zettsscores40 wrote:What's the rule on a 3 button? I know never bottom no matter what but on 3 button is it middle only or top two?
either, but no bottom button under any circumstances.
for perspective, i still like pleats.
Bronte wrote:How important is it to have a good suit or pair of suits 1L year?
Reading through this thread and others (e.g., "Necessities for Law School"), I've come to the conclusion that my suit is bad news for law firm interviews. I have a Calvin Klein midnight blue suit with light pin-striping that I bought off the rack at Macy's. This seems to violate pretty much every consensus rule in this thread and elsewhere.
However, will it cut it for 1L? I'd love to get a bespoke suit--and there's allegedly a great place in my home town that does them for $900 - $2,000--but I'm thinking it would be more economical to get a solid navy and a solid charcoal at Brooks Brothers on a two-for-one. Can this wait until winter break?
i dont know about law school but i highly advise waiting to buy a suit until you can afford a good one. its like buying a car-- you dont need the most expensive suit, but if you go cheap you won't get yer money's worth. a camelhair suit with a full 'canvas' will cost a lot but it will last forever and you can wear it in almost any weather (which is important if you live in extreme weather like me). so i'd stick w yer OTR macy's until yer ready to do the thing.
i like camelhair and its gotta have a