Outfit Ideas: White After Labor Day

Hope everyone had a relaxing long weekend and took full advantage of the last chance to wear white. Where and when did this, can’t wear white after Labor Day, fashion rule start? White is such a versatile color that it can be worn as a neutral, an accent or an ensemble. Not to mention it looks great on everyone. If Coco Chanel loved wearing white all year round, I think it’s safe for me try this fashion faux pas. Here’s how I plan to incorporate white into my fall wardrobe.

Not wearing a white dress shirt after the summer seems unrealistic. This summery work outfit can be easily transitioned for early fall by adding a cardigan for layering.

White After Labor Day 1

top: BR (similar), skirt: H&M (similar, similar), cardigan: Gap (similar), shoes: Steve Madden (similar)

This white a-line skirt is an easy pairing for bright colors and fun prints in the summer. For fall, I like to keep the palette simple and add a few pops of color with accessories. A jean jacket makes the perfect layering piece for chilly mornings.

White After Labor Day 2

top: J Crew (similar), skirt: BR (similar, similar), jacket: Old Navy, shoes: Nine West (similar), jewels: Ily Couture

I know neither the pineapple print nor the powder pink blazer screams autumn, but I can’t pass up the opportunity to wear two of my favorite pieces together.

White After Labor Day 3

top: Crew Cut, pants: J Crew (similar), blazer: Old Navy (similar), shoes: DSW (similar), jewels: H&M

Since I don’t drink coffee, a tweed jacket is my pumpkin spice latte. This one had me at elbow patch. On colder days, I’m thinking boots and cozy boot socks instead of flats.

White After Labor Day 4

dress: Boden (similar, ), jacket: Gap (similar), scarf: BR (similar), shoes: Ferragamo, bag: Ralph Lauren

Do you follow this fashion rule? Or do you plan to follow in footsteps of Coco and embrace this fashion faux pas?


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