Women’s elite sporting uniforms have long tried to balance ideas of “femininity” with athleticism – not always with success. But now women are increasingly taking control of their uniforms.
Drainpipe, torn or skinny, denim jeans have a history of unsettling the powerful.
For many extremist groups, a primary goal is to spread their ideology. Costumes and uniforms – even ridiculous ones – are a form of spectacle that can garner attention and interest.
As the Nigerian tradition of dressing in matching outfits for special events continues to grow in popularity, it brings with it a threat of social exclusion.
The job of looking after safety in the skies remains a highly sexualised occupation.
Dress codes in schools can mask a lot of inequality issues around gender, race and religion. Why not go with a simple policy that applies to everyone equally and discuss the underlying issues instead?