A woman has labelled a supermarket "sexist" after she claims she was told her shorts were "too short".
British woman Lauren O'Connor popped to UK supermarket Sainsbury's on Wednesday in a pair of pink cotton shorts and a baggy striped T-shirt.
Europe is currently in the midst of a summer heatwave with temperatures in the UK peaking at 34C for the sixth day in a row.
But her light outfit appeared to be inappropriate inside the store, with O'Connor writing in a lengthy Twitter post that she was approached by a staff member and told to "pull my T-shirt down".
"I'm so angry right now. Just been approached by a @sainsburys staff member in Staines store to 'pull my t shirt down'," she wrote.
"An elderly man made comment to staff member who felt compelled to come over and tell me as I was shopping. It's 32 degrees. If I want to wear shorts I will.
"For reference, this is my outfit. All I wanted was ice lollies and I get shamed in store doing so."
O'Connor went on to state she was "disappointed" and asked when society was going to "stop telling women how to dress?"
"Especially when topless men frequent supermarkets, which I highly doubt are told to change," she said.
O'Connor ended by saying she was "livid" about the experience and felt "so tired of having to defend my existence and love of booty shorts".
Many slammed the supermarket's response to the outfit, labelling it "disgusting" and "unwarranted".
"Hope you told them to f**k off," one person responded after hearing O'Connor's plight.
"That's insanity. There's was a girl in a bra buying an ice lolly in my local yesterday," another said.
"This is shocking," one woman wrote, as another said it was "ridiculous".
One person said: "That's disgusting. Why do people love giving their unwarranted opinions?"
Not everyone sympathised though, labelling O'Connor a "self-entitled Karen" and adding the pants were "very short".
On Twitter, a spokesperson for Sainsbury's apologises to O'Connor, stating they were "so sorry about the experience" she had in store.
An investigation into the incident has also been launched.