An impromptu family visit to a wading pool in a public park in Guelph, Ont. left an 8-year-old girl embarrassed and her parents angry when staff told her that, unlike her brothers, she could not be in the wading pool without a top.People are crying, "It's not about body-shaming." But that is exactly what it is about. When you tell a young girl that she has to cover up a part of her body that looks exactly the same as the little boy beside her, you are telling her the issue is her femaleness. We're not talking about breasts here. We're talking about a little girl's undeveloped chest.
This week, Toronto students decided to wear crop tops after their school deemed them inappropriate. The fallout has created
From the date to the dress, the rite of the prom has evolved from a simple affair in the high school gym to an elaborate evening at a posh hotel, and sometimes even a hotel room for the night. Yikes, how times have changed! Fortunately etiquette is not stagnant and evolves with our customs. The results? Contemporary prom etiquette dos and don'ts.
Ask ten people what business casual means and you're sure to get ten different answers. While some advisers will suggest that you always represent the dress code of the client, industry, or culture you are engaging with, my stance is different.
There actually is an unwritten rule that recommends not dressing up above your superior's style of dress. Simply stated, dressing more formally than your boss could be perceived as having the pretension of saying: "I'm better than you."
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