5 Ways to Wear White After Labor Day

By Lindsay Young

Summer may be coming to a close, and you will soon be packing away your hot weather essentials to make room for cool-weather staples. But what about all of the amazing white finds you collected over the past few months? It is the age-old question, “Can I wear white after Labor Day?”, but these days it’s no longer a question of if, but how. This simple shade is the easiest to transition from season-to-season, from sweaters to tees, here are five simple ways to wear white after Labor Day.

Refurbish The White Tee

This classic closet staple isn’t going away any time soon, especially once we transition into fall. Versatile and effortless, there are endless variations and possibilities to style your classic white tee during the autumn months. Easily layer a white tee under any jacket or pair with a sophisticated pant for the office for a simplistic yet polished vibe. 

@treatingthestreetslikearunway white tee


@anisasojka padded shoulder white tee


Time To Button Down

The fashion capsule closet must-have, the white button-down shirt is the ultimate seasonal transition piece. The button down is a perfect blank slate to create perpetual and versatile fall looks that can be dressed up or down. One of the best matches for the button-down is denim; you can wear it knotted or tucked in and paired with your favorite heel or sneaker. Or, if you want to dress it up, style with a voluminous maxi or sweet mini skirt for the ultimate chic fall look.

@consciouslyglamorous white button down


@rorodeiso white button down


Keep It Monochromatic

Classic and modern, monochromatic looks are the simplest outfits to create just by using pieces you already have in your closet. To keep your one-tone ensembles looking bold, try utilizing the eye-catching layering technique by using different shades of white along with different fabrics and textures (like wool and silk). This will add depth and dimension making you look stunning and sleek.

@nenaevans monochrome @nenaevans

@jordanrisa monochrome


It’s All About Layering

White layering tops have been all over Instagram and fashion blogs all summer long and they are here to stay for fall. Easy and transitional, you can pair a white layering top with almost anything you have in your closet. You can wear it solo with your favorite wide-leg pant or layer on top of your camisole for the perfect effortlessly chic look. 

@chictalkch layering


@georgiedobson layering


Cool Cable Knits

Cream and white cable-knit sweaters will be this fall most desired fall staple. Cozy and warm, yet stylish and elegant, you will want to pair this with everything. Layer it over a classic white shirt or pair it with an adorable skirt to create the ultimate fashion-forward ensemble. 

@kellykstyle cable knit


@simplyfaaz cable knit


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