Students successfully changed their school districts' dress codes to be less gender-biased.
The retail chain announced that some stores would be testing a revised uniform that allows for blue jeans, jeggings, chinos, skorts, and shirts of any solid color.
Teens in Quebec are decorating their clothing with yellow squares to protest their “restrictive and sexist” school dress code — with female students demanding to ditch their bras.
“The dean told me it was to save myself from my own embarrassment," says Lizzie Martinez, 17. "If it truly was that, the students that were talking about me, that should have been addressed and not me.”
Joe Blakeney says his daughter Jess was recently fired from her job because of her colorful hair. So he decided to turn to social media in hopes of helping his daughter find a new job.
A grade school teacher's outfit — a dress and boots — was deemed inappropriate by the school, and people are trying to figure out why.
“If I had asked you to cover your body which is much more precious than the iPad, would you have readily agreed?” a father asks his daughter. “Indecent dressing and exposure of your body reduces your value and respect.”
First lady Melania Trump visited an all-women business service center in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Quite a few commenters from the political peanut gallery pointed out how disrespectful it was for former first lady Michelle Obama to skip the headscarf upon her visit to Saudi Arabia in 2015. Michelle Obama dressed modestly and covered her arms and legs — albeit without a headscarf — on her visit to Saudi Arabia in 2015.
Holy Communion dresses, which little girls wear when they start to take communion as part of a Christian religious service, are often long, frilly, and white. Ana Mac, a Dublin, Ireland-based clothing label created by designer Ana Mcguire and launched in 2016, offers made-to-order clothing such as bridal and christening gowns. “I will make anything for anybody, no limits, no expectations, and anything is possible,” Mcguire tells Yahoo Style.
Jacksonville high school senior Zhade is the latest student to run into trouble with prom dress codes — for a gown few would deem inappropriate.
On a flight from Denver to Minneapolis early Sunday morning, Shannon Watts observed a United Airlines gate agent refuse to allow two young girls on the plane because they were wearing leggings. 1) A @united gate agent isn't letting girls in leggings get on flight from Denver to Minneapolis because spandex is not allowed?
One high school is catching flak from parents over its dress code survey, which some say unfairly targets girls. It asks students questions about what styles and beauty looks are appropriate for school, and includes photos of a girl wearing various articles of clothing — an off-the-shoulder top, ripped jeans, a tank top, and athletic shorts. Parent Aimee Greening says the dress code is there to teach kids respect, and protect male students from distraction.
A high school tried to require girls to have their dresses preapproved before prom but dropped the requirement after a backlash. A high school is backtracking on a strict rule that required girls to submit photos of their prom dresses for preapproval after backlash from the community. “The students are not going to have to submit a photo,” Randy Bergquist, interim superintendent at the Osakis School District in Minnesota, told the Echo Press on Tuesday.
The following clothing was banned: plain white T-shirts, sleeveless shirts, ripped or torn pants, jerseys, “excessively” long shirts that hung below the bottom of back pockets, biker or gang colors, oversized chains, track suits, and sunglasses after dark, to name just a few.
Will the wonders of student dress codes ever cease? “Lady Like” and “school-appropriate” is how a flyer about the sexist rules — given to Illinois middle-school students — labeled the image of a headless woman wearing leggings and an oversized T-shirt.