Steakhouse Apologizes After Asking Cancer Patient For Doctor’s Note To Wear Hat

Steakhouse Apologizes After Asking Cancer Patient For Doctor’s Note To Wear Hat

Sometimes people have very good reasons to violate dress codes. We usually don’t hold infants to “coat and tie” policies, for example. Someone with no legs shouldn’t be required to wear shoes into a store. And a person who has lost their hair due to the side effects of chemotherapy should, by all means, be allowed to wear a nice knitted cap in a restaurant, even if they don’t normally allow hats. One would think.  [More]

The Consumerist Shops: Beanie Bargains

The Consumerist Shops: Beanie Bargains

We recently used Etsy to commission a hand-knit beanie for just $15 from the lovely Nguyen Le, whose work we had see after a post on BoingBoing detailing her knitted ‘power cord’ belt. We like commissioning things—it makes us feel important—and it’s nice to think that one’s money is going directly to the person who made your custom kit. (We’re using a picture of Nguyen’s awesome Tangerine Felted Bag, because while our beanie is lovely, that bag is ever more so.)