If I like a guy, I'll smile at him, I'll say hi if I'm within talking distance from him, I'll start a conversation and maybe ask him something like: "How's your day going?"
Then the next time I'll see him, I'll see if he seems interested in talking with…
Uniforms can be expensive, too.
And don't even think of spilling paint on them or ruining them and have to get a new one.
At least with regular clothes, if one outfit gets ruined, we don't have to "replace" it. We just wear something else.