How to Wear White After Labor Day

Tyler Joe

There’s no reason to stop wearing white just because Labor Day passes, which happens on September 2nd this year. Nothing, especially an outdated rule, should hinder you from rotating the crisp color into your wardrobe year-round. How could you possibly stop, when it’s literally the easiest shade to wear? It looks great with denim, is the perfect foundation for a bold print, and makes monochrome dressing easy. Inspired by some of our favorite Instagrammers, here are 15 inspirational outfits that show you how to wear white no matter the season.

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Crisp summer whites go great with cognac accessories. If wearing pants during a heatwave, make sure you opt for breathable materials like cotton and linen.

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Use a full white skirt as a foundation for wild colors and prints.

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A white sundress and fresh sneakers is the ultimate summer combo.

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Elevate a pair of white overalls over a button down shirt and heeled mules.

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Break up an all white outfit with a chain belt.

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A formal blazer and slinky trousers gets dressed down with chic flip flops.

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If you want a suited look with more edge, style it with a crop top, a bucket hat, and sneakers.

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A creamy slip dress is sexy, yet comfy.

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Upgrade a basic white button down with layers upon layers upon layers of gold chains.

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Play with texture like airy marabou feathers for an angelic look.

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Short suits are all the rage right now. Dress yours down with a cotton tank.

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Make those trendy peasant tops work for the streets with an unexpected pair of gym shorts.

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Vacation whites are essential. They pair perfectly with all the straw accessories you pick up along your trip.

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Make a white summer dress transition into fall with a pair of knee-high boots.

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For this outfit, be Rihanna. If that’s not an option to you, you can also buy her Fenty RTW collection, which includes this sculptured denim dress.

Justine Carreon is the market editor at ELLE.com covering fashion, Dutch ovens, and fashion again.

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