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Weekend Dress Code

Postby Obama2016 » Fri Oct 14, 2016 11:12 pm

Might be a "newb" question, but I am legitimately curious: what is the weekend dress code? If I normally wear tie and/or jacket everyday, is weekend just a dress shirt and slacks? Or are we talking jeans/button up with some decent shoes? I just started a few weeks ago, and I have to go in tomorrow for the first time on a weekend.

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Re: Weekend Dress Code

Postby notgreat » Fri Oct 14, 2016 11:19 pm

At my firm, which is NYC big law but certainly not one of the tippy top firms, it is literally anything you want as long as it would be appropriate to wear on the street. Like gym shorts, a t-shirt and sneakers is fine.

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Re: Weekend Dress Code

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Oct 15, 2016 12:29 am

Worked at a couple of places in LA, on weekends I wore whatever I wanted. If someone gave me crap (no one ever did), I figured I would just say I was out and about and got called in on a last minute emergency.

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Re: Weekend Dress Code

Postby KM2016 » Sat Oct 15, 2016 1:34 am

If I'm in on the weekend, I'm wearing whatever is most comfortable. Usually ends up being sweats or gym shorts, flip flops, and a tank top or t-shirt. No such thing as a dress code on the weekends.

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Re: Weekend Dress Code

Postby kellyfrost » Sat Oct 15, 2016 7:48 am

Do you ever show up hung over on the weekends? Is this frowned upon?
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Re: Weekend Dress Code

Postby unlicensedpotato » Sat Oct 15, 2016 10:41 am

I would at least wear a tshirt (not a tank top) but everything else is fine. Flip flops are fine.

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Re: Weekend Dress Code

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Oct 15, 2016 11:33 am

In the office now :) NYC, v5

Jeans and t-shirt/polo are most common. I'm rocking flip flops, jeans and a t-shirt. No one cares so long as I bill.

My general rule is "Would I feel awkward if my boss saw me wearing this walking down 7th ave at noon?"

Now, that said, if you are interacting in person with client on the weekend I would ask a partner/sr. assc. It varies from suits, to biz. causal, to jeans depending on the client/partner.

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Re: Weekend Dress Code

Postby elendinel » Mon Oct 17, 2016 9:54 pm

Unless a client is in the office, whatever you wouldn't be embarrassed to be seen wearing if other people in the office also came in.

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Re: Weekend Dress Code

Postby Toni V » Tue Oct 18, 2016 1:33 pm

Since we have a gym at the firm, it is not uncommon to see cohorts (myself included) dressed very casual on the weekend.

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Re: Weekend Dress Code

Postby Johann » Tue Oct 18, 2016 10:49 pm

kellyfrost wrote:Do you ever show up hung over on the weekends? Is this frowned upon?


For sure. I've puked in my firms bathroom before. Wear whatever I want when I work weekends.



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