SIB suits...

I'm new to the SIB world and I am wondering what the gen is on suits. My last OC seemed pretty insistent that only a black, dark grey or navy suit would do, with pinstripes optional, while my current OC doesn't seem to be bothered what we wear as long as we're smart (and actually, looking at some people in the office, it's possible that the boss isn't even that bothered on that front).

Anyway, I'm due posting in a few months and I want to know what the consensus is in the rest of the branch. Is it dark suits only, or will the occasional tan/brown/lighter grey suit be acceptable?
Tan/chocolate brown is good as are white linen suits. A Panama hat is looked on well during the summer months and a knitted cardigan during the colder winter ones.
Skinny ties, tight trousers, canvas shoes and sleeves crudely rolled halfway up the forearms are also "in" this season. Best worn with thick-framed glasses and a slightly feminine voice.

Alternatively you could stick with the dark suit and people might take you more seriously than if you were to turn up looking like Gok Wan... ;)
We are all talking about the female SIB dress are we not?
Does not really matter what they wear Blazer and Twills, Saville row suit, The shit for brains tattoo on your forehead always gives the game away!!I know I,m an old fart, but do all the SIB tossers still get recruited from the Pioneer corps??usually the ones to thick to use a shovel or push a wheelbarrow 8)
Got to ba a wah, just have a look at the clowns that you will be working with, size 36 red and yellow shoes, red wig, squirty flower etc etc
The add for CUstom made suits

who ever put that there is a marketing genuis

and when I set up my empire

I am going to employ you
If your a proper tec you will wear jeans, a tshirt over body armour and covert rig....

This being the 21c you can trade in your timberlands for magnum "elite spiders".... anything else makes you a remit sticking big breakfast eating office detective... and ripe for civilianisation!

Mag_to_grid said:
Fcuk Mike, you have spent too much time around them tw&ts!! Did you do them BBQ's too?
Let's just say that for all the amount of times I got let off speeding, we're quits. ;)
So it's safe to say then, that dark suits are the way to go and anything else will get you mocked mercilessly... about manbags?

(s)TiVo said:
So it's safe to say then, that dark suits are the way to go and anything else will get you mocked mercilessly... about manbags?

The amount of bongos cutting around with them DPM man bags probably make them acceptable now.....

What about zoot suits? Got to be making a come back about now....



The bloke in the yellow suit was OC Eastern Region (G) before he emigrated to Australia.

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