Forget the Rules: Wear White After Labor Day

Certain rules are meant to be broken. Case in point: Does anyone really wait a full hour after they eat to swim? Unlikely. We feel the same way about fashion rules, especially the one that says you shouldn't wear white after labor day. Forget that.

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As today is officially the first day after Labor Day, we've gone and rounded up some of our favorite white ensembles, along with our best advice on how to wear 'em into the fall months. So go ahead and break out your whitest whites.

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Pop of Color

Mix things up with a bright colors and layer your summer whites with shades like flamingo pink or poppy red. Top it all off with neutral accessories like a camel clutch and tortoise shell shades.

White Jeans

White jeans look their chicest when worn as skinnies. Cuff them once and wear with heels. Balance the look by pairing them with a billowy, loosely fitting top.

Winterize Your Whites

You can wear white well in the cold winter months by pairing with black tights and a sweater. Black and white always look polished and crisp, so it's an easy ensemble to pull together last minute.

White Lace

White and lace go together perfectly, so wear a pretty white lace dress with flats for an adorable Sunday brunch outfit. Throw on a scarf or cardigan to help guard against any early fall chill.

White Leather

Instead of a traditional black leather jacket, mix things up with a faux-leather jacket in white. It's an easy way to toughen up your delicate, all-white look. Plus, this jacket will keep you warm well into the fall.

What do you think? Will you wear white after Labor Day? What are some other "fashion rules" that need to be broken?

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