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How to Choose Plus Size Scrub Jackets

By Zaf Udin 10/05/2013 Google+

A plus size scrub jacket can add style to your wardrobe and is highly recommended for female healthcare professionals. Scrub jackets, particularly printed ones, can create wonders with any type of scrub tops and pants. If you know your body type and the colors that can complement your skin tone, then scrub jackets can certainly enhance your appeal. Printed jackets can even brighten up a drab outfit and add some style to it

There are four basic things that you must consider when choosing a plus-size scrub jacket:

1. Material

Plus-size scrub jackets are now available in different materials, with each having its own advantages and can be used in varying weather. Common materials that are often used for scrub jackets are: 100% cotton, which provides warmth and extra comfort; 65-35 polyester/cotton, which offers durability and comfort; and cotton/polyester/spandex, which provides comfort, durability and added flexibility.

2. Warmth

In choosing a plus size scrub jacket, you must consider the weather conditions in your area. If the climate is too cold, then you need to find a thick scrub jacket. Fortunately, there are items that are padded but don't actually make the wearer look bulky. You must also consider scrub jackets in zip up front style or fully buttoned.

3. Length

Another crucial factor to consider in shopping for a plus size print scrub jackets is the length. Always base your options according to your height. Check the center back length of the scrub if it is suitable for you. Also consider if you want to choose between a 3/4 sleeve scrub jacket or a full-length sleeve.

4. Fitting

A plus-size jacket doesn't mean a scrub that is loose-fitting. You must wear a scrub jacket that will fit you perfectly. It must not be too loose or too tight. Take note that you will wear the scrub jacket on top of your scrub top, so make certain that it will be very comfortable. Be sure to choose a jacket that provides you enough room to breathe.

Finally, you must look for an online store that provides different options for scrub jackets in terms of size, style and color. Be sure to follow these pointers to get the best plus size jacket that you are looking for.

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