An artist has sparked a debate about what women's skirt lengths say about the wearer.
Rosea Lake, 18, who is studying graphic design and illustration at Capilano University in Vancouver, posted a photograph titled Judgements to her Tumblr account.
The image shows a woman from behind with ten words written up her left leg indicating various hemlines, with 'matronly' scrawled at the bottom of her calf and 'whore' seen just below her buttocks.
Controversial: Rosea Lake, who is studying graphic design and illustration at Capilano University in Vancouver, released a photograph showing what skirt lengths say about women
Resting under her knee is the label 'proper' while 'flirty' sits above.
In just two weeks Miss Lake's photo has attracted more than 270,000 comments as it has been shared on various social networking sites.