You’ve seen the viral promposals, and you know about the ever-climbing price tag. But it seems that increasingly, a defining feature of the prom is a whole shitload of rules—especially when it comes to the dresses.
Today, we proud members of the Leggings Only community were aghast to learn of United Airlines’ crusade against acceptable pantlessness.
CLEVELAND — Earlier today, we pointed out that the RNC’s dress code appears to be somewhat sexist and perhaps a little absurd. After seeing the following tweet from Deadspin’s Drew Magary, I’m now forced to reconsider my position.
Is it me, or do dress code policies seem to be getting more and more outrageous? For this recent offense in school-approved attire, a student didn’t show off a bare shoulder or wear a skirt deemed too short by officials. This little girl dared to wear the wrong shade of green. Call the authorities!
Attention, everyone: Marc Jacobs is hosting a release party at Tunnel for Gloss, a book about ‘70s fashion photographer Chris Von Wangenheim, during New York Fashion Week. The “dress to kill code,” via Yahoo Style, was communicated thusly:
In the embarrassing wake of two scandals involving two different Missouri lawmakers who have both been forced to quit after accusations that they sexually harassed their interns, the Missouri House is discussing instituting a new dress code. For the interns. That’s it. That’ll do it.
“Stand up straight,” I tell my daughter, for the tenth time in an hour. I notice when she rolls her eyes. By the time she’s staring straight ahead again, I have seen myself reflected entirely in her behavior at her exact age of 14. I’ve heard the echoes of my mother instructing me to stop slouching, to stand up…
It’s not just teenage girls who have to deal with dress code shaming, dogs do too. A 5-year-old Boston terrier named Chopper the Biker Dog who goes around visiting hospitals and senior centers on his mini motorcycle had his therapy dog license revoked because of his outfit. Chopper’s usual attire consists of a leather…
A Catholic high school in Fairfax, Virginia is refusing to give a senior her diploma because she wore black sneakers to graduation. Jesus Christ could not be reached for comment.
A Texas man wrote an impassioned blog post for the Houston Press after his five-year-old daughter was told by staff cover up her sinful shoulders and legs with a t-shirt and jeans.
Welcome to Sorority Report, a feature in which we celebrate the best and battiest of Rush Week emails from sororities. Part 1 extolled the virtues of Spanx.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are making their way to the US in T-minus 14 days, so heads up American journos: if you are one of the lucky members of the press who has by some miracle gained access to witness a member of the Royal Family in person, you damn well better dress the part, or so help them God, you are…
A school in Florida forced a teen girl to wear a "shame suit" in an effort to publicly humiliate her for violating the dress code policy.
An Oklahoma school superintendent has just landed in hot water over her enforcement of the school dress code, namely asking female students to bend over and allegedly deeming those who wore their shorts too short "skanks." Take it from me, superintendents just don't understand.
A Philadelphia barista and water sports enthusiast says she was ridiculed by staff and, eventually, prevented from swimming at a public pool for wearing a swimsuit that looked like "a bra and panties." It was, in fact, an American Apparel bikini, which she demonstrated by letting a male employee pull out the waistband…
The Russian Ministry isn't joking around when it comes to uniform modifications and a new decree forbids police women from shortening their hemlines, wearing wrinkled clothing, and mixing civilian and uniform attire. Male officers are now forbidden from ripping off their shirtsleeves.
Summer is a dangerous time. Murder spikes in America's cities, treacherous heat waves threaten the health of the elderly and underserved, and, most menacingly of all, women in sleeveless tops attempt, like slatterns, to enter Utah courtrooms as though their bare arms don't inspire violent lustful fantasies in all who…
In case you weren't already convinced that most high school dress codes are sexist bullshit meant to police young women's behavior along totally arbitrary guidelines, this story should do it for you: a 17-year-old girl was publicly chastised and kicked out of a homeschool prom in Virginia because several dads in…
Once again, Planet Fitness is in the news for enforcing its dumb dress code. This time, a pregnant woman says she was told she needed to cover up her belly. Is there any reason to belong to this gym, besides the fact it's dirt cheap? Because that's looking less and less persuasive.