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Fashion Don’ts Dos!: White After Labor Day
Written by: Elizabeth McGuffin
Wearing white after Labor Day has been touted as the ultimate fall fashion don’t for decades. But when you forget how and why fashion rules came about in the first place, it’s way past time to throw them out. Colors are not seasonal, just as expressing your personal style – and color preferences – is not seasonal. Fall fashion cycles back to warm, earthy hues, year after year, and while wearing these colors is a nod to the changing scenery, there are so many other ways to acknowledge and celebrate the season through what you wear.
Embracing the new fashion season doesn’t have to mean rushing out and buying the latest trends or “it” colors either. Look at the new season as an opportunity to wear your summer whites in a new way. By remixing your summer styles for the changing weather and trends, you’ll stretch your wardrobe and better utilize the pieces you already own. And that’s a definite fashion do! See how these bloggers layer on the warmth and sprinkle on the spice in their stylish autumn whites!
Anne Adams of Curls and Contours pairs a white lace skirt with a cozy plaid scarf, suede wedge booties, and a leather tote. She mixes classic fall patterns with touch-me textured fabrics to eclectic effect.
Cassie Westfall of Style Cassentials transitions a white summer sundress to fall with grounding black accessories. A classic blazer lends polish and sophistication to romantic lace for a chic day-to-night look.
Corissa Enneking of Fatgirlflow.com wears a dramatic all-white dress. The long-sleeved maxi has full coverage for fall’s cooler temperatures and feels perfectly autumnal with relaxed curls and a leather shoulder bag in warm cognac.
Kristine of TrendyCurvy.com takes her white jeans into fall with dusky neutrals like heather gray and taupe. A textured longline cardigan and suede over-the-knee boots are ready to take on autumn’s first frost in style.