Let’s just put it out there, wearing white is something of a risk. There’s just so much that can go wrong; food spills, small children, dirty chairs, ack! And yet, I can’t help but do it anyway. There’s just something so classic and fresh about white that I think it’s time we throw caution to the wind and get a little adventurous!
I’ve pulled together a few different looks for a bit of inspiration. Click through the gallery below and tell me, are you ready to try out some summer whites?
Cropped Pants 1 of 11White cropped pants are probably the best way to ease on into summer whites. They look great with just about everything including this floral top and strappy leather sandals.
purchase from H&M for $24.95
Lace Top 2 of 11Everybody has a white shirt, but what about a lace blouse? I'm absolutely loving all the lace I've been seeing lately. This gorgeous blouse paired with the camel belt and navy skirt is delightful and serves as excellent outfit inspiration!
via Esperanza Pinatelli
White Skirt Paired With Polka Dots 3 of 11How about a white skirt? This breezy a-line looks amazing when paired with a preppy polka dot top.
image credit: What I Wore
White Skinnies With An Oversized Top 4 of 11The oversized pink top and dark belt work well with cuffed white skinnies and a wedge heel.
image credit: the Berry
White Blazer 5 of 11White blazers are my favorite! I love them paired with a crazy print underneath like the one on this leopard skirt.
outfit inspiration from Sincerely Jules
Denim And White 6 of 11Another chic way to wear a white blazer. Pair it with a black top and your favorite pair of jeans for amazing results. It might feel a little "Miami Vice" at first, but I guarantee you'll be feeling it in no time.
find it here for $38
White Blouse With Denim Cutoffs 7 of 11I'm not such a fan of the booty shorts I've been seeing everywhere, but these longer cutoffs look casual and somehow slightly sophisticated when worn with a clean white button up.
image credit: What I Wore
White Paired With Bright 8 of 11Not into neutrals? Pack a punch by pairing white with any bright color like this kelly green blazer for example. The coral belt and coordinating green and black striped top underneath make for one stylish look. Just remember that layers are your friend. The blazer can be removed when the sun gets hot, and put back on when the nights cool off.
outfit inspiration from Pink Peonies
Lace Dress 9 of 11Told you I was loving the lace, so why not wear it in dress form? Love how this blogger accessorized her all-white look with a skinny brown belt and floppy sun hat. Summer indeed!
image credit: the Daybook
Belted White Skirt With Chambray Top 10 of 11Chambray paired with white looks amazing don't you think? The wide belt was another excellent choice. This look is so easy to recreate with pieces you may already have, hooray!
outfit inspiration from The Style Sample
Denim on White 11 of 11Denim and white are best friends, remember that! Doesn't matter if it's a white v-neck and jeans, or this sweet little dress and short denim jacket.
outfit inspiration courtesy of Zara
*top image courtesy of The Sartorialist
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