Rule number one is to take the buttoned up rule book of yesteryear and throw it out the window! The days of wearing white from Memorial day to Labor day are behind us. Varying hues of this crisp shade were featured on runways for from 3.1 Phillip Lim to Derek Lam in everything from crisp white structure to wispy chiffon. Here are a few tips on how to let your own white shine…
Monochromatic: This go big or go home look is great for a night out on the town. Pair a white cocktail dress or gown with a white or metallic platform sandal and sleek, and simple metallic accessories. To be daring in the daylight try mixing white head to toe in varying textures and fabrics.
Winter White: Winter white is a fun option to pair with Springs pale palette, for a more attention getting look pair textured tops in winter white with fun and bright print skirts, and shorts.
White Jean: A white jean preferably in a straight leg is the perfect unexpected anchor for a weekend coast to coast. Less expected then blue denim washes this jean dresses up or down nicely and pairs well with gray, navy, and accents of black to mention a few.
White T’s and Button Downs: With all of the tribal prints and floral patterns this season a crisp white shirt is the perfect pairing to keep the look uncomplicated. Try adding a belt or statement necklace to add your signature to the look.
Suit Up: A suit in crisp white can be mixed and matched endlessly and is perfect for the fashionista with a 9-5. Remember that these pieces do not always need to be worn together, wear them as separates and watch your wardrobe grow!
This simplistic yet sophisticated look is best paired with subtle accessories in gold and uber sleek strands and your fave sunnies. Look for different patterns and textures and make sure you vary the types of fabrics and lengths to give your layering some depth.