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Katie Sparks

About Katie Sparks

Katie Sparks has been a renowned television show costume designer for more than 20 years. She received a nomination from the Costume Designers Guild for excellent costume design for Arrested Development. When she's not dressing movie stars, she loves to write, and says, "Writing for Scrubs gives me the opportunity to write and give fashion tips! A perfect combo."

What scrubs style is best for your body type?

What scrubs style is best for your body type?

There are four basic body types. Knowing your type is imperative in creating the right look. Many people differentiate these shapes by using fruit as examples.

¿Qué estilo de uniforme es mejor para tu tipo de cuerpo?

¿Qué estilo de uniforme es mejor para tu tipo de cuerpo?

Conocer tu tipo de cuerpo es crucial a la hora de conseguir el aspecto adecuado. En este artículo vamos a conectar tu tipo de cuerpo con el uniforme que te va a quedar mejor.

Tall or petite? A guideline for buying scrubs

Tall or petite? A guideline for buying scrubs

For tall and petite nurses, knowing how to be savvy and interpret the latest fashions for your body type can make all the difference in your professional appearance.

Image: Tracy Hebden | Veer

How to fix your scrubs in a crisis

A mini sewing kit, wipes and toupee tape will fix your fashion problems on the go, whether you’re on your shift or out and about.

The top 5 scrubs fashion blunders

The top 5 scrubs fashion blunders

Peek-a-boo scrubs, too tight scrubs, mystery stains, high waters…we have pictures. Click through and see if you’ve ever been a don’t!

Look 10 pounds slimmer in your scrubs

Look 10 pounds slimmer in your scrubs

As summer approaches, it’s easier to shed layers than pounds. But take heart! Our Hollywood stylist to the stars, Katie Sparks, will show you 5 easy ways to make the most of your everyday scrubs—and look 10 lbs thinner in the process.

Classic scrubs fashion

Classic scrubs fashion

Want to build a cute but classy work wardrobe? Start with a few timeless scrubs pieces, then add on and accessorize. We’ll show you how.

10 great scrubs outfits by color

10 great scrubs outfits by color

Are you one of the many nurses now required to wear a certain color to work? Wondering what to wear with all of the choices out there? Here are some terrific scrubs outfits for every color.

Can scrubs be designed to make you happy?

Can scrubs be designed to make you happy?

What you wear can have a positive effect on your mood…and help establish intimate connections. Here’s how.

Our favorite accessories for work and play

Our favorite accessories for work and play

Want some cheap yet chic ideas for fall? Find a dozen great accessories, most under $20, to wear with your scrubs and after your shift.

Image: Digital Vision | Thinkstock + Scrubs

Scrubs fashion tips for the curvy nurse

Having a great look and style is about making the most of your body shape and forgetting about your size. It’s all about accentuating your best assets and disguising your flaws.

Easy ways to make scrubs your own

Easy ways to make scrubs your own

If your workplace insists on solid colored scrubs, there’s still a way to make your uniform collection more stylish and fun.

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Great messenger bags for nurses

We picked our favorites, then paired them with classic scrubs outfits. And they’re perfect for the profession, with multiple outside pockets to organize all your things and an adjustable cross body strap that leaves your hands free.

Scrubs accessories for spring and summer 2010

Scrubs accessories for spring and summer 2010

Ready to update your workwear with fun accessories? Rediscover your inner child with these adorable polka dot socks, or select an ID necklace that is truly “you.”

Great scrubs outfits for male nurses

Great scrubs outfits for male nurses

Boys in scrubs. Sometimes you look great. Sometimes you look, well, hairy (t-shirts, anyone?) Here are some combinations that work on any body type and are easy to coordinate.