Wearing White After Labor Day...Fashion Faux Pas or Not?

TGIF and it's labor day weekend too...wohoo! So for those of you wondering, "Is it ok to wear white after labor day," personally I say of course you can, I mean rules were meant to be broken anyways right? Glamour.com had some great tips for wearing white after labor day--I thought I'd share:

1. Mind your materials. A flowing white cotton dress with very feminine details--eyelet, lace, a scalloped edge--is an absolute essential in August. Ditto a pair of crisp linen pants. But in late September, those pieces just seem out of place. If you want to wear a white dress, opt for one in a seasonless fabric like jersey or silk jacquard; when late fall and winter roll around, go for chunky knits or even wool.

2. Don't go head-to-toe. Again, you want to save your white-out look for the steamiest days of the season (like Diddy's White Party, where Demi and Ashton looked crisp and cool). I think white jeans are a do all year long--wear 'em with a pair of riding boots and a blue oxford button-down when the leaves start changing--and so is the right white pencil skirt. It can look perfect for September if you wear it with a black cowl neck sweater or collared shirt, a pair of black pumps, and some chunky jewelry. When in doubt, don't wear more than one white piece at a time.

3. Make sure the rest of your look is season-appropriate. If you're going to wear white jeans in October, please leave your flip flops at home. Attempting a white dress in late September? Don't do it with a straw handbag and turquoise jewelry. The other items you wear are as important (if not more so) than the white piece you've got on.

Here's a suggestion:

Where to Buy:
White Jeans, Forever 21, $24.80
Black Turtle Neck, Max Studio, $48
Steve Madden Leopard Flats, Zappos, $49.90

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