Tag Archives: Academic fashion

Dressing for battle: Academic armaments

As an undergraduate I had a wardrobe consisting of state university sweat pants, hoodies, flip-flops and free t-shirts. And why not? It was comfortable, easy, and everyone else dressed that way. However, when I got to graduate school I realized that my undergrad wardrobe was not going to cut it. There was no formal dress […] … learn more→

What not to wear: academic edition

It can be really tricky figuring out what to wear as an academic, or a post-grad research student. We are attempting to balance the competing demands of a profession that requires us to look knowledgeable and trustworthy (aka ‘read my work, I know what I’m talking about!’) as well as approachable to our students. This […] … learn more→