3 Ways To Wear White This Summer

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  • Whether it's tennis whites or billowing boho dresses, prepare to look white hot this summer!

    Fresh, clean whites for summer might not be groundbreaking news, but this season, get ready to wear them from head to toe. From sheer, satin delights at Antonio Berardi and Prabal to tennis-fresh looks at Akris and cricket combinations at Preen, the catwalks have been given the Daz treatment and are indulging us in beautiful waves of all-white.

    Whether you decide to take on its athletic side or go wistful in prairie-chic separates, prepare to look white hot this summer.

    Weekend White-Out

    Nothing quite says off-duty like denim, so take advantage and use its

    relaxed credentials to downspin a smart outfit and make it work for the

    weekend. A white denim jacket with a boxy fit (like this one from J Brand)

    will play down even delicate chiffon, meaning your weekend look can go

    from brunch to bar as easily as you can (just maybe avoid the red wine).

    This textured skirt from Emma Cook

    comes in jacket form too, which will look perfect paired with

    ankle-grazing white skinny jeans. For a sporty take, choose a pleated

    skirt or wide-leg trouser and team with box-fresh white plimsole.

    Workwear Whites

    Can’t wait until summer to wear the trend? Luckily spring still has some

    tailoring up its sleeve and stark-white phobes will be pleased to learn

    that muted tones and nude all count too. Chances are you’ve already got

    oatmeal or off-white knits in your existing wardrobe, which makes this

    already low-maintenance look even easier to put together. Simply pop out

    and purchase a chic midi skirt (we’ve spied similar at Zara and Tibi)

    and you’re good to go. Flatforms and a cuddle clutch spells Scandi

    blogger cool, or go the Palermo way and wear tonal heels and a metallic

    clutch.

    Take On Texture

    If the idea of a full white-out feels a little clinical, then adding

    pattern and texture is a good way to soften the look. This season Navajo

    details appear white-on-white and laser-cut finishes are favoring blanc

    de blanc too. Escape the easy route (because we can all slip on a LWD)

    and team mismatched fabrics together. We love this runway look from

    Isabel Marant, but if this isn’t on-budget, Whistles

    has a more purse-friendly take on these incredible trousers. Look to

    H&M and Mes Demoiselles for similar tops and you’re set. Natural

    nails, tanned toes and sun-kissed hair will polish off the look.


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