7 Refreshing Ways to Wear White All Year Round
Let's talk about the color white. In Art, white is commonly known as the absence of color. While in many other traditions all over the world, white is often related to purity. Yet when it comes to fashion, it takes on a whole new meaning and opens more doors.
In today’s sartorial landscape, white is transformed into a subtle interpretation of beauty, power, confidence, class, and even luxury. Perhaps this is due to its crisp, clean, and effortlessly expensive look. One of the benefits of wearing white clothes is that they’re versatile. Depending on the style, white can work for almost anything: Day, night, office, formal, or casual. The “white” trend is one of the most flexible (and chic-est) styles that are on our radar today.
Timeless and elegant, white can be pulled off by any type of woman regardless of age, body shape, and color. Now, it’s not normally the go-to color to dress up in on a daily basis, but it’s definitely the more interesting option to take. And trust us, you would love to feel glammed up and polished all the time as you don your “white” looks. Here are the seven ways to incorporate the color white into all your outfits all year round.
Spring/Summer: The Classic Winter White Fashion
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Bold and alluring, an all-white ensemble makes heads turn everywhere you go. This is the perfect option for days you’re in the mood to make a statement with your outfit without going over-the-top. From taking on the basics, you’re creating maximum impact in the best and effortless way possible. For whichever occasion, going all-white will easily help you look chic and put together. Simply finish off the look with metallic accessories and sandals for that off-duty, stress-free weekend look.
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Fall/Winter: Sophisticated or Edgy in White Jeans and a Vest or Jacket
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While white jeans are always an excellent fashion piece for summer, you can still use it to brighten up your look during the Fall and Winter seasons. A neutral staple, it’s a great pair of bottoms you can play around with again and again. As such, have fun and layer with jackets, coats, scarves, and wear with your go-to black booties. You can also try this look with other cuts such as white cigarette trousers or bootcut pants. From a day in the office to the after-dinner drinks with your best gals, switch up your sophisticated blazer with an edgy leather jacket, and re-accessorize to fit the mood. Simple, easy, and chic!
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Spring/Summer: Details, White Dresses, and a Chunky Cardigan
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If there’s anything that’s got to be in your wardrobe, it’s a white dress. A wardrobe must-have, white dresses not only bring out your natural beauty, but they’re also ideal for special events and even casual affairs. From weddings to brunches, white dresses come in different cuts, designs, and styles that will make you glow in any social gathering. Pair it up with an outerwear of choice to add more flair. In picking out white dresses, make sure you have a one that is plain and simple, and some that have intricate details that will make your dress stand out. Lastly, don’t forget to accessorize with dainty jewelry and pair the dress with nude heels or sandals for that feminine touch.
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Fall/Winter: Sweater Weather with a White Skirt or Pant
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Fall and Winter require sweaters you can keep cozy in. But just because you’re opting to be comfy doesn’t mean you can give up on style. Remember: You can find a balance. A great way to do that is to go for a Fall transition look with a cropped sweater and a white skirt or white pants. A white skirt makes for a terrific wardrobe staple, no matter the cut or the length. It makes any look appear chic and stylish, even when paired with plain old cardigans and sweaters. This would be best paired with pumps, kitten heels, or even sneakers.
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Spring/Summer: Color Coordinated with White and Camel
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There’s nothing like being able to wear an amazing neutral-on-neutral combo outfit. White and camel are the colors that champion elegance and warmth when put together. This combination creates that ultra chic and balanced style that anyone can don daily. Whether you’re on a tropical destination or walking down a busy city street, wearing a white and camel combo simply puts a refreshing twist to your minimalist style. Put that bold, red lip on to finish the look. Pro tip: don’t forget that you can also play around with other shades such as cream and beige.
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Fall/Winter: Silent White with Loud Leopard Print
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With the color white being chic and versatile, you can wear it in the form of a dress, skirt, pants, or top. And with leopard print being bold and stylish, we can see this looking every inch fabulous as finishing touches such as scarves, shoes, and bags. Pairing the plain and color white with the loud leopard print is one of the most understated styles we can see today. We don’t always notice it but when we do, it turns out to be a great look. Try it out by pairing a leopard print top and toning it down with soft, white pants.
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Fall/Winter: The Hassle-Free White Blazer with Denim Jeans or Black Pants
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The thing is, you can wear a jacket and a blazer with almost anything. They’re made to keep you warm and keep you comfortable without compromising style. When in doubt, throw on a white blazer to finish off your look. An investment piece, a white blazer elevates your casual denim game on any given day. You’ll instantly look dressed up for any last-minute plans. Especially for the woman on-the-go, this is the single stylish garment you can store in your car, together with your emergency heels and your travel makeup kit. Don’t you just love it when all your basics come together for a whole new, sophisticated look?
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The White Effect
We know it’s sometimes scary and intimidating to incorporate more whites in your wardrobe. Sometimes we get so used to sticking to darker palettes because they seem a lot safer. On and on, we’ve talked about neon colors, pastel shades, subtle or bold prints, and everything else in between. And now, we’ve come to fully appreciate one of the most polished neutrals of all: White. Have fun dressing up in your white pieces!
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