I received notice today that my employer is doing the annual implementation of the summer dress code on Monday. This isn't a bad thing--panty hose are optional until fall--except that this year's notice included photos of specifically what was and wasn't acceptable. I'm not blaming my employer for this. We're going on the 3rd year with this program, and let me just say that there are a lot of women out there that don't seem to know the difference between a workplace and a nightclub.
The fact they even have to mention that belly shirts aren't acceptable work wear tells me that it's been a big issue in the past. Ladies, you can dress for summer and still look professional. Let's not ruin a good program, go get some "work" clothes (what a concept!). It'll be nice and hot here through October, so it's not like you won't get any wear out of them. And stop complaining you have no money for clothes--I've seen what you wear at the office, and you do so. Besides, there are plenty of places that sell appropriate inexpensive attire, even if they aren't the most trendy. You know where they are, now go.