A firestorm set off in a pair of men's trousers has left a British apparel company deflecting allegations of sexism and denying that it thinks laundry is strictly a woman's job.It's a shame that we live in a day where so few people have a sense of humor.
It's not every day that clothing care instructions spark controversy. But that's what happened after British journalist Emma Barnett picked up her boyfriend's pants while tidying the house.
Underneath the usually customary "machine wash warm" instructions, the tag offered a less appropriate option: OR GIVE IT TO YOUR WOMAN, ITS HER JOB.
Barnett tweeted an image of the tag on Monday, prompting an immediate outcry on social media and demands to out the company, Madhouse.
Thursday, March 08, 2012
In honor of International Women's Day I give you this photo of a care instructions label from a pair of men's pants:
Posted by Rick Moore on 3/08/2012