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Discomfort Over Women's Bodies Prompts Anti-Leggings Letter

A letter to a school newspaper asking female students to ignore fashion and stop wearing leggings has set off a firestorm. It was for their own as well as the greater good, the writer suggested, in part because leggings make it hard for men to control themselves. ”In general this existential interrogation of the soul of a garment (because, really, that’s what it is) centers on women, women’s bodies and the general discomfort with seeing too much of them, or believing you are,” according to The New York Times.

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