January 29, 2019
Let’s be honest, we ALL have a style. Yes, even the moms of the world! Whether you’re an adventurous, globe-trotting babe, a quirky, loose-lipped software engineer, or an always on-the-go, eccentric sock-wearing stay at home mom, you have a uniqueness to you that comes through with your style! We’ll be going over some of the essentials for each; pieces every mom - working or stay at home, should have in their collection. From business casual, to comfortably stylish, to bad ass boss lady, there’s something here for everyone!
If you’re among one of the nearly 70% of mothers with children and you take part in the workforce outside of your home, congrats! This stylish section is for you! Since WWII, the number of women out in the workforce has been climbing. So with all the stylish working moms out there, YOU being one of them, you may wonder, “What does the working mom’s style look like in today’s world”?
If you’re a nine to fiver and usually glued to a desk, you probably work in an office setting. Now-a-days, office settings have become a lot more casual. Most offices have a casual Friday where employees are encouraged to throw on their favorite pair of jeans and some comfortable shoes. Gone are the days of being uncomfortable in your cube! A working mom’s style in this kind of environment is classy, yet trendy. You may shop at stores like Ann Taylor and just might own a couple pant suits. From muted colors to earth toned neutrals, our stylish essentials for the office working mom are:
Maybe you don’t work in an office and definitely don’t work from your home everyday. You are a mom who is in a more customer service oriented field! Not only do you take care of your family at home, you take care of others at your job. You might find yourself shopping at stores like Eileen Fisher; for casual, cool, polished pieces. You’re a barista, a teacher, or maybe even a hair stylist! Your job is to help people, perform a service or even help to make someone feel good about themselves. So, what are some of your work essentials? Your goal is to be work appropriate but still show off your personality and style. A woman in this field may love wearing:
In recent years, around 27% of mother’s worked from home but that number is steadily growing. Whether your full time job at home IS being a mom or you’re a web content designer that works remote, the stay at home mom essentials can be more comfort based but still super stylish! You probably aren’t meeting with clients or you have to be able to follow your energetic three year old all over the house, so something slightly more relaxed is key to this mom’s style! A few basic staples are some of the SAHM essentials and also:
With women making up almost 50% of the labor force these days, it’s essential to know how to dress at work! Your style is your distinctive appearance, it’s what makes you, you! Whether you’re a stay at home mom or you’re apart of the workforce, there is a TON of fun, trendy clothes out there. Developing a personal work style should be fun and make you feel good, momma!
~ Shelby MacIlvain
February 05, 2019
These socks are beautiful 💜
I’m not a mom, but mine was a stay at home mom.
I am a very conservative dresser; however, I always wear crazy socks (and sometimes underwear!).
Being a mom on the run, I am always searching for cute, comfortable clothes. Love the socks you make.
I know there are a lot of working mothers…. this is a great post!
love all the advice
When I worked, we wore nicer casual since it was a small company and sometimes had to help out in the warehouse.
I work outside for myself with a roofing crew. The most important thing to me is comfort and duribility!
So important to keep style in mind! Looking good makes you feel good 😊
I’m a working mom, so I love a good, comfortable classic style that gets me through the day- and keeps me looking professional
Good read. Girl power!
I like to buy key garments so that I can still be stylish, feel sexy, but be Mommy appropriate if that makes sense lol
I am not a mum, but I am an aunt which at times is like a mum!
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