Wearing a Suit to Work as a SA

I like wearing suits and plan on wearing one everyday during my SA gig.
I don't wanna come across as a fkin nerd or anything though.
Due people still wear suits to the office ?

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May 15, 2022 - 2:02am
WalnutBrain, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Nah don't wear one everyday lol, white button down or simple color button downs (light blue, navy, tan) and slacks… maybe keep a blazer with you in case you have to go to a meeting but that's about it. No tie either

  • Incoming Analyst in IB-M&A
May 15, 2022 - 9:11am

Depends on the culture of your bank/location.

In the UK/Europe this would be pretty normal - I know some banks where interns still wear ties most of the time.

Turn up in a suit with a tie to put in your drawer day one and just match what the analysts are wearing.

May 15, 2022 - 10:27am
nutmegger189, what's your opinion? Comment below:

I've met a wide range of banking interns as of 2021 from top BBs to EBs to MMs and I have never met anyone who wears a tie to work LMAO

The only people you see wearing ties in London are people who are very clearly company management or something, usually some old French/German/Italian dude surrounded by two other people (CFO + IR).

I've seen inexperienced interns (and was one myself) who will go for a tie on first day and normally end the day with it off.

Especially after COVID, dress codes have relaxed immensely since even 2-3 years ago.

@OP psuedo dress code is a two-piece suit minus the tie but in summer, trousers and a shirt will do.

  • Analyst 1 in Research - Other
May 15, 2022 - 1:12pm

A lot of guys in IB still wear full suit and tie (not just day 1 interns), less so in S&T/Research

May 15, 2022 - 1:17pm
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