this is a serious dilemma. i try to wear "nice" jeans (i keep several
colors) and pair them with a dress shirt and blazer on "messy" days (clay,
plaster...). that's my professional "look". once i am in the confines of my
classroom i ditch the jacket and put on my favorite husband handed down dress
shirt (smock) and my sneakers. i do the dress, or even suit thing on drawing
days. but mostly i am in jeans. the kids are all "mini me's". everyone is
in oversized dress shirts jeans and sneakers!!!
no one has ever mentioned my attire to me even though we have a
"professionsl" dress rule too.