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Wacky Hanukkah sweater at company holiday party? Yay or nay?

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If it’s an ugly holiday sweater party then why not?

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Then that’s fine

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PwC holiday parties were always unofficially dress-to-impress (Washington Metro) back in my day.

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That's how it was this year too, but then we have our verticals holiday party at pinstripes and it's an ugly sweater theme

Is the party that casual? If it’s cocktail or black tie, then no.

Hell yeah!

Bonus points if it's a dreidel and you do the spin breakdancing thing.

I wouldn’t do this at PwC. We’re becoming very sensitive towards showing of religion and other issues.

absolutely!

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