Simple professor work outfits: Week 4

Welcome back to simple autumn business casual outfits–week 4! This week I tried to incorporate some new 2021 fall trends and kept it academia chic (maybe not ‘dark academia,’ though… is light academia a thing? Regular academia?). Anyway. Here are 5 more outfits!

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Simple professor work outfits: Week 3

Welcome back to simple business casual outfits–week 3! This week I dressed down my suit jackets and blazers for a more informal office setting. Here are 5 more academic fashion outfits!

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Simple professor work outfits: Week 2

Welcome back to simple business casual outfits–week 2! This week I was focused on dressing for fall transition weather and styling my jeans for the office. I didn’t mean to build a capsule wardrobe but it turns out so many of my items mix and match that I am reaching for them again this week! Here are 5 more outfits!

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Simple professor work outfits: Week 1

Hello friends! It’s been a while since I made a professor outfits capsule wardrobe and I thought it was about time I created some fall professional outfits. I am feeling very peak academic fashion–fall weather always does that to me–so here are some professor outfit ideas for women!

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Winter teaching outfit favorites

As the weather gets colder dressing for teaching is a challenge. Why is it that we put college classes in different buildings than professor offices?! What do you wear when it’s freezing outside but your classroom is heated by an overactive, ancient radiator? I don’t have all the answers, but I do have a few favorite items I reach for over and over as it gets cold. Here is what to wear as a tenure track professor or teacher for fall and winter!

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I tried copying Dakota Johnson’s outfits for a week

Last week Pinterest showed me an outfit from Dakota Johnson (yes, of 50 Shades of Grey). It was the type of outfit that made me say “hey, I can make that!” so I pinned it. By Friday, the Pinterest algorithm had decided I had an unhealthy obsession, and was ONLY showing me Dakota Johnson street style. But all the outfits were pretty cute and casual (not to mention she has an amazing loafers and sunglasses collection). So here I am, deciding to remake as many Dakota Johnson outfits as possible…

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Adding Jewel Tones to My Capsule Wardrobe

When I started a capsule wardrobe 8 years ago I had every color ever in my closet. As I cleaned it out and assessed what I actually liked to wear I discovered the magic of only buying stuff that is versatile and goes together. As a result, I ended up with a closet of highly mixable neutrals. Lately, however, I have really felt the need for a color boost. So here is the one colorful thing I’ve added to my closet lately, a teal silk tank top, and a bunch of ideas for mixing and matching strong colors with a neutral capsule wardrobe.

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Fall Outfits for When It’s Still Hot Out

How does one dress for fall in the southwest? Or, really, anywhere right now –because in early September it’s still toasty in so many parts of the country. Here are a few items I am thinking could help me ease the transition into fall–especially when it’s still several months off if you live in the desert!

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