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    (Original post by physicsmaths)
    Im getting a suit made.
    Im thinking of getting a nice grey knitted waistcoat to luk dapper ygm.
    What is the difference between a dinner jacket and normal suit jacket
    Essentially, silk lapels, sometimes cut with a different shape. For proper black tie you should also have dress trousers, which have a ribbon of the same silk going down the outside seam. You can probably get away with wearing a black suit with bow tie as "black tie" but there will be people who know. Whether you care about that is another question.
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    Thanks for the replies people.
    Quick question, what is a lapel.
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    (Original post by physicsmaths)
    Thanks for the replies people.
    Quick question, what is a lapel.
    https://blacklapel.com/thecompass/ch...lapel-for-you/

    Oh and always were black shoes with a black suit.

    And, top tip for shoes (and suits for that matter) : "never brown when in town"

    It seems to still be a thing: https://www.theguardian.com/business...-shoes-finance
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    Hey all, there's another #CambTweet Q&A this weekend on twitter, Sunday 18th at 9pm! Tag your questions with the hashtag or tweet directly to the accounts - there are ones for most subjects, with students from a variety of colleges. Current students ready to answer any questions at all that you have - no such thing as a stupid question!
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    (Original post by jneill)
    https://blacklapel.com/thecompass/ch...lapel-for-you/

    Oh and always were black shoes with a black suit.

    And, top tip for shoes (and suits for that matter) : "never brown when in town"

    It seems to still be a thing: https://www.theguardian.com/business...-shoes-finance
    Still their 'dress code' in the city now seems much more relaxed than when I was working there. When I go there these days, I occasionally see a few guys who are wearing a jacket in a colour that was unthinkable in my days......
    And most of them aren't wearing a tie!!

    One of my old colleagues in the city came to the office one day with one black shoe and one brown shoe. He only noticed when his assistant pointed out. Apparently he wasn't quite awake when he put them on when he left his home.......
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    (Original post by vincrows)
    One of my old colleagues in the city came to the office one day with one black shoe and one brown shoe. He only noticed when his assistant pointed out. Apparently he wasn't quite awake when he put them on when he left his home.......
    I've done that... I only noticed it in the middle of a client pitch.

    We won the pitch
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    (Original post by Paralove)
    no such thing as a stupid question!
    I'll put that to the test: "Are there any stupid questions?"
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    (Original post by jneill)
    I've done that... I only noticed it in the middle of a client pitch.

    We won the pitch
    You know, I'm pretty sure we had this conversation before.......
    Just remembered when you said you'd win the pitch.



    Two oldies repeating a same conversation again and again.........
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    (Original post by vincrows)
    You know, I'm pretty sure we had this conversation before.......
    Just remembered when you said you'd win the pitch.



    Two oldies repeating a same conversation again and again.........
    At least the pitch was still won in this version
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    (Original post by jneill)
    https://blacklapel.com/thecompass/ch...lapel-for-you/

    Oh and always were black shoes with a black suit.

    And, top tip for shoes (and suits for that matter) : "never brown when in town"

    It seems to still be a thing: https://www.theguardian.com/business...-shoes-finance
    Cheers!
    Thanks alot.
    Do i need the dinner jacket?
    Might get one now.
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    I'm glad I'm not a guy, seems more confusing for them

    Looks like I'll have 10am starts every other day
    http://www.natsci.tripos.cam.ac.uk/students/first
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    (Original post by Serine Soul)
    I'm glad I'm not a guy, seems more confusing for them

    Looks like I'll have 10am starts every other day
    http://www.natsci.tripos.cam.ac.uk/students/first
    Lucky you. I had 6 days of 9-11AM in IA. :eek:

    No Saturday lectures this year though
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    Mathmo's have all 10 a.m starts this year, whoopee! (Saturday lectures tho )
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    (Original post by Zacken)
    Mathmo's have all 10 a.m starts this year, whoopee! (Saturday lectures tho )
    Probably bunk it.
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    (Original post by Serine Soul)
    I'm glad I'm not a guy, seems more confusing for them
    Cheaper for us overall, I think.

    How many dresses are you planning on buying before coming up?
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    (Original post by physicsmaths)
    Cheers!
    Thanks alot.
    Do i need the dinner jacket?
    Might get one now.
    It's up to you; but yes it would probably be a good idea... Dinner jacket + trousers. You can't mismatch a dinner jacket with ordinary trousers. You'd be blackballed for that

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    (Original post by physicsmaths)
    Probably bunk it.
    yeh it's just DE's and Groups on Sats so meh
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    (Original post by jneill)
    It's up to you; but yes it would probably be a good idea... Dinner jacket + trousers. You can't mismatch a dinner jacket with ordinary trousers. You'd be blackballed for that

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    Oh, someone said a black suit is fine.
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    I might just go home sometimes for sat/sun 2/3 times in the term since im rather close.
    Why is it not allowed, and how would they find out.
    We dont have like meetings or anything on a sunday do we?
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    (Original post by physicsmaths)
    I might just go home sometimes for sat/sun 2/3 times in the term since im rather close.
    Why is it not allowed, and how would they find out.
    We dont have like meetings or anything on a sunday do we?
    You have to sign out if you leave because of fire regs. If you leave too often you might not make term (you have to be in Cambridge a minimum number of nights to graduate).

    In practice you can leave, just make friends with your fire warden and tell them when you're leaving.

    You may have supervisions on Sat/Sun.
 
 
 
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