The Art of Layering Scrubs & Spa Uniforms

The Art of Layering Scrubs & Spa Uniforms

Posted by Noel Asmar on

In the realm of spa and medical spaces, the uniform is not just a practical necessity but an opportunity for personal expression. This article delves into the intricacies of the art of layering, exploring the hows and whys of incorporating underscrubs and jackets into your daily work attire. From mixing and matching colors to experimenting with different fits and adding unique personal touches, discover how layering can transform your uniform into a canvas for self-expression.

Why Layering is Important in Spa and Medical Spaces

In the demanding environments of spas and medical facilities, layering goes beyond mere fashion. Safety, temperature management, and cleanliness are paramount concerns. Layers provide an added barrier, offering protection against spills and ensuring a hygienic workspace. Moreover, in spaces where temperature can fluctuate, having the ability to adjust your attire provides comfort and allows you to focus on your job without distraction.

Learn More About Why Underscrubs are a Nurse’s Best Friend here.


 Master the Art of Layering for Style

1. Mix and Match Colors

Elevate your uniform from mundane to stylish by playing with colors when your uniform standards allow it. Consider using different hues for your underlayers and outer layers to create a visually appealing contrast. Alternatively, embrace a monochromatic style for a sleek and sophisticated look. The choice of colors allows you to express your personality while maintaining a professional appearance.

2. Play with Fit

Fit is a cornerstone of style, and choosing the right fit can enhance both comfort and aesthetics. Tailor your layers to your body type and personal style preferences. Experiment with form-fitted underlayers paired with more relaxed fit over layers or opt for an entirely form-fitted ensemble. Explore different tuck techniques to add variety to your daily attire, creating a dynamic and polished appearance.

3. Try Layer Combinations

Introducing jackets and underscrubs can be a game-changer in your uniform ensemble. The Antonia Jacket, for instance, is a popular choice for its functionality in providing an extra layer of warmth when needed. Beyond functionality, it serves as a flattering and stylish staple that effortlessly elevates your overall look. Experimenting with these additional layers adds depth and versatility to your uniform choices.

4. Add Flair in Other Ways

Elevate your uniform style by going beyond the layers. Consider your hairstyle, footwear, scrub caps, and other accessories as avenues for injecting your unique personality into your daily attire. Small touches can make a big impact, allowing you to stand out while still adhering to professional standards.

For medical and spa professionals, layering is not just a practical necessity but an art form. By understanding the importance of layers in ensuring safety, temperature management, and cleanliness, professionals can then explore the creative aspects of the art of layering. Mixing and matching colors, playing with fit, incorporating jackets and undershirts, and adding personal flair are all ways to transform a uniform into a canvas for self-expression. Embrace the opportunity to showcase your style while maintaining the professionalism required in these vital workspaces.

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Base layers 

The Sara Baselayer in Navy

The Sara Baselayer in Mauve

Claude Baselayer in Heather Gray


The Florence Scrub Top

The Zoe Tunic

The Tuscan Tunic


The Antonia Jacket in Dark Green

The Antonia Jacket in Navy

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