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"Instead of dressing like a THOT, value the male education and dress conservatively."
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By deeming what is normal to be inappropriate, we turning women's bodies into a real thing of horror. I am praying that there was not a single person on that plane who would have mentally drawn a connection between a ten year old in leggings to a sexual object. But isn't the thought that the conclusion could be drawn part of the problem?
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"We'll move to end this," said Christy Clark.
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July 3 will mark the 157th year of the of the Queen's Plate, the oldest thoroughbred horse race in Canada. From its simple beginnings in 1860 at the Carleton track in Toronto at the corner of Keele and Dundas, the Queen's Plate has now grown into a massive event.
I think it's important that we don't cling to the rules our mothers taught us "just because that's the way it's always been done." If your legs look better with hose, wear hose. If you find that brown and black is not a good combination for your skin tone, then don't wear it. Don't be a slave to fashion rules -- old or new.
A number of schools have decided that the bullying problem can be solved by instituting a uniform or a dress code. To many people, this sounds like a reasonable solution to the pervasive problem of bullying. To people who actually experience bullying, it can look ridiculous, if not dangerous.
It's that time of year: summer. The time when we get to prance around in flirty frocks and ripped jean shorts like it's nobody's business. In the heat of summer, anything goes and we savour the season...
Style. It's not just what you're wearing but also how you act. Over the past several weeks, my team and I at Notable.ca have been outlining five scenarios, each of which calls for a very distinct style. These include: the workplace, after-work events, charity galas, a Saturday night out and Sunday.
My big problem with the leggings ban is it places the blame onto girls for being "distracting" instead of onto those who might be getting "distracted" spending all their time ogling the girls. The fact that no comparable rules were set out for boys shows that they think it's up to girls to uphold their own honour and fend off advances.
It always makes for an awkward moment when you've connected with a potential new client or business relationship over a cocktail and one of you fumbles for a business card that you never find. Have them easily available in business card holders or in side pockets of purses.