i work in a prison and we wear all of those colors with a printed top. for example, i'll wear ceil blue pants with a yellow tinker bell scrub top. that way i'm not confused for an inmate! at my prison they just don't want us to wear an entire outfit with those colors.
I wear everything except for ceil blue. I could wear ceil blue bottoms but just choose not to. I love being able to wear any color I want. Previously worked at a hospital where we had to wear purple bottoms and white tops. Although purple is my favorite color...it was a little boring!
I love it! Prison is one place you can wear super silly scrubs and get away with it. I don t wear a color that matches inmates(tan) but black is my favorite. My reasoning: they are constantly checking the nurses out but black keeps the outline from being obvious. Also dark grey matches everything! I was wearing white on white at my last hospital so i love the new dress code.
We arent allowed to wear ANY color Blue or any complete set of: Orange, yellow, red, black, grey, white. It limits alot. However, you can wear a printed top with any bottoms (except blue of any kind).
I wear regular tops (peasant kind comes up highest and is loosefitting) over scrub pants with cargo pockets. Then I have my pockets, but love that I can be different than everyone else.