Building on key wardrobe pieces, stylist Whitley Adkins Hamlin created a variety of looks for teachers. The goal, Hamlin says, is choosing items that are comfortable, easy-care and versatile enough to wear in a variety of combinations. (Models, l-r: Eileen Kellgreen, Iris Olivia, Elizabeth Breyer)
On Kellgreen: White blouse and denim chambray skirt with elastic waistband (both $49.95 at Gap). Army green sanctuary jacket ($118 at Anthropologie). Tall brown boots (Naturalizer, $198 at Nordstrom).
On Olivia: White blouse ($49.95 at Gap). Sleeveless knit dress ($148 at Anthropologie). Navy J.Crew “Rhodes” blazer ($248). 
On Breyer: Sweater (Anthropologie, $98). White blouse (Gap, $49.95). Black pants (J.Crew “Marti” pant, $89.50). Trench coat (J.Crew factory, $128). Python-printed pumps (to slip on for after-school functions, $240).
Building on key wardrobe pieces, stylist Whitley Adkins Hamlin created a variety of looks for teachers. The goal, Hamlin says, is choosing items that are comfortable, easy-care and versatile enough to wear in a variety of combinations. (Models, l-r: Eileen Kellgreen, Iris Olivia, Elizabeth Breyer) On Kellgreen: White blouse and denim chambray skirt with elastic waistband (both $49.95 at Gap). Army green sanctuary jacket ($118 at Anthropologie). Tall brown boots (Naturalizer, $198 at Nordstrom). On Olivia: White blouse ($49.95 at Gap). Sleeveless knit dress ($148 at Anthropologie). Navy J.Crew “Rhodes” blazer ($248). On Breyer: Sweater (Anthropologie, $98). White blouse (Gap, $49.95). Black pants (J.Crew “Marti” pant, $89.50). Trench coat (J.Crew factory, $128). Python-printed pumps (to slip on for after-school functions, $240). MARK HAMES mhames@charlotteobserver.com
Building on key wardrobe pieces, stylist Whitley Adkins Hamlin created a variety of looks for teachers. The goal, Hamlin says, is choosing items that are comfortable, easy-care and versatile enough to wear in a variety of combinations. (Models, l-r: Eileen Kellgreen, Iris Olivia, Elizabeth Breyer) On Kellgreen: White blouse and denim chambray skirt with elastic waistband (both $49.95 at Gap). Army green sanctuary jacket ($118 at Anthropologie). Tall brown boots (Naturalizer, $198 at Nordstrom). On Olivia: White blouse ($49.95 at Gap). Sleeveless knit dress ($148 at Anthropologie). Navy J.Crew “Rhodes” blazer ($248). On Breyer: Sweater (Anthropologie, $98). White blouse (Gap, $49.95). Black pants (J.Crew “Marti” pant, $89.50). Trench coat (J.Crew factory, $128). Python-printed pumps (to slip on for after-school functions, $240). MARK HAMES mhames@charlotteobserver.com

Outfitting teachers in chic, comfortable style

September 05, 2015 08:26 PM