New to the business world v. winter

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  1. BiG_aL

    BiG_aL New Member

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    So I'm starting my first job as a professional in january with a firm in Calgary. AKA cold as hell.

    I've got a couple suits, but as far as dressing the part goes, what does a guy wear for outerwear in the winter/footwear etc?

    How many suits should one have as a minimum?

    Any help is greatly appreciated. Also I'm tall as fuck so my options are fairly limited which never helps.
     
  2. level99

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    unless youre a big shot dont wear suits to work everyday. how about just like a blazer a button down
     
  3. level99

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    oh yeah u should feel out how everyone else dresses in the company too. wait a couple weeks
     
  4. everlong

    everlong nice crew

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    That depends on the job.


    A normal winter coat works well.
    This is :cool:
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    As far as shoes go I think you are going to be allright with dress shoes w/rubber soles and some good socks. Maby you can throw in some thicker soles inside the shoe too.
     
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    BiG_aL New Member

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    is that the sort of coat that you'd wear a suit jacket under? or how does that work?

    The only time I've worn suits in the past is for busi presentations, interviews, weddings, etc etc. Never in a real work environment.
     
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    everlong nice crew

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    Yes, you wear a suit jacket under that type of coat. Just be sure that there is room, try it while using a suit jacket. Stores that sells clothes like that usually have suits too.

    You can look at http://thesartorialist.blogspot.com/ for ideas. There is many pictures of coats and suits there if you look around. Just choose winter months on the right.
     
  7. level99

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    also how old are u. thats a factor too IMO
     
  8. ihaveanevilplan

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    how formal is your job? is a full suit required? or just a button up and slacks?
     
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    Long underwear. Helps a shit ton in particularly cold weather.
     
  10. BiG_aL

    BiG_aL New Member

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    I'll be 23 when I start, working for a large accounting firm. Dress is "Business Appropriate Attire"
     
  11. everlong

    everlong nice crew

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    Meh. Expected dresscode is everything.

    I'd just take a look at the place or call/email the guy that hired you and ask.
     
  12. y1997

    y1997 Made in the U.S.S.R.

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    you wont need to wear a suit every day.
     
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    blazer/peacoat, dress shirts, slacks. tie not necessary

    doneee
     

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