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Where are you working this summer?

NYC
69
27%
DC
17
7%
LA
16
6%
Chicago
21
8%
Boston
12
5%
Texas
31
12%
San Fransisco
20
8%
Atlanta
7
3%
Philly
13
5%
Other
47
19%
 
Total votes: 253

Right2BearArms
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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby Right2BearArms » Thu May 11, 2017 11:39 am

Dr. Nefario wrote:Cowboys boots with my bizcasual in a non-Texas market...discuss.


How non-Texas? Throughout most of the south or southwest I think you could be ok. Would not wear boots to any firm north of Kansas City or east of Nashville, and even then I think it is questionable. Standing out during SA is generally a bad thing. Don't be the person who grew two inches on Friday because they wore boots.

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby Minnietron » Thu May 11, 2017 12:00 pm

Dr. Nefario wrote:
Minnietron wrote:
Roy McAvoy wrote:
Dr. Nefario wrote:Cowboys boots with my bizcasual in a non-Texas market...discuss.


They're definitely not "cowboys boots" wherever you are.

Oklahoma is a non-Texas market. Or, are you saying they're not "cowboy boots" for a reason other than locale?

Its cause I typed the plural cowboys by accident

RC/Attention to detail fail. No offer, here I come!
Although, you could've been talking about these:
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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby clshopeful » Thu May 11, 2017 12:07 pm

Dr. Nefario wrote:Anyone know how the Brooks Brothers Summer Suit sale stacks up? 2 suits for $899 seems decent.


Suit Supply. Go there; way better construction, fit, and style than BB. You can get two of their $399 ones. Italian fabric, fully canvased (not glued like BB probably).

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buckiguy_sucks
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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby buckiguy_sucks » Fri May 12, 2017 10:45 am

crisis time folks i recently learned that fridays are more casual than business casual now i have to buy work appropriate jeans. is there a jeans equivalent of allen edmonds? am i going to get no offered for not having selvedge raw denim??

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Man from Nantucket
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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby Man from Nantucket » Fri May 12, 2017 10:51 am

clshopeful wrote:
Dr. Nefario wrote:Anyone know how the Brooks Brothers Summer Suit sale stacks up? 2 suits for $899 seems decent.


Suit Supply. Go there; way better construction, fit, and style than BB. You can get two of their $399 ones. Italian fabric, fully canvased (not glued like BB probably).


Brooks Brothers and SS are both good options and similarly priced. You may prefer SS's fit and style, but the construction of their suits absolutely is not "way better" than Brooks - both are half canvas and similar in construction. Can't really go wrong with either.

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LaLiLuLeLo
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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby LaLiLuLeLo » Fri May 12, 2017 11:21 am

Department store outlets like Saks off have decent suits for a far better price. Usually have them for $199/suit. It can be hit or miss with the house labels, but if you look where it's made and the material, you can cop some that are half or full canvas w Italian wool.

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Dr. Nefario
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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby Dr. Nefario » Fri May 12, 2017 12:02 pm

buckiguy_sucks wrote:crisis time folks i recently learned that fridays are more casual than business casual now i have to buy work appropriate jeans. is there a jeans equivalent of allen edmonds? am i going to get no offered for not having selvedge raw denim??


I believe these are all the rage:

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/26/fashion/nordstrom-mud-jeans-controversy-prps.html?_r=0

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby SmokeytheBear » Fri May 12, 2017 1:04 pm

buckiguy_sucks wrote:crisis time folks i recently learned that fridays are more casual than business casual now i have to buy work appropriate jeans. is there a jeans equivalent of allen edmonds? am i going to get no offered for not having selvedge raw denim??


Levis 511s.

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby RaceJudicata » Fri May 12, 2017 1:16 pm

buckiguy_sucks wrote:crisis time folks i recently learned that fridays are more casual than business casual now i have to buy work appropriate jeans. is there a jeans equivalent of allen edmonds? am i going to get no offered for not having selvedge raw denim??


AG or Seven or J Brand are all nice. I like AG Graduate the best, or one of their slimmer fits if you are on the taller/skinnier side. Go to Nordstrom or somewhere and get them, because a lot of times they will only come in one length so will need to be tailored.

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby Capitol_Idea » Fri May 12, 2017 1:18 pm

buckiguy_sucks wrote:crisis time folks i recently learned that fridays are more casual than business casual now i have to buy work appropriate jeans. is there a jeans equivalent of allen edmonds? am i going to get no offered for not having selvedge raw denim??

You're still a summer so you need to skirt the line between recognizing the dress environment while still dressing for success and looking like a real attorney.

TCR here is a full denim suit.

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby buckiguy_sucks » Fri May 12, 2017 3:20 pm

Capitol_Idea wrote:
buckiguy_sucks wrote:crisis time folks i recently learned that fridays are more casual than business casual now i have to buy work appropriate jeans. is there a jeans equivalent of allen edmonds? am i going to get no offered for not having selvedge raw denim??

You're still a summer so you need to skirt the line between recognizing the dress environment while still dressing for success and looking like a real attorney.

TCR here is a full denim suit.


would the canadian tuxedo suffice

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buckiguy_sucks
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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby buckiguy_sucks » Fri May 12, 2017 3:22 pm

SmokeytheBear wrote:
buckiguy_sucks wrote:crisis time folks i recently learned that fridays are more casual than business casual now i have to buy work appropriate jeans. is there a jeans equivalent of allen edmonds? am i going to get no offered for not having selvedge raw denim??


Levis 511s.


As a serious matter I'm not a slim dude, I own a pair of 511s and they're approaching skinny jean territory on me. I'd have to imagine someone would fine them unprofessionally tight

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby BasilHallward » Fri May 12, 2017 4:08 pm

buckiguy_sucks wrote:
SmokeytheBear wrote:
buckiguy_sucks wrote:crisis time folks i recently learned that fridays are more casual than business casual now i have to buy work appropriate jeans. is there a jeans equivalent of allen edmonds? am i going to get no offered for not having selvedge raw denim??


Levis 511s.


As a serious matter I'm not a slim dude, I own a pair of 511s and they're approaching skinny jean territory on me. I'd have to imagine someone would fine them unprofessionally tight


Jeans are a tough one for me in the office. I prefer like J Crew casual looking chinos. I guess with jeans one should stick with an extremey dark wash?

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby PeanutsNJam » Fri May 12, 2017 4:59 pm

So can I do "business casual" with suit pants, a patterned button down, tie, and AE? Otherwise I'm gonna have to go buy long pants and I don't wanna. I have some Aldo shoes if AE is too formal. Have jeans but that seems too casual for me.

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby clshopeful » Fri May 12, 2017 5:08 pm

PeanutsNJam wrote:So can I do "business casual" with suit pants, a patterned button down, tie, and AE? Otherwise I'm gonna have to go buy long pants and I don't wanna. I have some Aldo shoes if AE is too formal. Have jeans but that seems too casual for me.


I'd leave the tie off, but other than that it sounds good to me

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Joscellin
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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby Joscellin » Fri May 12, 2017 11:23 pm

PeanutsNJam wrote:So can I do "business casual" with suit pants, a patterned button down, tie, and AE? Otherwise I'm gonna have to go buy long pants and I don't wanna. I have some Aldo shoes if AE is too formal. Have jeans but that seems too casual for me.


Definitely ditch the tie. (a) biz cas means no tie needed and (b) tie with no jacket is gross.

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby Hikikomorist » Fri May 12, 2017 11:24 pm

Joscellin wrote:
PeanutsNJam wrote:So can I do "business casual" with suit pants, a patterned button down, tie, and AE? Otherwise I'm gonna have to go buy long pants and I don't wanna. I have some Aldo shoes if AE is too formal. Have jeans but that seems too casual for me.


Definitely ditch the tie. (a) biz cas means no tie needed and (b) tie with no jacket is gross.

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby fistfullofdollhairs » Sat May 13, 2017 1:10 pm

Apparently, it's been a while since I've updated my work wardrobe. I'm at a loss of where to find a reasonably priced work dresses with a conservative hemline. I have nice legs and all but I want my dress to fall slightly above the knee, not mid-thigh. I can only find dresses that meet this requirement at Cos, Theory or Saks. I'm saving for a house so I can't go there. My price point is more Ann Taylor or JCrew but both places have let me down. Any ideas?

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby stannis » Sat May 13, 2017 1:21 pm

PeanutsNJam wrote:So can I do "business casual" with suit pants, a patterned button down, tie, and AE? Otherwise I'm gonna have to go buy long pants and I don't wanna. I have some Aldo shoes if AE is too formal. Have jeans but that seems too casual for me.


If you're in a hot city and will be needing to dry clean your pants multiple times, I'd advise against using suit pants. They may end up looking noticeably different from your jackets, which you probably don't want.

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Gray
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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby Gray » Sat May 13, 2017 1:23 pm

buckiguy_sucks wrote:would the canadian tuxedo suffice

triggered

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Gray
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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby Gray » Sat May 13, 2017 1:26 pm

Also who's starting monday

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EncyclopediaOrange
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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby EncyclopediaOrange » Sat May 13, 2017 3:30 pm

Gray wrote:Also who's starting monday


Meeeee

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PeanutsNJam
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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby PeanutsNJam » Sat May 13, 2017 3:42 pm

EncyclopediaOrange wrote:
Gray wrote:Also who's starting monday


Meeeee


Me too

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Joscellin
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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby Joscellin » Sat May 13, 2017 4:00 pm

Gray wrote:Also who's starting monday


Started last Monday. Woo.

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby Hikikomorist » Sat May 13, 2017 4:02 pm

Joscellin wrote:
Gray wrote:Also who's starting monday


Started last Monday. Woo.

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