Rush Ridiculousness

January 28, 2010 at 1:18 am Leave a comment

One of the first image results when you search for 'sorority' on google

I don’t know much about sororities. All I know I’ve learned about TV shows and movies that portray what I thought was a ridiculous sorority stereotype. It’s nice to know they got the stereotype from somewhere, apparently the girls at Cornell’s Phi Phi sorority. They sent out a 7 pagI e list of dress requirements for rush week and here are some favorite of my favorite requirements:


  • No muffin tops or extreme low rise!!
  • No Cropped pants. Ugh
  • If wearing a skirt tights are necessary!
  • No summer pattern/colors
  • No frumpy
  • No Satin: No one looks good in satin dresses unless it’s from Betsey Johnson or Dolce and Gabbana, you weigh less than 130 pounds, have 3 pairs of spanx on and it’s New Years Eve.


  • Nice flats: Tory Burch, etc. More evening-ish understated
  • No sky-high hooker heels!
  • Boots worn OVER pants
  • NO white
  • If you’re wearing cheapo shoes amke sure they don’t look it.
  • No “Fuck-me-pumps”
  • No Tacky/cheapo/pleather. Don’t mess with me.


  • No obnoxious piercings.
  • No chokers
  • No ribbon overkill
  • No plastic
  • No charm. we aren’t 5. unless I say it’s beautiful
  • No forever21 rings
  • I will not tolerate any gross plastic shizz


  • Shaved legs
  • If you don’t know if something is appropriate/works, email me.
  • Blush. This is not optional.
  • No mustaches
  • No chapped lips
  • No sultry. It’s noon people. And these are girls, not laxers. No need to seduce them with caked on black eye makeup.
  • Nails: you best have a mani pedi when you get to Ithaca.
  • Wear perfume
  • Wear deodorant
  • Get waxed, cut, colored and groomed!!! Mani and pedi prior to Ithaca.

I though sororities were about sisterhood, not a ridiculous fashion police. If you must see the full list. They’re all here.

via Fashionista

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