Contrary to popular belief, there are some women who are not that into shopping. This is true especially when it comes down to work gear.
Choosing your outfits for work may seem like a full-time job by itself. Often it comes down to what you feel is more important - looking fresh or being comfortable? Well, why not have both?
It’s important to look put-together and professional. Like many working women, you might also like to keep your look fresh and trendy. How can you do that? Check out the sample outfit we’ve put together below – it will give you specific clothing options, plus a discussion of what to look for in similar items.
Women’s Solid Pique Polo by Dickies
Let’s begin with the basics of a structured outfit: the shirt. It is important that your work shirts are well-tailored and flattering. However, you need to bear in mind that it’s also important to feel comfortable, otherwise your work day can easily become torturous.
When it comes down to shirts of all types, we recommend Dickies. This company started making work gear for both women and men in 1922. Since then, they have become one of the leading US-based companies in the work apparel and accessories sector.
Let’s face it – Polo shirts never go out of fashion, especially in trendy colors like burgundy. Dickies’ Women’s Solid Plaque Polo is moisture wicking, which is an important thing to consider, especially with summer quickly approaching. In addition to the classic fit, the longer length of the shirt provides comfort and coverage. Dickies has also included side vents for additional heat relief.
The interior twill tape detailing, and the fact that the shirt is tagless, add to the already comfortable design of this work clothing item. As a bonus, logo imprinted buttons and a longer-than-standard placket give this shirt a truly unique character.
Women’s Sibley Denim Cropped Pants by Carhartt
Who said that one can’t be fashionable, professional and comfortable? The pants we have selected as a part of a woman’s work gear outfit prove exactly that.
Carhartt is a family-owned work gear company. Founded in 1889 in Dearborn, Michigan, Carhartt is one of the most trusted work apparel brands. What’s interesting is that they use their own workers to field test the clothes and give feedback to the designers.
The company’s Sibley Denim Cropped Pants are made from 10.5-ounce, 77-percent cotton/21-percent polyester/2-percent spandex. This work apparel item features Rugged Flex™ technology that allows women to comfortably stretch, reach, and crouch. It’s a mid-rise and sits just below the waist. The contoured waistband prevents gaping in the back. The 22-inch inseam is cuffed at the hem. In addition, cropped pants are in season, so that makes them trendy in addition to extremely comfortable.
Syracuse Cut-Out Clogs #SYRACUSE by Klogs
Summer is approaching fast and your footwear also needs to be suited for the season. Not only does a woman need to feel comfortable in her shoes, but this work gear item has to match the rest of her outfit.
All Klogs products stay true to the brand’s slogan “WOW” Komfort. “WOW” is what their customers say as soon as they slip into any one of their stylish pairs. Klogs are a brand dedicated to offering a better-than-barefoot approach to comfort.
The Syracuse Cut-Out Clogs #SYRACUSE are not only comfortable, but they would also perfectly match many women’s work gear outfits. Intricate cut-outs and detail stitching add flair to this shoe. These clogs can be dressed up or dressed down; a staple for every closet.
The contoured outsole and footbed provide excellent arch support for all day comfort. In addition, the polyurethane sole is slip-resistant, oil-resistant, and non-marking.The removable footbed is latex-free, antimicrobial, odor-resistant and orthotic friendly. All the features of this great work gear item make it extremely comfortable and easy to match with the rest of your outfit.
So what work gear items would you select now?. We’d love to hear from you and see your next great work gear outfit! Share your picks in the comment section below.
Lachezar Stamatov is a recent psychology graduate with interests spanning across various fields – health, food, technology, sustainable farming, you name it. He loves blogging about his outdoor experiences, so follow his articles to give your motivation a kick. He’s also a regular contributor to the Work N’ Gear blog.