Your Work’s Dress Code May Change Post-Pandemic. Here’s Why.


Publish Date:
July 28, 2021
Capital Public Radio
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Richard Thompson Ford is a professor at Stanford Law School and the author of the book Dress Codes: How the Laws of Fashion Made History.

In terms of what women were once required to wear, he says:

Richard Thompson Ford: I think it’s fair to say that this was not only a regulation of women’s sexuality and moral virtue, but it also effectively was a way to exclude women from traditionally masculine jobs. Jobs that were the most well-paid and the most proximate to power.

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