Wearing your work clothes to upscale lounges?

SA here considering saving some money by wearing some of my more business casual shirts out to upscale NYC lounges instead of buying separate shirts. Off course I have my black and navy button down which I don't wear to work that I already wear out. Is it acceptable?

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Jul 24, 2017 - 2:40pm
futures trader man, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Lol what are you a waiter at the local italian place? Or a member of the Jersey Shore cast? Toss out the black dress shirt. Those things are awful. As stated above stick with blue & white.

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Jul 27, 2017 - 9:21pm
Grayhairs, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Black dress shirts are for Sweet 16's

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Jul 28, 2017 - 8:17am
Sterb, what's your opinion? Comment below:

bonus points if the black dress shirt has rhinestone designs or crosses on it https://www.polyvore.com/cgi/img-thing?.out=jpg&size=l&tid=6875512

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Jul 24, 2017 - 2:43pm
futures trader man, what's your opinion? Comment below:

pink solid is OK as long as it's pastel and not a deep pink, instead of opting for jeans pick up some navy/light blue/olive green Chinos from brooks brothers or similar. Can't go wrong with a nice set of chinos, proper shirt, and some bit loafers.

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Jul 23, 2017 - 10:46pm
newyorkermonkey, what's your opinion? Comment below:

I'm gotten into Up&Down (the Justin Bieber/Leonardo DiCaprio club) with some quality, black J.Crew shoes, black belt, nice watch, and a white dress shirt tucked into a blue suit. I'm an intern as well.

Jul 27, 2017 - 3:51pm
BreakingOutOfPWM, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Do you tuck your shirts in or wear them untucked when you go out? There are some tailoring differences to look out for. I would assume you're not tucking in when you go out, in which case shirts are not really interchangeable:

Your work dress shirts should be left long at the waist to better tuck in. You'll see "tails" in the back - any shirt with a tails should be worn tucked in. If you are going out with untucked shirts, and they have tails, you should have some of those shirts tailored to remove the tails and give them a flat look at the bottom. This makes them harder to keep tucked in, however, so those shirts will likely be out of commission for work. If you are buying button downs that are already flat/flatter on the bottom, they are meant to be untucked in the first place.

The one exception might be if you're very tall (over 6'2" or so) - in that case you might be able to get away wearing untucked shirts with short tails, but I would still stay away from leaving longer tails untucked (i.e. Brooks Brothers). If you're under 5'10" I would never wear shirts with tails untucked under any circumstance.

Jul 27, 2017 - 8:28pm
Slim chimp, what's your opinion? Comment below:

SA considering saving some money and upscale NYC lounges doesn't mix

Jul 27, 2017 - 8:33pm
Fugue, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Though pricey, I would hardly consider the clubs/lounges mentioned in this thread so far "upscale".

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Jul 28, 2017 - 2:48am
Arti, what's your opinion? Comment below:

and here we have it folks, "the best and brightest" are discussing what color your shirt should be... we need a Cosmopolitan section for the glamorous bunch

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Jul 28, 2017 - 10:05am
Arti, what's your opinion? Comment below:

oh, sorry, missed that, seems that we already have a Cosmopolitan section

You killed the Greece spread goes up, spread goes down, from Wall Street they all play like a freak, Goldman Sachs 'o beat.
Jul 29, 2017 - 12:42pm
Pass the Mayo, what's your opinion? Comment below:

after 90 hours i can guarantee you, you will just throw off your tie and jacket and go to bar anyway.

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