• The Problem With Retail Dress Codes

    7 days ago - By Flare

    When Christina Roberts worked at a downtown Toronto Coach store, “there was an actual book you were given of pre-approved outfits, hairstyles, et cetera,” she says. “We could only have nude or clear manicures, and it had to be perfect-one chip and the whole thing had to come off.”
    As dress codes go, Coach's requirements were pretty standard. Employees were expected to wear a black skirt or pants with a black sweater or white dress shirt, and to accessorize with a silk scarf, provided by the store, which most employees tied around their wrists or neck. The rules were more strict at Club...
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