Fashion

Calling All Teachers! Here’s What to Wear When It’s Hot Outside

Here in New York we don’t go back to school until after Labor Day. While June can be pretty hot, for the most part, September is usually bearable. There is nothing like teaching in 90 degree heat with the humidity hitting 90% and air conditioning…

The Best Formula When Getting Dressed for the Classroom

There is nothing worse than waking up late, feeling tired when you do, and then fumbling around trying to find something to wear. Like you, I have had many days where I have changed two or three times before walking out the door for school.…

Why Every Teacher Should Have a Pair of Golden Goose Sneakers

We all have our vices. Coffee. Expensive bags. Facials. Over the last few years I’ve found one of my own: Golden Goose sneakers. I realize this isn’t exactly in the self-care category (maybe it is?) but since getting a pair of these they have become,…

Effortless Summer Style that Brightens My Spirits

I texted my friend the other night and said “my self-care has gone right out the window.” And it’s true. I’ve reached a stage of laziness I usually only get to right before the new school year starts. I have no desire to get dressed…

The Best Summer Joggers from Amazon and Three Ways to Wear Them

There is no hiding my love for joggers. I have been overjoyed with how they have become so much more relevant in this year’s crazy work-from-home scenarios. I’ve always worn them in the classroom- which can sometimes get me an eye-raise from the nay-sayers, but…

Easy Summer Outfits from the Express Sale

If there’s one thing you know about my work style- it’s that I need it to be comfortable. Gone are the days where I torture myself with clothing while educating America’s youth. Over the years I’ve learned where to find the kind of basics that…

Elevated Basics to Work from Home or to Venture Out

Things they are changing. Some of us are heading back to work and some are continuing to work from home. Some of us are beginning to venture out more and we are transitioning our wardrobes for seasons of life as opposed to seasons of the…

Almost Summer Closet Staples

It has been a long school year. The pandemic hit us and we had to pivot at lightning speeds. Remote learning turned out to be 100x harder than I ever expected, and I am in need of a recharge. The fifth graders are graduating this…

Spring in New York: A Uniform

Springtime in New York is different this year in many ways. We are coming out of lockdown very, very slowly, but some regions are starting to reopen. Most of us, though are still home most days, if not for grocery runs and for me- going…

Work from Home Capsule Wardrobe

School was cancelled for the year. It was a strange feeling to see the news and to think about our students. Working from home turned in to the only reality we will know for the remainder of the school year. We took some time to…