Before jumping into today’s post, I’m going to celebrate a tiny victory: posting two days in a row. Cue me doing a fist pump and then patting myself on the back. Granted, I’m sure I’ll fall off the wagon but I’m feeling inspired and enthusiastic about posting again so hoping to ride this feeling well through Derby. Wish me luck.
Okay, let’s talk uniforms. Not the plaid ones you wore to school back in the day or the ones our first responders wear or even the comfy ones you wonderful medical professionals wear on the daily (although I am kinda jealous of the scrubs life). I’m talking about adopting a uniform style. Not quite as boring as Steve Jobs or as cringe-y as Elizabeth Holmes (if you’re unfamiliar, here’s a primer) but something that makes getting out the door easier. The kind that’s made up of classic, well-made pieces that fit perfectly and are not likely to go out of style in a flash.
For me, that’s become well-made denim, simple boots or sneakers and most likely, some form of black or white (or combination of the two) top. Sometimes it’s a sweater, like below, or often it’s a t-shirt + blazer combo.
If you’d asked me about this a couple years ago, I would have waxed poetic about how boring it must be to wear a uniform. And while I still feel lukewarm about wearing the exact same thing everyday, I have started to narrow my focus when I purchase new items to make getting dressed easier everyday.