When I first started teaching, my goal was to never dress like a teacher. My thoughts on teacher fashion came about from my memories of teachers dressing in the 90s. Anyone remember your teachers wearing sweater vests themed for holidays or seasons? Umm not going in my closet!
Granted I do own some clothes are are strictly for school and some clothes not allowed for school (rompers, racerback tanks), but the majority of what I buy should be feasible for teaching in and wearing outside of school without making people look at me and say, "She must be a teacher! Look at her outfit!"
Since today is the first day of school for students in my system, I thought I would share some of my outfit inspiration for the school year. A lot of these outfits are for fall or winter and that's because those are my favorite seasons for clothes. :)
All images via Pinterest.
I already have a camel pea coat in a length just an inch or two shorter than this coat. I also already own an oversized sweater, so all I need are leather leggings.
Love how chic this outfit is and I already have all of the pieces! I own a chiffon blouse, black legging jeans, and the most comfortable black flats I've ever worn. (They honestly feel like slippers!)
Okay so not going to wear the heels to school since I stand all day on a concrete floor, but the rest of the outfit I love! I know the girl above is wearing a coat, but I would love to recreate this wearing an oversized sweater. I've already got the black pants and orange scarf!
Y'all, I love both of these outfits so much and I love that they both look like they are straight out of Anthropologie (my favorite store). Unfortunately, they are from Chloe's spring line and not affordable for a teacher! In order to recreate these looks, I would just go to Anthro. And the dress looks exactly like a dress Anthro carried this summer but is sold out already because I couldn't find it online.
Sometimes a girl needs to wear a little black on black! Cropped black dress pants and a black sweater--so easy!
Let's not forget casual Friday because this is my favorite day for many reasons. And I really love that I own every piece in this photo already. Oversized sweater, distressed jeans, nude flats, and a scarf--this makes me so excited for fall!
Also, I'm working on a question and answer post for next week, if you have a question for me--anything you want to know!--please shoot me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org or leave it in a comment.