Uniform

What's Behind The New Girl Guide Uniform?

The Huffington Post | Tasha Kleeman | Posted 15.08.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Girlguiding recently commissioned five students from Arts University Bournemouth to design a new uniform for their guides, with the aim of promoting b...

Team Scotland's Got The Blues

Christina Miller | Posted 08.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Christina Miller

Sunday night. Family dinner. Glass of red in hand, we moved from the dinner table to the sofa and, as families do these days, picked up our smartphones to scan Facebook. It seemed everyone was "talking" about the same thing: Scotland's parade uniform for the upcoming opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow...

Boy Banned By School For Shaving His Head For Charity Allowed Back To Class

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 04.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education

A schoolboy banned from class after he shaved his head for charity in honour of his aunt has been allowed back in after his fellow pupils staged a mas...

The Big Stitch-Up

David Holmes | Posted 15.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education
David Holmes

For families on low incomes the annual back-to-school shop is a major financial burden. Never mind the latest trainers or clothing fashions - even providing for the basic every day costs of attending school are stretching the budgets of poorer parents.

LOOK: Male Swedish Train Drivers Wear Skirts To Work In Protest

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Male train drivers in Sweden are protesting a company ban on shorts... by wearing skirts. More than a dozen drivers and conductors working on Rosla...

The Football Throwback

Jack Target | Posted 15.06.2013 | UK Sport
Jack Target

Wouldn't it be made better if you can reminisce about the 'good old days' watching teams playing in retro kits? Take last Boxing Day. Wouldn't it have been great to see QPR in their old Rodney Marsh style kits v the Laurie Cunningham West Brom green and yellow away kit?

School Becomes Latest To Ban 'Inappropriate' Skirts From Uniform

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 05.09.2012 | UK Universities & Education

A school is looking forward to a skirt-free future after banning pupils from wearing the "inappropriate" clothing. Haute Vallee School in St Helier...

4-Year-Old Left Distraught After Excluded From Photo For Having A Bow Made Of Hair

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 24.05.2012 | UK Universities & Education

A schoolgirl was reduced to tears after she was told by teachers she would not be included in the yearly photo because of her hairstyle. Marcella M...

Those Boots Were Made For Talking - School Bans Uggs After Phone Smuggling Epidemic

Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 30.01.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Things may be about to turn "Uggly" at an American school after students were made to toe the line by a ban on the boots due to problems with smuggled...

Uniformly Impressive

Carin King | Posted 20.03.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Carin King

I recently found myself in the situation of being lectured to by a stubborn, white-clad general hospital doctor who explained how wrong I was in wanting my father transferred to a clinic specialising in the treatment of his condition.

Children in Need - Simple things Make You Think.

Sue Hedges | Posted 19.01.2012 | UK
Sue Hedges

Perhaps we could start a recycling project to encourage parents to put school uniform in charity clothing banks specifically for uniform and schools could nominate children for it to be distributed to.

Boy Misses School After Father Refuses To Cut Ponytail

PA | Posted 21.11.2011 | UK Universities & Education

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- A schoolboy is missing lessons after his father refused to cut off his three-inch ponytail. Geoff Wallwork told teachers that ...

Parents Shelling Out £1,000 A Year For State Education

PA | Posted 07.11.2011 | UK Universities & Education

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Parents are typically paying out more than £1,000 a year to send a child to state school, a poll suggests. Uniforms, statione...

Trousers Only For Girls Who Refuse To 'Unroll' At School

PA | Posted 22.10.2011 | UK Universities & Education

PRESS ASSOCIATION-- A school concerned about rising hemlines has become the latest to ban girls from wearing skirts. Northgate High School in Ipswi...

Create Your Own Uniform

Laetitia Wajnapel | Posted 21.09.2011 | UK Style
Laetitia Wajnapel

I have dozens of perfectly lovely dresses, skirts, trousers, shoes and anything you could think about. I write about clothes for a living. Yet I still end up tossing things on my bed in a fit of rage when I need to pick an outfit. At least I used to until I figured out what my uniform was.