10 Ways To Wear White After Labor Day

Wearing white year round is no longer taboo, but super fashionable. Whether you opt for winter white, cream, or crisp nautical white, there’s no reason to pack away your whites once fall arrives.  A white blouse is a staple of any capsule wardrobe concept and a smart investment piece for year round wear.

Here are 10 ways to wow everyone with those whites after Labor Day weekend!

1. White on White

Layer white with white and more white for a classic look. Add a bold pop of color with a brightly colored bag to break it up. Nothing looks more elegant, however, than all white. Layer fabrics and texture for a rich look.

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2. Warm Neutrals

Accent your whites with warm rich fall hues such as tobacco browns and camels.  Animal prints are also fantastic layered with cream and white and add another fun dimension to an otherwise very neutral palette.  Pointed toe d’Orsay flats in classic rich hues never go out of style and are the perfect footwear for fall and wearing white after Labor Day.

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3. Black and White

Leather Jacket

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Black leather is oh so chic and not just for bikers or urban wear.  Although white is typically a cool option for summer, a sleek black leather jacket pairs beautifully with a little white dress and adds warmth on cool fall afternoons and evenings.  Add a clutch in a bold and daring color such as lipstick red and you’ll be ready to rumble.

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4. Classic Stripes

For crisp and casual fall weekends, don’t overlook your black and white summer stripes.  This look has a definite Parisian sleek style that is undeniably European.  From the black oversized sunnies to black high heels, it looks elegant and street smart all at the same time.  Opt for this look and you’ll be tres chic when you choose to wear white after Labor Day.

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5. Blush and White

Blush Accents

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Although we love the daring combo of black and white, sometimes you need elegance with a feminine touch.  Is this combination petal soft perfection or what?  Pair white trousers or jeans with a white top and a soft pastel blush blazer or coat for a subdued elegance that looks great all fall and winter long.  A long-sleeve chiffon blouse is a definite must have piece for all year and a great way to wear white after Labor Day.

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6. White Lace Layering

Layer a white lace tank from summer underneath a white seasonless blazer, boyfriend jeans, and brown leather boots for a gorgeous fall outfit.  A chic lace overlay top is the perfect layering piece to wear beneath classic tailored blazers.  A feminine touch to an otherwise classic or more tailored outfit is a great way to add a bit of the unexpected as you wear white after Labor Day.

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 7. White and Burgundy

There’s nothing like a bold rich burgundy to usher in fall and all the jewel tones that remind us of the change in the weather and changing leaves. Pair burgundy with white and black striped t-shirts you gravitated toward in the summer months for a look that is transitional and always super stylish.

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8. Add a Blazer

Add a Blazer

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For crisp and casual fall weekends, layer your whites underneath a classic blazer.  In fact, most of your summer pieces will easily transform into fall layering pieces when worn beneath a blazer, perfect for chilly fall evenings.  Maximize your closet by layering and sticking to the basics.  Need even more layers?  Add an infinity scarf in a chunky weave in a bold or subtle color.  Early fall nights can start to get chilly and a textured scarf is the perfect layering piece.

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9. Mad for Plaid

Add Plaid

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Nothing says fall like a cozy plaid shirt or oversized blanket scarf that reminds us of football and crisp, cool evenings.  Top your lightweight button-down white blouse with a cozy plaid scarf for instant warmth and wow.

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 10. Cozy Layers

White Layers

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Layers are not only practical, but add visual interest and pop.  A textured, chunky infinity scarf over a fitted, or flowy, top or maxi dress can also help you transition summer pieces to fall.  Add a cardi or blazer for even more warmth and depth.  Plus cool fall mornings often turn warm and you can shed some layers!  Don’t shy away from layers for fear of looking bulky.  Once you master the art of layering, you can also discover new outfits within your own closet.

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We hope we’ve given you lots of style inspiration to take you from humidity to hot cocoa.  Think outside the season and bend the rules a bit when it comes to your closet.  You’ll be putting together fresh new looks every day.

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