Val works in a library, and she’s looking to upgrade her work wardrobe, from the bottom up (if you will):
I mostly wear jeans to work. I also wear athletic shoes, because I’m on my feet a lot and occasionally deal with flare ups of Plantar Fasciitis.
Our university just merged with the medical university in our town and they have a much more “corporate” setting. My colleagues and I feel it’s only a matter of time before they implement a dress code. I’ve picked up a few things that I like; things I could probably wear to work without a problem - if I could figure out what to put on my feet! So, I’ve begun looking into shoes that I can wear with clothing
other than jeans. And that leads me to my question, which is a two-parter:
Given that I live in Ohio and winter will be here soon, what the heck should I be looking for to wear with dress pants? And what should I be wearing on my feet underneath those shoes, that won’t look completely stupid but will still prevent me from freezing off my toes?
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