How Often Do You Wear a Suit

What industry are you in, and how often do you wear a full suit and tie? If not a suit what do you typically wear for day to day work

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  • Associate 3 in Consulting
Oct 26, 2021 - 1:31am

Consulting. I've literally never had to wear a suit and tie (or even a suit or tie for that matter) once, except for the holiday party (and even then, probably didn't really need one)

Back when traveling, I'd usually wear a dress shirt and slacks or even jeans (mostly jeans tbh). Remote it's almost anything goes, but I usually try to at least wear a polo on call with clients

I have not had any financial services clients to the extent that's relevant (their attire is traditionally a bit more conservative)

Oct 26, 2021 - 5:45am

When I was in banking it was full suit every day, tie for client meetings. In my current firm it is business casual, emphasis on the casual - sneakers jeans and hoodie would not be out of the ordinary. Our tech/data people outnumber the 'business' people so the dress standard varies across the firm a fair bit. 

Oct 26, 2021 - 11:43am

Consulting here as well. And every day attire for myself as a junior is generally suit pants, dress shirt, and oxfords (no belt, tie, or jacket). But it seems as though, possibly due to COVID, more senior members are coming in more casual clothing such as jeans paired with less conservative colored checkered button downs, so who knows if this style will permeate through the junior ranks over time.

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  • Associate 2 in PE - LBOs
Oct 30, 2021 - 6:39pm

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