White is a color that a lot of women find somewhat tricky to wear, yet when done right, can be utterly flattering. As we see the light at the end of the tunnel from a barrage of deep, dark fall colors, now is prime time to infuse a little pristine white into your wardrobe! It’s easier than you might think.
Read more below for some tips to keep your look chic instead of clinical:
1. BCBGMAXAZRIA Nydia Cutout Tank, 2. Rebecca Minkoff Mini 5-Zip Clutch, 3. DL1961 Angel Ankle Skinny in Milk, 4. Chan Luu White Mix Wrap Bracelet, 5. 7 For All Mankind Kimmie Short Bootcut in Clean White, 6. Mara Hoffman Lattice Strapless Dress
*Accessorize with splashes of white. Try a clutch, statement necklace or a wrap bracelet done in white stones.
* Winter white doesn’t just mean stark white! Opt for variations of egg shell, vanilla or light beige if you’re looking for something less bright.
* Play with textures. When going for a monochromatic look, add some interest with white pieces in rich fabrications such as wool, cashmere, chunky knits and faux fur. This gives lots of dimension to a head-to-toe white ensemble.
*Opposites attract. The timeless pairing of white and black can create bold drama to your look. Try pairing a white shift dress with a pair of patent black heels for a great juxtaposition of light and dark.
*White jeans tend to scare off a lot of women. The trick is getting the fit right. If your legs are on the thin side, go for a skinny or straight fit that hits at the ankle to create the illusion of shape. If you’ve got fuller legs, you can still rock a white jean, but opt for a wider leg or a boot cut to slim and lengthen your overall leg line.