Google, HostGator, Yahoo, WordPress… they all send you annual blog reports about your stats, trends and some link you to “how you can improve your blog” (we’re a “you’re not fine as you are – you need to improve” kind of society). Anyways, some of the top categories listed were celebrities, health and fashion. Now I could care less what a celebrity thinks. Health… I could write about health but I’m not a good person to give advice on that subject.
Fashion? Well, that’s not one thing I need to worry about. Well, not entirely. My “home office” fashion is mostly based on comfort. Well, actually, 100 percent based on comfort. So why should us self-employed, work-from-home gals miss out on knowing what’s fashionable for US? We shouldn’t. So need not you worry no more. I’m here to the rescue (or I’m simply filling in time while waiting for client updates…). Either way, I’m here to help.
Let’s face it. One of the “pros” of working from home is you get to dress exactly how you want to dress. And that means you don’t have to get dressed at all if you desire to. There often have been times when I stayed in my pj’s all day. Yes, it is nice. But psychologically, you feel like a big smelly, lackadaisical, thug when you do that. And what girl wants to feel like that? So, yes. People who work from home do get dressed for their day’s work. But maybe a little differently then if they had to head out to an office.
So today, I’m featuring the must-have footwear every cold-climate living home-worker needs: Muk Luks! I love them. They’re a mix between heavy slippers and giant, comfy hug-me knit socks with faux fur inside. (another “pro” of working from home is you get to spend all day with your dog at your feet. Not so good if you want to take a pic of said feet and the dog wants in on the action too. We’re sort of comparing “paws” here.)
I’m usually always cold and bundle up in the house. But with these, I don’t need socks at all. And, I like them because I can quickly go outside in the backyard to let out the dog and not have to change shoes (total time saver). They have a solid rubber sole to withstand the cold outdoors (briefly). And another benefit, which may be TMI — I have an inherited rough-feet syndrome (if you have seen my mother’s, my sister’s and my feet, you would call it a “syndrome” as well!) and these Muk Luks seem to make them feel nice and smooth! I don’t know why or how, but these shoes do that.
So that’s my first home office fashion tip. I have plenty more so stay tuned! Here is a pic of the Muk Luks I own, but how they look brand-spanking new and not all beat up like mine pictured above. Also below is a link if you want to buy your own Muk Luks! You won’t be disappointed.