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As a nail tech, I have always thought we should dress fasionalbly modest, and have our hair, nails and make-up done to look professional. As a mobile tech, I have been wearing black pants, a nice top and rubber soled shoes (to make carrying and walking easier).

A couple weeks ago I was at an apartment on the third floor and it was very stuffy. Then last night dressed in black I worked in a home that was very warm probably close to 90 degrees. I am rethinking my entire wardrobe.

As a mobile tech in the summer, would it be unprofessional to wear a t-shirt with my logo on it and a pair of shorts with some cute tennis shoes? I would love your honest opinion!

I should state that I am not 21, nor am I a size 6, so please keep that in mind....


I think as long as your put together your fine. Shorts with cute shoes and a tshirt can be very workable. Nice clothes can look sloppy and casual clothes can look great. I love the tshirt with logo idea. Of course I cut all my tshirts so they fall of the shoulder Smile I am not 21 nor a size 6 either but I think I make everything look good hahaha. You can pull it off.
I see no problem with it. I don't wear shorts myself unless they come to my knees but that's coz I just don't have the legs for it anymore! I wear jeans mostly, but always something comfortable and stretchy. I think flip flops are acceptable too, as long as your toes are done.
I would suggest a beige knee length short with a nice pair of simple sneakers (such as Vans style). Old Navy has some nice new ones that are somewhat colorful yet simple. And a Tee with your logo on the front (maybe your phone number or logo on the back too) would be nice.If you're hair is done and a cute pair of earrings you will look professional and summery.
I think it really depends what image you want to project. I wear Lucky jeans (cuz I love the fit and cute pockets) to work and dressy T-shirts or peasant style blouses. Hard to explain, not really just a T-shirt, but cute tops with lots of color and I love the sparkly shirts that have been out the last couple years. I love Bass sandals and have collected about 7 pair over the last three years because they have been making the beaded and sequined ones, so they fit my style and are very comfortable and a nice low heel makes them easy to wear all day.

My hair is always fresh, and I try to keep my nails done and wear the jewelry that I retail, but I rarely wear make-up. Seriously, I don't think anyone cares what I wear. My shop aims at bright, fun, and intimate and clients quickly become old friends.

I do love the idea of a logo'd shirt and have thought about designing some and wearing them (and retailing of course). Maybe someday...
I wear cap sleeve ,or very light flutter sleeve tops ,logo t-shirts ,skorts ,which are very cute and funtional ,and low black ,or some other color wedge sandals ,and my hair is always up. Nails always done ,makeup ,and some jewelry to accsessorize....
Thank you! I feel better about wanting to be sensibly dressed!
I wear capri's in the summer because the just below knee length is more flattering on my figure than shorts (also not a size 6 these days, lol!) My daughter wears black leggings in both capri and regular length year round. We had logo T shirts done recently and got a lot of compliments on them. I picked up the $8 T shirts at Target and had the logo done by a talented local graphic designer.
I wonder what your views are on tattoos? Hope no one minds me asking here. I have tats on my arms. Nothing offensives just a lock and key....
I think tatts are pretty acceptable these long as it's not suggestive, I don't see a problem with it.
Thank you. I love my skin art :-)
Spa Uniforms has a great selection of professional, comfortable tops and bottoms.