Business Casual Looks on a Budget: Whitecoat Outfits | 3rd Year of Medical School

Business Casual Looks on a Budget: Whitecoat Outfits | 3rd Year of Medical School

Hi Guys! I’ve been getting a lot of questions about
what to wear under a white coat lately so I thought it might be fun to do a under $200
business casual wardrobe challenge. For this challenge, I set a budget of $200
and bought items that I consider my “essentials” for business casual outfits.I tried to make
any many outfits as I can with the items I bought, adding in some personal touches from
shoes and bags that I already own. I stuck to pretty basic items, nothing too
trendy- so that you can really build on these outfits with coats or jackets, shoes with
prints or details, and other accessories. So let’s get right into my items: #1: cropped black pants $35.45 Pretty much the cornerstone of most of my
business casual outfits is a pair of cropped black pants. Black pants go with everything- you can dress
it up, dress it down, it’s flattering, it’s comfortable. At least 7 out of 10 times, I reach for a
pair for black pants when I get dressed in the morning. So having a comfortable pair of black pants
is a must for me. I got this pair from LOFT. LOFT and Ann Taylor are sister stores and
they have 40% off sales very frequently– and if you get a good sales person in store,
you can even get a student discount on top of that. So these pants were originally $69.50 but
I got it for $35.45 after 40% discount + 15% student discount. #2: sleeveless blue top $24.99
I got this top from H&M- and I like it a lot because it’s actually very versatile. You can wear it buttoned up with a bow or
you can wear it with couple buttons undone and without the bow. You can get two completely different looks
from one top. Plus you can layer it with a cardigan or wear
it under white coat without any bulk because it’s sleeveless #3+#4 Ann Taylor sweater shell + cardigan
I’ve talked about this type of combo before. I’m a huge fan of these sleeveless shells
especially during warmer months bc they’re so easy to layer and you still look pretty
put together. I got a matching cardigan so I can wear it
during cooler months. #5 Pink sweater ($69.60-34.75=$34.75)
I just love the pink shade of this sweater. It’s slightly cropped so you don’t really
have to tuck it into anything. It has cute little button detail on the back. This sweater is from Ann Taylor and it was
also on sale for 50% off. #6 Gray pants ($39.90)
I wanted a pair of business casual pants that weren’t black so it doesn’t look like
I’m wearing the same pants everyday. This pair is from Uniqlo and it’s completely
elastic in the waist- no zippers, no buttons, nothing. This was the most expensive item on the list
at $39.90 and they did not offer any discounts. #7 Black Skirt ($59=>37.61)
Sometimes you just want to wear a skirt- so I got this stretchy black pencil skirt. It’s pretty much the skirt version of the
black skinny pants. It goes with everything. This one is from Ann Taylor, also on sale,
and super comfortable. So in total, I came up with about 10 different
outfits using 7 core items. And admittedly the outfits ARE pretty plain
but you can pair the outfits with some fun shoes or jewelry and really make them your
own– basically I consider these items the foundation of a business casual wardrobe. The total amount for the 7 item came out to
about $220, so a little bit over our budget but I’m really happy with the quality of
items I got. So that concludes this business casual outfit
video– Let me know in the comment section OR if you have a youtube channel, make a video
about YOUR favorite clothing items and your favorite business casual outfits. Thank you guys for watching– please like
and subscribe & I’ll see you in the next video! BYE

Comments (100)

  1. we have occupation day for senior week coming up and i was wondering what i was gonna wear under my whitecoat. this video came just in time! thanks jamie:)

  2. Do a video on how you balance school and fitness !!

  3. So proud of Jamie look how much recognition you are getting ! Been here since day one ☝🏼. You deserve it ! 😊

  4. Is that a fendi peekaboo you're carrying 😍

  5. Why would you put a iPhone 6s and the other stuff that you considered as fancy at the corner. Not helping at all.

  6. Hi Jamie! Thanks for the great videos! I think these are some good pairings for anyone who is in a working environment. I personally love business casual myself but I always find myself spending too much on them. It's great that you can spend around $200 to get so many outfits of our these couple items! But it's so sad we only get to see just three minutes of you this week 🙁

  7. You look great Jamie in all the outfits. I am all about that H&M top. Keep up the goodwork, looking forward to next Saturday!

  8. Do you wear heels? Does that make it difficult to work?

  9. Would these be acceptable for medical school interviews? Thanks!

  10. this is just so elegant, stunning!

  11. all of the looks looked amazing on you!

  12. can you do more look videos!

  13. Love the fendi peekaboo 😍

  14. Wow the effort you put into this! 🙌🏻👍🏻💕

  15. You look so good!
    Love the outfits~

  16. loved all the outfits!

  17. You look so pretty! I love that you built the outfits from timeless pieces instead of going for the trendy ones, it looks very elegant. Love it!

  18. This is exactly what I needed going into third year rotations! Thank you so much!!!

  19. I'm in love with all the outfits!!😍😍 you look so classy and simple

  20. Great choice 👍🏻

  21. Yay thank you so much for doing this! Even though third year is several months away.. it's a good excuse to shop haha. 👗I know what I'll be looking for over break on Black Friday. 😂
    Any recommendations on good, supportive shoes to get through the day?

  22. Yes! My exact business casual wardrobe: Ann Taylor/Loft and H&M! #Perfect

  23. 'Budget' wardrobe featuring a fendi peekaboo! Hahah love it 😍😍😊😊

  24. I love Ann Taylor, their clothes are always so nice and they're great for my petite frame 🙂 Nice looks in this video Jamie!

  25. The clothes looked amazing you !Body goals x

  26. Those pink ballerinas are sooooooo cute! I love them? Where are they from?

  27. Love this vlog post, thank you for sharing, I start clinical next year and this video has given me a lot of ideas on how to vamp up my wardrobe 😀

  28. This might be totally random, but could you please make a video of how you got started with youtube/how you found your niche & how long you've been on, etc 🙂 I'd love to hear your youtube story as I find you motivational in so many other ways! Cheers. xxx

  29. Excellent video!! classy and stylish – great job Jamie!!!! not plain at all my dear – sexy never needs to be hoochy (99% of the YouTube clothing hauls out there). Thank you Thank yoy Thank you 👍👏👍👏👍👏👍👏👍👏 for the nice touch of class!! How refreshing!!

  30. I loved all of the outfits! Thank you so much! I'm in my first year and I was looking for something like this! Love your channel 🙂

  31. Hi Jamie! This was a great video! Loved the budget friendly and classy and professional outfits.

  32. Thank you for this!!

  33. What are essential shoes?

  34. In my country we use white coat and white pants u.u'

  35. I love your channel so much! hope your path as a doctor goes well

  36. Do you have any recommendations for shoes that are comfortable cute and hospital/ pharmacy friendly.

  37. PLEASE PLEASE Do a MEET my PET video one day. And how your cat helps you survive medical school with its cuteness <3 Love you to the Moon and back

  38. Where is your bag from? I LOVE your videos! SLAY

  39. hey I've recently discovered your channel and am loving your videos! I'm also a current med student in germany 🙂
    i was wondering, does your boyfriend study medicine as well?

  40. Could you please do a video on your recommendations for studying anatomy (particularly musculoskeletal anatomy)? I'm currently a first year and we are now in the MSK block. I could use any advice you could give would be much appreciated!

  41. I like watching videos.

  42. im in love with that brown-leather bag?? what brand is it..

    **btw, i love your videos! I'm studying for my nclex, and watching your videos helps keep me motivated. maybe one day ill purse my NP degree.. you got yourself a new subscriber! love, ivy


  44. great outfits! 😊

  45. Awesome video! This is helpful.

  46. Keep up the good work!😀

  47. I love all of your videos but this has been my favorite by far. (Late comment, watched this like an hour after you posted it but its so good I'm rewatching it)

  48. I love it so much! 🙂

  49. Thanks for the practical but classy suggestions. How do your items hold up to washing and do they require ironing? Thanks again!!

  50. Hi:) Do you wear high heels as in video to the hospital? What type of shoes are appropriate to wear with a white coat? Thank you

  51. I really like all of these looks! Sticking to the sleeveless is a great idea especially with the layering. Love your videos! Wish I kept making med school videos, I might pick it back up soon

  52. This was a great video! Loved all these outfits!

  53. This is SO helpful, thank you so much!

  54. I just found your videos and I love them! LOVE your style in this!!! Thanks for sharing!! <3

  55. For rotations though you don't actually wear this right? I mean I assume it's scrubs and sneakers because you can easily be on your feet for hours

  56. I've always wondered why people suggested the Loft for affordable business casual clothes. They never mentioned the student discounts lol

  57. Very good video, thank you for the tips!

  58. i love the outfits. Which brand is the black bag? so lovely

  59. You look very good 🙂 and the kitty though! So cute <3

  60. why don't you wear scrubs under your whitecoat?

  61. do you have any recommendations shoes?

  62. Good tips here!

  63. Where did you get your bag?

  64. Awesome! Thank you!

  65. Nice wardrobe. You look great!

  66. just found your channel!! i thought tjis vid was really helpful bc im gunna be using a white coat soon for my masters! great ideas and i was worried about dreasing too older for mt age but these are appropriats!

  67. Love ur glasses 😍 what brand its?

  68. I love Ann Taylor work pants!

  69. You guys have to dress up for SCHOOL?! Wow culture shock.

  70. Nice! Some of the outfits are very nice:)

  71. I will send this to my sister who's in doing her houseman-ship now 😂👏🏽 thank you!

  72. love them all! thanks!

  73. Great video! Love love it 😍

  74. Loved all the looks 😍

  75. I really like the outfits you put together, they are simple but chic regardless and I wouldn't describe them as plain. You delivery is also great, punchy and straight to the point and no pretentiousness whatsoever.

  76. Please do another video like this with more ideas on what to wear

  77. Never heard of Ann Taylor before thanks for the tip

  78. WOW!!! Jamie, love your outfits…Great Ideas, going to practice the same idea.

  79. U know your thing. Bravo. I lv it. I'm Greatful thanks.

  80. I need your help and guidance. I wanna go for USMLE and i am puzzled up!

  81. Please do another one of these!

  82. Hey Jamie….How tall are you?

  83. You nailed these looks

  84. I love what you've put together without focusing on all discount retailers. Really nice quality look without looking cheap.

  85. This was so helpful!I'm currently going to a college in order to check out the medical field. The building does have a dress code, however the shirts you had in this video have me wonderful ideas on how to pair them with more formal clothing

  86. I wore these clothes in middle school, let's just say that everybody thought I was really weird. I just liked to dress nice.

  87. Where did u get your pink shoes from?

  88. This is a business casual. Classy and no tights just like the other videos.

  89. LOVE THESE! Thanks for sharing!!

  90. Love your taste, very classy!

  91. Pls to a update version

  92. Thank you! Returning to the work force 4 years after having my son. I have been researching a good foundation to my business casual wardrobe, you’re video was very helpful! ❤️❤️❤️

  93. Do these work for school interviews?

  94. Thanks a bunch!.. I love it!.. I love u!!.. U have a lot of charisma!

  95. Tha salmon shoes.. Uuffff!!!… The best!!! Please!, sell them to me!! 🙏

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