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Does anyone know where finance bros buy their clothes?

Need to buy gift card. TIA.

by Anonymousreply 77December 2, 2023 4:01 PM

The really rich ones buy their clothes at Brioni and Ermenegildo Zegna.

Brooks Brothers? J. Press? Paul Stuart is pretty expensive.

I don't really know but I had to put in my 2 cents worth anyways.

by Anonymousreply 1December 1, 2023 2:12 PM

Saks Fifth Avenue and Neiman Marcus if they're well off.

Walmart if they're not.

by Anonymousreply 2December 1, 2023 2:19 PM

Patrick Bateman liked Valentino and Armani.

by Anonymousreply 3December 1, 2023 2:20 PM

Ivy League NY finance bros or SF/Silicon Valley finance bros? Not the same.

by Anonymousreply 4December 1, 2023 2:21 PM

Gieves and Hawkes

Hugo Boss

by Anonymousreply 5December 1, 2023 2:25 PM

Y’all so out of touch

by Anonymousreply 6December 1, 2023 2:30 PM

Fleece n’ Puffy Vests R Us

Same on both coasts

by Anonymousreply 7December 1, 2023 2:32 PM

R6 and your contribution is ?

by Anonymousreply 8December 1, 2023 2:33 PM

Okay R6. Which stores do you recommend?

by Anonymousreply 9December 1, 2023 2:33 PM

This look. Complete and utter conformity and sterility. I need this look.

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by Anonymousreply 10December 1, 2023 2:35 PM

This too.

NY but not upper tier.

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by Anonymousreply 11December 1, 2023 2:37 PM

A Patagonia vest if you're company has a Corporate social responsibility statement

by Anonymousreply 12December 1, 2023 2:43 PM

I’ve already made my contribution —thank you ver much

by Anonymousreply 13December 1, 2023 2:48 PM

Give an Amex gift card…why would you want to limit your gift to a single store when you don’t even have the first clue about which store that would be? You don’t sound like a very sincere gift giver.

by Anonymousreply 14December 1, 2023 2:50 PM

Lululemon or Vuori

by Anonymousreply 15December 1, 2023 2:52 PM

R6, a guy who works in a creative field can wear an edgy suit. I'm pretty sure people who work in finance are expected to dress conservatively.

Ralph Lauren

Banana Republic

by Anonymousreply 16December 1, 2023 2:57 PM

They do not dress up at all—that’s the point R16. Jeez.

by Anonymousreply 17December 1, 2023 3:55 PM

You are clueless r17. We aren't talking about some bay area tech start up. When you work in finance in NY you are absolutely expected to dress up for work, I see that crowd all the time.

The guy I dated had a lot of Charles Tyrwhitt and Suit Supply OP. Think those are common brands.

by Anonymousreply 18December 1, 2023 4:06 PM

Really, R17. Michael Kors is a creative person. He wears a suit. Tom Ford is a creative person. He wears a suit. Should I continue proving you wrong?

by Anonymousreply 19December 1, 2023 4:06 PM

R19 don’t be obtuse. R17 was commenting about finance douchebros.

by Anonymousreply 20December 1, 2023 4:08 PM

R18 I’ve worked in NYC finance for 30 years. I see more douchebros in one day then you’ll see in a year. But go on…and on…

by Anonymousreply 21December 1, 2023 4:10 PM

The brands of the moment for the finance bros are Brunello Cucinelli and Loro Piana

by Anonymousreply 22December 1, 2023 4:11 PM

Maybe you just don't know how to write clearly, R6, R17, R20. Maybe numbers are more your thing.

by Anonymousreply 23December 1, 2023 4:30 PM

Thanks to the people who suggested Lululemon, I popped in and they have the “corporate finance peon” look down to a T, we’re going with that.

by Anonymousreply 24December 1, 2023 4:55 PM

Yeah—that’s a gift that will keep on giving 🫣

by Anonymousreply 25December 1, 2023 4:58 PM

Men's Warehouse.

by Anonymousreply 26December 1, 2023 4:59 PM

Oops. Men's Wearhouse.

by Anonymousreply 27December 1, 2023 5:00 PM

Saville Row; Mayfair, Central London.

by Anonymousreply 28December 1, 2023 5:01 PM

You're welcome R24 OP!

by Anonymousreply 29December 1, 2023 5:04 PM

I live in the Midwest, I don't think I've ever met a finance bro. How are they in bed? I bet they're freaky.

by Anonymousreply 30December 1, 2023 5:56 PM

More whiny than freaky.

by Anonymousreply 31December 1, 2023 5:58 PM

Why would a finance bro want a tacky "gift card"? I was a bootstrapping finance bro out of college, 1st get Ivy League. I had a rich auntie who nevertheless understood the writ and gave me her Brooks Brothers charge account for year. I would have rathered Paul Stuart but I was terribly grateful. This was decades ago but Brooks was kind of old fogey even then. As soon as I had my own money I bought Italian and French suits. Those Italian suits fit like a second skin. Entry level was 1k, on sale! 40 years ago! How much is a basic Brioni nowadays? 4k? 5k? 8k?

by Anonymousreply 32December 1, 2023 6:46 PM

In short, is the gift card going to be for 1K or more? If not, why not consider a different gift. If all you can afford is a $200 tie, just give the tie directly, no gift card.

by Anonymousreply 33December 1, 2023 6:50 PM

Hi Sanjay / R32.

Brioni is $4300 - $7500.

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by Anonymousreply 34December 1, 2023 7:16 PM

Oh crap. The designer filter doesn't work any more.

by Anonymousreply 35December 1, 2023 7:19 PM

Travel to Chicago and find out, R30.

by Anonymousreply 36December 1, 2023 7:20 PM

The really rich go to tailors that no one on this board have ever even heard of. Kids (under 35) and the upper middle class (which describes 99% of the people the OP is talking about) buy that overpriced Italian crap mentioned above because they don't know any better.

by Anonymousreply 37December 1, 2023 7:22 PM

R37 Bruno Cucinelli, Kiton, Loro Piana, Zegna, Brioni are crap?

You don't know what you are talking about.

by Anonymousreply 38December 1, 2023 7:26 PM

Really, R37. They dress actors playing James Bond in Brioni suits in the movies because they don't know it's overpriced crap. They're not as clever as you. Thank you for enlightening us.

by Anonymousreply 39December 1, 2023 7:27 PM

For the know-nothings here:

"Here’s how Brunello Cucinelli (and his $5,000 blazers) became Silicon Valley billionaires’ favorite designer"

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by Anonymousreply 40December 1, 2023 7:31 PM


by Anonymousreply 41December 1, 2023 7:31 PM

R38 R39 - No, they dress James Bond in those clothes because the theatre attendees expect to see him wearing those clothes. Oh, and also because those designers give them to EON Productions for free.

by Anonymousreply 42December 1, 2023 7:32 PM

More :

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by Anonymousreply 43December 1, 2023 7:32 PM


Why Jeff Bezos and a Dozen Tech Titans Made a Pilgrimage to Brunello Cucinelli’s Italian Village

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by Anonymousreply 44December 1, 2023 7:34 PM

Loro Piana:

The Billionaire’s Loafer. What do David Zaslav, Larry Gagosian, and Bobby Kotick have in common? A fondness for a certain suede shoe from Loro Piana

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by Anonymousreply 45December 1, 2023 7:36 PM

Bespoke suits from coveted private suit makers. Some don't go for Euro cuts and designers. If they are East Coast old money and the boarding school/Ivy crowd they could go more conservative. You don't see a lot of skinny suiting in the exclusive private clubs. The skinny trouser and tiny jackets are considered laughable no matter how much the guys wearing them paid for them.

by Anonymousreply 46December 1, 2023 7:43 PM

[quote]You don't see a lot of skinny suiting in the exclusive private clubs.

Uh, what exclusive private clubs are you talking about? Name them. And when was the last time you visited..

by Anonymousreply 47December 1, 2023 7:49 PM

Jesus Christ you guys I’m not buying a gift card for Sherman McCoy and the Masters of the Universe, I said I was buying it for the blue shirt/black vest peons like the people on the escalator.

by Anonymousreply 48December 1, 2023 7:55 PM

It's okay, OP. We're going off on a tangent. We couldn't let R37's comments go unchallenged.

I see, R46. So the Italian brands we've mentioned don't have suits in more conservative cuts? They're only dressing skinny young guys?

by Anonymousreply 49December 1, 2023 7:58 PM

Tell us how much you want to put on the card, OP.

by Anonymousreply 50December 1, 2023 8:27 PM

suddenly we went from tech bros to billionaires.

by Anonymousreply 51December 1, 2023 8:28 PM

If he is an escalator "finance bro" peon in flyoverstan, give him a tie he knows is "quality". Whatever that might be. Perhaps a Turnbull & Asser or Charvet. He probably doesn't have nice ties but would appreciate one.

by Anonymousreply 52December 1, 2023 8:31 PM

R51, OP isn't buying for a tech bro either.

by Anonymousreply 53December 1, 2023 8:32 PM

Oh for crissakes you don't need to be a billionaire to wear high quality businesswear. It's useful and sexy when you have a bit of spending money. Makes a young man feel powerful and together.

by Anonymousreply 54December 1, 2023 8:32 PM

I teach half my courses in the business school and I love it when the young men wear suits to class. They act differently, too. Some of them are sooooooo sexy when they are all cleaned up. So optimistic, with lots of testosterone.

by Anonymousreply 55December 1, 2023 8:34 PM

BB and VV? KJP?

by Anonymousreply 56December 1, 2023 9:03 PM

R54, I assumed that in the corporate world, if a guy wore an expensive suit "above his station", he'd be sacked on the spot 😆. Isn't that how things work?

by Anonymousreply 57December 1, 2023 9:09 PM

No it doesn't work that way at all. Not in the global capitals filled with very wealthy youth.

by Anonymousreply 58December 1, 2023 9:29 PM

R57 but that may be so in Flyoverstan cities.

by Anonymousreply 59December 1, 2023 9:30 PM

The thought of missing out on all these billionaire stealth-wealth clothes makes me not the least bit sad.

by Anonymousreply 60December 1, 2023 9:49 PM

A friend of mine would meet regularly with HM QEII (to discuss a particular industry that she was interested in) wearing a Holland & Holland jacket and tie.

by Anonymousreply 61December 1, 2023 10:09 PM

so, horses

by Anonymousreply 62December 1, 2023 10:11 PM

I don't know were they buy them but they drop them off at Redwood City. (Bay Area) goodwill. On El Camino Real. I have never seen such a huge collection of expensive clothes. Especially business suits. Great computer crap too.

by Anonymousreply 63December 1, 2023 10:19 PM

R62 Maritime. Generally as it affected RN and the associated interaction between other interested private parties. Other conversations revolving around Lloyd's and also the B Exchange.

by Anonymousreply 64December 1, 2023 10:22 PM

R63 one would think resellers would regularly clean that all out.

by Anonymousreply 65December 1, 2023 10:30 PM

R61 who gives a flying fuck—insurance clerks kissing ass does not = finance douchbros

by Anonymousreply 66December 1, 2023 11:13 PM

R50 this is a group card from the office and we would like to put $1000.

by Anonymousreply 67December 1, 2023 11:56 PM

Sy Syms

by Anonymousreply 68December 2, 2023 12:05 AM

R67 $1000 lululemon card? Your group is a bunch of asses.

EST now confirmed 1/10

by Anonymousreply 69December 2, 2023 1:35 AM

That's a nice gift. Is there an upscale department store in town? God, not MACYS. Or just a Nordstroms or Saks or Brooks Brothers, which are online.

by Anonymousreply 70December 2, 2023 1:40 AM

Gee I blocked R69 and half the thread disappeared.

by Anonymousreply 71December 2, 2023 2:10 AM

R66 - That is VERY funny. There are a couple people who post here fairly often, and they would MURDER for a social introduction to him.

by Anonymousreply 72December 2, 2023 3:32 AM

We've all had a good laugh at your expense, R6. You embarrassed yourself, but we thank you.

by Anonymousreply 73December 2, 2023 3:35 AM

Loro Piana (might be more of a tech bro thing).

by Anonymousreply 74December 2, 2023 4:06 AM

R46, are you talking about tailors like Hickey Freeman?

I'm sure the top Italian brands will make made-to-measure suits in any style and from any fabric you want.

by Anonymousreply 75December 2, 2023 4:57 AM

Thanks for the info, R58 and R59.

by Anonymousreply 76December 2, 2023 5:29 AM

Savile Row

by Anonymousreply 77December 2, 2023 4:01 PM
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