Many medical professionals wear scrubs as their everyday uniforms. Once you find a type, style and cut of scrub bottoms that you like, it is easy to buy up several pairs in solid colors, as you can mix and match tops and bottoms. If you are shopping for scrub tops, however, you have several considerations. Thinking about what you like and what flatters your body while looking over some of the various options can help you shop for scrub tops with confidence.
First, you should find out any uniform requirements that your employer has set in place. It will be of no benefit to you if you buy a variety of colorful scrub tops only to learn that you must always wear solid blue sets. Determine whether you are limited to cuts, prints or manufacturers before you go shopping as well.
There are many different cuts to choose from, and one to suit any body type or personal style. The sweetheart cut is slightly more fitted and embellished with a faux sweetheart neckline with a contrasting color fabric behind it. V-necks or scoop necks are slimming and attractive on any body shape. Mock wrap and empire waist scrub tops smooth tummies and trim waistlines, as can tunics or ties around the waist.
Colors and patterns are another aspect to consider. You can find scrub tops in virtually any color or print when you shop around online and at medical uniform stores. If your employer does not limit you, you can choose a design that has personal significance to you or that you simply enjoy. Another option is to choose prints that correspond with your job. For instance, if you work as a pediatric nurse, you might choose prints with babies or popular cartoon characters. If you work in oncology or women’s health, there are loads of pink ribbon prints on the market. Even if you work as a vet tech or other animal health field, you can find scrubs adorned with paw prints or puppies and kittens.
Choosing tops for your uniform does not have to be a challenge. In fact, it can be fun when you consider all of the options available to you.