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Suit too tight, too short, too trendy? Seeking opinions on interview attire.

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Nervous Wreck, Mar 25, 2009.

  1. Nervous Wreck

    Nervous Wreck Active Member

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    I apologize in advance for adding to the deluge of critique requests, but in a recent thread about interview attire, poster mafoofan posted something that got me thinking. He wrote:

    "Often, what passes for a young person's suit these days doesn't seem very work-appropriate"

    I'm currently a student, and I'm a nervous wreck about finding employment. I have a few interviews ahead (one with a management consulting firm) and I'm concerned now that the suit that I got from Hickey may not be conservative enough. It's pretty damn short, slim fitting, with narrow pants.

    I thought the suit looked better on me than a Brooks Brothers suit, but now wondering if I should take it back and get a Brooks Brothers sack. I don't want my suit to the reason I have to move back in with my parents.

    So, what say ye? Appropriate for interviews? Yay or nay?

    (BTW, pocket square will go away for interviews, and shoes will be black).

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  2. Imperator

    Imperator Senior member

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    The suit is nice. You have nothing to worry about. Looks like the cut works very well with your figure. I hate the tie though.
     


  3. SwedishFish

    SwedishFish Senior member

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    Whatever you do, don't exchange it for a BB sack. I think it looks great.
     


  4. HomerJ

    HomerJ Senior member

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    (BTW, pocket square will go away for interviews, and shoes will be black).
    Then it should look fine although I'd prefer a 0.5" longer jacket. One of the better suit critique first posts I've seen. Good luck.
     


  5. fcuknu

    fcuknu Senior member

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    (BTW, pocket square will go away for interviews, and shoes will be black).


    BOOOOO
     


  6. Imperator

    Imperator Senior member

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    Then it should look fine although I'd prefer a 0.5" longer jacket.

    One of the better suit critique first posts I've seen. Good luck.


    Yeah, I'm a little jealous. I'll be looking for Hickey in the future.
     




  7. Master-Classter

    Master-Classter Senior member

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    As long as you're comfortable with it... I think it looks good. The suit won't get you the job, and in this case there's nothing so terribly wrong that it would prevent it either.

    Personally i'd take a slighly more interesting tie. Put a color in there somewhere.
     


  8. Douglas

    Douglas Stupid ass member

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    Looks really, really great. I agree that I don't love the tie, but it's certainly A-OK for an interview.
     


  9. Shoe City Thinker

    Shoe City Thinker Senior member

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    I'm not liking the tan shoes with that suit. Do you have any oxblood or "cordovan" colored shoes? Is the suit navy, gray, or black?
     


  10. forex

    forex Senior member

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    Jacket is little short,0.5" inch maybe,different shoes and tie and if they don't hire you,it won't be because of your suit.
     


  11. PocketCircle

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    Lose the shirt, black shoes and you'll be fine. The tie is not great but will work for an interview.

    You have the figure to wear most brands but I don't think BB is for someone your age.
     


  12. fcuknu

    fcuknu Senior member

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    Lose the shirt, black shoes and you'll be fine. The tie is not great but will work for an interview.

    You have the figure to wear most brands but I don't think BB is for someone your age.


    Get some BB Black Fleece and you are guaranteed the job.
     


  13. SkinnyGoomba

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  14. yfyf

    yfyf Affiliate vendor Affiliate Vendor

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    Get some BB Black Fleece and you are guaranteed the job.

    I don't think TB is hiring anymore, god bless his shorty shorts.
     


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