Don’t go throwing your white stuff into storage just because Labor Day has been and gone. This season you can work those whites throughout the winter thanks to that canny little trend, aptly named ‘Winter Whites’.
We are not talking working your diaphonous chiffon layers in the snow…although for those of you interested there is a tiny wee micro trend all about layering flouncy stuff unexpectedly over your regular garb also coming our way for fall…but more on that later.
The deal with winter white is about cherry picking a few basics from your summer closet and adding weather appropriate warming bulk in the form of chunky knits or oversized outerwear.
Still with me? Great! So what we are really talking about at the base level here is not banishing those trusty white jeans to the back of the closet where the moths are lurking. No! Be brave and keep them in your fashion armoury for fall.
The secret to doing it right is by mixing up your textures. That flippy white skirt you wore all summer can certainly be salvaged if paired with a sharp shirt and blazer combo for the office.
Look for cable knits to counter the skinny of your matchstick white jeans or bust out some shapes in the new fit and flare skirts that are out there.
If you fancy investing in this trend, why not try one big style statement like a winter coat or cape, and you’ll have the look covered.
Try these shopable whites (mostly from Topshop…)