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BB Fitzgerald for Banking?

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I've been looking at the Brooks Brothers Fitzgerald in navy 40 short and really like the way it fits (5'7" 150 athletic) but am a bit concerned its too modern for banking jobs/interviews. I am going for an analyst position in an bulge bracket asset management group (not iBanking) and although I've searched, I couldn't find a definite yay/nay as to whether its appropriate. Any thoughts?
 

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It looks just fine to me....but then again, I prefer a slimmer more modern cut to begin with.
 

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I'm an analyst at a top 15 asset manager. And I wear really slim suits. I think BB Fitz is fine.
 

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I've done work as a consultant for both the PWM and Institutional Separates groups at a number of bulge bracket banks. A navy Fitzgerald would be fine.
 

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I really don't think anything from BB is too modern. I'm 6' and I would buy a short in BB suits because even their trimmer suits are long.
 

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If you're slim and it fits well, then you'll look great.
 

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I'm in i-banking and I'm considering buying a RL BL suit honestly. I did have concerns about it being too modern as well.
 

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You're overanalyzing.

Just avoid the classic i-bank analyst mistake of sleeves that hang to the knuckles. Avoid this cardinal sin and nobody will think twice about the styling of the Fistgerald.
 

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I done recruiting for Accenture Consulting, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, and several other compainies I've worked for during the past 11 yrs. And I sure many B-School graduates will tell you the same. Your first impressions, really the first 10 seconds determine whether or not you will be considered a candidate for the position. Same is true for asset mgt, i-banking, or any analyst position regardless of industry. The main thing is that your suit fits properly, regardless of what you paid for it. Make sure your shirt also fits well. Coordinate your suit, shoes, tie and other accessories. I would recommend wearing french cull in white or blue, along with a nice tie that picks up some of the color of your shirt and pocket square if you are wearing one. Shoes most be polished to a shine, and socks can blen with the color or your pants or can be unique. But the primary focus should be on interview prep. Research the company, and have your 30 second pitch on why you should be hired, and what you will bring to the company. In answering questions always state the problem you solved, how you solved it from a process/technical/etc. and the results of your solutions.

Let us know how things go.
 

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