Last updated: 11 october, 2010 - 17:17 GMT

Mini skirts and high heels banned by Ukraine government

Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov

Don't expect to see the prime minister in the same outfit two days running

In Ukraine, new dress guidelines have been introduced for government workers.

For women, pungent perfumes, plunging cleavages and pumped-up heels are all out.

For men, the changes are rather more modest: trousers and suit sleeves should be the correct length and outfits should not be worn two days in a row.

World Update's James Coomarasamy was joined by the BBC's David Stern in Kiev and by Ceril Campbell, an image consultant and life stylist.

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First broadcast 11 October 2010

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