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How Not to Look Like a Banker

The Snob

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Any Brits here?

"Staff in the City are being advised to dress down and postpone non-essential meetings amid fears that they will be forced to run the gauntlet of protesters. Thousands of G20 Meltdown campaign posters show a mannequin wearing a suit being hanged, while an anarchist website has the slogan: 'Burn a banker!'"

With that... there is now: http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/2009/mar/27/fashion-mens-fashion
(How Not to Look Like a Banker)

hah

(I'd post this in current events but I iz a junior member who can't access that forum yet--doh)
 

Joffrey

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Dress like a banker, carry a pair of brass knuckles in your pocket and knock out the first whack job that gives you a hard time.

edit - another option (especially if sorrounded by multiple whack jobs) is to carry a can of bear pepper spray with you.
 

robertorex

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Don't wear banker shoes - time to leave the AEs at home and git yerself some florsheims.
 

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We had a big dump of snow a while back and a friend of mine got snowballed by a large mob on his way into work, by the lunch break there was a pitched snow ball fight between the junior bankers and the crowd.
This seems a little more serious.
 

FidelCashflow

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^

That actually sounds kind of fun. I can't remember the last time i was in a snowball fight
 

Aperipan

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Originally Posted by robertorex
Don't wear banker shoes - time to leave the AEs at home and git yerself some florsheims.

Why AE considered bankers' shoes? I'm rather fond of the brand.
 

nathan

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Originally Posted by Aperipan
Why AE considered bankers' shoes? I'm rather fond of the brand.

Black AE Park Avenue's are a staple item in the banker's uniform.
 

Aperipan

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Originally Posted by nathan
Black AE Park Avenue's are a staple item in the banker's uniform.

Thanks. I didn't know that.
 

TylerDurden

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Harley davidson t-shirt with the selves cut off and a pair of to large baggy wal-mart jeans. No one would even suspect.
 

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Fitting a pudgy 50 year old banker into the skinny hipsterish outfit in the center pic would be a very painful bit of impersonation.
 

The Snob

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Originally Posted by mack11211
Fitting a pudgy 50 year old banker into the skinny hipsterish outfit in the center pic would be a very painful bit of impersonation.

lmao. see i was thinking of my younger friends and former colleagues, but youre absolutely right. now that i'm thinking of the older set... that. is. freaking. hilarious.
 

The Snob

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Originally Posted by nathan
Black AE Park Avenue's are a staple item in the banker's uniform.

hehe yeup. even my former colleague with absolutely no sense of style would just go on and on about how much he loved his AEs.
 

Cleav

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They say there is safety in numbers. Personally, I like the notion of tooled up pin-striped bankers taking on the mob and winning through! Especially if you put in a few well dressed ringers (Lock, Stock... Guy Ritchie types)
 

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