Originally Posted by Jared
I'd be tempted to push this rule by wearing an unstructured jacket, with non-worsted fabric, and/or a non-business color (chocolate brown is for programmer). Once you get there, hopefully after you meet your interviewer, pretend it's your "coat" and hang it up somewhere (even throw it over a chair in the corner or something). That way you get the aesthetic advantages for those crucial first 15 seconds, but they won't spend the whole interview staring across the table at how "inappropriately" dressed you are.
wow, amazing advice. an easy out....