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offer dinner attire?

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 20, 2012 11:45 am

business casual? what do you usually wear to an offer dinner?

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Re: offer dinner attire?

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 20, 2012 11:52 am

I would wear a suit, you can always lose the tie if people are dressed more business casual.

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Re: offer dinner attire?

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 20, 2012 12:00 pm

I would wear a suit, you can always lose the tie if people are dressed more business casual.


TCR. Unless specifically instructed on a dress level (in which case, of course, go with that), your safest bet is to wear a suit. It's easy to make an outfit look more casual, but hard to make one look more formal. Like the poster said, if you walk in and everyone is business casual, just drop the tie and you'll fit in fine.

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Re: offer dinner attire?

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 20, 2012 12:11 pm

I've been to a bunch and they've all been business casual. I'm not sure I'd even want to work somewhere where the attorneys can't be a little more casual for one night.

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Re: offer dinner attire?

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 20, 2012 12:30 pm

I wore a suit. I'd say the associates/partners were in a mix of business casual/formal. I don't think you can go wrong either way but I'd wear a suit just to be safe.

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Re: offer dinner attire?

Postby aces » Thu Sep 20, 2012 1:09 pm

You already have the offer, so the "just to be safe" stuff is overwrought, I think. In my experience there's usually a mix of suits without ties and button-downs/khakis (and their equivalents for women), so as long as you neatly fit into the business casual category, you'll be fine. This should really not be a stressful decision-- do whatever you like, within reason.




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