How to Successfully Wear Winter White

How to Successfully Wear Winter White
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For some reason, wearing white after Labor Day is said to be taboo. I now give you permission to completely ignore that rule and start injecting some eggshell, ecru, and ivory into your winter wardrobe. This includes wearing any and all pieces including; blazers, tops, pants, dresses, bags, and shoes! The trick is sticking to weather appropriate fabrics. Instead of going for light cottons, linens, and silks, grab wool, heavy cottons, and brocades in shades of vanilla, snow, and bone. And yes you can do a head-to-toe white look, just check out some of this street style imagery for inspiration and feel free to emulate any of the looks by putting your own twist on it!

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Eva Chen can do no wrong. That's how you know that wearing head to toe white in the winter is perfectly acceptable. She chooses a stark white casual sweatshirt over well tailored culottes and a silver bowling shoe.

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Leila Yavari chooses tailored separates in a creamy ivory shade layered over a black turtleneck for extra warmth.

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A white wool hat expertly tops off this perfect winter ensemble. A graphic blanket coat adds to the layered look while providing visual interest and comfort.

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Even a pleated midi skirt can work for winter with the right layering pieces over it.

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A statement sweater dress over frayed denim nods to 2 huge trends for winter 2016.

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Jenna Lyons knows that you CAN layer a white fur coat over a denim painter jumpsuit and look completely chic.

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An expert mix of cream and white is so sophisticated and Parisian.

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Cool stripes with white denim and a knit beanie makes an understated and cool statement.

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Olivia Palermo adds a fur scarf to an oversized wool blazer in the perfect shade of ivory.

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A printed scarf pops over a more subtly shaded crewneck sweater.