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Casual Friday is a gift, a blessing in a dull experience of droning meetings and angry clients. It's something to look forward to all week long, even when the rest of the 9-5 days try their best to bring you down. This make it upsetting when people abuse that privilege, seemingly ruining it for everybody.

In the stellar word of The Office's Kelly Kapoor, "Damn it, Meredith, where are your panties?!"

Reddit user, u/Logistics515, wanted to observe the worst outfits when they asked:

What's the most NSFW outfit you've seen that someone actually wore to work?

Dress To The 11s


Had a client coming in and the office Manager told everyone to please dress very nice. A girl came in dressed in her prom dress.


Showing His Patriotism...Question Mark?

A guy showed up to his sales job at a public event wearing a tank top that said F-CK ISIS.

Boss asked him to leave lol


Setting A Precedent Early On

I worked as receptionist for a government office. They were holding interviews for an important position which required lots of interaction with the public and a high degree of professionalism.

One candidate arrived wearing a low cut tank top and a short denim skirt, with frizzy 80s style hair. It was like she was trying to look 20 again (she was nowhere near 20).

They still gave her the benefit of the doubt and went ahead with the interview. I spoke to one of the interviewers later in the day and he told me she bombed it.


Seeing Too Much Of You, Jerry.

A male coworker who strolled through the atrium and through reception every morning in his red lycra bike shorts.

He might as well have been nude.


*cue "I Ripped My Pants" song

Guy at work split his pants and rather than go home for the day, took them off and duct taped them on the inside. Then split them again, gave up and went home. He was pretty good natured about it and nobody gave him any flack after they blew out each time.


Keep Them Up

I once went to a language tutor center with my wife. We were met with a young 20ish brunette wearing a see-through top. You could quite clearly see she wasn't wearing a bra underneath either.

She went through a 15 discussion about who they are and why we should pick them and considering my wife on my left, I had the longest and toughest 15 minutes of "my eyes are up here" that I've had in my life. I have no idea if she knew or just went with some random top braless and it just so happened to be see-through that day.


Comfy Is As Comfy Does

My dad works at a large company where they have trouble keeping employees. Girl shows up wearing PJ pants, slippers, tank top and, because it's cold outside, she "wears" a freakin' BLANKET. It was a big fluffy blanket that she kept wrapped around just shoulders all day. Worked her whole shift.


Don't Google It

Ahegao t shirt on casual clothes day at school (know school isn't work but we do work at school so I guess it counts.)


Woof...Just Bad Choices All Around, "Margaret."

Hopefully I'm not too late.

I used to work at a non profit part time through high school and college, sort of like the YMCA. I was super close to all the other recreation staff / counselors because we had all been in the program together too.

Anyways, Halloween comes around and I propose the idea to have a communal fall festival with the other local non profits, we all get together, play games, have a costume contest, the whole shabang. I show up the Saturday of the event about an hour and a half before anyone else to start setting up. Upon entering the office, let's call her Margaret (office admin lady), greets me in head to toe black face. Every inch of her body painted black with big pink lips smeared on. Mind you it was 6:30 AM, I wince to think about how early she must have gotten up to apply it all. She is also accompanying this with a bone necklace and straw skirt, bare feet, and black stockings hung from her chest with the nipples cut off baby bottles on the ends, hanging to her knees. She starts doing a dance and exclaims, "I'm a cannibal! Or a savage, however you want to interpret it."

I've never been so shocked in my life. It was way too damn early and I immediately panicked because a few dozen families were going to be arriving soon. A quick call to boss man more in shock than in anger and he dials her. I hear a few pleas: "oh no it's okay, my husband and I have worn this to all of our costume contests at temple and win every year, he dresses as an explorer too, then we kiss as part of the joke!"

She left for the day crying, and that is when I decided to leave that carnival of a job. Still close with all the guys I worked with though, chaos isn't too bad when you have a group of people to go through it with you and you can all laugh about it later.


Not Work, But, You Know, C'Mon Parents. Get It Together.

It wasn't technically their job, but once when I was in kindergarten somebody's mom showed up wearing a shirt that said 0-horny in 2.5 beers.

She was actually the reason the school had to release a dress code for parents and guardians when visiting the school.


Really? You REALLY Can't Tell Why We Brought You In Here?

One of the agents I was teaching in a call centre wore a dress so low cut and so short that when she moved the wrong way I saw /everything/.

Another girl liked wearing corsets to make her boobs spill out of her shirt and hoodies that said inappropriate things like "Blow me." She couldn't understand why HR kept pulling her in for meetings.


Well, I Already Got The Job, So...

The receptionist at a profesional office I worked at thought it was OK to wear an oversized Tupac t-[shirt] with no pants and slippers to the office for her first official day. Overall very confusing because she wore a beautiful outfit for her interview,


That's A New Kind Of Distraction

On Valentine's Day, a new hire dressed like "Cupid."

He wore a white shirt decorated with red hearts and a white tie with a large heart on the center of it.

Then, his pants were also white, but with angels going up and down the legs. Everyone loved it, especially the female employees. But his supervisor told him to go home and change because it was a "distraction."


London. France. Underpants.

I used to work in a call centre and there were way too many people dressed like it was Saturday night.

One girl in particular was wearing a short skirt one day. Her colleagues next to her kept insisting that it's too short and she kept insisting that it wasn't. One woman who's a little person (is that the right word?) walks by when that conversation is happening and says "It is too short. I can see your underwear, it's pink."


I May Not Play By Your Precious Rules, But I Get Results!

I used to work with a surgeon who once burst into an operating theatre in his pajamas and flip flops. He had gloves on but that's about it. No mask, no hat, no scrub.

To be fair, the patient was bleeding to death and he answered the call for help. Saved her life. Gave her loads of antibiotics though.


Doesn't Matter How Much You Walk

No t-ts and a-- here but many moons ago i worked for Royal mail as a postman. Had a new hire that came into work wearing high heel platform boots. She didnt come back the next day because she didn't seem to understand that those items of footwear are not conducive to the amount of walking posties do, and managed to knacker her ankle. Also complained that carrying bags and putting mail through letter boxes was damaging her nails.

Never saw her again.


Dead Set On Nabbing One

Hospice central office. Secretary is looking to catch some doctor.

Fish net stockings. Skirt that shows the bottom of her a--. No underwear, maybe a g-string.

MD comes in and states "What, is this a strip club now?"

I about fell outta my chair.


It Would've Made Heff Proud


Playboy bunny outfit.

I was a server at a semi-nice casual restaurant that was frequented by business people. It was Halloween and we were encouraged to wear costumes. One of our hostesses wore this and our manager didn't flinch until a customer complained.


Wow, Everyone Really Misses Him...

I worked for an instrument supplier and was installing equipment at a customer site (pharmaceutical company.) It was around Halloween and Hugh Hefner had just died.

Lots of employees were going around (including in the lab space) dressed like playboy bunnies. Not that their outfits were that skimpy (especially those who were in labs) but it was still weird seeing a bunch of scientists at work in bunny ears, bowties, and cotton tails paying tribute to playboy


Bad Gifts

Not quite up to the standards here but the funniest one I have seen in the last few years was the day we had to sit through Ethics and Compliance training to be told about not accepting bribes and gifts and one of my team turned up wearing all branded gear that he been gifted from one of his suppliers.



A girl in my masters biology degree course, brought a water bottle into the first lab and picked a lab coat that was too small, so it only buttoned at the top, kind of like a Cape with sleeves. The lab PhD student got her a new one when she noticed the next day, but she still intermittently buttons only the top, meaning most of her front is not covered by a lab coat. We've been working with E. coli for most of the last 2 weeks. She has to be reminded every couple of days to tuck her headscarf into her lab coat, to the point where she was at risk of it falling over a lit bunsen burner. She isn't the only person who wears a headscarf in my lab, and everyone else has had no issues.

Again, we are masters students. Her poor choices in lab coats are far from the worst thing she's done.


Danger Fool

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Girl came into the lab with open toed shoes. Freaking psycho.


I See U! 

A girl I knew wore a see through mesh top to work without a bra in a call center I once worked at... oddly enough she wore it about 3 times before she was eventually pulled up about it (can't think why).


Statement Wear

NSFW in a different way - I worked in a law firm with a fairly casual dress code - jeans and t-shirt were acceptable, but just barely. The legal assistants regularly took documents to the local county courthouse for filing. One legal assistant came in wearing a "F**k the Police" t-shirt. I wasn't his boss but I couldn't resist telling him he couldn't wear that shirt to the courthouse. He borrowed a sweater from someone.


The Center

I worked a call center years ago. No dress code. People would literally roll out of bed and come into work in what they had on. It wasn't until one of the employees decided to hold a joint in his ear the whole day that they decided to implement some rules/dress code. But slippers and pajamas were still ok.


Black & White

When I did retail we would often have meetings after hours to discuss new merch, changes in the company, renovations, etc. and since it was after hours dress code was never enforced. Well, one day we have a meeting and the manager decides everyone has to come in dress code (for men it's a suit and tie) so I decided to go dressed in full white tie: tuxedo with tails, waistcoat, wingtip shirt, white bow tie, tophat, the whole nine yards. It was actually a lot of fun pretending that was my everyday outfit.


Oh Stanley

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It wasn't so much the outfit but the bow and arrows. One person in accounting dies from a heart tipped arrow and suddenly it's "Maybe you should go home and change Stanley!" "We have a no Cupid policy around here."



A female co-worker wore saucy outfits when she and I worked in a hospital. She was already sleeping with a surgeon and was using that outfit to lure more doctors. Another surgeon saw me shake my head to myself when I saw her outfit that day, and he was unable to contain his laughter.


Accidents with crazy....

Secondhand story from my husband, but a guy on another crew wore a two piece safety suit instead of the one piece like he was supposed to for the job. He slipped and fell on his butt in some caustic waste. Since it was a two piece suit, it was able to leak into his suit and he had to basically run out of the job, strip down naked, and have coworkers pour vinegar all over his lower half, including down his butt crack and on his junk.

So remember, if you work a safety job, don't ignore the required gear. Sometimes the required gear seems silly, but they require it for a reason. Accidents happen and in a worst case scenario, proper get should save you.


Even from a Distance

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One girl wore a pair of black leggings that were so thin you could see the color and pattern of her underwear from 50 feet back.


The position has been filled.....

Wasn't a job but a job interview. I was doing a remote interview via Skype and the woman being interviewed was driving a car.

She propped her phone up against the speedometer so she could use both hands to drive. When she set up the phone it was clear that she was wearing a very large and loose tank top with no bra and big sunglasses.

At one point she asked me to wait and I said sure, until i realized she was ordering food in the Wendy's drive thru. when i called her out on it she tried to pic up her phone and dropped it between her legs. This is the moment my team lead and i saw her bare lady bits. I just hung up and threw her resume away.


Iron Man for the Save

When I was a medical student when this happened during a cat 1 C section I was watching. Was about 3am (in the UK consultants don't usually stay overnight when they're on call for most specialties), consultant was a ~40 year old guy that came in wearing Iron Man pajama bottoms and flip flops. no time to get changed. he saved the baby tho so fair enough.


Cover your bits....

Call centers on the weekends. There was one Saturday it was like all the girls on the team came straight from a lingerie party. One girl was wearing a lace teddy with lace boy shorts. I mean there was just enough pattern to keep the bits mostly covered. On the other end of the spectrum someone wore a bathrobe to work one day. We weren't sure if there was any thing under it.


Bad Teacher

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When I was doing my teaching internship, the 2nd grade teacher next door wore a leather miniskirt with black fishnet stockings. It was... questionable, to say the least.


"why not both?"​ 

I worked in a very stuffy, old, and famous law firm. Last year on Halloween a very attractive young female attorney came in wearing a skin-tight black cat suit with cat ears on. It didn't show any skin. But it didn't need to. She was clearly not wearing a bra and her nipples were VERY visible, so was the fact that she was wearing a lace thong underneath.

This was the kind of office where men wore ties every day and women wore skirt suits or pant suits at all times. Nobody said anything to her as far as I know, but it was whispered about for a while.

I try very hard not to sexualize my coworkers, who are all brilliant and accomplished lawyers and not objects of fantasy. But that costume made me ask "why not both?"


Wear Black

We had a human resources manager that would wear shear white dress shirts to work. Her nipples were dark as heck and you could see them across the room through the shirt. In the sun, you could almost see through the shirts. This started a few months after the sale of the company to another firm. They moved their own people in to top management positions.

A month or two into the wardrobe change, the General Manager made an inappropriate pass at her. She sued and was awarded close to 10 years worth of her salary.


Dodge ProMaster

Recently at work one of our vans decided it didn't want to start. It being a brand new Dodge ProMaster we decided it would be best for the dealership to figure it out. We called and a big flatbed tow truck was dispatched. The tow truck arrived and the driver hopped out wearing slip style sandals.

I would assume a job were you deal with heavy machinery all day would require boots but who knows.

Fast forward a month and I am getting gas at the gas station down the street from my office. I look over to the next pump and who do I see? That same tow truck driver filling up the tank on his tow truck. He was still wearing that same pair of sandals. I left in a hurry after watching him light a cigarette as he pumped his gas.


Rotate Out

Military O-5 (Army LTC) wearing thin spandex with no underwear and skin tight tankers top while on the job in a deployed location.

She didn't last the rotation.


Bless You

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Girl where I worked came with a cut t-shirt, showing her side breasts and wearing no bra. Manager came and told her to go home and get change so she wouldn't catch a cold.


The Leader

One of the older men, getting near 60, wore short shorts, some women complained about his varicose veins being unsightly. He was asked to go home and change as knee-length shorts were ok, but not short shorts as stated in the terms of dress down day. His response was to comment about someone's Turban not being mentioned in the terms either. He was a team leader.


The Intern

The very attractive intern showed up on casual day wearing a sheer top. Wasn't too bad, but you could clearly see both nipple piercings.

Intern was a guy. A whole new group of people were suddenly interested in working with said intern.



We had a temp working at our donation bay (thrift store). The first week she was dressed appropriately- sneakers, jeans, t shirt- but was vocally concerned that the work was going to ruin her good clothes, and she was waiting on her paycheck to purchase work clothes. The day her cheque came, she was over the moon shopping for clothes, but as I was ringing her out, I noted they were all work inappropriate- filmy, low cut, rude slogans, etc.

Whatever, I thought, maybe these are her new good clothes and the jeans were now her work clothes. NOPE. Came in the next day in spangly short shorts, bejeweled flip flops, a gauzy shirt that was way WAY too tight, and a half shirt over it that said "I don't f@@@@@g care."


Clothes Optional

Topless. I'll explain: I walked in on the very attractive 19 year-old receptionist while she was examining her big breasts. They were completely out there as she had pulled her top to her waist. I told her to put those away and she giggled and apologized.

Was she in a private room, break area, or all-gender bathroom? Nope. This was at the front desk and a client could have walked in at any moment.

Before that job she was a stripper at a full nude strip club.


Tame the Leather

I used to work as an intern in a classic corporate office and one of the manager who used to wear tops with HUGE cleavages showed up with leather pants which front side and back side were pierced with 1 inch holes and tied together with ribbons.



I worked a fence building job and my moss hurt his toe so was supervising with one steel toe boot and one sandal.

Since he could barely walk he wasn't really doing much so he wasn't like in danger of anything but it's still weird to see a guy with sandal on at a job site with thousands of pounds of wood and concrete.


Bye Now

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One time this temp wore leggings that were damn near see through, like idk if she knew but her stuff was all out there for people to see lol she was sent home that day and never came back.


Hi, Miss Kemp...   

Newly qualified teacher (24 y/o, hot as hell) wore a Halloween-style 'stripper schoolgirl' outfit to my all-boys secondary school on 'Non-Uniform day' once.

It was utter chaos. 500 hormonal as hell teenagers literally howling and running out of classes to come and see. The head of department basically ended up locking her in an empty classroom and closing the blinds, leaving her on her own for the rest of the day as he couldn't get her safely to the carpark for her to drive home. She didn't come in for the rest of the week and left the following term.

Hi, Miss Kemp.


While Pregnant

I recently organized a conference with industry vendors. One of the vendors sales reps showed up, 7 months pregnant in a dress that would have already been too short had she not been pregnant. It looked like she forgot to put on pants. The look was completed with a weird shawl bolero and heels that were on the high side at the best of times, but must have been torture for her in the 3rd trimester. The woman was old enough to know better (i.e. mid 30s).


With Stupid

Not quite NSFW but I had a guy come in for his interview for a position that would require him to operate heavy machinery in a t-shirt that said "Caution : I do dumb things."


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