SIGIA-L Mail Archives: Re: [Sigia-l] Just for you women out there
Re: [Sigia-l] Just for you women out there
On Jun 8, 2007, at 8:12 AM, Smith, Lisa wrote:
> You left out "sparkly", Emily, but I completely agree with you.
> I, for one, love it.
> I have been told by men I've worked with in the past that women in
> business have no sense of humor. They were, of course, including me in
> this generalization.
> If you show up in your dark grey power skirt-suit carrying a serious
> black laptop and feeling powerful, you're perceived as a cold, hard
> b****. If you show up wearing a flowery dress and carrying a pink
> kitty laptop and feeling pretty, you're perceived as incompetent,
I don't mind the Hello Kitty theme (much), and the 'pink=weak'
nonsense is at least a very good way of identifying (mostly male)
managers in need of early retirement. It's the overall graphic design
of the lid that offends my sensibilities -- it looks like the
"designer" spent about 3 minutes with a glue gun and four packs of
Take that off, replace the bling with a graphically inventive take on
Hello Kitty, and the anodized pink laptop looks very sleek, yet playful.
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