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Scotusnerd
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Bowtie?

Postby Scotusnerd » Thu Nov 17, 2011 11:19 pm

So, how many of you dapper gentlemen would wear a bow tie to court or to an interview?

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Jennifer Coolidge
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Re: Bowtie?

Postby Jennifer Coolidge » Thu Nov 17, 2011 11:31 pm

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Re: Bowtie?

Postby Renzo » Fri Nov 18, 2011 12:01 am

I would... if I were Black, and a member of the Nation of Islam. Or, maybe if I were 85 years old.

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Re: Bowtie?

Postby grtbooks91 » Fri Nov 18, 2011 12:09 am

Without having any idea whether or not such behavior is appropriate, let me go ahead and say that I would absolutely wear a bowtie to an interview, and indeed, that I already have twice.

I'm pretty sure bowties don't generally qualify as office wear, but I could be wrong. Either way, I'll be rocking them as long as I can.

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Re: Bowtie?

Postby 20130312 » Fri Nov 18, 2011 12:12 am

FWIW, if I were a hiring manager, bowtie would be an auto ding.

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Re: Bowtie?

Postby grtbooks91 » Fri Nov 18, 2011 12:17 am

Yeah I should have clarified: not to a hiring interview, but to an admissions interview.

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Re: Bowtie?

Postby jim » Fri Nov 18, 2011 12:24 am

Does it spin?

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Re: Bowtie?

Postby kaiser » Fri Nov 18, 2011 12:32 am

If I were an interviewer, I would reject anyone who lacks the common sense to realize that wearing a bowtie is a bad idea. If I were an admissions person, I would make a note to reject anyone who lacks the common sense to realize that wearing a bowtie is a bad idea. Unless you are John Paul Stevens, then no bowtie.

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Re: Bowtie?

Postby PLDubs » Fri Nov 18, 2011 1:00 am

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Re: Bowtie?

Postby 20130312 » Fri Nov 18, 2011 7:54 am

And look how it turned out for him ^

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Re: Bowtie?

Postby shastaca » Fri Nov 18, 2011 8:19 am

for what it's worth.
No way would I wear a bowtie to an interview.

However, having spent to much time in courthouses, I have seen many attorney's wear bowties.

About the only adults I have ever seen bowties except on formal or funny party situations have been attorneys.

I even started asking some of them about it. Never got much of an answer except for a couple.

Distinctive yet formal. Well I've seen other wearing them and wanted to switch it up.

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Re: Bowtie?

Postby chrisokc » Fri Nov 18, 2011 9:03 am

shastaca wrote:for what it's worth.
No way would I wear a bowtie to an interview.

However, having spent to much time in courthouses, I have seen many attorney's wear bowties.

About the only adults I have ever seen bowties except on formal or funny party situations have been attorneys.

I even started asking some of them about it. Never got much of an answer except for a couple.

Distinctive yet formal. Well I've seen other wearing them and wanted to switch it up.

In which part of the United States are attorneys wearing bowties to court?? I'm assuming these were all partners or solos. Otherwise, it seems like these guys run the risk of being told by partners and/or clients to take it off and put on a tie. I think it also displays questionable judgment.

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Re: Bowtie?

Postby bport hopeful » Fri Nov 18, 2011 9:08 am

It depends on if youre there to fuck shit up or not.

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Re: Bowtie?

Postby bandenjamin » Fri Nov 18, 2011 9:27 am

Can you rock it like Bowen?

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If not then probably should pass.
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Re: Bowtie?

Postby shastaca » Fri Nov 18, 2011 9:53 am

what part of US?

Shasta, CA

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Re: Bowtie?

Postby Opie » Fri Nov 18, 2011 10:12 am

I wouldn't wear a bow tie in these situations, but not because it is wrong from a fashion sense, but because it looks like you didn't think things through well enough. If you have to ask yourself "will they get it?" about what you're wearing, stop. Don't wear it.

I own several bow ties and wear them, even to work. I'm a little older than most of you though and I have a full beard, so it looks decent the way I dress. It's just no appropriate for these types of things. In the legal world, the only people who should be wearing them are judges, partners (not for court), solos (not for court), and law professors. Realistically, your whole attire should like like you're a bow tie kind of guy. Don't wear a red bow tie with a charcoal suit and white shirt. You look like a waiter.

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Re: Bowtie?

Postby chrisokc » Fri Nov 18, 2011 12:28 pm

How about an Ascot?

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Re: Bowtie?

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Re: Bowtie?

Postby 20130312 » Fri Nov 18, 2011 1:05 pm

Opie wrote:
chrisokc wrote:How about an Ascot?


http://www.abajournal.com/news/article/ ... ng_lawyer/


Article says in support of ascots

Hugh Hefner wears them


Ascots win.

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Re: Bowtie?

Postby T00L » Fri Nov 18, 2011 1:13 pm

I hate that we live in a world where bowties are no longer acceptable.

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Re: Bowtie?

Postby knightjd » Fri Nov 18, 2011 1:20 pm

bport hopeful wrote:It depends on if youre there to fuck shit up or not.


+1
Hahah classic.

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Re: Bowtie?

Postby TrojanHopeful » Fri Nov 18, 2011 1:26 pm

Wherever Churchill went, he was always ready to fuck shit up

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Re: Bowtie?

Postby Opie » Fri Nov 18, 2011 1:37 pm

InGoodFaith wrote:
Opie wrote:
chrisokc wrote:How about an Ascot?


http://www.abajournal.com/news/article/ ... ng_lawyer/


Article says in support of ascots

Hugh Hefner wears them


Ascots win.


The judge wasn't in support of it. That's all that matters.

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Re: Bowtie?

Postby Scotusnerd » Fri Nov 18, 2011 6:27 pm

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Another person of no particular importance who wore a bowtie.

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Re: Bowtie?

Postby JazzOne » Fri Nov 18, 2011 6:30 pm

jim wrote:Does it spin?

lol




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