A warehouse employee said she was sexually harassed for wearing leggings - and then abused when she dressed down in response.

Fena Reti posted a video to TikTok in which she said she was made to feel “extremely uncomfortable for wearing leggings,” and later opted to wear something different to “feel safe from the male gaze.”

But despite the low-key attire of baggy grey sweatpants and a loose-fitting cream hoodie - a co-worker still made a disrespectful comment saying, “No matter how pretty you are, you look like s*** today.”

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But even her attempts to draw attention to the issue of workplace harassment was subjected to insensitive commentary by men, with some taking to the comments of Reti’s videos to accuse her of lying.

In response, she gave viewers a full-length view of the leggings to debunk with the mistaken idea of it ever being the woman’s ‘fault.’

Reti’s initial video reached almost a million views at the time of writing, with many people expressing support for her.

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“Keep a note on your phone of dates & comments. It might be small things, but over months it’s a big deal,” someone wrote.

“’To feel safe from the male gaze’ is the most accurate statement I have ever heard. I’m sorry that’s happening to you,” another added.

A third person, who claims to be a warehouse worker, said that she “changed” her wardrobe to avoid comments.

“Warehouse worker here. I literally changed my wardrobe & buy only extremely oversized clothes for work to avoid men comments. EVERY. SINGLE. DAY.”

Indy100 reached out to Reti for comment.

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