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Must-Have Outfits for Teachers

By Lindsay Lambert

AUGUST 5, 2021

must-have outfits for teachers

Back to school shopping isn’t just for the kids! We’ve got all the teacher outfit essentials for teachers heading back to their classrooms this fall as well as styles that can be staples in their wardrobe all year long. From casual Fridays to field trip outfits, you’re sure to find something you’ll want to wear 24/7. 


 tops for teachers

Shop Tops

We love light weight, throw on and go kind of tops that can be paired with multiple bottoms for maximum outfit options! Bonus – these styles come in multiple colors! 


how to style bottoms for teachers

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Comfort is key – especially if you’re in a classroom full of littles. Style a maxi skirt with a graphic tee or wear our bestselling tie waist pants with a button-up blouse. The options are endless! 


dresses for teachers

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Instant teacher outfits that can easily be paired with a denim jacket or cardigan as the weather cools down or the AC in the school building gets cranked up! 


closet staples for teachers

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These items are staples for any teacher’s closet. Tote bags to carry all your essentials to and from, the cutest teacher sweatshirt, and layering pieces to pair with your favorite teacher outfits. 

Casual Fridays

casual friday outfits for teachers

Shop Styles

Our favorite kind of teacher outfits! We love a graphic tee and jeans combination for the end of the week. 

Field Trips

what to wear on field trips

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Favorites for field trips! Pairing a graphic tee with comfy bottoms is an easy teacher outfit no matter where you’re headed. 

NEW Styles

new outfits for teachers

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Be sure to check out our Teacher Shop for all of our latest outfits for teachers including several new graphic tees and sweatshirts designed with teachers in mind!

teacher outfits from Instagram

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outfit inspo for teachers

Back to school shopping isn't just for the kids! Calling all teachers - it's your time to get a wardrobe refresh as well. This Style Guide is your excuse to find some new outfit inspo for teachers that will be great in and out of the classroom.


teacher outfit staples

Shop Denim Jackets


Styles every teacher needs: effortless, dressy yet comfortable pants and a denim jacket. The Epiphany Moment Pants are available in 4 colors. With the tie belt detail, these pants are just the right amount of dressy professional for the classroom. You can also dress these up on the weekend with heels and a trendy bodysuit. Our Stay Beautiful Denim Jacket gives you endless layering options with sleeveless dresses, tanks, camis, and other blouses. Choose from a medium or dark wash hue.


teacher outfit inspo

Shop Neutral Blouses

Everyday Styles

For an easy match, grab a flowy, neutral blouse and pair with a pair of our white Chelsie jeans. The Power of My Love Black Blouse, Counting the Minutes Black Balloon Sleeve Blouse, or My Best Advice Taupe Blouse are great choices you can wear throughout the school year.


dresses for teachers

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We love an instant outfit especially when they’re comfortable for the classroom. Layered with Happiness and Not Mistaken Terracotta are good options if you’re not looking to layer with a jacket or cardigan. Giving your All Tiered Dress and Easy Living are perfect for matching with a denim jacket or textured cardigan. 


 casual friday outfits for teachers

Shop Cardigans

Casual Fridays

TGIF! Grab your favorite pair of denim and get casual. The Playful Personality cardigan is sure to be a fall fave that you can wear in and out of the classroom. Set yourself Free is a style you’ll want in every color! There’s literally one for every day of the week. You won’t find a comfier fit!


 totes for teachers

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It’s tote time! Every educator needs a tote for, well, all the things! All Over The World, Best First Impression  and Totally Unique Animal Print Brown are great selections and several of these have the option to personalize with your monogram. Last but not least, be sure to snag a Grab and Go lunch bag for your lunch break! There are six cute prints to choose from!

Ambassador Picks

Pink Lily Ambassadors that are teachers themselves shared their favorites for the classroom.

Haven's outfit for teaching

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“I love this outfit because it’s professional but still fun. Black pants are a staple for teachers and can be styled in so many different ways. I love the fun pop of color that the pink blazer brings to the style and the detail of the shoes!”

- Haven @teachingwithHaven

 Hannah's teaching outfit

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 “I would wear this dress while teaching because it is so fun and comfortable! The sneakers are perfect for teaching since I’m on my feet all day.”

- Hannah @kinderqueen123

Angela's outfit

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I love an outfit that can go from work to weekend and summer to fall.  This dress is comfortable, easy to move in, and looks great with a denim jacket. Throw on a cute pair of booties or flats, and you're classroom ready.”

- Angela @teachinginheelsblog


teacher graphic tees

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Teacher Graphic Tees

Introducing new graphic tees for educators! These are just a glimpse at a few of the latest designs. These are great for training day and casual Fridays. Be sure to check out all of the debuting tees at