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Dress Code

Mom Fires Back At School's Dress Code Approach After Daughter ‘Humiliated'

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 09.27.2016 | Parents

After a teacher sent her daughter to the principal’s office for a skirt deemed suitable for “clubbing,” one mom is speaking out. On Sept. 21, Re...

Teen Gives Epic Speech After School's Assembly On Skirt Lengths

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 08.25.2016 | Women

After attending a school assembly about girls’ skirt lengths, a teen in Australia gave a perfect speech to some of her classmates. Faith Sobotker, a...

7 Much-Needed, Possibly Unorthodox Rules For Golf

Matthew Dicks | Posted 07.12.2016 | Sports
Matthew Dicks

Putt every putt. If the six-inch putt is a forgone conclusion, then just putt the damn thing. Conceding putts only serves to assist the players who can't putt or those who suffer from the yips while marginalizing the advantage of players who excel under pressure.

WATCH: JetBlue Thinks These Shorts Are Too Short

The Huffington Post | Ishita Singh | Posted 01.03.2017 | HuffPost Live 321


Your Dress Code Is A Bully

Lauren Bromberg | Posted 05.20.2016 | Impact
Lauren Bromberg

"Your shorts are too short." "That dress shows your shoulders." Your chest is too prominent." "It's slutty." "Boys will be distracted." I've ta...

Is This Too-Short Skirt What's Wrong With Education in America?

Ashley Trexler | Posted 11.04.2016 | Education
Ashley Trexler

Beaufort High School's student body president, Cary Burgess, of South Carolina, received an in-school suspension for her "too short" skirt and lashed back on Facebook, causing a viral stir through social media and international news outlets last week.

HS Principal Says Dress Codes Are Necessary To 'Preserve' Girls' Virginity

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 10.30.2015 | Women

Please be advised: Dress codes are designed to protect women from their male peers. At least, that's what Jim Bazen, the principal of Plymouth Christ...

Jimmy John's Loosens Its Dress Code For Workers After Criticism

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 10.29.2015 | Business

For years, sandwich chain Jimmy John's has had an unusually strict dress code. The Huffington Post revealed in May that two pages' worth of guidelines...

Teen Stands Up To School For Shaming Students Who Break Dress Code

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 10.06.2015 | Women

When Lydia Cleveland started seeing young women at her school being shamed for their clothes, she decided to speak out. According to the 17-year-old ...

The Amazing Way Teens Are Protesting A New Dress Code Policy

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 10.02.2015 | Women

Teen girls' bodies are not "A" distraction. Young women at Charleston County School of the Arts school in North Charleston, SC are wearing scarlet let...

What The Heck Is ‘Cocktail Attire'? Decoding This And Other Dress Codes For Men

Posted 09.30.2015 | Style

Long gone are the days when “jacket required” dining was the norm, and the three-piece suit was the standard uniform of the downtown office. Men...

Body Shame In Our Schools

Samara Wolpe | Posted 08.26.2016 | College
Samara Wolpe

At lunch that day I crossed the open expanse of concrete with a few friends and ran across a member of the administration. She looked pointedly down at my neckline and told me that I had "nice cleavage," and to conceal it so that nobody would see it "too soon." Horrified, I pulled my neckline up to my chin and walked around flushed for the rest of the day.

How to Stop Policing Girls and Women

Stephanie Hepburn | Posted 08.24.2016 | Impact
Stephanie Hepburn

Unfortunately, policing of females doesn't diminish as we get older and it trickles into our social lives, our interactions with the general public and at work. Dress codes -- on paper or through verbal expectations -- are an easy way to determine if there is disparate treatment of the genders.

Plaid Kilt or Mini Skirt? That Is the Question

Sophia Armenakas | Posted 08.21.2016 | Teen
Sophia Armenakas

The debate on school uniforms and dress codes is intensifying as many parents and educators are increasingly concerned about the trend toward inappropriate dress in schools.

The Ridiculous Dress Code Rule That Made This Teen's Outfit 'Inappropriate'

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 08.20.2015 | Parents

A Kentucky mom shared her frustrations with a local high school's dress code after her daughter was allegedly sent to the principal's office for weari...

What NOT To Wear On Casual Fridays, Ever. Take Notes.

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 08.04.2015 | Style

Fridays are already one of the best days of the week -- and when you add the word "casual" to it, the day jumps to a whole new level of awesome. For ...

Malaysian Women Face Rising Pressure From Muslim 'Fashion Police'

Reuters | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 01.03.2017 | Religion

Women in Malaysia, long seen as a moderate Islamic nation, have been denied entry to government buildings on the grounds their skirts were too reveali...

Dress Codes: Myth versus Fact

Sarah Gordon | Posted 06.23.2015 | Teen
Sarah Gordon

Few topics are as controversial today as dress codes. As the weather gets warmer every spring, more and more girls (and boys!) around the world raise their voices against the policing of girls' bodies.

Dress Code? Spandex

Pia de Jong | Posted 06.16.2016 | Parents
Pia de Jong

The transition to high school announced itself in the form of the middle school prom. Somewhere in that elusive moment between childhood and adulthood, my daughter floats in her too-short dress. Or, rather, in her Spandex underpants.

These Dress Code Violations Will Shock You

The Huffington Post | Jessica Kane | Posted 06.04.2015 | Style

Workplace decorum can be tough to navigate -- especially when it comes to dress code. There is no universal set of rules for "business casual" or even...

Dave Jamieson

Check Out The Ridiculous Dress Code At Jimmy John's | Dave Jamieson | Posted 05.28.2015 | Business

WASHINGTON -- If you want to work at a Jimmy John's sandwich shop, you'll need to bring a "killer work ethic" and a "rock star personality," as the ch...

Stop Policing Women's Bodies

Beth Cone Kramer | Posted 05.26.2016 | Women
Beth Cone Kramer

We can teach our children there's a time and place for cocktail or beach attire without shaming girls for their bodies. And we need to teach and show boys that a girl's attire or presence at a party doesn't mean she's fair game.

First Amendment Lawsuit Says Student Was Punished for Wearing a T-shirt Advocating Gun Rights

Student Press Law Center | Posted 05.18.2016 | Education
Student Press Law Center

Near the entrance of Logan Middle School is a statue called "The Doughboy" -- a World War I soldier carrying a firearm in one hand, and in the other a grenade.

No Straps, No Service: When Censorship Goes Too Far

Neel Swamy | Posted 05.13.2016 | Education
Neel Swamy

I cannot fathom the idea that while males have a certain degree of freedom in their physical expression, female students of all ages are constantly sent home for "distractions" ranging from pink hair to nose piercings to strapless prom dresses.

#TheFuturein5 Episode 33: Does Dress Code at Work Matter?

Jacob Morgan | Posted 05.01.2016 | Business
Jacob Morgan

Short answer: yes! However, it is part of a big picture where a lot of things come into play: dress code, corporate culture, technologies that you use, etc.