Work wear

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,…

Capsule Wardrobe Pieces when Working from Home

There have been so many changes to all of our worlds the last few weeks. It’s hard to imagine a new normal, but inspiring to see how we evolve, change and adapt. Being an elementary school teacher has always had challenges, but it is safe…

How to Wear White Jeans to Work

Truth be told I don’t support the adage that wearing white only happens in Spring in summer. White is just another neutral that I wear year-round- but there is definitely something special to wearing it as the temperatures start to warm up. I love white…

The Perfect Top for Work or the Weekend

There is nothing I love more than versatility. Since I started teaching I have really paired down my wardrobe and made sure that when I buy things, they can be worn pretty much anywhere. This post was created in collaboration with Nordstrom, all opinions are…

Flare Style for Work and Back to School

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again- if I could wear jeans and tee shirt every day to work I would. Luckily for me I’ve found it’s gotten easier over the years. The jeans have gotten fancy and the tees come in patterns…

Teacher Style and a Little Chambray With Walmart

I’ve been getting a lot of questions lately about my teacher style, and if there’s one way to describe it- it’s comfy but polished. I learned long ago that nothing helps me through my school day like being comfy- and the pieces from the EV1…

The Week in Workwear

I am ALWAYS asked about what I wear to work- so I’m making it a point to document my outfits (whenever I have daylight that is) I love to be comfy and polished all at once, and you’ll see that each outfit is exactly that.…