Color has no expiration date in our book especially when it comes to looking fashionable—what works, works! And that definitely includes white (don’t say we didn’t warn ya). This street style snap goes to show that all white can still be a total fashion do. A buttoned light wash denim jacket, short brim hat (totally 80s), and a pop of color with a cognac round-toe shoe makes this guys all white outfit look young and modern. Will you be wearing white this fall? We think yes!
I’ve talked about why we should wear white jeans after Labor Day before, and it seems even more socially acceptable now, thanks to the latest white-featured presentations from the runways. So I will start all over and label this reason #1: it’s okay to wear white jeans after Labor Day because it’s fashionable. Now don’t be calling Isabel Marant a liar!
— Kathy Ng Hassan
Why Wouldn’t You Wear White After Labor Day?
August 27, 2010 6:51 am
Once, only the brave wore white after the first weekend in September (and by brave we mean French and/or those in possession of a generous dry-cleaning budget). But that old edict hasn’t really applied for a while, and judging by Fall collections from the likes of Thakoon Panichgul and Gucci’s Frida Giannini, a pair of white pants is now a winter wardrobe essential. According to Jill Stuart, though, the shade’s prominence has less to do with breaking rules than harmonizing palettes.
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