Dress Codes Are About Fear Of The Female Body

Lauren Messervey | Posted 03.29.2017 | Canada Living
Lauren Messervey

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?

United Airlines Wouldn't Let Teens On Flight Because They Wore Leggings

The Huffington Post Canada | Monika Markovinovic | Posted 03.27.2017 | Canada Style

But it may have been for a valid reason.

3 Types Of Leggings You Need To Stay Away From Forever

The Huffington Post Canada | Monika Markovinovic | Posted 10.29.2015 | Canada Style

Leggings 101 is now in session.

Fox News Airs Cringe-Worthy Segment About Girls Wearing Leggings

The Huffington Post Canada | Monika Markovinovic | Posted 10.30.2015 | Canada Style


Leggings For Men Might Be A Thing Now

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.20.2014 | Canada Style

Hold on to your pearls, everyone: meggings is officially a trend. The men's pants (a.k.a. leggings for men) burst onto the scene last year when Ame...

School Bans Girls From Wearing Leggings

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.10.2013 | Canada Style

A junior high school in California is getting a lot of heat over a controversial dress code. Last week, a school official at Kenilworth Junior High...

Tights ≠ Pants

Kristina Matisic | Posted 04.22.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Kristina Matisic

Recently I've seen a few young women wearing tights as bottoms out in the world. I'm talking about actual tights. As in pantyhose. As in, pulled tight over the buttocks and somewhat transparent. As in, I've seen things I cannot un-see.

Do Schools Really Need Dress Codes For Too-Tight Clothing?

CBC | Posted 03.31.2013 | Canada Style

A Vermont high school's recent ban on skin-tight leggings seems to be part of a larger trend spreading across North America. Over the last...

Why I Don't Want to Flaunt "It"

Kinnie Starr | Posted 01.09.2013 | Canada Style
Kinnie Starr

The pressure to flaunt my figure as a rapper and performer and modern woman is HUGE. I have been told countless times that I should "show it off" more, and that I am "hiding" my body. I don't love the look of leggings, because I'm not sold on women baring our asses for the viewing pleasure of strangers.

Penis Print Leggings: NSFW Pants Take Fashion Too Far (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post Canada | Sarah Kelsey | Posted 09.06.2012 | Canada Style

In the past few weeks we've seen our share of ridiculous fashion statements, includng duck nails and the super cool bra (the latter of which is adorne...

Leggo My Leggings!

Jarrah Hodge | Posted 06.30.2012 | Canada Style
Jarrah Hodge

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.

Thigh-High Society

Alicia Vianga | Posted 12.05.2011 | Canada Living
Alicia Vianga

There is something very alluring about a woman lying on a chaise in her bedroom, rolling a silk stocking on her leg. This is a far cry from our hectic mornings; the image of hopping around the bedroom trying to put on a pair of pantyhose... Luckily with a little bit of know-how, every woman can enjoy wearing beautiful hosiery!