I'm updating my wardrobe for my sophomore internship this summer, mostly in the way of dress slacks. Next summer I will be at an EB for my junior internship, and would like to buy clothes this summer that I can wear next summer.
Everyone talks about buying suits for internships, but no bankers I've ever met with for coffee have been in a suit (even without a tie). Mostly dress shirt and vest.
What is the dress code for elite boutiques? If nobody wears suits, I will save money and buy slacks without the jacket.