The start of the school year is always an exciting time for kids as they embark on a new journey. However, for a 12-year-old girl named Nevie, her excitement turned into humiliation when a teacher pulled her aside in the hallway, commenting on the snug fit of her trousers. As news of this incident circulated online, it generated a significant and passionate response from people.
Weddings are supposed to be joyful occasions, but sometimes they can also cause misunderstandings and drama. That’s what happened to a woman who refused to attend her sister-in-law’s wedding because of a dress code that she found unreasonable and unfair. In this article, we will tell you this woman’s story about what the dress code was, why she rejected it, and what happened next.
More than 25 million people boarded cruise ships globally back in 2017. It may not seem like a lot, but that’s more than the total population of Belgium! It’s a great vacation alternative, with an added bonus: you can sample various different destinations for future time-off in one single trip. If you’ve already booked a trip on a cruise ship, but you still have no idea what you should pack, start with some research on your specific cruise locations. Either way, be sure to bring deck-friendly shoes that are low-heeled. Also, add a pair that’s comfortable to walk on larger distances, for the days spent ashore. Depending on the season, you might want to add a few swimsuits too. If you are on any type of medication, make sure to bring it with you in its original packaging.
Flight attendants first appeared at the beginning of the twentieth century and were all male. The first female attendant was a 25-year-old nurse in 1930, and by 1936, women had replaced men in this job almost entirely. The requirements for women became stricter every year, and they weren’t only about their physical fitness but also their appearance. We decided to find out how the rules for flight attendants have changed and which criteria are essential today.
Middle Eastern countries often attract our attention, either for their landscapes or unique culture, which is different from the way of life in the West. These places have fantastic customs and some particular rules of etiquette. Qatar, a small country neighboring Saudi Arabia, is a perfect example. If you’re considering traveling there, we have prepared a list of their habits and culture.
The modern-looking bra was invented about 100 years ago, but there are still debates about whether it’s healthy to wear a bra and if it’s socially acceptable to appear in public places without one. Nowadays, many women tend to forego this undergarment, but not everyone is happy with this trend.
Kate Middleton is a real style icon, and many women want to dress like her. Being royalty, the Duchess has to adhere to a strict dress code, but her outfits still become the topic of discussions in social media.
Royal weddings are of the utmost importance when it comes to celebrity appearances. Elegance is at the center. Though some traditions are established for these weddings, some celebrities choose to wear over-the-top headpieces or bend gender norms.
In the past, the dress code for the Oscars was regulated. Men had to wear black tuxedos, and women had to wear ball gowns. However, the rules have become less strict over the years. Today, celebrities can come to the event wearing T-shirts and Crocs, and without their hair done.
Microstates are surrounded by myths. For instance, many people believe that only multimillionaires live in Monaco and only the priesthood lives in the Vatican. But usually, legends appear around something that causes interest. That’s because the majority of us have no idea what it’s like to live in a country that you can walk through in just one day.
Members of the royal family have their own little secrets. Even their wedding shoes can hold meaningful surprises. Little details about royals are so interesting to us, and sometimes they’ll let us in on their secrets.
Had we been born 200 years ago, among British aristocrats, summers would be even hotter for us because it used to be the peak of the Social Season. This was a period when the elite society would have fun holding balls and dinner parties, and families would introduce their young daughters to society while men would search for their other halves. At first glance, this time might sound wonderful and exciting, but in reality, there were strict rules at balls that can be quite amusing to people who live in the twenty-first century.
There’s no doubt that being born into a royal family has its perks. However, with such a title comes great responsibility and some strict rules that must be followed regardless of age. We know that little royals are kids after all, but some of the guidelines they have to follow remind us of how their upbringing is worlds apart from our own childhood.
Job interviews can be different. Some make you feel confident because you give the right answers and look like a million bucks, others make you feel extremely worried and you end up talking about nonsense while wishing to vanish from there as soon as possible. What’s worse, if the potential employer turns out to be a weirdo, it makes this task even more difficult.
The dress code at events like award ceremonies, festivals, and movie premiers is strict but simple: a tuxedo for men and an evening gown or cocktail dress for women. However, sometimes celebrities want to stay in the memories of millions of audience members for a long time and end up creating an unusual look. Other times it’s just a matter of convenience that comes to the foreground and drives them to break the code.
School years are meant to leave behind some of the happiest memories from our childhood and in most cases, they do. However, sometimes, the rules that they set for school kids are so ridiculous that even after growing up those kids are still asking, “But why?”
The sea, sports cars, yachts, and palm trees, these are the things you think of when you hear someone talk about “Monaco.” This place can be easily called a paradise for millionaires and celebrities. The Principality of Monaco is a tiny but very prosperous country. Besides, it has a rich history, a variety of entertainment, and excellent weather almost all year round. But what is hidden behind such a beautiful and alluring “façade”?
Searches spike rapidly after Catherine or Meghan appear in public wearing a new look. Their modern outfits become so iconic, that they instantly get replicated by many of their followers. Together with their predecessor Diana, they’ve become some of the best-dressed women in history. But long before this, their everyday looks were not much different than the casual outfits that we see (and wear) every day.
It was a tough decision to make, but Prince Harry and Meghan Markle decided to resign from their royal duties. Even though they lost some exclusive privileges, they have gained a lot of freedom and independence as well, including the fact that Meghan and Harry are no longer obliged to follow the strict royal protocol.
Christmas parties can be unpredictable. You can plan activities, and buy food, drinks, and presents for your colleagues. But then something questionable happens during the party and the only thing you can do is take copious notes, so that you can tell your friends and family later.
It’s not for nothing that the Duchess of Cambridge has been recognized as a style icon — any fashion monger has something to learn from her. Catherine’s wardrobe not only contains clothes from famous designers, but it also boasts items from the so-called mass-market and she looks stunning in any of them. By the way, Kate Middleton has a preference for clothes made of wool — these types of garments always prevail in her eyes.
Fashion and etiquette give us rules to follow: when we go to work, we wear clean shirts, ironed pants, and shiny shoes. Nobody goes to the office wearing stained clothes. But even if you follow all the possible social rules, you can accidentally hurt people’s feelings when you wear the most innocuous clothing.
Few people risk wearing colorful clothing on a daily basis. Many people are more used to sporting neutral colors due to the dress code at their work, while others simply don’t know what color combinations look good together. But not everything is as complicated as it seems. The only thing you need to do is remember several color combinations that look great in any kind of outfit.
According to statistics, an interviewer makes a decision to hire a candidate in the first 30 seconds of their conversation. They can evaluate the manners and appearance of the potential employee in a short period of time. This means that an outfit plays a crucial role in this situation. Most people know that an employer won’t appreciate untidiness, bad taste in clothes, or an outfit that is too revealing. But sometimes, things aren’t that simple.
Elizabeth Alexandra Mary became Queen in 1952 at the age of 25. Of course, over the course of 7 decades, the wardrobe of Her Majesty has been through a lot of changes, adapting to the laws of fashion and etiquette, because millions of people across the world are watching every step the Queen makes. There are dozens of people working on her image and the rules of Royal style are very strict. For example, did you know that her dress code for important events and theater visits absolutely has to include long satin gloves, a tiara or a crown, and also a fur cape for cold weather? And Elizabeth II has never ever visited the room where her clothes are stored. Every morning, her assistant comes to her with drawings, so that she can choose the necessary outfit for herself.
In 2019, the world record may have been set for the number of travelers that chose a plane as their means of transportation. Since January, more than 4.6 billion passengers have used planes. Of course, for many people, the airport and the plane are almost like their second home. These people know a lot of secrets that may help improve comfort and safety during the flight. As it turns out, sometimes, even the seemingly unimportant details matter, like clothing and shoes.
Apparently, some Royal family members think that rules were designed to be broken. Until recently, the main rebel of the British royal family was Princess Diana, and she had good reasons for it. For example, her revenge dress, her honest interviews about her relationship with her husband, or her hugs with people who had HIV. Every single one of these acts shocked the media and other members of the Royal family. But today, the biggest rebels among the monarchs are the Duke and the Duchess of Sussex that continue to prove the idea that most Royal rules and traditions are things of the past.
Great Britain is one of the few countries that has managed to keep a monarchy through the centuries. This became possible thanks to the country’s loyalty to traditions. Special requirements regarding the way royal people look is a part of these traditions. So, Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge and the wife of an heir apparent, always finds herself as center of attention for the mass media and ordinary people. Today, she is a great example of elegance, but everything was different in the past.
The Met Gala ball was supposed to be an ordinary charity evening for The Costume Institute for the Metropolitan Museum. The government stopped financing it so it had to finance itself on its own. Today, it's an important event in the fashion industry: in May, all celebrities meet with their favorite fashion designers in New York to show their dresses. And every year, this event is connected with a new exhibition of the museum, so celebrities have to stick to the dress code of the event. In 2018, the theme was "Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination." In this article, we have collected the most spectacular sights of this amazing event.
It seems that it's very easy to go outside in the summertime wearing something light. The warm months allow us to look awesome with very little effort. The most important thing is not to make the small but popular mistakes that can ruin even the most well-thought-out image.
These days, men go to great lengths in order to attract female attention and attain the status of the most desirable and charming individual. To reach these goals, they resort to the most unexpected means, and even make considerable sacrifices. The high expectations of the fairer sex must be met, no matter what. But, oddly enough — those expectations themselves vary from country to country! Today, Bright Side invites you to visit 10 places around the world that have very different ideals of male beauty. What attracts women in one society, may very well repulse them in another!
Coco Chanel, a renowned fashion icon of her time, once wisely remarked, ’Dress shabbily, and they remember the dress; dress impeccably, and they remember the woman.’ This statement carries with it a timeless truth that resonates through the ages. It’s difficult to contest her insight because clothing plays a pivotal role in shaping our image and how we are perceived by others. In a world where first impressions are often the only chance we get to make, our choice of attire becomes a potent tool for self-expression and communication.The significance of clothing in our lives goes beyond mere aesthetics; it’s a reflection of our personality, values, and even our mood. Each outfit we choose has the power to convey a different facet of ourselves, whether it’s the confidence exuded by a perfectly tailored suit, the comfort of well-worn jeans, or the elegance of a classic black dress. Our clothing choices can speak volumes before we utter a single word.