Long Hair in Investment Banking

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It's been a long quarantine, and my hair has grown to an impressive length. I'm about two months out from having some serious flow (ie. Fabio Lanzoni-ESC goodness). All my life I've never been able to really grow my hair out because of expectations, professional/familial pressures etc... Naturally, I'm excited to grow my hair out, but pensive considering the potential impact on my perception in the office. Should I commit to the flow or is it time to let it go? What sort of things can I except having long hair in an IB office? What is your office's grooming standard?

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Jun 23, 2020 - 1:25am

Do it

"If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them." - Bruce Lee

 
Jun 23, 2020 - 2:06am

You are a VP, I think you can even dye your hair with acid pink

MM IB/Retail brokerage - Sell-side ER Generalist and Capital Markets IB (ECM, DCM), Eastern Europe and Central Asia region
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