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Outside of designated casual periods (e.g. casual Friday), my job requires a jacket and tie?

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    Votes: 77 26.7%
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    Votes: 211 73.3%

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radicaldog

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In social sciences, there is no uniform whatsoever...
Well, there's more variation, but the data points are pretty clustered near the middle of the distribution. The modal male social scientist wears jeans or chinos, some kind of rubber-soled shoes, a collared shirt more often than a t-shirt, and sometimes a sportcoat. The casual end of business casual, basically.

What I'm wearing as I type this in my office: desert boots, chinos, a cowboy denim shirt, and a hemp teba jacket. This is on the casual end for me, but basically unless I'm wearing a dark suit and/or a tie nobody notices that I'm a jawnz addict.
 

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Well, there's more variation, but the data points are pretty clustered near the middle of the distribution. The modal male social scientist wears jeans or chinos, some kind of rubber-soled shoes, a collared shirt more often than a t-shirt, and sometimes a sportcoat. The casual end of business casual, basically.

What I'm wearing as I type this in my office: desert boots, chinos, a cowboy denim shirt, and a hemp teba jacket. This is on the casual end for me, but basically unless I'm wearing a dark suit and/or a tie nobody notices that I'm a jawnz addict.
I'm not sure there are enough men in my department to conduct a statistically valid survey, but here are some qualitative descriptions of the (currently) five guys in my department:

1. exactly like your modal point (the typical);
2. a bit like it, but a darker variant: black jeans, dark button-down shirts, sometimes a (dark) casual jacket (the 'used-to-be-cool')
3. 1960s vintage sandals, Guatemalan shirts, dad jeans (The 'hippie');
4. hockey shirt or sometimes plaid, dad jeans or shorts, yellow NB sneakers (the 'hoser');
5. Sometimes tailored suits; sometimes EG / Kapital / Japanese workwear stuff (the 'schizophrenic SF member').
 

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I know this is unrelated but I shaved my beard yesterday and this morning I felt like the sportcoat looked almost out of place (I was wondering if anyone had the same problem at some point) Where I work, upper management uses smart casual attire as no one wears suits unless clients are coming. The sportcoat typically stays inside the closet so people only notices the jacket when I am leaving.
 

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I know this is unrelated but I shaved my beard yesterday and this morning I felt like the sportcoat looked almost out of place (I was wondering if anyone had the same problem at some point) Where I work, upper management uses smart casual attire as no one wears suits unless clients are coming. The sportcoat typically stays inside the closet so people only notices the jacket when I am leaving.
Jacket off in front of your coworkers, problem solved.
 

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a new armoury jacket

Ugh- just as I bought the old Armoury jacket.
 

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