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JonBoy

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I’m a Chartered Accountant, with my own business, providing consultancy services to banks and government. Depending on the client, I can dress in a tailored suit, shirt and tie or else chinos with casual shirt and my RM Williams boots.
 

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It seems like i am the only blue collar guy here. I'm a CNC operator in the brake disc department of a well known German car brand. No Sartoria at work whatsoever, but our work trousers are high rise with double pleats imagine that.
Former aircraft mechanic turned construction worker. Union Pipefitter/Welder, 30 years building the infrastructure of Silicon Valley. Sartorial interests tend toward workwear. Retired since 2005.
 

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I work in business strategy for a large commercial vehicles manufacturer. I mostly wear suits and black shoes to work, which is far more conservative than most of my colleagues. Wearing a tie, unfortunately, stands out a bit too much in a company where I'm already overdressed just by wearing a suit.
 

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I'm an academic in a Dutch humanities department, researching the law and policy of technology and cybersecurity in Asia. Professionally, I go from CBD (for meetings with government officials and business managers) to sportcoat and trousers (usually with tie when I'm teaching or have less formal meetings) to smart casual (Gerry Nelson is a big inspiration).
 

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Registered civil engineer. I manage electrical utility projects. My style ranges from jeans/flannels/service boots to trousers/button downs/dress shoes, depending on my schedule, clients, jobsite visits, weather, etc.

I trend toward the casual/workwear end of the spectrum when I meet contractors on-site and business casual for client meetings.
 

thesilentist

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I work for a MTM clothier.

But I originally came into clothing while working in state government and political communications. Dress code was tie and jacket, but I kept being mistaken for an intern rather than staff. Couldn’t do anything about my age, but decided I probably needed to dress better.
 

NakedYoga

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Another lawyer chiming in. It is the exception when I don't wear a tie to work, and I wear CBD 90% of the time. I wonder if lawyers tend to gravitate to this forum as a result of the "rules" involved.
 

Bromley

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I started working as a caddy at an upscale country club this summer. I needed money for college, and I hoped to get in with the club's wealthy co-founder, but he caught me making out with his daughter and now I think he might revoke the scholarship I won in the caddy tournament. Dress code is casual-- I just have to wear a t-shirt with the club name on it, and a baseball cap with the club crest.
 

NakedYoga

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I started working as a caddy at an upscale country club this summer. I needed money for college, and I hoped to get in with the club's wealthy co-founder, but he caught me making out with his daughter and now I think he might revoke the scholarship I won in the caddy tournament. Dress code is casual-- I just have to wear a t-shirt with the club name on it, and a baseball cap with the club crest.
Maybe try a navy blazer and captain's hat.
 

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I’m a corporate lawyer, working in mergers and acquisitions and securities, mainly.
 

madhat

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HVAC engineer turned manufacturer's rep (commercial HVAC sales). Custom air handlers, pumps, boilers, fans, air distribution, specialty items, etc.
I work with engineers to assist with their designs, quality check/provide technical assistance to our internal staff, as well as quoting/project management.
 

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Former aircraft mechanic turned construction worker. Union Pipefitter/Welder, 30 years building the infrastructure of Silicon Valley. Sartorial interests tend toward workwear. Retired since 2005.
Trained Welder here. WIG/MAG/MIG, but i haven't done it in years i would surely fail miserably today.
 

Fonz4

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I'm an academic in a Dutch humanities department, researching the law and policy of technology and cybersecurity in Asia. Professionally, I go from CBD (for meetings with government officials and business managers) to sportcoat and trousers (usually with tie when I'm teaching or have less formal meetings) to smart casual (Gerry Nelson is a big inspiration).
Sounds interesting "law and policy of technology". I'm in the techno-regulation field.

Interesting.
Thanks :)
 

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Clinical trial management for a pharmaceutical company
 

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