Any particular hairstyle law firms look for?

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Re: Any particular hairstyle law firms look for?

Postby motiontodismiss » Mon Apr 12, 2010 9:56 am

Just pick a style that fits you. Some people look best in long hair, some people look best in short.

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Re: Any particular hairstyle law firms look for?

Postby Mickey Quicknumbers » Mon Apr 12, 2010 10:05 am

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50+ years removed and the Don Draper style is still, for the most part, the model for the classy professional appearance.

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Re: Any particular hairstyle law firms look for?

Postby ozarkhack » Mon Apr 12, 2010 10:12 am

motiontodismiss wrote:Just pick a style that fits you. Some people look best in long hair, some people look best in short.


And some people look best in both:

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Re: Any particular hairstyle law firms look for?

Postby TheBigMediocre » Mon Apr 12, 2010 10:15 am

adh07d wrote:Image

50+ years removed and the Don Draper style is still, for the most part, the model for the classy professional appearance.


Mad Men
confuses me. On one hand, I enjoy the show. On the other, so do hipsters.

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Re: Any particular hairstyle law firms look for?

Postby Mickey Quicknumbers » Mon Apr 12, 2010 10:18 am

TheBigMediocre wrote:
Mad Men
confuses me. On one hand, I enjoy the show. On the other, so do hipsters.


It's ok, with all the vastly differing interests between normal humans like you and hipsters like me, surely we can share one common interest.

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Re: Any particular hairstyle law firms look for?

Postby TheBigMediocre » Mon Apr 12, 2010 10:23 am

adh07d wrote:It's ok, with all the vastly differing interests between normal humans like you and hipsters like me, surely we can share one common interest.


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Re: Any particular hairstyle law firms look for?

Postby leftofthedial » Mon Apr 12, 2010 10:39 am

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I think I know that dude...he played in a band, but I can't remember what they were called!

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Re: Any particular hairstyle law firms look for?

Postby GordonBombay » Mon Apr 12, 2010 10:40 am

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I would tone it down and go shorter. Switch from gel to wax, cream or something that says "no shine" You can still shape it without it looking all shiny and wet a la Paulie Cheeseballs

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Jonathan Anton

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Re: Any particular hairstyle law firms look for?

Postby sixburgher » Mon Apr 12, 2010 10:51 am

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Re: Any particular hairstyle law firms look for?

Postby kalvano » Mon Apr 12, 2010 12:12 pm

This should be what you strive for -


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Re: Any particular hairstyle law firms look for?

Postby chrisokc » Mon Apr 12, 2010 12:19 pm

kalvano wrote:This should be what you strive for -


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Including the lit cigarette?

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Re: Any particular hairstyle law firms look for?

Postby kalvano » Mon Apr 12, 2010 12:22 pm

All the better to flick at the peasants who come in to your office by mistake. It says GTFO without having to slum it by speaking to them.

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Re: Any particular hairstyle law firms look for?

Postby chrisokc » Mon Apr 12, 2010 12:23 pm

kalvano wrote:All the better to flick at the peasants who come in to your office by mistake. It says GTFO without having to slum it by speaking to them.

Name Gekko's brand of smokes.

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Re: Any particular hairstyle law firms look for?

Postby kalvano » Mon Apr 12, 2010 12:25 pm

Was it Dunhill? I can't remember.

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Re: Any particular hairstyle law firms look for?

Postby chrisokc » Mon Apr 12, 2010 12:26 pm

Winston - soft pack

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Re: Any particular hairstyle law firms look for?

Postby kalvano » Mon Apr 12, 2010 12:29 pm

Dammit. I was thinking more high-class.

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Re: Any particular hairstyle law firms look for?

Postby Kiersten1985 » Mon Apr 12, 2010 12:30 pm

you shouldn't wear that hairstyle in ANY job, or in any instance EVER for the rest of your life.

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Re: Any particular hairstyle law firms look for?

Postby kalvano » Mon Apr 12, 2010 12:31 pm

Kiersten1985 wrote:you shouldn't wear that hairstyle in ANY job, or in any instance EVER for the rest of your life.



Unless you face a gang of hooligans, and then it becomes a self-defense weapon.

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Re: Any particular hairstyle law firms look for?

Postby chrisokc » Mon Apr 12, 2010 12:33 pm

Very few guys can pull off the slicked-straight-back look.

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Re: Any particular hairstyle law firms look for?

Postby soonergirl » Mon Apr 12, 2010 1:05 pm

chrisokc wrote:Very few guys can pull off the slicked-straight-back look.


cf. Mitt Romney.

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Re: Any particular hairstyle law firms look for?

Postby FuManChusco » Mon Apr 12, 2010 1:35 pm

I'm in shock that someone with a blow out is going to be a lawyer. Shutters. That has to be the worst hairstyle ever. OP must love Long Island sluts.

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Re: Any particular hairstyle law firms look for?

Postby mb88 » Mon Apr 12, 2010 8:27 pm

This:
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is not a haircut.

The very fact that you needed to even ask if this was appropriate for law practice is stunning. I don't know you. You could be a very intelligent, funny, and like-able guy; but good god, men's (MEN'S, not BOY'S) fashion is conservative and low key. What you have done to your hair is not conservative and low key.

While we're at it:

No, skinny ties are not appropriate either. Neither are brightly colored shirts under your suit. My best, and most honest, advice to you is to outright ignore whatever you personally believe is stylish. What you consider stylish (as was already well pointed out in this thread) is considered the "garb of an asshole" by the rest of society.

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Re: Any particular hairstyle law firms look for?

Postby 174 » Mon Apr 12, 2010 8:33 pm

mb88 wrote:While we're at it:

No, skinny ties are not appropriate either.

Really? I mean, obnoxiously skinny is one thing, but what about 2.5" at the bottom? What about the occasional knit tie? Obviously I wouldn't push the envelope during an interview or an important meeting with a client, but do firms really dislike associates showing any personality at all?

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Re: Any particular hairstyle law firms look for?

Postby crazycanuck » Mon Apr 12, 2010 8:37 pm

Go with this. Business in the front, world destroying party in the back.

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Also, in your interviews, make sure you show up wearing this, it's what all the playas wear around the law firms yo.

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Re: Any particular hairstyle law firms look for?

Postby motiontodismiss » Mon Apr 12, 2010 8:38 pm

I think regular width ties make you look old. Nobody under 40 should be wearing a regular width tie.




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