Ancient Egyptians believed shaving was associated with cleanliness but Greeks were proud of their beards, which symbolised authority and wisdom.
A sociologist dressed men of different races in the same clothes – and then dispatched them to nightclubs across Texas to see what would happen.
There are more than 500 studies into the effects of high heels on wearers' health.
The versatile, controversial piece of clothing has come to symbolise both the oppression of women and their empowerment.
Forcing women to wear high heels at work is discriminatory, but it will take more than the law to change dress codes.
Dress codes in the workplace have a long and complicated history for women – especially those in corporate life.
There is no harm in avoiding white coats, but there could be danger in wearing one.
There's no evidence to say school uniforms are better or worse for learning, but dress codes do teach kids a thing or two about civics.