dress codes

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People at the gym truly amaze me. From the grunting lifters to the people wearing hats (I really don’t understand why people do this…you’re inside), some weird stuff goes down during a workout. While I would personally never wear a sports bra sans top or hat at the gym, if that’s what other people want… READ MORE »


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READY THE WHITE HORSE. READ MORE »


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Sure! Let’s place the blame on the way interns dress and not on the legislators who harass them! READ MORE »


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The American education system already makes me angry every day but adding fuel to that fire are the countless slut-shaming and fat-shaming dress code notes that schools are hell-bent on churning out on the reg.

The latest comes from Biglervlle High School in Pennsylvania where a dress code note for graduation urges… READ MORE »


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Remember school dress codes? Did they ever give you a sick feeling in the pit of your stomach as a teenager, or did they stay comfortably off your radar? Peggy Orenstein’s opinion piece on the subject in The New York Times brings up some of the more troubling questions about what the real purpose of those rules is… READ MORE »


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By now you’ve probably heard of the prestigious New York City high school that protested what they perceive as a discriminatory dress code by instituting a “Slutty Wednesday”—a day in which students came to school in outfits that deliberately violated the code. According to news reports, the school’s dress code is pretty basic. It requires… READ MORE »


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When we read the Time headline “‘Urkel’ Is Now a Verb,” we assumed this had something to do with hipster dress, which often takes after Steve Urkel fashion with tight pants and over-sized glasses. But no. Apparently, “getting Urkeled” is what the kids at Westside Middle School in Memphis, Tennessee, say when someone gets penalized… READ MORE »


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Dang, athletes in Japan have some serious dress code rules to contend with in order to participate in their sport. First, we told you about snowboarder Kazuhiro Kokubo, who was banned from the Olympic opening ceremony by the Japanese Ski Association because he was sporting a “hip-hop” twist on the national uniform. Now, we’ve learned… READ MORE »


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Black tie. Creative black tie. Cocktail. Casual Chic. We’re guessing you have an idea of what half of these dress code terms mean, but the other half is rather confusing. Dress codes are not only becoming more popular, but are also becoming more obscure. “It used to be it was either no dress code at… READ MORE »


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Beijing residents got a style guide covering what to where during the Olympics. Not allowed: white socks with black leather shoes, and wearing pajamas to visit neighbors. [AP via The Huffington Post]
Being single in your 40s might cause you to develop cognitive impairment. [AJC] … READ MORE »


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Guess Gonzalez, TX, school district didn’t get the memo that jumpsuits are a fashion “do” these days. Kids from 5th grade through high school who come to school dressed inappropriately will be forced to put on a black, school-issued jumpsuit. Sure, it’s a little prison, but with the right accessories, I’d wear it. [CNN] … READ MORE »


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Tattoo discrimination still exists. If you don’t want to cover your ink up at work, make sure to ask whether the workplace is tattoo friendly at your next interview. [CNN] … READ MORE »