12 Ways to Wear White After Labor Day
Mimi Fringed Wrap Scarf in Ivory
For white-after-Labor-Day skeptics, an oversized scarf is a noncommittal way to introduce white into your fall and winter lineup. Plus, they’re an A+ travel accessory for cold flights and road trips.
BUY IT: $48; anthropologie.com
Walker Leather Boots in Sundried Linen
The trick to wearing white shoes after Labor Day? Trade your open-toe sandals and easy, breezy espadrilles for low-heeled booties that are well suited for apple-picking and tailgates.
BUY THEM: $106.50; factory.jcrew.com
Give your beat-up denim jacket a break: This throw-on-and-go zip-up is an equally versatile answer to all your fall layer prayers.
BUY IT: $160; anthropologie.com
Usher your favorite sleeveless dresses into cooler weather by slipping a turtleneck on underneath.
BUY IT: $39.50; talbots.com
Luxe Faux Fur Vest
Save your most casual cold-weather looks from a bad case of the "blahs" with the addition of a plush finishing layer.
BUY IT: $85; nordstrom.com
Princess Mini Skirt in Double-Serge Wool in Ivory
A mini skirt, but make it Mama-approved. That it's made of wool offers a convincing argument in favor of winter white.
BUY IT: $110; jcrew.com
The Modern Loafer in Bone
We’d pair these with a plaid skirt or wine-colored corduroys for an effortlessly smart look.
BUY THEM: $168; everlane.com
Long Belted Cardigan in Anne White
Navigate fickle weather and changing temperatures with a lightweight knit that’s a cozy (and super flattering) alternative to bulkier coats.
BUY IT: $129; nordstrom.com
Slim Pocket Skinny Jeans in White
When you pack away the rest of your summer duds, keep the white jeans in your closet. Wear them with chunky sweaters, knee-length coats, and suede booties for seasonally appropriate looks.
BUY THEM: $61.99; loft.com
Adidas Originals Superstar Foundation
If there’s one trend with staying power, it’s the ever-versatile sneaker-as-a-style-statement. These fashion-forward kicks work well nearly year-round, plus they look good with jeans and maxi skirts alike, so you’re sure to get your money’s worth.
BUY THEM: $80; zappos.com
Mesa Hybrid Sweater Dress
A merino wool blend and stretchy side panels offer just the right amount of bend-and-flex for this easygoing closet staple.
BUY IT” $94.99; athleta.com
Cassidy Twist Headband in Ivory
Embrace the return of the preppy hair accessory, and top off your evening look with a silky crown that stylishly holds hair in place.
BUY IT: $24; anthropologie.com