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    Why there are rigid rules for females regarding dress code?

    I am working in a MNC company from last 5 years. I got married last year. Before my marriage I was comfortable with the western outfit. But since I belong to a Hindu Brahmin Family, my in laws raise their bows every day I leave for office. Due to this I am not able to concentrate on my work as management has declined to help me in this. What can be done please guide?

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    Re: Why there are rigid rules for females regarding dress code?

    Hi friend

    Many women face such situations in their lives after getting married and so you shouldnt lose heart in this situation..Ya keeping such rigid rules for dress code is not done but certainly most of the companies want their employees to look professional and thus have certain dress codes in mind..But these are both for men and women and not just for women..But of course men dont have to face such problems due to the attitude of our society which is certainly very different towards women in these aspects..

    Firstly what you can do is try to talk to your in-laws regarding this that you have to wear these western outfits to your job as this is the dress code in your company and you cant disobey the same..So you are forced to wear and are not wearing it by choice..I hope your in-laws understand your problem ...But if they dont and even your management is not ready to budge then its better you change your job where there are no strict rules in this regard..Family is the most important for you and you should try to maintain your relations in a healthy manner..Jobs will come and go but familu shoukld always come first..

    Also try to explain your management your situation properly and maybe they will see reason ..

    Good luck and God Bless

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    Re: Why there are rigid rules for females regarding dress code?

    Hello Mam...

    I can understand your situation, but the company had some rule and regulation in the company... They want employees should look like Professional...
    But if you are feeling uncomfortable with the dress code then you may consult your boss and you may give him a legal application regarding the problem..
    It is quite possible that he will do something about it....

    All THe Best....

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    Re: Why there are rigid rules for females regarding dress code?

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    I am working in a MNC company from last 5 years. I got married last year. Before my marriage I was comfortable with the western outfit. But since I belong to a Hindu Brahmin Family, my in laws raise their bows every day I leave for office. Due to this I am not able to concentrate on my work as management has declined to help me in this. What can be done please guide?
    Hello Aspirant,

    These are the common problems to the working women after their marriage.You have to keep your patience.

    Try to convince your in laws that bearing of western out fits is not my choice.On the contrary,it is the dress code of the company.

    If your in laws are unable to understand the issue,you must go with his wish & otherwise the conflict will arise which will not be good for both of you.

    If your are in well financial position,need not work or search a job where there is no such strict dress code.

    You must prefer peace in your family life than your job.

    Thanks & good luck.

    Ashok

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    Hello,

    Your situation is bit problematic,and you are the only one who can settle it.I would suggest you to have a good talk with your in-laws and make it clear to them regarding your comfort level with particular type of western outfit associated with your work.You should make it a point to show that you respect their opinion regarding dress code,and at the same time convince them that the dresses that you wear ,make you feel comfortable and you have no intention to hurt their values.If you talk them in this way then I think they will understand your point.Also go for sari's when you are attending any function or any get-together.Doing this will help you to balance both sides.

    Hope this helps you!

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    hello madamthis is not a single woman problem even in indian culture mostly women survive at this stage.if you are an old employee and working since 5 years then you should put this issue with your higher authority or boss and tell them all religious problems.I hope they will assist you in such cases.even not then should concentrate on work nor on cultural.because workings will earn money for survival a cultural issues not.so try to ignore it and do work properly.thanks

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    Re: Why there are rigid rules for females regarding dress code?

    Hello friend................
    According to my opinion there are two reasons for such rigid rules in dress code.
    1.To look Professional in that dress.
    2. To stand unique through discipline.

    First check the terms and conditions of the company whether there any exemptions.
    and better to consult your higher authority and explain your problems with this rule.

    All the best............

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    i am also from the same family also mam,, its not about what family you belong it all depends on mindset of people around you... its great that your working in a mnc company,if your not really comfortable with them(in-laws) go speak to them frankly and ask them what they feel about your appearance know what they want, talk to your husband about this matter.... i think these are really sensitive matters you and husband should really decide.. i hope your hubby approves every thing you say

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    Re: Why there are rigid rules for females regarding dress code?

    Everybody is free to wear what she feels okay, but this is only good in words not practically. We all know that in India, this is impractical if you stay in moderate society. The family member don't have any issue with that but society and people around us will start commenting to our parents and so they turned to apply strict rules for dresses. Please don't make this thing as issue and wear the best suitable dress you can!!

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    Re: Why there are rigid rules for females regarding dress code?

    1. Dress code must be professional
    2. It should not be vulgar
    3. it should not be so dark or like any party wear
    4. There should not be western dress code it should be indian

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    Re: Why there are rigid rules for females regarding dress code?

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    I am working in a MNC company from last 5 years. I got married last year. Before my marriage I was comfortable with the western outfit. But since I belong to a Hindu Brahmin Family, my in laws raise their bows every day I leave for office. Due to this I am not able to concentrate on my work as management has declined to help me in this. What can be done please guide?
    Hii...


    This is not a single woman problem even in indian culture mostly women survive at this stage.if you are an old employee and working since 5 years then you should put this issue with your higher authority or boss and tell them all religious problems.I hope they will assist you in such cases.even not then should concentrate on work nor on cultural.because workings will earn money for survival a cultural issues not.so try to ignore it and do work properly.

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    Re: Why there are rigid rules for females regarding dress code?

    As you are working in a company so you must look like a professional rather than a model,company wants outputs from you instead of style that's why it has fixed dress code for various employees at different post.It has two advantages-1 You can identify the designation of employee easily by his/her dress code2 When all employee of same post stand together then they look like a team of well qualified professional who have only one target and that is maximum output for company.3 All people get appropriate respect according to their designation4 Last advantages is also important,newly recruited freshers don't have experience so if female employee wear colorful western dresses then all the male employee will notice them rather than their work.

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    Re: Why there are rigid rules for females regarding dress code?

    Many women face such things in their lives once obtaining married and then you shouldn't lose heart during this state of affairs..Yes keeping such rigid rules for code isn't done however actually most of the businesses need their workers to seem skilled and so have bound dress codes in mind..But these are each for men ladies and not only for women..But after all men don't need to face such issues attributable to the perspective of our society that is actually terribly completely different towards girls in these aspects..

    First of all what you'll be able to do is try and ask your in-laws concerning this that you simply need to wear these western outfits to your job as this is often the code in your company and you cant decline an equivalent..So you're forced to wear and don't seem to be sporting it by selection..I hope your in-laws perceive your drawback ...But if they don't and even your management isn't able to budge then its higher you alter your job wherever there are not any strict rules during this regard..Family is that the most significant for you and you must try and maintain your relations in an exceedingly healthy manner..Jobs can come back and go however family should invariably come back 1st..

    additionally try and justify your management your state of affairs properly and perhaps they'll see reason ..

    As you're operating in an exceedingly company therefore you want to appear as if an expert instead of a model,company needs outputs from you rather than vogue that is why it's mounted code for varied workers at completely different post.It has 2 advantages-1 you'll be able to establish the designation of worker simply by his/her dress code2 once all worker of same post stand along then they appear sort of a team of well qualified skilled UN agency have just one target which is most output for company.3 All individuals get applicable respect in keeping with their designation Last blessings is additionally necessary,newly recruited freshers haven't got expertise therefore if feminine worker wear colorful western dresses then all the male worker can notice them instead of their work.

    This is not one lady drawback even in Indian culture largely girls survive at this stage.if you're associate degree recent worker and dealing since five years then you must place this issue along with your higher authority or boss and tell all of them non secular issues.I hope they'll assist you in such cases.even not then ought to think about work nor on cultural.because workings can earn cash for survival a cultural problems not.so try and ignore it and work properly.

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    Re: Why there are rigid rules for females regarding dress code?

    when your not able to concentrate on work then your not doing justice to work and your self.. marriage is the world where you need to be responsible and compromise on some issues.. yes its important that you should have freedom in your dressing but don't take it for granted that the times you can do every thing at every point of time..its important that some time after your marriage you should go traditional, all days are not same you should obey your in-laws on some issues.. freedom is not about wearing western outfits its the mind sets of people that will allow you look professional at work if you feel wearing western outfits will make you professional.. dressing has no caste or any society will object you if you go to office but what matters is as time changes you should also change .. do wear western outfits but after marriage you should go traditional for a part of time..

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