Street Style: Nine-to-fivers show off professional looks in the Path

Street Style: Nine-to-fivers show off professional looks in the Path

On winter weekdays, the Financial District’s underground maze is the perfect place for lunching Bay Streeters to flaunt their fashionable office wear, sans parka. Last Friday, in addition to plenty of power suits, we also spotted analysts and accountants taking advantage of casual dress codes in colourful accessories and slick blazer-and-jeans combos. Here, 15 of the most stylish outfits from the Path.

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Name: Dave Moylan
Age: 32
Profession: Investment advisor
“I try to look professional, but still stylish. I wear whatever makes me feel comfortable and confident.”

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Name: Loredana Minio
Age: 40
Profession: Kleinfeld sales associate
“We have to wear all black to work, but I try to make it as funky as possible.”

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Name: Luke Pelosi
Age: 35
Profession: M&A director
“My look is Bay Street casual.”

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Name: Amy Tieu
Age: 26
Profession: Finance analyst
“I’m not as traditional as many people in my office. I try to bend the rules a bit and buy things I can also wear on the weekend.”

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Name: Jessica Burnet
Age: 26
Profession: Intermediate fund accountant
“I try to look laid-back but still professional. I don’t like to be too fancy.”

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Name: Arthur Nahas
Age: 30
Profession: Lawyer
“I love wearing knit ties in the winter. I feel they add a ruggedness to my outfits.”

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Name: Linda Tao
Age: 30
Profession: Payments and innovation specialist
“I hate the cookie cutter work outfits, especially in banking. My look is very minimalist and chic. I try to find classic statement pieces and pair them with pops of colour.”

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Name: JP Mackay
Age: 32
Profession: Real estate investor
“I try to keep it simple. I like to be noticed, but also easily forgotten.”

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Name: Kristina Kempf
Age: 29
Profession: HR specialist
“I dress very feminine at work, but I have a bullet belt at home that I wear to concerts.”

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Name: Michael Yeung
Age: 23
Profession: Accountant
“My dress code is business casual, but I always wear a suit if I’m meeting clients. At the office it’s more chill—especially on Fridays when we can wear jeans.”

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Name: Rebecca Greenstein
Age: 34
Profession: Emergency veterinarian
“Work Rebecca and casual Rebecca are two different people. At work, I don’t wear makeup—I don’t even brush my hair. But on my days off, I transform. I love anything whimsical.”

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Name: Jahan Kargar
Age: 34
Profession: Business development manager
“This is all my wife’s doing—she loves shopping and I hate it. We have a quarterly shopping date, where we get it all done in a short, intense spurt.”

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Name: Ilsa Rahim
Age: 43
Profession: Legal assistant
“My look is funky. I wear whatever’s easy and comfortable.”

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Name: Hannah Gilks
Age: 25
Profession: Trade assistant
“I always shop at J.Crew for work stuff. I have a few outfits that I keep on rotation.”

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Name: Dena Springer
Age: 43
Profession: Lawyer
“I’m visiting my husband at his office, so I’m very casual. But when I’m working, I’m always in a suit or court attire.”