Every man needs a suit, every businessman needs a tailored suit.
And that especially goes for Wall Streeters.
But in tough times like these, Wall Streeters have to be mindful of what they're wearing. Audacious colors must be integrated subtly, says Brian Mazza of Windsor Custom, the secret suit shop underneath Mazza's swank Chelsea sports bar. Stand out enough to look good but don't be loud. This ain't Gordon Gekko's Wall Street.
We swung by Mazza's shop where he makes custom suits for everyone from bankers to celebrities to Ryan Lochte to get a few tips on how to dress like a baller in finance.
First thing's first — go somewhere where you actually enjoy the experience of shopping.
Windsor Custom gives guys an incentive to go shopping.
"We're trying to help the man out," Mazza says. "Have a beer, have something to eat, and get knowledge from Ryan on how to look better and be more confident."
Get measured, you'll be surprised at what you find out about yourself.
Windsor Custom co-founder Ryan Grayson said much of the stuff you buy off the rack doesn't take into account that for 70 percent of people, one arm is a quarter inch longer than the other.
Times are tough, so as a business person, when you're getting fitted, think toned down.
"A lot of people now don't to go so dressy on Wall Street anymore, because, you know, times are tough," Mazza said. "Say you're doing extremely well, you don't want to come off that way."
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