“I will never be the woman with the perfect hair, who can wear white and not spill on it..” – Carrie Bradshaw.
I know most of us probably agree with Carrie, wearing white can be a little daunting to say the least, but what if I told you that this summer you need to, you have to wear white – all white and nothing but white? No need to have a fashion freak-out, take inspiration from celebrities like Rihanna, Angelina Jolie, Erin Wasson and Karolina Kurkova who have been showing this white-hot summer trend some major love!
Still not comfortable with the whole idea? Well, that’s what I am here for. I will give you some styling tips to help you feel more confident, because let’s face it, that’s the important part!
Mix Your Textures
When wearing all one colour, it is really important that you create some depth in your outfit by mixing different textures together. If you are looking for a feminine look, try lace and sheer fabrics. If you are wanting a bit more of an edgy look, white denim with cotton, sheer or linen are always safe options.
What’s really great about this trend is that you can easily add some statement metal accessories to amp it up a notch. Try a metal plate belt or hardwear jewellery to really make a statement. For a more subtle look, stick with gold, silver and rose gold jewellery pieces.
Learn to Love Sheer Fabrics
There is something so elegant and classic about sheer clothing. Not only is it ideal for warmer weather, but it has the ability to hide your imperfections while still flaunting your best assets. High-waisted long sheer skirts are always a winner, especially one with a split or two. Team it with a white cropped top and metallic sandals and you can take this look from day to night. If you are traveling this summer, sheer clothing is perfect, as it requires little to no ironing. Yay!
Not the Bride But Still in White
If you are attending a formal event, do not avoid the white dress in fear of looking too bridal. Accessorising is key, so keep it very clean and sleek. If you must wear jewellery, metal (as stated earlier) is ideal, as well as a fun lip colour!
You’re in white, so you really need to be aware of the risks while wearing white. Food and liquids are white’s worst enemies, but that’s not to rule out that cruel fake tan. When and if possible, try not to fake tan when planning on wearing white. It is one of the hardest things to wash out and it makes your fake tan that much more obvious!
Finally, I would like to remind you to have fun with this trend. After all, white is a colour that represents peace and purity which in turn is perfect for this season! So, stock up on nude underwear (hehe) as I’m sure you will grow to love this trend, and finish off every outfit by flashing your pearly white smile!