UK Man Wears Dress to Work to Make a Point About Dress Codes

Photo Credit: Joey Barge

(Yahoo News) A man who wore shorts to work—despite the dress code banning them—refused to accept his boss’s order to to put on pants. Instead, Joey Barge had something else in mind.

For the heatwave in the United Kingdom (with temperatures climbing to around 90 degrees Fahrenheit), the 20-year-old opted to wear “smart” navy shorts to his job at a call center. Barge tweeted his outfit, saying: “If women can wear skirts/dresses at work, can I wear smart shorts like so?”

After the bottoms were called “inappropriate,” Barge was sent home to change.

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