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Fact or Fiction: Women banned from wearing glasses at work?

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Posted at 1:41 PM, Nov 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-11 16:45:32-05

(KGTV) - Are a growing number of Japanese companies banning female employees from wearing glasses?


Several Japanese media outlets are reporting on this trend.

Some retail chains reportedly say women employees who wear glasses give a "cold impression."

One woman who works in a restaurant tweeted she was told not to wear her glasses because it would appear rude and did not go with her traditional kimono.

Japanese companies were criticized earlier this year for requiring female employees to wear high heels.