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Interview Tie

Postby eazye » Tue Dec 30, 2014 6:32 pm

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Re: Interview Tie

Postby jump_man » Tue Dec 30, 2014 6:55 pm

Use your own best judgment, but make sure you feel confident and comfortable with whatever you choose


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Re: Interview Tie

Postby kaiser » Tue Dec 30, 2014 7:00 pm

eazye wrote:Firstly thanks in advance for any help. But I was very fortunate and have interviews at 2 v100s for 1L sa gigs, and I was wondering what I should go with in terms of a tie. I received an Hermes tie as a gift for Christmas from my SO, but it's the only nice tie I own and I worry about it being too flashy or coming off as excessive. My old job also did not require suit/tie so I don't really know what I'm doing. Should I buy a cheaper tie that's maybe just completely navy blue or red or something?

Theres no need to go quite that boring. Use your discretion. If you are that worried, post a link to something that looks similar to what you have.


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Re: Interview Tie

Postby zugzwanger » Tue Dec 30, 2014 7:07 pm

I don't want to spark you overthinking tie designs, but I would advise against a solid single color tie. If you have a navy blue suit, then just get a darker color tie that isn't too flashy -- maybe also a dark blue one with some nice accents/lines etc. Also, probably don't go with a slim tie, but a regular width.

Maybe something in this arena: ... lotId%3D64

Just subtle/elegant, and you'll be fine

EDIT: assuming a white shirt (which IMO is best/safest)

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Re: Interview Tie

Postby Yardbird » Tue Dec 30, 2014 8:52 pm

I forgot my nice ties at home and had to get a tie from the hotel gift shop the morning of a job fair. Out of 8 interviews I got 6 callbacks and eventually 4 offers. That tie became my lucky tie. By no means was it "nice" other than the fact that it looked ok with white or blue shirts. Your appearance should not be memorable and doesn't matter, especially if you're a guy.

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Re: Interview Tie

Postby TheProdigal » Tue Dec 30, 2014 9:09 pm

Avoid Hermes for an interview, especially as a 1L. You've got to earn that shit.

Lately it seems that 50% of GQ's cover shoots use $15 ties from Cheap does not equal bad in any way, especially with ties.


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Re: Interview Tie

Postby FSK » Tue Dec 30, 2014 9:21 pm

Things to not wear to interviews:

Contrast Collar shirts
French Cuff Shirts
Three Piece Suits/ Sweater Under Suit
Hermes ties?
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Re: Interview Tie

Postby fats provolone » Tue Dec 30, 2014 9:34 pm

you could probably leave the price tag on and still get a cb

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