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Body Shame In Our Schools

Samara Wolpe | Posted 08.26.2015 | 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 08.24.2015 | 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 08.21.2015 | 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. ...

Malaysian Women Face Rising Pressure From Muslim 'Fashion Police'

Reuters | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 07.21.2015 | 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 reveal...

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 06.16.2015 | 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...

Walmart Loosens Up Dress Code

AP | By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO | Posted 06.04.2015 | Business

Wal-Mart is hoping denim pants will raise the spirits of its more than 1.2 million U.S. store workers.

Dave Jamieson

Check Out The Ridiculous Dress Code At Jimmy John's

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 05.26.2015 | 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 05.27.2015 | 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 05.15.2015 | 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 05.01.2015 | 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.

How to Build Your Internship Wardrobe

Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors | Posted 06.28.2015 | College
Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors

In the months between accepting an internship offer and your first day, there are many important things to do to prepare. Follow these steps to build your internship wardrobe and be ready for the real world.

Why Sexist Dress Codes Have to Go

Jamie Rifkin | Posted 06.27.2015 | College
Jamie Rifkin

While dress codes are important so that students aren't wearing anything offensive, inappropriate or containing profanity, it is wrong for public schools to set strict restrictions, especially those of which unfairly target young ladies.

I Wasn't 'Asking For It'

Danielle Campoamor | Posted 06.20.2015 | Women
Danielle Campoamor

"You keep wearing trash like this and you'll end up a whore, just like the women who represent Playboy. Is that what you want? To be nothing but a slut?"

How To: Job Fair Success

Betty Revah | Posted 05.31.2015 | HuffPost Home
Betty Revah

I personally dread going to career fairs but I've found that they are much less scary and intimidating if you prepare yourself ahead of time so I thought I'd pass a long a few tips and let you learn from my mistakes.

Paper Dolls and Dress Codes

Jeff Freedman | Posted 05.19.2015 | Politics
Jeff Freedman

While Dwight D. Eisenhower was President, the country built up its military industrial complex, built the first interstate highway system, and created suburbs as cities expanded outward and the population swelled with middle class dreams.

This Black Tie Dress Will Take You From The Boardroom To The Ballroom

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 04.07.2015 | Style

Rules were meant to be broken. That's how we feel about fashion and especially about dress codes. With wedding season and event season almost upon...

3 Tips to Help You Dress for Success

Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors | Posted 04.20.2015 | College
Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors

Next time someone tells you to 'dress for success' or to 'dress for the job you want', take them seriously. Trying to decide what to wear can be one of the most stressful aspects of an interview, and it can surprisingly have a huge impact on how the interview turns out.

Does This Dress Look Too Bare? One Utah High School Said Yes

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 01.29.2015 | Teen

When 16-year-old Gabi Finlayson stumbled upon the perfect dress, she couldn't wait to wear it to her school dance. Finlayson, who attends Lone Peak...

When a Tie is Not Just a Tie

Robin Hardman | Posted 01.11.2015 | Business
Robin Hardman

The era of casual dress crept up on us slowly, but now every organization this side of Wall Street seems to have taken up the khaki banner. (And even Wall Street is apparently not immune to the trend.)

Back Off, Dress Codes. This is Not Your Call.

Karen Mangiacotti | Posted 12.17.2014 | Parents
Karen Mangiacotti

Make no mistake: dress codes are increasingly becoming an excuse for sexualizing women and disgracing young girls for the apparent pleasure of those in power. It's bullsh*t.