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Is white the only acceptable shirt color for an interview? Do we always have to be so still and conservative?

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Try it, go in with a piss yellow shirt and let me know how it turns out. Best of luck!

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No it's not the only acceptable shirt colour for interview. Light blue could just about pass too, if your suit is appropriately dull. But all other colours you can definitely forget about.

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I like my sad and dreary white shirt look

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The day you're interviewing for a position in an adult film by all means, wear a thong and a banana hat... but if you're interviewing for a bank, wearing the part is the least you can do. 🍆

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I would go with black shoes/belt. Brown is too casual and plebby

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Agreed with @ms1, you can wear light blue as well. Minimal patterns are ok too, like a birds eye, or something else discreet.

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Never brown in town. Come on. EVERYone knows this.

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Never brown shoes, guys. Especially in London

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^Yankees...

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I wouldn't say superior, perhaps more flexible. Nonetheless, you still look like a peasant in the big city wearing an oversized suit and a pair of turd colored shoes

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My go to is navy suit, white shirt, brown shoes, purple tie. Mostly traditional with a little bit of modern thrown in. I've had plenty of success, would recommend!

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@barclays are you referring to a blue suit? If so i strongly disagree w black/black

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Grey suit? Black shoes. Black suit (unless you're going to a funeral/black tie event or something you shouldn't be wearing one) black shoes. Blue suit? Brown shoes.

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^ tbh, any of these style guides that include brown suits is a joke. Stick to black shoes if you want to be dressed the part -brown suits and brown shoes are ok for cash management guys, I guess?

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I wouldn't wear brown shoes. Looks unrefined imo

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Brown shoes say casual and/or an edgy style. Black is serious/ elegant. If you want more color, wear a bright tie. If you want style, get a bespoke suit. But save the brown shoes for Fridays...

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I'm actually in the US and everyone here (save a bunch of first years) share the same view. Brown =💩

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I'm referring to any suit. Let's agree to disagree.

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When in town never brown...

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Plebs will be plebs...

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