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University Slammed For Telling Female Grads To Wear Something 'Low-Cut' At Ceremony

By Aimee Lutkin

There are often clothing regulations at formal ceremonies, but the look suggested at the Brussels Free University in Belgium is raising a few eyebrows and inspiring plenty of Facebook comments. The Guardian reports that prior to their graduation ceremony, students received an email about what to wear to the event. Men were told to wear suits. Women were told to wear something that showed some "joli décolleté" or niiiiiiice cleavage:

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More specifically, the writer said that, "from an aesthetic point of view, it is preferable if young women wear a dress or a skirt and a nice low neckline.”  While suggesting a woman looks best in a dress is pretty sexist, tacking on the "nice low neckline" is an extra creepy spice over this whole meal of a bad idea.