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Driving down the Cable Beach strip the other
morning I spotted a chic lady dressed in crisp winter white. The
monochromatic white ensemble was eye catching and both myself and my
passenger spotted her at the same time. The passenger in the car
gasped, “isn’t white passe after Labor Day?”
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I’ve always maintained that for the most part you can make up your
own fashion rules, if you love it and feel confident in it then rock
it! Needless to say there are some outfits that should never ever see
the light of day, but a chic winter white look is surely not one of
them. The fashion rule governing no white between Labor Day and
Memorial Day, two major US national holidays falling in September and
May respectively, centers more on white summer staples such as linen
pants and the like.
The crispness of the brisk breeze that accompanies our mild winters
makes wearing a clean white ensemble even more enjoyable. Keep these
seven tips in mind to wear winter white right!
Cowlneck Sweaterdress - victorieassecret.com
Off white, cream and ivory
are easier to wear and more complimentary on most skin tones than stark
white. These slightly more subdued hues are just as bold when paired
Wool, cotton, satin and silk
are great fabric choices for
winter white pieces. Steer clear of sheer, lightweight styles and
fabrics such as linen, which are more appropriate for summer wear.
A knitted white dress
is an unexpected way to bring the brightness of summer to winter. Pair
it with opaque tights and boots or booties for a relaxed, yet pulled
together look that can work for an evening out or a casual Friday.
Layering a white cardigan
over your outfit will brighten up your look while giving you that extra warmth you need as the temperature drops.
A white handbag
is a fun alternative to your everyday black or brown carry-all. It
works as a pseudo-neutral and will work with most color pairing and
White Trousers - runwaydaily.com
Crisp white trousers
always tend to remind me of the
effortlessly chic women that call the French riviera home. The clean
yet minimalist look of simple white, flat front trousers paired with
bold red or blue on top is classic yet au courant.
White shoes are out!
I have never been a fan of white shoes.
You can get away with wearing a barely there white sandal during the
summer, however a white shoe during the winter is sure to be an
Are you dreaming of a white holiday season? Don’t be afraid to
incorporate crisp white pieces into your winter wardrobe to add a
little brightness to your looks.
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