How to Wear White

Apr 04, 2014

Crisp whites are perfect for the warm summer months but the idea of anything more than a white t-shirt can be a bit daunting. But a crisp, all-white ensemble smacks of summer days and jaunts to the seaside even if you're nowhere near a beach. Go for white jeans, a cool pair of white sandals or swap your denim shorts for a white sundress! This simple color looks best with minimal accessories so less is definitely more when it comes to working the white trend. We show you the easiest ways to work white into your summer wardrobe

Taylor Swift goes retro glam in a simple white shirt and shortsTaylor Swift goes retro glam in a simple white shirt and shortsCourtesy of Yahoo

White Jeans

The key to looking chic in your white jeans is simply how you style them. A super simple look is going classic monochrome and pair your white jeans with a cool black top. Or go with a pretty print to really amp up your summer style. We love the look of white jeans with simple silver metallic sandals, black or tan - avoid heavy looking footwear!  A great pair of white jeans is a summer classic

Emma Stone pairs skinny white jeans with black and red.Emma Stone pairs skinny white jeans with black and red.Courtesy of Yahoo

White Jacket

A crisp white jacket can transform all of your outfits into polished summer looks. A cool white jacket as a summer jacket instantly brightens up whatever you're wearing and instantly makes it looks more breezy. A white jacket looks especially fabulous when paired with a pair of classic blue jeans but looks equally great paired with navy for a more nautical look. 

Alexis Bledel brightens up her outfit with a cool white jacketAlexis Bledel brightens up her outfit with a cool white jacketCourtesy of Yahoo

White Sandals

If you're still a bit hesitant about wearing head to toe white, test out the waters by wearing a cool pair of white sandals or flats. White shoes look best when they're sleek and simple. Look for simple, unembellished ballet pumps or sleek sandals that aren't too strappy. We love these Saltwater sandals - best of all you can even wear them in water!

Saltwater sandals, $35Saltwater sandals, $35Courtesy of

The Little White Dress

Stand out from the crowd and invest in a little white dress for summer! It never goes out of style, you can dress it up or dress it down and it's an easy way to instantly channel beachy summer style! Just don't pair them with white shoes - you don't want to look too matchy-matchy. Pair the look with black accessories for graphic punch that simultaneously classic and trendy. 

Vanessa Hudgens goes for summer chic in a boho white dressVanessa Hudgens goes for summer chic in a boho white dressCourtesy of Yahoo

Selena Gomez expertly wears white and blackSelena Gomez expertly wears white and blackCourtesy of Yahoo

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