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How’s this look for preppy business school?

notswagger

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I want to wear this with brown leather boots and dark wash jeans/beige cords

yes I will tuck in my shirt under my sweater

yes I will take recommendations what colour shirt to wear under this sweater

Thank you
 

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Are you a business school professor?
 

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as a shirt color, white is fine. but try tucking the collar points underneath the sweater, and then tucking the shirt into your pants. then hike the hem of the sweater a bit. as is, the proportions are a bit off. the sweater hem should be tight enough such that you can adjust it on your body, lengthwise. don't pull sweaters all the way down.
 

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as a shirt color, white is fine. but try tucking the collar points underneath the sweater, and then tucking the shirt into your pants. then hike the hem of the sweater a bit. as is, the proportions are a bit off. the sweater hem should be tight enough such that you can adjust it on your body, lengthwise. don't pull sweaters all the way down.
Thanks for the advice
 

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nope sorry that's not it... research a bit on CM on this forum and I am sure you will get ideas ... below a pic of me today. dark blue jeans, JL burgundy oxfords and a zegna cashmere polo longsleeve. not that my outfit is out of this world but it's a comfy fit that looks somewhat smart yet casual.
 

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Thanks for the advice

The material also looks to be some kind of cotton or cotton blend. That can be fine, but try to find that same style in wool. The sweater will be warmer, the yarn will have a bit more loft, and the sweater will have more texture. You may find that you like the drape and look better.
 

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Student on exchange to Switzerland

I'm not familiar with what students wear at European business schools, but at the US business school I teach at, if you wore that to class or to my office hours, I wouldn't bat an eyelash.

(Which is good.)
 

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In your example the term "preppy" is so expanded as to become meaningless.
Here is a broad definition:


Also disregard the photo of Clint Eastwood.
His dress is even less "preppy" than yours.
Full disclosure: I am an Ivy League graduate,
but not a "preppy"
 
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Having recently done my MBA at INSEAD in France I have to say it wasn't 'preppy' at all. Business casual was the norm. Perhaps the Swiss schools are a little different.

Not digging the colour, the texture or the round neck of this item, FWIW.
 

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I don't know where you are from, but black suits are definitely not the way to go. Black should generally be reserved for black tie events or funerals.
 

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