Bikini baristas: coffee chain blasted for women's skimpy staff uniform - TomoNews

submitted by virtualend on 07/30/17 1

KENT, WASHINGTON — A debate is brewing in Washington state over the staff dress code at a rising U.S. coffee chain. The official uniform for baristas at Bikini Beans Espresso is unsurprisingly, a bikini. The female owner of the chain claims the concept behind the outfit is about empowering women as a whole to feel good about themselves, whether they’re wearing suits, scrubs, or much less. The company’s Instagram page mainly features photos of its scantily clad baristas wearing the uniform is a variety of poses. Spokane city councilor Mike Fagan is trying to introduce limitations to make coffee shops adhere to more family-friendly standards, arguing the business should be all about the coffee and not about the bodies of its female staff. The reviews on Yelp are largely positive, with customers commenting on the beautiful baristas, as well as the coffee shop’s top-of-the-line service. Many staff members themselves have defended their dress code, claiming families come in all the time, with some becoming regulars as a result of the fun-friendly atmosphere.

Leave a comment

Be the first to comment

Collections with this video
Email
Message
×
Embed video on a website or blog
Width
px
Height
px
×
Join Huzzaz
Start collecting all your favorite videos
×
Log in
Join Huzzaz

facebook login
×
Retrieve username and password
Name
Enter your email address to retrieve your username and password
(Check your spam folder if you don't find it in your inbox)

×