Break The Rules: Wear White After Labor Day

September 8, 2012  |  
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Rules are set in place for a reason, they give us the structure and standards that allows us to determine the rights, wrongs, the dos and don’ts of the world. But when it comes to fashion, some rules are meant to be broken. And now that we have unofficially welcomed the fall season, the old adage “No White After Labor Day” happens to be one of those very rules we can actually forego. So if you’ve planned to put away those white jeans you loved during the spring and summer season, keep them out–you’ll be able to work them into fashionable outfits well into the fall season. One tip to remember: When embracing white after Labor Day, wear white garments that are of a heavier weight; stay away from linen and lightweight fabrics—this way you’ll still be seasonally appropriate.

Here are a few white garments you’ll love breaking the rules wearing….

Although reminiscent of a lab coat, this white a-line number is a super chic way to make a contemporary statement this fall.
BCBGMaxAzria Arelia A-Line Coat $298.00

A pair of fit and flare flannel ivory pants will be a great fall contrast with all your favorite colors of the season.
Talbots Heritage Fit Flannel Slim & Flare Pants $25.59

Cozy up this fall in an ivory sweater dress.
Christopher Fischer Ivory Cable Knit Sweater Dress $248.00

Corduroy is a great fabric for fall and perfect for keeping things seasonal while embracing a little white after Labor Day.
Ann Taylor Curvy Slim Corduroy Pants $78.00

Ward off the brisk chill in this sleek ivory coat this season.
ZARA Fantasy Wool Jacquard Coat $129.00

Need a cute cocktail dress? Take a chic departure from black and opt for a white flirty number that’ll pair well with this season metallic trend.
Nasty Gal Mesh Skater Dress $48.00

Embrace you inner rock star with this statement making white faux fur jacket. Just be sure to stay away from anyone drinking red wine.
DKNY Faux Fur Jacket $295.00

For a mod flair, this cream mini will have you looking seasonally appropriate and cute.
Alice and Olivia Gabel Thin Band Mini Skirt $198.00

Add a bit of edge to you looks after Labor Day with a slick white biker jacket.
Topshop Clean Biker Jacket $110.00

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