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    Goddddddd....you PEOPLE! Now I'm all paranoid because people can see my knees at work. Am I going to be buried to the neck and stoned now for showing an ankle? Are there women at work saying I look like a hooker?!
    I know! It's like $lut shaming on steroids. Bloody hell.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Benji View Post
    Goddddddd....you PEOPLE! Now I'm all paranoid because people can see my knees at work. Am I going to be buried to the neck and stoned now for showing an ankle? Are there women at work saying I look like a hooker?!
    'Tis a risk showing the ankle, such an erotic part of the body.

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    Quote Originally Posted by IndigoJ View Post
    Some people are defensive about toilet mats, others are defensive about getting called a hooker if they wear anything above the knee. Same Difference

    FTR i dont think 15cm is 'too short'. Skirt length doesnt bother me, unless i can see their undies.
    Ah...... I didn't offended over the toilet mat. As if I would get offended about self thing like that.

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    Default Short skirts?

    My SIL wears what I would say are short skirts ( and dresses) at our work ( mid way between knee and bum?) but she has killer legs and if anything I'm jealous!

    But she always looks great , suit jackets, heels and the short skirts look great on her - not hooker like in the slightest

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    Quote Originally Posted by WineTime View Post
    Common knowledge to whom? Having spent a large portion of my working life in various public service departments I have never come across any instruction on skirt length and never known any of the women who wore skirts or dresses above the knee to be pulled aside for it.

    The rest of my time has been spent is both the private and hospitality sectors and there were no issues there either. In fact the company uniform in one private company had skirts that tended to sit above the knee.

    If you don't like it thats fine, but that doesn't mean a woman who wears a shorter skirt deserves to be slagged off as a hooker on the internet.

    I agree with all the others who think mini skirts only belong on teenagers and certainly not at work if you're trying to portray a professional image.
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    Default Short skirts?

    Quote Originally Posted by WineTime View Post
    Common knowledge to whom? Having spent a large portion of my working life in various public service departments I have never come across any instruction on skirt length and never known any of the women who wore skirts or dresses above the knee to be pulled aside for it.

    The rest of my time has been spent is both the private and hospitality sectors and there were no issues there either. In fact the company uniform in one private company had skirts that tended to sit above the knee.

    If you don't like it thats fine, but that doesn't mean a woman who wears a shorter skirt deserves to be slagged off as a hooker on the internet.
    Who said above the knee was wrong? I didn't. It's when Its closer to your crotch than your knee that I think it's out of line in a professional setting.

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    Quote Originally Posted by VicPark View Post
    Who said above the knee was wrong?
    See above post.

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    If I had the legs to pull of short skirts- hell yeah I'd wear them!

    Not at work though, but that's because of my job. If I worked in a place where I could where short skirts, and I had the legs to get away with it. I'd do if for sure. Especially in summer!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Happy2be3 View Post
    Hmmm let me see, I've worked for coffee club, domino's, IGA, Kmart, Vet surgeries, car mechanics.... They ALL had a "No skirts above the knee" requirement.

    I agree with all the others who think mini skirts only belong on teenagers and certainly not at work if you're trying to portray a professional image.
    And all of the workplaces I've been at did not have a no skirts above the knee requirement. Whats your point?

    At best you could say that some workplaces have this requirement. That hardly equates to your earlier statement of it being common knowledge as a requirement for most workplaces, does it?


 
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