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Put Your Best Foot Forward 

Hello friends! Here at Cherokee, we know that medical professionals spend much of their day on their feet. There’s hardly ever time to sit during a shift, so it’s literally time to shift the focus to your feet. You work hard to support and care for your patients, and your shoes should be giving you the support and care you deserve. Our many footwear options combine the most advanced comfort technology with the latest trends and styles today. Our goal is to truly console your soles. So which shoe is the right shoe for you? Well, you know what we mean.

Anywear footwear is just that – perfect for anywhere. Plus you’ll notice the comfort from the first step.

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Anywear: SRANGEL

Anywear: Point

Anywear: POINT

Cherokee footwear is inspired comfort inside and out. Selections like Pamela, Patricia and Angelique provide super-comfy insoles and super-hot designs.

Cherokee: PAMELA

Cherokee: PAMELA

Cherokee: PATRICIA

Cherokee: PATRICIA

Cherokee: ANGELIQUE

Cherokee: ANGELIQUE

Asics are where athletic style, comfort and color combine in technical performance.

Asics: NOOSA

Asics: NOOSA

Asics: CRAZETR

Asics: CRAZETR

Skechers are known for their memory foam which is like a pillow for your feet. Highly popular and with a pop of color, Skechers embody style with a capital “S.”

Skechers: SWEETSPOT

Skechers: FLEX

Skechers: SKECHAIR

Skechers: SPORT

Skechers: GOWALK2SPARK

Skechers: GO WALK

K-Swiss provides super-stylish support with extra-comfort cushioning from its innovative tube sole. It’s a unique and chic look and feel all rolled into one.

Kswiss: TUBESRUN

Kswiss: TUBESRUN

 

Kswiss: MTUBESRUN

Kswiss: MTUBESRUN

Workwear footwear, with lace-up athletic styles such as Fred and Fran, provides full support with a fashionable flair. Look for the new Fran style with a slip-resistant sole for extra stability.

Workwear: FRED

Workwear: FRED

Workwear: FRAN

Workwear: FRAN

There’s no better time to jump into our fashion-forward footwear…feet first! We’ve got you covered in comfort from head to toe and take pride in putting you a step ahead.

Want to flaunt your footwear? Send us your pics showing off your favorite footwear picks!

Heroes Among Us: Alicia Britt, RN 

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April is all about Alicia! We’re excited to continue our Cherokee Heroes series and introduce you to this month’s Cherokee Hero, Alicia Britt, RN. Alicia has been a cardiothoracic ICU nurse for three-and-a-half years and works at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. When she was in nursing school, she knew that she would love to work with children (whom she calls “the little people”), and appropriately, she also knew that she would love to work with the heart. And it really comes as no surprise that it’s Alicia’s heart that shines through in the work that she does. What she enjoys about nursing is the way in which every day is different, every patient is different and every day brings something new to learn. The field of medicine is always changing, and she loves how nursing “keep[s] you on your toes.” And since her coworkers compare her to Speedy Gonzales, we know those toes are moving fast at all times!

In addition to the importance of patience, compassion and a sense of humor on the job, Alicia places a great deal of value on teamwork. In fact, she follows the indispensable advice that she learned during a rotation that, “you’re only as good as your weakest link.” When people work together in an open, honest environment and are never afraid to ask questions or ask for help, it makes everybody stronger. That’s a message that comes straight from the heart.

Here are some fun facts about Alicia:

  • She loves her 49ers!
  • Her badge has bells on it that were a gift from a coworker. Now everyone knows when she’s coming around the corner.
  • She takes care of children of all ages, from newborns to 20-year-olds.
  • Details mean so much to her because the smallest changes, such as a slight change in a heart rate, can make all the difference in the ICU.

Alicia says that no matter how stressful the situations she faces may be, it’s important to be able to “smile at the end of the day.” And when you watch Alicia’s video, we know you’ll be smiling, too.


Love her look? Alicia is wearing a Cherokee Workwear Originals Round Neck Top in Teal Blue and a Cherokee Workwear Originals Flare Leg Drawstring Pant in Teal Blue.

Say Hello to the Hospital Critterz 

Hi friends! Have you met the Hospital Critterz? They’re the cute, fun and exciting characters adored by children, parents and pediatric caregivers alike, as featured on the national daytime talk show, “The Doctors.” And now the Hospital Critterz have a starring role on their very own scrub tops.

Based on the Hospital Critterz children’s book series by Stacey Laura Lloyd, the Hospital Critterz characters help children feel more at ease in a hospital setting while also highlighting the amazing work that healthcare professionals do each and every day. As neonatal nurse Terri Forehand, RN, writes, “The nurse in me loves this book, and the parent in me thinks this is a magical adventure that kids will love to read.” Now’s the time to share the Hospital Critterz with your little patients.

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Get your copy on Amazon and Barnesandnoble.com!

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For more about the Hospital Critterz, visit their website, Facebook page and blog.

Plus, be on the lookout for more Hospital Critterz books and scrub top designs coming your way!

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Spring has Sprung 

What comes to mind when you think of spring? Flowers blooming? Birds chirping? Gardens growing? One thing is for sure: after a long, cold winter, spring is a welcome time of rejuvenation. And what better way to rejuvenate and replenish than to start with your very own work wardrobe. Here at Cherokee, we’re inspired by the exciting changes that spring brings around us. We enjoy celebrating this time of year with bright colors, special designs and fun prints. When it comes to spring, looking great is always in season!

Here are some of our favorite spring-themed scrub tops that are bound to put a spring in your step.

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Flexibles: Pretty Blooms

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Flexibles: Wherever You Grow

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Flexibles: Garden Soiree

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Flexibles: Butterflies In The Mist

Runway: Flutter Garden

Runway: Flutter Garden

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Runway: Springtime Serenade

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Runway: Spring Forward

Runway: Camo-Fleurs

Runway: Camo-Fleurs

Scrub H.Q.: Flight Club

Scrub H.Q.: Flight Club

Scrub H.Q.: Buzzy Bodies

Scrub H.Q.: Buzzy Bodies

Scrub H.Q.: Tropical Blend

Scrub H.Q.: Tropical Blend

Scrub H.Q.: Sunnyside

Scrub H.Q.: Sunnyside

Where do you look for seasonal inspiration? Send us a photo of you and/or your coworkers in your favorite spring colors and prints.

Size Does Matter 

Small? Tall? Where do you measure up? Cherokee Uniforms knows that you have a style all your own, which is why we offer more sizes and colors than any other scrub brand and have a full range of options designed specifically for you. But don’t just take our word for it! Ask Shaytonya Tolbert and her coworkers at the VA Hospital in Asheville, North Carolina:DSC_2852_3

“My long legged colleagues and I have been in search for years for a fabric that feels good but also hangs and fits well with our height, and we have. We LOVE the Cherokee Workwear Stretch 4222T [Drawstring Pant]….The length is actually long enough for us, and we no longer feel like we are wearing high water scrub pants. The feel of these pants is so nice that I’m able to wear them straight from work to run errands, and they feel and look more like a dress pant than scrubs. We LOVE them and want to applaud you for a job well done. FINALLY A NICE PANT FOR US TALL GALS.”

Isn’t it time you LOVE your scrubs?

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Much like Shaytonya and her team of “VA Vascular gals,” we have the perfect fit for your figure. Here are more of our favorite options that look and feel fabulous in every size!

Cherokee Workwear Originals V-Neck Top in Citrus Green: XXS-5XL

Cherokee Workwear Originals Drawstring Pant in Citrus Green: XXS-3XL, Petite: XXS-2XL and Tall: XXS-2XL

Snap Front Warm-Up Jacket in Galaxy Blue

Luxe Snap Front Warm-Up Jacket in Galaxy Blue:       XXS-5XL

Low-Rise Drawstring Pant in Galaxy Blue

Luxe Low-Rise Drawstring Pant in Galaxy Blue: XXS-5XL, Petite: XXS-2XL and Tall: XS-2XL

Flexibles V-Neck Knit Panel Top in Pewter: XS-5XL

Mid-Rise Knit Waist Pull-On Pant in Pewter

Flexibles Mid-Rise Knit Waist Pull-On Pant: XS-5XL, Petite: XS-2XL and Tall: S-2XL

 

Celebrat10n 

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Welcome to the Cherokee Blog! This is where we’ll be chatting about all things Cherokee, and we’re delighted to start off the New Year by announcing the 10-year anniversary of Cherokee Workwear. You have made Cherokee Workwear Originals and Cherokee Workwear Premium favorites of yours (and ours) over the past 10 years, and we couldn’t be more grateful for your continued support. We have dedicated ourselves to providing you with the utmost comfort and care, much in the same way that you have dedicated yourself to providing the highest levels of comfort and care for your patients. Thanks for all that you do, times 10! As Mike Singer, CEO, states, “It’s an honor to serve healthcare professionals who work day in, day out to make a difference in patients’ lives.”

So what’s the story behind the scrubs? Susan Nunez, EVP of Merchandising, tells us that the objective of Workwear was to combine the best fabric and the best construction. Described as a “workhorse,” Cherokee Workwear was designed to be extremely durable and carefree, non-fading and wrinkle-free, and available in myriad sizes, colors and styles for a vast range of wearable options. It’s clearer than ever that the work put into creating Cherokee Workwear just plain works.

The best part of reaching this 10-year milestone is that there is much more excitement to come. Be sure to check back soon for the first installment of our new series, Cherokee Heroes. We have the privilege of introducing you to 10 amazing nurses from Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) who show us every day what it truly means to give, and whose work ethic embodies Cherokee Workwear at its core: strength, authenticity and dependability. We look forward to sharing their remarkable stories.

And in honor of our 10-year anniversary, here’s a sneak peek at 10 Cherokee Workwear looks for the New Year. Can you say, perfect 10?

Heroes Among Us: Bill Kenny, RN, BSN 

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We are thrilled to continue our Cherokee Heroes series and introduce you to this month’s Cherokee Hero, Bill Kenny. He has been a pediatric nurse at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles for eight years, and he works in information technology. Because of his clinical experience on the floor, Bill was recruited to help design the EMR (Electronic Medical Records) system so that the process is conducive to the nursing workflow. In fact, hospitals nationwide have made a big push toward EMR, and this couldn’t be possible without the knowledge, insight and expertise of nurses like Bill.

Bill has had a unique career path, as he used to be a comedy writer. And it’s clear that his sense of humor still shines through. He sometimes thinks of himself as a cartoon character who brings his comedy to work and tries to make his coworkers laugh. He’s found that his comedy, “really helps when times are tough and things get tense.” Bill tells us that he’s learned many important lessons throughout his nursing career, including just how precious every day is and not to take time for granted. And no matter what, “even in the most serious circumstances, everybody needs to laugh.”

Here are some fun facts about Bill:

  • He describes his work as precise, important and exciting.
  • His favorite part of being a pediatric nurse is that he gets to see kids every day who are just being themselves. This can’t help but bring a smile to his face.
  • His heroes are his parents, colleagues and the nurses who have gone before him.
  • He is inspired by and in awe of the amazing nurses he works with.

Bill calls working in nursing the “best reality show on Earth,” where people face challenges and are able to conquer them. We’d like to thank Bill for being one of the true heroes on this “show!”

To learn more about Bill, be sure to check out his video.

Love his look? Bill is wearing a Cherokee Workwear Premium Core Stretch Men’s V-Neck Top in Caribbean Blue and Cherokee Workwear Premium Core Stretch Men’s Drawstring Cargo Pants in Khaki.

Calling All Warriors 

Hi friends! Have you heard about Warriors in Pink? For decades, Ford Motor Company has been dedicated to supporting the fight against breast cancer, and in 2006 they launched their Warriors in Pink program. All proceeds from Warriors in Pink products and gear are donated directly to breast cancer charities and organizations. In fact, Warriors in Pink has raised over $5.5 million so far!

Here at Cherokee, we are honored and delighted to take part in this special program, and we are proud to offer our own Warriors in Pink collection. What makes our Warriors in Pink apparel unique is the way in which it incorporates the many different symbols of the warrior.

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The warrior symbols are literally and figuratively woven together by threads of strength, courage and hope. What better way to raise awareness and show support than by showing it on your scrubs?

 

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Warriors in Pink Gear: V-Neck Top in Warriors in Pink and V-Neck Top in The Heart of a Warrior                       

For more information about Warriors in Pink, please visit Ford’s website. We hope you’ll put on your warrior gear and join in the fight!

All Smiles 

Hi friends! We hope you had a wonderful Valentine’s Day. This month is literally jam-packed with smiles, as February is National Children’s Dental Health Month. Dental professionals from around the country join forces to spread the word about proper oral hygiene, especially for children and young adults. But as we all know, oral care is something that’s important for everyone.

The slogan for National Children’s Heath Month is “Join the Super Smile Team.” And not only have we hopped onboard the clean teeth bandwagon, but Cherokee has many scrub options that dental professionals and National Children’s Dental Health Month enthusiasts can really sink their teeth into. When it comes to dental care, healthcare, and what to wear, we’ve got you covered.

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Mock Wrap Top in Owl Brush Every Day: Scrub H.Q.

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Button Front Top in Owl Brush Every Day: Scrub H.Q.

 

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V-Neck Top in Keep ‘em Clean!: Cherokee Prints

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Snap Front Warm-Up Jacket in Keep ‘em Clean!: Cherokee Prints

We’d love to see photos of you and your group showing off your pearly whites in your Cherokee finest.

To learn more about National Children’s Dental Health Month, please visit the American Dental Association’s website.

We work tooth and nail to provide you with the most comfortable scrubs around. That’s what gives us a reason to smile!

Announcing the Cherokee Workwear 10-year Anniversary Sweepstakes. Are You In? 

It’s a sweepstakes with keepsakes! In honor of Cherokee Workwear’s 10-year anniversary, we’ve launched our Cherokee Workwear 10 Years of Lasting Comfort Sweepstakes. Cherokee Workwear’s got comfort, authenticity and durability in the bag, and now we’re literally giving away bags full of tote-ally awesome prizes. We’ll be selecting one lucky winner each week for the next 10 weeks who will win:

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• A Cherokee limited-edition jute bag

• A scrub top and bottom with your choice of style, color and fabric

• A pair of Angelique or Zone shoes

• Stainless steel water bottle, coffee tumbler and more

  Click here for official rules and ways to enter.

  When it comes to Cherokee Workwear, it’s time to ask yourself…are you in?