Topic: uniforms

Gallery: Let’s All Criticize Stella McCartney’s New Olympic Uniforms

Gallery: Let's All Criticize Stella McCartney's New Olympic Uniforms

Stella McCartney unveiled her newly designed uniforms for the UK’s Olympic and Paralympic teams today, and to judge from some of the internet comments I’ve been reading, she made them out of clubbed baby seals dipped in radioactive shit. But while I think they are absolutely fine for something you wear while playing sports, it’s fun to take the piss out of things just for the heck of it. Can I be more ridiculous than the people who are sincerely angry at her? I don’t know, but I’m sure going to try. (I’m sorry, Stella.) More »

Hooters Is Not a Kid-Friendly Restaurant

Hooters Is Not a Kid-Friendly Restaurant

verywhere I look lately, there seems to be a whole lot of hooters. First, NOW is suing Hooters (the restaurant) for catering to children. During previous litigation, Hooters has claimed to be “adult entertainment” which allows them to hire waitresses based on sex and appearance. The problem with their argument is that adult entertainment is normally only for adults, as in 18 and older. Hooters not only lets children in, it has a children’s menu, complete with crayons, and hosts kids’ birthday parties. What parent throws their child’s birthday party with a bunch of scantily clad women? More »

Is Ralph Lauren Designing New Naval Uniforms?

Is Ralph Lauren Designing New Naval Uniforms?

A military blog called Stars and Stripes reports that the US Navy is in “preliminary talks” with Ralph Lauren about possibly designing new uniforms. Earlier this year, female sailors addressed problems with uniforms at a women’s symposium – mainly, they complained that uniforms didn’t fit well and were sometimes uncomfortable. According to The Rumor Doctor on Stars and Stripes:

“The Navy has not hired Ralph Lauren to redesign female sailors’ uniforms, but [Navy Exchange Service Command] has opened up an initial dialogue with Ralph Lauren, one of our top-tier manufacturing resources, who has offered to provide advice regarding women’s uniform sizing and help support current initiatives,” said NEXCOM spokeswoman Kathleen Martin via e-mail.

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