Great scrubs outfits for male nurses

Don’t be shy, gentlemen; even you can use some fashion advice when it comes to putting your scrubs outfits together.

Here, a guide for scrubs combinations that look great and are easy to coordinate. It was put together by one of Hollyood’s top stylists, who, in costuming for multiple sitcoms, is known for making “real” bodies look terrific.

Drawstring Pants with Basic Tunic

I like this pair of drawstring bottoms because of the loose fit, which is always comfortable and important for your workday. Check them out in Hunter green:

Men's Utility Scrubs Pants in Hunter

Men’s Utility Scrubs Pants in Hunter

Wear a long-sleeve tee with the short-sleeve scrub top for a hip look to mix it up a bit:

Men's Scrubs Tunic Top in Hunter

Men’s Scrubs Tunic Top in Hunter

My other favorite colors in this style are black, navy, khaki, royal blue, teal and ciel (light blue).

A tip on shopping for color: There are more choices than ever these days. If the never-ending options become overwhelming, simplify your search by looking for your favorite colors that you know you’re comfortable wearing.

Cargo Pants

Another option that’s comfortable and functional is the cargo pant with cargo pockets, cell phone pocket and outside scissors pocket. It’s both convenient and stylish (also comes in tall!)

Cargo Pant in Wine (Style 4200)

The most common colors, black, navy, olive, white are great, but other popular colors for this style include Caribbean blue, chocolate, galaxy blue, grape, grey, hunter, khaki, new eggplant, pewter, and royal.

Pair the pants with a polo top. You can find a great selection at Target.

C9 by Champion® Microknit Polo

Fan Tops

For you sports fans, you can proudly display your allegiance at work with these fun tops (living in L.A., I couldn’t help but show the L.A. Dodgers top!):

Team Logo Scrubs Top

If you like, wear a t-shirt under your scrubs top. We like the ones from American Apparel.

Fine Jersey Short Sleeve T-Shirt

Print Tops

Camouflage is one print that isn’t too busy and can look great on any guy. The faded camouflage background with the MASH lettering is fun without being too crazy. You can match the bottom with camo, too, or go with a solid pant:

MASH Camouflage Scrubs

Okay, that’s it. With just a few simple steps, you too will be on your way to looking your best at work. Happy shopping!

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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."

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2 Responses to Great scrubs outfits for male nurses

  1. Joel 'Doc" Prott

    Am lookig for srub sets that are camo with M*A*S*H 4077 on BOTH top & bottom.Would like multilpe SETS Thanks

  2. abright123

    This article was a waste of eye strength and brain cells! It had no inspiring information nor did it give any advice a real nurse would not know! I am not working on Grey’s Anatomy ,so I don’t need the advice of a prop designer. Healthcare is real, they can’t even make it look real on TV or movies,so work on that advice first!