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  2. Casualisation of Office Dress Codes

    It seems ever since 2008, the finance industry has loosened up their dress codes dramatically. No longer are power suits and red ties the norm. Now it seems to be all Midtown Uniforms with gray Patagonia vests. What are your opinions on the loosening of o ...

    38 comments - 3 silver bananas - Jan 15 2019 - 8:00pm -

  3. GS new dress code

    As some of you may know by now, GS just announced their new "casual" dress code. So i was wondering what would you consider wearing into the office? Also, do you think it is a good idea to change the formal suit attire that's so typical of ...

    22 comments - 3 silver bananas - Mar 8 2019 - 1:00am -

  4. Is Business Formal Dead?

    "Khakis? I'm gonna be wearing a suit like... 90% of the time. I'd rather have 6 suits and 1 pair of khakis. And nice dress shoes. It's impossible to have too many nice black dress shoes. The pointy ones, definitely. Or they'll mak ...

    61 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 18 2012 - 12:45pm -

  5. Intern Dress Advice?

    Monkeys, I had some questions about attire recommendations for S&T dress clothing for a summer intern. I was planning on buying 5 brooks brothers shirts (only in plain white and blue) and some navy/gray dress pants. I have seen advice on this forum su ...

    19 comments - 2 silver bananas - Apr 12 2019 - 3:27pm -

  6. How To Dress For Success On Wall Street

    You've graduated cum laude from an A-school, networked like a rabid-marketing salesman, and eked-out the technical interview and now you're on your way to becoming a FY Analyst at a BB firm! As you joyously pack you belongings together in antici ...

    36 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jul 29 2012 - 9:34pm -

  7. What to wear to "Casual" orientation meeting

    I have an orientation meeting for an Accounting Fraternity coming up. The event description says "dress casual," but I dont know what type of casual they mean. For a bunch of college kids, they could take casual as shorts/jeans and a t-shirt. I ...

    38 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 9 2017 - 5:13pm -

  8. Skinny Suit?

    Hello I was wondering whether it would be appropriate to wear a skinny suit to an interview and subsequently, everyday to work. I'm not talking Russell Brand skinny or anything, just something like this http://us.topman.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ ...

    59 comments - 1 silver bananas - Sep 17 2011 - 11:13pm -

  9. The Hedge Fund "Look"

    What would you say is the best look (best i.e., someone who you would say "that person looks awesome") for men and women at major hedge funds on the East Coast? Any specific designers or items that are "must haves"? Dress Code ...

    32 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 14 2014 - 8:05pm -

  10. Dress code while interviewing for a Tech Position at an IB

    The position is a back office position and I'm not too keen on wearing a suit. Can I get away with a Dress Shirt Tie Slacks Cashmere Sweater Dress Code No ...

    9 comments - 1 silver bananas - Apr 12 2019 - 3:53am -

  11. Do jews wear undershirts??

    A fellow monkey here is telling me they do not and I'm a bit skeptical. To me, if you don't wear an undershirt to work you're basically dressing like a 7th grade clown. Any decent data points on this? Thanks Dress Code jews Undershirts ...

    49 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 21 2011 - 12:26pm -

  12. UBS Dress Code- 43 page code

    In a Big Brother-style, 43 page dress code for its bank employees, UBS has a recommendation for everything from the length of employees' socks (at least knee high, to avoid embarrassing peeks of skin from the trouser leg) to what they eat (no garlic) ...

    31 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 15 2016 - 1:08am -

  13. Hedge Fund Dress Code

    Good morning monkeys, Quick question for you. I will be starting at a hedge fund directly after undergrad in about a month. Generally speaking, what is the dress code at a hedge fund? There are about 25 people in the office, and everyone seemed to dress f ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 14 2015 - 11:09am -

  14. SA Training Dress Code

    What is the typical dress code for SA training for BB in NYC? Dress Code ...

    39 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 5 2010 - 5:06pm -

  15. West Coast BB Dress Code

    What is the office dress code at BB's in SF? Business casual or business professional? suit Dress Code SF business casual ...

    24 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 16 2014 - 10:27am -

  16. Which shoe should I buy?

    Which suit would be better for finance? http://www.brooksbrothers.com/Penny-Loafers/MH0002... (I've a 15% discount so it'd only be #363) or http://www.allenedmonds.com/shoes/mens-shoes/loafe... Black shoes Dress Code loafers ...

    12 comments - 1 silver bananas - Sep 29 2017 - 12:34pm -

  17. Would you ding someone who doesn't dress well?

    So, an undergrad comes in for an interview for an FT or SA position. I would think that anyone that wants to get into IBD or Finance in general will have done extensive research on how to break in, and will therefore have read WSO threads on the matter, M ...

    25 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 15 2012 - 10:15pm -

  18. Female Interns: How to Accessorize?

    I'm a girl in her early 20s starting a London-based BB internship soon. For the most part, I've got the dress code figured out, and as an intern I know I won't meet any clients, so I'm not stressing out too much. However, since I don&# ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 6 2015 - 10:48am -

  19. What is your Dress Code?

    As the title states, what is your dress code? Also please state if you work at a BB, boutique, and etc. I just wear business casual (slacks/dress pants, dress shirt, and no tie). Dress Code ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 26 2012 - 8:20am -

  20. BAML Dress Code

    Anybody know the dress code at BAML? I've heard that BofA was business formal (suits required daily), whereas Merrill was business casual (dress shirts and slacks), but that now it is all business formal. Does this mean analysts wear suits everyday? ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 11 2010 - 1:44am -

  21. Dress Code- Networking with Alumni/ Networking in general

    Post deleted-no longer relevant--------------------------------------------------------------------- networking Dress Code weekend trips summer networking ...

    10 comments - 1 silver bananas - Oct 30 2017 - 12:52am -

  22. Bedtime Attire

    Hi guys, I'm really confused, and this forum seems like the best place to ask. What should I wear when going to bed? Should I change my attire with regards to the season? Are socks frowned upon? Thanks Dress Code bed ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 7 2013 - 7:55am -

  23. Strange dress code

    Ok so my dress code is business casual but with a tie for 4 days of the week. I am not really used to wearing a tie without a suit but I guess I will have to buy ties. Can someone estimate the number of ties and shirts that I should have? Dress Code ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 24 2012 - 11:02pm -

  24. Hip Cocktail Attire?

    I have a sell weekend coming up- and one of the evening activities says "hip cocktail" attire. Is this just a dark suit with no tie? Thanks! Dress Code ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 11 2012 - 9:27pm -

  25. Interview dress up help

    Hi I have an interview with Bloomberg in NYC next week. I have been reading on the web on what to wear for the interview and there are a whole bunch of (sometimes contradicting) ideas. So I appreciate your help with this. I am thinking of wearing the foll ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 29 2010 - 2:40pm -

  26. Dress code in Houston

    I am in college and plan to work as an IB analyst in Houston. What would be the standard dress code in that area for someone of my position? Is a blazer and slacks fine, or should I get a full-on suit? Do I even need a jacket at all? Dress Code 1st year a ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 3 2015 - 3:30pm -

  27. Shoes & Ties

    Hi guys..Need some of your input on what your favorite brands of dress shoes and ties are. Looking for nice/smart shoes and ties that aren't ridiculously priced..... Just an intern here! Personally this is what my closet consists of:-All 3 suits: Sui ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 19 2014 - 7:50pm -

  28. stupid q, what's dress code at blackstone

    Interned elsewhere but will be starting full time this July. Never really considered this or had an appropriate time to ask. Didn't pay much attention to nonsenior people when interviewing and was just wondering if anyone knew if it tended to be more ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 21 2011 - 4:26pm -

  29. Summer Analyst Interview Dress Code for an International Student

    Hey guys, I am an international student studying finance at a target university. I will be applying for SA positions soon and really wished to get some inputs on the dress code. I see a lot of information for what to wear during your SA / Analyst gig, but ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 7 2014 - 4:08pm -

  30. Different Dress Code for Big4 Offices

    Just curious to know what the different dress codes are for some of the Big4 firms. How different is office attire for some places like NY /Bos/SF/DA etc? Dress Code ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 14 2013 - 3:13am -

  31. Moelis dress code

    Does anyone know what the dress code is like at Moelis? I searched all of the forums, but couldn't find one that specifically mentioned Moelis. Thanks. Moelis Dress Code ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 26 2010 - 12:24am -

  32. Dress Code and Setting

    Hey everyone, I was wondering, does dress code matter during university? I am a Finance major in the Honors program with a 3.81 GPA, left arm is completely covered in tattoos (2-3 inches above my wrist) and my everyday outfit is sweat pants with a T shirt ...

    4 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jul 9 2019 - 3:31am -

  33. UBS Switzerland Employee Guide Book?

    I dont know if you've heard of this http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20110117/ap_on_bi_ge/eu... anybody have a link to the actual document? sounds like an interesting read UBS Dress Code ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 22 2011 - 6:29am -

  34. quick question-interview attire

    I have a 2nd round interview at a prop trading firm coming up. In the first round, the interviewer mentioned that they "had a much more casual culture than investment banks, and I wouldn't have to wear a suit and tie like this (I wore a suit and ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 30 2010 - 6:57pm -

  35. Most casual dress code in finance?

    What job in fiance (buyside or sellside) has the most casual dress code? Anyone ever get to wear t shirts to work Also generally how causal do quants get to dress? Finance questions banker fashion fashion advice Dress Code 2016 summer intern; question; he ...

    5 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jul 11 2017 - 3:09am -

  36. SF BB Office Culture/Dress Code

    Starting an analyst program at BB bank in SF. What is the dress code like? I've heard "casual" and "laid-back" many times, but that sounds open to interpretation. Any thoughts help. Thanks Dress Code ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 4 2016 - 1:00pm -

  37. EB Dress Code Advice

    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 ...

    4 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jun 7 2018 - 10:12am -

  38. Wardrobe for interview

    I'm applying as an intern, and I was wondering if my current wardrobe is appropriate. There are casual Fridays. Shirts: Four white shirts all from Brooks Brothers, with shirt pockets, spread collar, no buttons on collar Blazer: Two navy blazers from ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 5 2017 - 5:57pm -

  39. What is Business Professional?

    I asked what the dress code was for my internship this summer and was told it is "Business Professional." What does that mean? I figured it is just code for suit and tie every day, but was also told not wearing a suit would be appropriate- so ho ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 20 2009 - 6:49pm -

  40. Wearing a dress shirt with a front pocket

    Just wondering what people thought of someone wearing a dress shirt with a pocket on it? I know it isnt necessarily the fashion nowadays, but would you stick out like a sore thumb I guess is what Im tryna ask. Cheers Dress Code dress shirts ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 5 2016 - 8:23pm -

  41. About 04/27 WSO meetup

    Hi everyone, Im a new user. And it is my first time to attend WSO meetup in NY on 04/27. Is this event free to attend or I need to register. Do I need to buy a ticket? What are the.dressing codes? Thank you guys very much. Dress Code new user ticket ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 22 2016 - 1:30pm -

  42. Networking meeting with a CFO, to wear a suit or not to?

    I am meeting with a CFO in his office this week. I was intending to dress business casual as this is just a networking meeting, but a few people are saying to wear a suit and some are saying to not wear a suit. What does WSO say? I had been told by other ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 2 2015 - 6:48pm -

  43. Big 4 Advisory Dress Code

    Hi monkeys, It may sound like a random topic but I have zero clue on what I will be wearing as an entry-level associate at a Big 4 advisory. I'm curious to know if I will be wearing a suit all the time. How formal is the attire? My office is in NYC. ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 24 2014 - 12:41pm -

  44. Intern Question- Business Pro no tie???

    Hello Everyone, I will be working in NYC this summer within FP&A with some risk and forecasting. I recently reached out to my manager about dress code, and he responded- "Business pro is fine. No ties." I'm just confused about exactly w ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 21 2015 - 12:00pm -

  45. What might the dress code be at a FoF?

    I'm starting an internship at a FoF in NYC next month, and am curious about the dress code. Initially, I assumed suit and tie, especially since I'll often be in meetings with HF managers, but does anyone know standard office protocol at a FoF? I ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 29 2014 - 1:56pm -

  46. Summer in Tokyo for a Girl

    I hear Tokyo's notorious for its high temperatures...and nothing sleeveless is allowed according to the dress code policy. How do the rest of you ladies handle the heat? Thanks! Dress Code ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 26 2014 - 12:32pm -

  47. I'm a newbie, what to wear?

    Hello everyone, I am a 23yo girl and I'm right about to enter the business world. I'm starting an internship on Monday at Mars (the Twix Bounty Snickers and pet food multinational) and I need some advice on what to wear. The day of my interview ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Jan 7 2017 - 1:36pm -

  48. Thoughts on Dressing for Bay Street at various levels in Capital Markets

    Is it just me? Or do Bay Streeters tend to dress extremely conservative? Been monitoring what I've seen for awhile and more likely than not have I seen plain navy/grey/black colored, double button, notched lapel suits. It isn't too often but you ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Sep 29 2015 - 10:11pm -