Scrubs are not just for surgeons anymore. They're practical. They're comfortable. Veterinarians wear them to work. Students studying for health care careers wear them to class. Medical billers wear them in the back office. Teenagers wear them to gym class. Everybody's wearing them, so why aren't you? A huge variety of scrubs are on the market that you might not even know about. It’s all out there, you just have to know where to look.
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Sassy Scrubs has customisable maternity scrubs. You pick the quantity and placement of pockets, your hem length, and whether or not you want tie backs. They have over 1400 fabrics to choose from!
Dickies makes cute maternity scrubs for expecting mommas. The V-neck wrap front creates a feminine silhouette so you don't look like you're wearing a tablecloth. Available at Scribbidy Scrubs.
My Nursing Uniforms sells Landau maternity scrubs with a cute empire waist.
ust about everybody has access to a Wal-Mart and most Wal-Mart stores carry scrubs. With a wide variety of colours and patterns, it's easy to find scrubs in a pinch. Items usually cost less than £13.
Kimora Lee Simmons has a stunning collection of scrubs under her Baby Phat line. She designed scrubs with bold colours, frills and even leopard prints.
Sami Eco Scrubs uses all certified organic cotton and silky hemp linen in their line of scrubs. You can feel good about buying Sami knowing they take part in fair trade business practices.
Big and Tall Mart has loads of colours and even more sizes for larger men. Sizes go up to 7XL measuring a 79" waist and 4XT with a 40" inseam.
Pulse Uniform makes custom designed scrubs all the way up to 12XL. You pick the design and they'll make it just for you.
Ladies' tall scrubs are available from My Nursing Uniforms. Their trousers come in all shapes from boot cut to tapered ankle.
Tips and warnings
- Be sure to iron your scrubs. Patients want to feel like they're dealing with well dressed professionals.