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Hufflepuffer
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What to wear for orientation week

Postby Hufflepuffer » Wed Jul 31, 2013 9:39 pm

Hi guys,

I'll be starting school in about 2 weeks, and I'm wondering what to wear for orientation week

Would a suit and bow-tie be overdoing it? I was thinking about maybe scaling it back to a regular tie, but I'm not sure. I don't want potential classmates / competitors to think I'm sloppy

Thoughts?

edit: but seriously, do ppl show up in jeans and t-shirts or what?

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Re: What to wear for orientation week

Postby yngblkgifted » Wed Jul 31, 2013 9:55 pm

Hufflepuffer wrote:Hi guys,

I'll be starting school in about 2 weeks, and I'm wondering what to wear for orientation week

Would a suit and bow-tie be overdoing it? I was thinking about maybe scaling it back to a regular tie, but I'm not sure. I don't want potential classmates / competitors to think I'm sloppy

Thoughts?

edit: but seriously, do ppl show up in jeans and t-shirts or what?


Contrary to popular belief, this is very important. I'd say you can't go wrong with business professional. I remember during our first day of orientation someone wore jeans and a t-shirt and we never saw that guy again. Rumor has it that his admission was rescinded because of his sloppy appearance - something about him not taking legal education seriously. Moreover, I also heard that he didn't get a refund on his tuition either, except for the grand the school gave him to buy a suit and some decent dress shirts, shoes, and ties.

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Re: What to wear for orientation week

Postby Hufflepuffer » Wed Jul 31, 2013 10:16 pm

Thanks for the reply yngblkgifted

I hope my school has a similar policy. I wouldn't want my future alma mater to have a reputation for allowing slackers with jeans to show up and expect to be taken seriously. We're studying the law to become professionals and ipso facto should learn to present ourselves that way from day 1

At this point I'm leaning more towards the bowtie again. Better to be safe than sorry

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Re: What to wear for orientation week

Postby Nova » Wed Jul 31, 2013 10:25 pm

Wear whatever you want

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Re: What to wear for orientation week

Postby ManOfTheMinute » Wed Jul 31, 2013 10:27 pm

Don't forget the cumberbun... also, I wish our orientation lasted a whole week, but we only get two days to show off our 19th century dress

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Re: What to wear for orientation week

Postby TheThriller » Wed Jul 31, 2013 10:35 pm

Speedo, Bowtie and White/Black Cuffs.

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Re: What to wear for orientation week

Postby Hufflepuffer » Thu Aug 01, 2013 7:23 am

TheThriller wrote:Speedo, Bowtie and White/Black Cuffs.


I like your style. :)

I totally forgot the cuffs

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Re: What to wear for orientation week

Postby hephaestus » Thu Aug 01, 2013 7:51 am

Use the search function.

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Re: What to wear for orientation week

Postby BCLS » Thu Aug 01, 2013 8:16 am

Full suit

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Re: What to wear for orientation week

Postby Frothingslosh » Thu Aug 01, 2013 8:48 am

You're selling yourself short if you don't at least consider a monocle. Plus, if you pick it up on the cheap you have more cash left over for other 1L essentials... Like mustache wax.

http://www.warbyparker.com/monocle

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Re: What to wear for orientation week

Postby jingosaur » Thu Aug 01, 2013 9:54 am

I would go with an ascot instead of a bowtie.

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Re: What to wear for orientation week

Postby Tariffs » Thu Aug 01, 2013 10:26 am

Pocket Squares in every color are also essential. You don't want to be unprepared, do you?

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Re: What to wear for orientation week

Postby Pete Venkman » Thu Aug 01, 2013 10:31 am

Don't screw this up guys. Your entire career could depend on it.

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Re: What to wear for orientation week

Postby DportIA » Thu Aug 01, 2013 10:38 am

Nothing in 1L matters--not how you dress, not how many friends you have, not what activities you partake in-- other than 1L grades. And 1L grades are not determined by how you dress in class, in orientation, anywhere.

Friends, clothing, activities are only icing on the cake; the cake being 1L grades. So wear whatever you want.

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Re: What to wear for orientation week

Postby rad lulz » Thu Aug 01, 2013 10:39 am

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Re: What to wear for orientation week

Postby eerie_erie » Thu Aug 01, 2013 10:49 am

Wear whatever you want. No ripped things or cutoffs.

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Re: What to wear for orientation week

Postby RoaringMice » Thu Aug 01, 2013 4:09 pm

I was thinking something appropriately Steampunk might be nice:
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/c ... t_mask.jpg

Or might that be a bit much?

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Re: What to wear for orientation week

Postby MarkinKansasCity » Thu Aug 01, 2013 4:12 pm

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Re: What to wear for orientation week

Postby NoodleyOne » Thu Aug 01, 2013 5:45 pm

Wear a tux. We're not studying to be farmers.

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Re: What to wear for orientation week

Postby RoaringMice » Thu Aug 01, 2013 9:45 pm

NoodleyOne wrote:Wear a tux.


With or without spats?

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Re: What to wear for orientation week

Postby r6_philly » Fri Aug 02, 2013 3:59 pm

yngblkgifted wrote:
Hufflepuffer wrote:Hi guys,

I'll be starting school in about 2 weeks, and I'm wondering what to wear for orientation week

Would a suit and bow-tie be overdoing it? I was thinking about maybe scaling it back to a regular tie, but I'm not sure. I don't want potential classmates / competitors to think I'm sloppy

Thoughts?

edit: but seriously, do ppl show up in jeans and t-shirts or what?


Contrary to popular belief, this is very important. I'd say you can't go wrong with business professional. I remember during our first day of orientation someone wore jeans and a t-shirt and we never saw that guy again. Rumor has it that his admission was rescinded because of his sloppy appearance - something about him not taking legal education seriously. Moreover, I also heard that he didn't get a refund on his tuition either, except for the grand the school gave him to buy a suit and some decent dress shirts, shoes, and ties.


I wore jeans. Still here. I guess it's hard to get rid of me? :mrgreen: I also had hair that was about 2 and half feet long. Good times.

How are you?

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Re: What to wear for orientation week

Postby FloridaCoastalorbust » Fri Aug 02, 2013 4:04 pm

xtra large dental dam

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Re: What to wear for orientation week

Postby scruffy556 » Fri Aug 02, 2013 4:30 pm

I got an email from my school saying we have to show up in morningdress or they will rescind our admissions offer.

It's been a while since I got to bust out dat cap and tails, looking forward to it.

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Re: What to wear for orientation week

Postby Hufflepuffer » Sat Aug 03, 2013 6:28 pm

Thanks for the advice guys. :lol:

I will probably just go in jeans.

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Re: What to wear for orientation week

Postby dr123 » Sat Aug 03, 2013 6:36 pm

Jorts and a wife beater




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