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Buying my second suitIt 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...
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Intern @William Blair Chicago - Wardrobe?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 h...
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What finance jobs can I justifiably wear French-cuff shirts for?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 wit...
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Pre-Interview Reception AttireJust 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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Menswear for business - interested in joining a start-up's closed alpha testing? **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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Bonobos for SUITS? Looking for $600-$1000 rangeCurrent 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 buyin...
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Injured both of my legs, what should I do about pants for the next 4-6 weeks?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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Squeaky shoesI 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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Looking for a new wardrobe? you might want to consider flying overOn 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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What's better: Custom made shirts vs. tailored shirts?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!...
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Actress in Los Angeles and HollywoodLooking for the best actress in Los Angeles and Hollywood. models as you want to like, Getting the business address fro business models to improve up your advertising....
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Moscow clubs capitalize on lonely women starved for affection.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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What do people carry in their work bags?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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Dress code for Informational sessionGoldman 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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Need help picking out a place to buy a MTM suitI 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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Do beautiful/attractive people have a competitive edge in their careers? (Superficially speaking)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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Smart Business AttireI 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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What was the best deal you've ever gotten on a single purchase? (Clothing or assessories)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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Thoughts on this as a suit for interviews?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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What brand of suits to go for for interviews? Also Color?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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Thoughts on this as first suit for interviews?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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Buying memory foam insoles to put in your work dress shoes? Most comfortable dress shoe brands...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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I Banking Interview This is super silly but are 5 inch Louboutins closed pointy toe considered inappropriate for an I banking interview?...
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Christian Louboutin Loafers - MenWhat 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/f5252ef77d5f364c605aa4e62d0d6f16.jpg Yay or nay?...
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Where to buy suits 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 t...
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Soft, Warm Dress ShirtsDoes 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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Thoughts on subtle windowpane suitSo 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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Watch Advice (gift for lawyer in the financial world)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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A Female Intern's WardrobeI'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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SuitSupply NYC ReviewAnyone tried SuitSupply? They seem to have nice slim cut suits for a decent price. What is SuitSupply? SuitSupply is a vertically integrated suit supplier that has been lauded for making quality suits and offering them at affordable prices. GQ reviewed the company by saying: [quote] Suitsuppl...
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Female SA in MarketsI'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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Watches in IBHello 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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T-Shirts beneath Shirts: your Opinion?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. ...
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URGENT Lunch QuestionI 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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Tie dimpleDo you guys typically dimple your tie at work? What's your fav knot? ...
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Struggling to find women business attire - in NYC!?deleted deleted deleted deleted deleted deleted deleted deleted deleted deleted deleted deleted deleted ...
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What kind of Casual Shoes do ya'll wear?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 driver Gucci_Driver with web detail Ferragamo_Double Gancio Ferragamo...
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when you wear a suit and realise your colleagues don'tHello, 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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Skinny Pants and Ties (investment Banking)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...
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Cheap Tailor in NYCDoes 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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V Neck Undershirt Brands?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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Wearing the company's colors during a job interview?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 shir...
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Dating - not the usual questionI 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 ...
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What's Your Favorite Salad Combo?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 couple o...
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Appropriate shoes for internship?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 ...
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Wearing a Suit in the HEATWearing 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?...
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Buzzcut appropriate for banking?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 envi...
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White Collar Shirts or BracesI 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...
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Are these shoes' toes too square?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...
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Interview Tie ColorFor each BB bank in particular, which color tie would you choose for the summer analyst investment banking interview? Interview Coming Up? Be Prepared. ...
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Next pair of shoes after black cap toe?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 of...
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Would you buy a watch online? 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 ...
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Interviewing at GS for an Associate Positionany advice on what to wear for the interview? suit, tie, and dress shirt style wise thanks guys...
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Wearing a T-shirt under a dress shirt?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 ...
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suit colourHey 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 ? ...
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White Collar, Blue Shirt for Intern?Too flashy/Gordon Gecko-ish for an intern to wear to his Asset Management internship at a BB?...
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Is this suit appropriate for summer intern?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-by-andrew-marc-slim-fit-solid-blue-suit?ID=2241381&upc_ID=34887260&Quantity=1&seqNo=2&EXTRA_PARAMETER=BAG Any comments on t...
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best tie brands for ANALYSTSthoughts on the best brands? thomas pink, any others?...
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Buying a used suit. Has anyone gone down this road? 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...
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Watches up to 6kHi 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...
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Weekender bag suggestionsHey 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 $200 and was hoping to find a great bag that is both functional and looks good. Thanks!...
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Watches and Cufflinks for the incoming ChimpsHi everybody, I tried looking in previous forum topics about watches and cufflinks (and other accessoires if someone thinks they are acceptable), but these topics have not been discussed for some time, so therefore this topic. Small note, this is for in London, but I don't know if there is a big fa...
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Who Would You Hire? (Hair Color Question)Had to post this. The thought on first impressions and hair color has really been bugging me for the past few days. How much does hair color affect hiring decisions, given all the other attributes are identical in a candidate (for ibd, specifically)? Would you hire A or B? Backstory: attended Wom...
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Where to buy solid shirts... cheap budgetHey guys. Going to be a FT analyst in just a month in NYC and looking to knock out the shirts sometime soon. I'm probably (definitely) on the thriftier end, so please understand that. What places do you guys recommend that have the best shirts around the 50-75$ range? Basically everything above ...
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Desperate for Finding Clothes- NYCSo 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...
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Suit and Tie First DayI have my first day on the job as an SA in San Francisco tomorrow. My plan was to wear a suit and white shirt and keep a tie in my pocket. Should I wear the tie or not? Thanks....
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Attire for summer analysts in SFI hear the general norm in San Francisco is wearing lighter colored suits with no ties. As a summer analyst do you think it would be best to wear a tie to the first day of work and keep doing so until I've been asked not to? I'm curious as to whether it would be wise to take off my tie without askin...
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Is this Suit Appropriate for future Internships/Interviews?Hey guys, I'm a rising Junior and am looking for a cheap, but good quality suit. I have a black suit and a light grey suit, but I feel like neither are a good fit or appropriate according to what I've seen on this site. I found the Napoli Navy Suit on Suitsupply.. I can't post links, but google...
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Silicon Valley Internship Fashion AdviceI'm starting an internship with a Tech company (working in a Finance related role) this summer. Not really sure what to wear. It isn't a startup-style company or anything wack like Google or Facebook but instead a more formal corporation. When I interviewed there people wore mixed things. Most peo...
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What denim do you wear? (5 years later)Original thread: http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/where-do-yall-get-your-jeans It's buying season this year and I wanted to see how trends may have changed or not for that matter. I started off with Levi's. About half J crew and half 7s now. ...
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How do you break in shoesLast week I purchased a $295 pair of very nice Johnston & Murphy dress shoes. They fit me perfect as they slide right on. I wore them for the first time yesterday. There is a little slippage in the heel (very little as they fit pretty nicely), but within 30 minutes, I was unable to walk as my heels ...
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Minimalist Dress Shoes?Hi all! I was wondering if anyone one here has experience wearing minimalist dress shoes. I have run in barefoot shoes for a while now, and was curious to how they would translate into the office environment, and if perhaps they could help ease my back pain. It seems as if Primal Professional's ca...
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Pants for buff thighsMonkeys, I've struggled my whole life finding pants that fit due to my muscular legs. I either look like a Mick Jagger in skinny jeans or a sagging gang banger due to the bottom being so loose. Anybody have any suggestions regarding pants that fit bodybuilders/athletic body types? My only luck ha...
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Dinner with Principal in Consulting, what to wear?Hi, I was recently hired to a consulting firm. In my interview, the partner/principal in the practice was not present, so after my unofficial offer was given from my principal/partner, he invited me out for dinner to some fancy restraunt. Question is what should I wear? The whole suit with tie? I am...
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New Suit Advice: ColorsHi everyone, I am an incoming first year analyst at a BB in IBD and am buying a bunch of suits before I start work. Was trying to get a sense of what is acceptable, namely on color and also pinstripes. I'm looking at these two suits from Suitsupply, and I was wondering if the first one is too light ...
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Summer 2016 Shopping Guide for a Business WardrobeHi 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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Tie or no tie for lunch with MD (final interview)Hey WSO community, you've been helpful so many times, would you mind helping me with another little questions? I am in PE recruiting stage now, and advanced a lot with one upper MM fund. Passed two analysts, four associates, three VPs, financial modelling homework, and now final stage - lunch with ...
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Wearing a Burberry Trench Coat to work as an analyst?I work in the Los Angeles office of our bank. Ever since I was in college, I wanted a Burberry Trench coat and now that I have money saved up, I'd like to buy one. The thing is, I try to keep my outfit very muted and conservative by avoiding any logos or company specific branding (Hermes ties with "...
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What do you guys wear on casual Fridays?I am an incoming summer intern at a BB. I am little confused about casual fridays. What do you guys wear on casual Fridays?...
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The Pocketless Dress Shirt1: Do you prefer dress shirts with a pocket on the left breast, or pocketless? 2: I'm currently looking for pocketless dress shirts. Where could I buy one? The following stores only carry dress shirts that do have the left breast pocket: Brooks Brothers Joseph Banks Nordstrom...
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Another Watch Thread...I know there are a lot of these watch threads, and I know that it really doesn't matter what watch you wear. I bought a Seiko SARB033 for my summer internship because it was a safe, humble and quality watch. When I was talking about watches with my coworkers, they said that you shouldn't wear a wat...
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Introducing myself - 22 year old IT graduateHi! My name is Nathalie but you can call me Natty! A friend told me to sign up here for fashion advice :) It's nice meeting you guys! and I guess Introducing myself is a requirement. I just want to say Hi!!!...
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Which Tie for my InterviewGoing to wear it for interviews and other events that require me to dress up. My suit is a charcoal color. Option 1: http://media.hermes.com/media/catalog/product/worn/cache/tieonashirt/1417098360/T/T05/T051/paleblue/simple/H605778T%2029.jpg http://media.hermes.com/media/catalog/product/worn/cache/...
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Best Places to Buy Ties OnlineJust looking for some opinions on where you think the best places to look for ties online are. Looking for ties in the $50-$125 neighborhood that SA interns could wear. Thanks...
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What to wear first day at fundHey guys, starting at a hedge fund next monday. Not sure what to wear first day, as all of my interviewers there were wearing very casual clothes (usually dark jeans/dress pants, casual dress shirt or sweater). Do you think I should still rock a suit on day one?...
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Need help for Deutsche Bank - Business Casual vs Business SmartStarting job in DB soon Bus. casual for training, and bus. smart on-site.Need help with shopping...
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Back office dress code?Hi, I am interning at technology division of a BB which is essentially back office. What normally is the usual dress code for back office technology people? Do back office people wear suits? or dress shirts with dress pants is fine? I am not in a support role. Also, I saw a joke thread making fun...
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Goldman Sachs Business Casual?Hi everyone! I am attending a symposium for Goldman Sachs soon and the dress code is stated as "business casual". I know it isnt too serious but I was wondering what would be appropriate as a female. Also, I am a first year undergrad and unfamiliar with what i would do at a spring symposium. If anyo...
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Sub 400 suitsHey guys I've been suit shopping for my pharmacy school interview as I have been working out since I bought my last suit and do not like how it fits me anymore. I am a pretty big guy and wear a 46r/l with a 36/34 waist and am looking for a slim fitting suit. I found a hugo boss modern fit suit for ...
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What Is a Good Sweat/Water Proof Hair Gel?Preferably one without odor....
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Peak lapel suit for Summer Intern [Please no jokes]I have charcoal suit with a peak lapel. Unfortunately when I bought it 4 months ago I did not know if it was okay/not okay to wear it on Wall St.. Are peak lapel okay? Should I avoid it completely and buy a new charcoal suit? P.S I would be very grateful if there are no jokes and you can g...

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