and Vineyard vines fine for an IB job or does one need to have shirts without logos?...

25
+2
Briefcase/Bag preferences

redfishbluefish

What is a solid briefcase/bag for a 1st year analyst (consulting)? I have been rocking a Daniels bag (local startup briefcase/luggage company)! What are your thoughts?...

78
+3
Business Professional in a Business Casual Workplace?

Mickey-Oniel

Hi everyone, I've recently landed a gig at a relatively large pension fund where it has been made clear the dress code worn by most is business casual. I love getting to wear a suit, and I was wondering if anyone had thoughts on continuing to wear a suit in this kind of environment. Would it be de...

6
+1
Any idea what brand of shirts loyd wears?

Jamie_Diamond

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZmAvVvKQ4cU Any idea where CEOs like Loyd get their shirts? probably tailor made i reckon but might as well ask. looks really comfy...

5
0
Sunglasses

jimbob6

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

114
+1
Caruso : best value for money suit brand ?

alg78

Hi all, I've been looking into affordable suit but with great quality (in other words "not fused") for quite some time and a friend of mine who is quite knowledgeable recommended italian brand Caruso as he said they were one of the best and I could get them quite cheap during sales or on websites s...

3
+3
Black Suit

Armhoo1

What’s up guys? I recently cold e-mailed my resume to a school alumnus that runs a relatively small family fund ($100-150M) to inquire about an internship. Based on my research, his father was an exec at Blackstone. He’s offered to meet for lunch or just coffee. I’ll likely opt for the coffee...

8
+9
Favourite Tie Knot

JoeBloggs97

I'm curious as to what everyone's favourite tie knot is. Personally, it has to be the Windsor knot. What's the worst tie knot you've ever seen?...

28
+7
WTF do you do if your weight changes constantly?

m_1

My weight swings between 180 - 200 every few months and as a result I've had to buy way too many clothes. The reason my weight swings is just due to my training cycle and having the clothes tailored again usually gives like 4 - 7 lbs of flex in either direction but it's never quite enough and it s...

28
+1
Interview attire for Healthcare Business?

Phizzurp

Hey all, I have an interview tomorrow at a large Healthcare company (fortune top 6) tomorrow. The position is within their strategy group as an investment analyst. How would you guys recommend I dress? I'm currently in trading at a large AM firm, so I think my typical attire is a bit 'flashy' for t...

1
+2
Tie Suggestions?

ether007

looking to buy a few ties for investment banking interviews 1) what are some good ties to go with a navy suit? solid burgundy tie or would navy be better? 2) whats the best place for the best value? thanks...

9
+2
Help with what to wear tomorrow?

ihatetumblrkids

Hey all, this is my first post after a lot of reading around for weeks and it seems that I should have posted this a few days ago. Tomorrow I have an externship with a trading firm. I went out and bought a suit the day after sending in my RSVP, and 2 days/500 dollars later I get another email saying...

6
+3
Business formal in winter (female)?

3.141592653589793238462643383279

Hi, I have an upcoming off-cycle internship at a top 5 private equity firm (one of Blackstone, KKR, Carlyle, Apollo so super formal attire required). My previous internships were all during summer so i mostly just wore blouse/shirt + pencil skirt +blazer or dress + blazer. Q1: I am just wondering w...

8
+2
What black male hairstyles are appropriate for IB?

Mauriceaugust117

I'm trying to choose a new hairstyle that works within finance. I currently have a short fade but I want to try something different. I want to grow my hair slightly and fade the sides. It would look like this: https://www.menshairstylestoday.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/High-Fade-with-Short-Top.jp...

5
+1
Knock My Socks Off

HanzNFranz

Recently been on the market for a nice pair of socks to wear in a PE/HF environment (so pretty casual). Tired of buying the classic dress socks because I wear them about five times and I already feel them thinning. Any recommendations on your go to sock brand that look good in a business casual env...

1
+14
What Not To Wear

nok15105

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

70
+1
Leather laptop bag - color?

silverace

I noticed the topic on leather laptop bags lower on the page - but what I was missing was a topic regarding the color of bags that people find acceptable (and as I am looking for a bag, that seems helpfull). I can also understand that there might be differences between London, NYC and other cities a...

4
0
Selling my Longines Master Collection Watch - amazing classy watch for sale

techjunkie

Hey monkeys, I’m selling my watch because I don’t wear it anymore. I’ve had it since 2nd year of banking, probably wore it for a total of 2 years, before moving on to a more casual environment. Selling here because I think it is a great junior finance watch that looks a lot more expensive t...

1
+2
Starch to prevent wrinkles in shirts? HELP

Phizzurp

All, Has anyone had success using starch on their shirts to prevent wrinkles? I just bought 5 CT "non iron" Dress shirts and ALL OF THEM WRINKLE LIKE A BI***. Not sure what happened with my order. I've order a handful of business-casual non iron shirts from CT before, and I've honestly never had ...

7
+2
Are these shoes suitable?

JoeBloggs97

Serious question. So I have a brown pair of Ted Baker Chelsea boots, really nice pair actually (pic attached). They go really well with my grey suit and I even wore them at my first-year internship at an AM firm with no issues. I'm about to start my second-year internship at a small bank and was wo...

8
+2
How Many Suits Do I Need as an IB Analyst?

Bepersistent

I am going to be a 1st year IB analyst very soon and I was wondering how many suits I should have. My bank is not in NYC so it is a little laid back in terms of dress code. I currently have two suits: navy and charcoal. ...

6
+1
What is a good slim-fit overcoat for winter?

ec1814

I'm not really sure what kind of coat to wear over a suit during winter. I'm a first year analyst in back office asset management, so looking for something not too expensive (200, maybe 300 if its nice). Thanks :)...

4
+1
Ankle Showing Vs. No Ankle Showing Consensus?

REF'd_Up

Pretty self explanatory; where are we at with the whole business suit fashion trend for tailoring our suit pants short to show ankle? What do senior bankers think when they see this style? I presume it comes off a bit cocky and annoying....

4
+2
Help Picking a Suit For Banking Interviews

ether007

Hey WSOers, Looking for some advice is choosing a suit for ib interviews in NYC. Which of these suits would be the best option? https://www.indochino.com/product/dark-teal-basketweave-suit https://www.indochino.com/product/indigo-pebbleweave-suit https://www.indochino.com/product/gray-birdseye-st...

16
+1
Thoughts on British Belt Company?

rakcity

I am looking for some new/more professional belts, is anyone familiar with the British Belt Company? Their suit belt is the Langham, https://www.thebritishbeltcompany.com/catalog/product/view/id/680/s/langham/category/27/ and retails for $75 and is apparently full grain leather. I only found out a...

1
+2
Spread collar and 3 inch tie okay for IB analyst interview?

wallstreet27

Do BB or MM IB shops in NYC give a shit if you wear a spread collar to an interview for an analyst role? Would 3 inch ties be too thin? Just trying to cover my bases, wouldn't be surprised if I get dinged for something ridiculous. Read similar posts but they address once you're a full-time monkey,...

5
+1
Laptop / Messenger Bags - Brands?

ElijahPrice

I interned at a BB a while back and they gave us laptop bags with their corporate logo as parting gifts. I'm looking to buy a new bag (one with a strap, not a backpack). What are the best brands? I have seen Samsonite, Targus, American Tourister......

129
+4
How can you rationalize spending $100+ on a shirt as an IB Analyst?

Jamie_Diamond

Tried on some performance dress shirts from Vineyard Vines that felt like my pajamas but even on sale they're about $99.99. How much do you spend on dress shirts?...

27
+7
Bespoke Suits and Shirts in Bangkok or Hanoi

SuitGuy

I'll be traveling in Asia next month before starting work full-time in August and am looking to buy some high quality, well-made clothing for my wardrobe. While I intend to buy most of my shirts and a suits at home (in the US), I also want to explore buying some cheap custom options while abroad. ...

22
+1
Can Street Wear Be More Executive Looking? Urban Hip Street Wear gushgush.com

gushgushlinks

Yes it can! With your own twist of flavor. It certainly can be a colorful one as well. I personally do not prefer to look too executive, like i am going to office for a big meeting but sort of a cross between casual Fridays and feeling authoritative for the day. Usually my taste are dark colors on...

1
+1
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. ...

4
+2
What are the Best Dress Shoes for Work?

fledgling_monkey

With regard to style, fit, and longevity? Wall Street Shoes for Work Opinions on fashion on wall street oasis vary wildly, especially when it comes to fashion. Some prefer form others prefer function. An analyst may not realistically have the option to spring for eight hundred dollar gucci or twe...

219
0
Dress Shirt Iron or Steam

torontomonkey2

Hi Monkeys, (Stupid question alert). As a poor SA that doesn't have many shirts (basically 1 for each day of the week), my shirts get really wrinkled. Can't afford dry cleaning everyday either. Do any of you have experience with fabric steamers (http://www.amazon.ca/CONAIR-GS10RC-Conair-Deluxe-St...

24
+31
Most ridiculous or inappropriate fashion attire you've seen at work among SA

SirGrayWalrus

What was he or she wearing? Did anyone mention it to them? What happened? Any funny stories? Just curious ...

52
+1
Women's attire for hot weather

yingand

First real finance internship. Just went through all my clothes and only found very few pieces that I might be able to wear. Which means I have to go shopping for clothes (I imagine you're not allowed to repeat what you wear within a month). I am a bit clueless when it comes to fashion. Any suggesti...

12
+1
GF traveling Asia (not Thailand) any recommendations on Suits, and dress shirts?

press107

Gf is traveling Asia and has plans to go all through Japan, and China. I have heard in the past that Shanghai used to be a hidden gem for bespoke suits and dress shirts. Is this still true? Any recommendations to where she could find some quality and reasonably well priced suits/slacks/dress shirts ...

1
+10
To wear make up or not

blahblah890123

Off topic question for the handful of women on here (and to guys - wouldn't mind if you chipped in with your opinion on this as well) - Do you wear a full face of make up to work? (FYI for guys - full face of make up means primer, concealer, foundation, bronzer/highlighter, blush, mascara, lipstic...

53
+10
Leaving Shoes at Work

knickerbockers523

Question: How many of you leave a pair of shoes at work? Reference, I have a 45 commute to work via public transportation with some decent outdoor walking involved. At the point I've invested in several pairs of Allen Edmonds but continuously run through pairs (quicker than most I'd assume) largel...

28
+6
Where do you buy clothes from?

TheQuizzicalOne

Just curious where are some good spots to buy some work clothes and what types of things to invest in. Also, places where you get your everyday casual crap are welcome too. Not a big fan of shopping but I need some things....

76

Pages