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Which is a better fit out of these two?Out of these two which is a better fit. They are the same size but one is longer. Pretty much L or R? Summer intern so off the rack. ...
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Best coat to wear on top of a suit in the winterIs it basically restricted to just peacoats / overcoats? If so, what are the best ones for under 500$? Best stores? Banker looking to do HH and PE/HF interviews this winter ...
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Allen Edmonds Park Avenue vs. Fifth Avenue ShoesSo I've been fortunate to line up a few interviews, and as a result I've been shopping around for some new dress shoes (my old ones are way too cheap). The 5th Ave line is 230 right now on AE, and a pretty good deal. It looks just like the Park Ave, but with a little decoration on the cap. http://...
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Is it acceptable for men to wear makeup?Apparently it is commonplace in South Korea....
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Watch question--Quartz vs. AutomaticI'll be starting as an IB analyst and looking to pick up a watch for a couple hundred bucks. Is there any reason to get a lower end automatic (i.e. Seiko, Tissot, etc.), or would it just be a hassle to have to constantly reset it? Would it be better to get a quartz watch? I know very little about wa...
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Can you know someone's position(job) by the way they present themselves superficially?Is there a way to tell what kind of job a finance guy has by the way he dresses, like if he wears a specific tie design or combs his hair a certain way, or the design of his business bag, can you use any of his superficial fashion assessories to tell someone's area in finance like if he is an invest...
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Matching Dress Pants?So this is a question that I've seriously struggled to find a good answer for. This past summer, I interned in BB IBD and my wardrobe consisted of 2 sets of suits (charcoal/navy jacket+trouser) and ~4 cheap pants of different shades of charcoal/navy. I would spend my day in my cheap pants (without j...
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What kind of earrings do you think a woman looks best in during and after work?So, I normally wear a pair of gold heart earrings with a small diamond stud during the work week, along with golden hoops in my second piercing, but they are small. I'm wondering what you all think of larger gold hoop earrings (think thumb length) or other pieces of jewelry. ...
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Cyber Monday: $140 Joseph Abboud Suits (reg. $695)Hi Monkeys, Today, Men's Wearhouse is doing 60% off on their clearance suits, which luckily happens to include a few from Joseph Abboud. I've picked out two suits that are $140-- charcoal and navy-- that are relatively safe choices for interviewing in, or for first or second year analysts. (maybe...
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Black Friday Suit DealsHi all, have any of you heard of any good suit deals this black friday? Looking to expand the wardrobe. Thanks! ...
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Looking the partI will soon be a first year associate for JP Morgan. However, I have to look the part. I need some advice on what brand and color suits I should wear and how often should I rotate as well as how many suits I need in general. Also, I would appreciate some dos and do nots of accessories such as: pocke...
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What kind of patterned shirts and colored pants do you wear?Curious about the type of patterns you wear on your shirt , and your office environment. And, about the pants color. I have Gray, Navy, and Black wool pants with white and blue shirts- I am looking to branch out....
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Thoughts on these shoes for interviews?I'm a Male, looking to break into Investment Banking. Thoughts on these shoes for interviews ? ...
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Future Intern at BB — Accessories So I am fully aware interns should dress as conservatively as possible. However, I am in the process of building out my tie collection and I want to ensure I straddle the line properly. My ties are currently Brooks Brothers, Zegna, Thomas Pink as well as entirely striped, conservative colors. Wh...
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Calvin Klein/Ralph Lauren/Tommy Hilfiger versus Brioni/Armani/Gucci SuitsWhat is the difference between department store suits like Calvin Klein/Ralph Lauren/Tommy Hilfiger and high end suits like Brioni/Armani/Gucci? (Besides the price) To me, a lot of these suits look very similiar. Can you just look at someone and say, "That's an Armani suit, he must have paid a coupl...
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Attire to a lunchHey guys, A morgan alumni in WM reached out to me after I sent him an email. Said he wants to grab lunch with me. What is appropriate to wear in this situation? Also, should i treat this as in informational interview, and come prepared with questions and a resume. Or keep it strictly casual?...
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Dress Like A Man: The Anti-DouchesuitI have had a lot of interns ask me where I get my clothes. This isn't surprising, since I look great all the time. I tell them, "I don't get all my clothes in one place, idiot." And then I tell them some version of the following: If you're a male in his early 20s who wants to look good right out of...
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HollywoodLearn about the association of models to getting more ideas to become a successful models being beautiful all the time for everyone. Myriam Touimer lives in Los Angeles, California. ...
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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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Hollywood modelsLearns the most successful voice over artists who build close relationships with clients in modelling. ...
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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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Myriam Touimer guide for fashionLearn how should you get one of the top position to make a successful model of Myriam Touimer to become the destiny point of my life. ...
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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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Myriam Touimer Los AngelesI have happy to see this strong connections between beautiful models with her business. Read this great post and know about the successful models and how they all are working with her industries. ...
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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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Myriam Touimer HollywoodYou have know about the Myriam Touimer Hollywood models and actor for every aspiring new model. Learn more about Myriam Touimer now. ...
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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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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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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] Suitsupply...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Where do I buy shortsSummer is around the corner, and I want to know where people here buy shorts....
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London - shirts for slim and short menHi, I'm looking to find shirts that fit me in London without going for made to measure. I've started with Charles Tyrwhitt and TM Lewin. Neither quite works without getting alterations, so I figured I may as well look a bit broader. CT needs darts, TM Lewin is a bit better and only needs sleeves sh...
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Shoes for work - Tod's vs. AEHey guys. So I'm looking to buy a new pair of shoes since I just started working full time. I already have a pair of AE Strands in Walnut, but I feel they pop a little more than I want to at the office. These are the choices I narrowed down to. The Tod's are pricier, but they feel a lot more sturdy ...
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