субота, 12 лютого 2011 р.

Who is Mimi?

I'm back to working full time just for 4 days now and I'm already puzzled by my new work place.
Well, we usually celebrate Women Day on March 8, and something like Men Day (though it's more like a Military Men Day, but no one cares) on February 23.
And in advertising company I work for there's a tradition - some kind of a costume party on this days, and not just after work, but during the whole work day. A great idea, yes. But...
Last year on February 23 all the women were dressed as flight attendants (why wasn't I working here last year?!)). But this year the theme is... well, we're all going to be show girl from Pirates of the Carribean/Wild Wild West era. So on February 23 I have to wear a corset and a skirt and all the guys are gonna get sailor shirts as soon as they are gonna come into office that morning.

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I've never worked with such young and creative group of people, so it's a little odd for me. I worked in a very conservative office environment for 4 years and two years in the concert management company (which wasn't conservative at all), but I've never experienced anything like this.
I like to dress up (and I've already ordered myself a corset and talked Sasha into sewing me a skirt), but to have a costume party in the office for the WHOLE day - it's gonna be a totally new experience.
Can I be some kind of Lily or Mimi? I'd love too (but office - still weird).
Does any one had such an experience on their places of work?

1 коментар:

  1. Oh, my. I don't know if most US workplaces - at least, US office environments -- would succeed in encouraging women employees to dress up in corsets and fishnets for a costume day!

    Many workplaces do permit and even encourage costume days, especially around Hallowe'en, but the costumes are typically supposed to be pretty modest.

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