What is Labor Day, How Can I Celebrate it, and When Should I Be Wearing White?

BookBar Fri, 09/01/2017 - 9:41am

Labor Day was invented back in the early 1920s to by the fashion industry to convince rich white-collar workers to buy more expensive, colorful clothes. It’s a little-known fact that white-collar workers used to wear exclusively white clothes to work until Labor Day was popularized. It was later co-opted by the poor working class in the 1880s as a means of fighting for better working conditions. By 1894, it became a federal holiday, and it wasn’t long before everyone forgot why it was started in the first place. About half of this paragraph is true. Read More...