Here comes the sun: Yellow scrubs ideas for spring and summer


Sunny, lemony, bright canary—there’s just something about yellow that makes you feel optimistic. Spring and summer are the perfect seasons to wear yellow scrubs. Here are three ways to use yellow (and complimentary colors of yellow) in your work wardrobe.

Color Combinations

One of the great things about yellow is that it plays well with others. This means there are lots of color combinations you can use in solids or prints. Try a pale yellow scrub top with chartreuse green faux-trouser scrub pants from Skechers. To combine yellow with purple or lavender, choose a warmer shade. For a knockout combination featuring royal blue, pick a yellow that is almost gold.

Pictured above is a Tooniforms V-neck scrub top featuring Winnie the Pooh and Tigger, accented by soft multi-color flowers throughout. The soft color palette and multiple shades featured allow this comfy top to be paired with a wide variety of combinations of colored pants and jackets. Top by Cherokee Uniforms.


Consider layering a T-shirt underneath for a little more coverage if your scrub top is a thin fabric. Choose a pale hue to layer under yellow to keep the T-shirt color from showing through. You could also layer a yellow warm-up jacket over a darker color to make things interesting. This round neck top is by Cherokee Uniforms.

Maybe you’ve always felt that yellow just isn’t your color. Layer a deep V-neck scrub top in yellow (like a tunic top from Cherokee) over a long-sleeve T-shirt in a neutral color like white or cream that does complement your skin tone. As long as the color that is directly next to your skin at your neckline and forearms looks good on you, the top layer of yellow will work just fine.


With a color as light and bright as yellow, there’s a risk that you’ll end up looking like Big Bird if you go with solid yellow scrub tops and pants. So, it’s a good idea to mix in some prints that feature yellow along with other colors. For example, you might pair the brand-new Cat Walk leopard print from Baby Phat with a solid black scrubs pant for a “purrfectly” sophisticated look. Or you can liven things up with the girly Wild Mesh Mock Wrap Top by Infinity Scrubs. Make note of the great shoes that complete the ensemble above!

Shoes to Finish the Look

The Days of pure white shoes that were boring and not to be counted as part of an ensemble are over! Shoes that are designed for work these days are made to continue your ensemble so it flows from head to toe -literally! Check out the BOLT from Infinity Scrubs footwear. The BOLT is a fast-looking jobber that provides fantastic support, cusion, and comfort all day long. The shoe is breathable with a knit upper that is also oil- and slip-resistant, too.

Scrub Hats

Speaking of head to toe style during work, scrubs hats are essential for keeping hair out of your face, keeping sweat out of your eyes, and when worn right, can really impact your entire look! Featured above is the unisex one-size-fits-all scrub hat that features an adjustable drawstring at the back. It’s light and breathable without sacrificing style and necessity. Available in a variety of colors!

Sponsored by Cherokee Uniforms


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