Men's Attire Tips

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Suit

  • Suit pattern should be solid or have subtle pinstripes
  • Jacket should be buttoned while standing and unbuttoned while seated
  • Avoid double breasted jackets
  • Neutral Colors: black, grey, navy, brown

Pants

  • Jacket and pants must match
  • Pant leg should touch the top of the shoe and fall above the heel in the back

Tie

  • Conservative colors are most appropriate
  • Do not use a clip-on tie
  • As a subtle gesture, wear a tie that matches the company colors, if appropriate and not too bright/distracting
  • Length: tip of tie should reach your belt
  • Bowties are acceptable (if tied correctly and professional, not clip-on)

Shirt

  • White or muted shirt with collar
  • Long sleeves (use cufflinks if appropriate)
  • The sleeve of shirt should extend ½ inch beyond the suit jacket sleeve

Shoes

  • Polished, leather shoes
  • Wear dark socks that match shoes and are calf length
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Jacket

  • Sports coat without a tie

Pants

  • Khakis
  • Solid color slacks

Tie

  • Tie may be worn with long sleeve collared shirt
  • Conservative colors are most appropriate

Shirt

  • Shirt with collar
  • Sweater, sweater-vest, or cardigan
  • Polo Shirt (this is more casual, appropriate for outdoor or hot temperatures)

Shoes

  • Oxfords or loafers
  • Wear dark socks that match shoes and are calf length
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  • Be conservative with watches and other jewelry
  • Earrings or other piercings might not be viewed positively
  • Match belt to shoes
  • Maximum of 1 ring on each hand