Originally Posted by Lovelace
There is always a degree of societal enforcement with clothes. You have to wear them in public or face arrest for example.
Did you go to school in England, did you wear a uniform at school. Why do you think this was. What were they trying to achieve?
Yes, but that's irrelevant. A school, club, restaurant, armed service, fire brigade, business or whatever can set precise rules, because it can enforce them coercively on its property or among its members or employees.