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Teachers, It's Time to Slay! Here Are 10 Practical And Chic Outfit Ideas For School

Mariam Youssef
9/17/23, 9:30 AM

Teachers' clock has begun, and they've already started their duties. Waking up at 6 a.m., even earlier, going to school, teaching, planning, and doing everything in between is too hectic. That's why teachers are always cranky and tired. Well, if you're a teacher, don't allow your outfits to be another thing that disturbs you or makes your tasks harder. That said, we'll show you some great teacher-comfy and professional outfit ideas to help you get through the day.

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Cardigan, turtleneck, and wide pants

One of the easiest looks a teacher can pull off is a turtleneck and wide-leg pants. For layering, add a flowy cardigan and tuck in your pants for a more professional look. Aside from being professional, this look is extremely comfortable and easy to put together. For a more tidy appearance, wear a belt and a leather bag. Surely, when the weather is colder, feel free to layer a coat or jacket on top.

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Basic shirt, blazer, and jeans

Your basic shirts are never boring! When you layer a blazer on top of your basic shirt, you'll end up with a tidy, neat, and professional look. The blazer alone can take your casual outfits to a whole new level of professionalism. Needless to say, this is a simple, quick outfit that any teacher can style any day of the week.

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Monochromatic outfits

Color theories are awesome, but not all teachers have the time or patience to style blue and yellow or green and purple. So, the best thing you can do is to wear monochromatic outfits. Beige, gray, black, and white are easy, relaxed colors that you can style together. A beige top and a beige skirt will always look immaculate. Dress up your outfit with nice accessories and jewelry.

Striped shirt and denim skirt 

Although you can style your striped shirt with anything in your wardrobe, denim skirts are super trendy these days. So, to look like a cool, professional teacher, always style your striped shirt with a denim skirt. Your accessories will elevate the look, for sure.

Gingham jumpsuit and white shirt 

Nothing beats the comfort and simplicity of jumpsuits, especially for teachers. All you have to do is style them with something underneath. The easiest no-brainer option is a white shirt. You'll look cool, funky, stylish, and most importantly, comfortable with your gingham jumpsuit, white basic, and sneakers.

Pinafore dress and turtleneck

Are you looking for a cute, feminine outfit that is also professional and comfy? A pinafore dress is the ultimate choice! Styling it with a turtleneck will provide you with a great end result.

Checkered pants and a basic top

The statement pants will surely be a great addition to your wardrobe. There are plenty of ways to style these pants, be it a shirt, basic top, chic blouse, or anything you like. Feel free to use a variety of colors with checkered pants to unleash your inner fashionista.

Ankle cargo pants and flowy top

This attire is really comfortable! It may not be your first choice, especially if you prefer classy fashion, but it is modern, comfortable, and professional. The cargo pants may be cuffed at the ankles, and the flowy shirt is the ideal complement. Moreover, styling this outfit with sneakers will surely provide you with comfort and elegance at the same time.

Floral dress and denim jacket

Pair a flowery printed dress with a denim jacket for a relaxed fall style. Add texture with suede booties if you like. As the weather cools down, swap out the boots for knee-high boots and a jumper coat!

Pencil skirt and silk top

This is another excellent choice for a teacher, especially on Parents' Day or similar events. This pencil skirt and ruffled blouse look great together if your dress code is more professional and elegant.

The outfit options for teachers are endless. All you have to do is plan ahead. If you plan your week’s outfits on the weekend, you’ll have so much fun with many options that you didn’t realize you could do.

Main image credit: @teacherdresscode



Mariam Youssef

Growing up, I've always wanted to become so many things: a fashion designer, painter, singer, actress, and anything that revolves around art. It wasn't until I watched "How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days" t...

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