Work wear

How to Dress Up Your Comfy Tops for Work

Gone are the days where I had two wardrobes. One for work and one for the weekend. Years ago I decided I wanted to simplify my wardrobe so I set out to do just that. I started adding pieces to my closet that could work…

Work Pants for Teachers and Business Casual Looks

If there is one question I get more than any other each year during back to school, it’s “What pants do you wear to work?” I am asked over and over again which to me means that it is something a lot of us struggle…

Summer Workwear that Never Goes Out of Style

It’s never easy to find pants to wear to work in the summer heat while still looking polished. Luckily there have been quite a few amazing choices this season- and I am all about them! Linen is a great choice to dress up or down…

How to Dress After the COVID Pandemic

If there’s one request I’ve received lately, it’s for outfits that are easing us back into regular dressing. We are ready to leave our sweats behind… but we sure are not ready for “real pants.” I’ve rounded up some amazing options that will get you…

Ten Closet Staples for Teachers- Spring Edition

Of all of the seasons, Spring is the toughest to dress for in the classroom here in New York. It’s cold in the morning, warm in the afternoon. The classroom temperature can change on a dime. So this means layers and Spring hues while still…

Budget-Friendly Closet Staples for Work or the Weekend

This school year I have been finding joy wherever I can- and sometimes- it’s shopping for some new finds to add to the wardrobe rotation. Luckily I found a bunch of easy-to-wear pieces you can wear to work or for the weekend… all under $30!…

Teacher Staples from the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is always an event and I tend to stock up on basics that I can wear to work or on the weekend. This year, there are a few closet staples that I think will do you quite well for years- and…

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,…