I am a school based Occupational Therapist. It is important to look professional, but not loose your style identity. I will be sharing 5 easy spring outfits that are perfect for working in a school setting. All the outfits will be classy and polished, but are totally functional for the demands of the work day!!
Working in a school does not have to be as formal as a business or corporate office. Dress code for staff in the schools are a bit more casual but still polished. With a pop of color and some print, you can easily refresh your spring work wardrobe. If you are a teacher, therapist, or other personnel working in the schools, then read on to see these comfy, yet chic outfits.
Outfit # 1. Add a floral blouse to your spring work outfit. Nothing says Spring than floral print!!
Kohls top: similar
Target pants: similar
Outfit #2. Incorporate soft colors. Blush pink or pastels are great ways to add pops of color to your outfit without being too bright.
Kohls pants: similar
Outfit #3. Wear a printed blouse with details to your work blouse. Details add interest to your spring work outfit. Make sure the material is light weight and structured for a polished and professional look. I love the keyhole and pleated details in the front!!!
Anne Taylor blouse: similar
Marshall’s pants: similar
Outfit # 4: Choose a bold color and wear black pants for a polished and pulled together look!!!
Style tip: A classic, structured, black bag will never go out of style. Instantly pulls your look together.
Old navy flats: see above
Outfit #5: Choose printed pants to add to your spring work outfit in the schools. Nice change from a solid color or neutral. It’s a great way to refresh and add flair to your work outfit without being too garish.
Style tip: Choose a nice t-shirt with a solid color to balance the pants. Add a simple or bold necklace and watch for a more refined and professional look.
Old Navy flats: see above
Photography: Floyd Mayne
There you have it, 5 spring work outfits for working in the schools. They are easy to incorporate, comfortable, functional, and stylish!! You get the best of all worlds!!
Just a review of tips to build a great spring wardrobe for working in schools:
- Find stretchy capris or tapered pants. They are comfortable and adds business casual to your look
- Good separates like delicate blouses with print or crisp collard shirts with ruffle or strong shoulder details add interest to the look
- Wear cute and comfy flats with a solid color or print to add some flair to your outfit
- Simple statement jewelry dress up basics. I especially love wearing a watch. It’s classic and practical and really pulls your work wear together.
If you are a teacher or therapist working in the schools, I hope this post was an inspiration to try new looks for work!! Which one was your favorite?? Leave a comment below.