These two executive FREAKS from the Bank of England held a "Dress for Success" day in order issue the following memo to their female employees;
“Look professional, not fashionable; be careful with perfume; always
wear a heel of some sort — maximum 2 inches; always wear some sort of
makeup — even if it’s just lipstick.” Shoes and skirt must be the same
color. No-no’s include ankle chains — “professional, but not the one
you want to be associated with;” white high heels; overstuffed
handbags; an overload of rings, and double-pierced ears.
In the midst of the largest financial crisis since the Depression, you're telling me THIS is what these dudes are spending their time on? When questioned by WWD, they stuttered around with weak excuses blaming the messaging on some consultants.
We have officially entered The Twilight Zone.