Don't Fear Winter White

Street Style - Day 3 - Milan Fashion Week Womenswear Spring/Summer 2015
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Zara Coat

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Erickson Beamon Pearly Queen Earring

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Alexander Wang Peel Away Mesh Jumper

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Rag Bone Floppy Brim Wool Hat

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Courtshop High Waist Jean

Street Style - Day 3 - Milan Fashion Week Womenswear Spring/Summer 2015
zara-coat

Zara Coat

erickson-beamon

Erickson Beamon Pearly Queen Earring

alexander-wang-sweater

Alexander Wang Peel Away Mesh Jumper

rag-and-bone-hat

Rag Bone Floppy Brim Wool Hat

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Courtshop High Waist Jean

Street Style - Day 3 - Milan Fashion Week Womenswear Spring/Summer 2015
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There's a school of thought that dictates “Winter White' be a less-than-bright, cream-ish shade. I'm not here to refute that—but let's be more open-minded. Why can't winter white be any white you feel like wearing, while it happens to be winter outside? Because there are no rules anymore! Sure, you'll probably get it dirty, but the risk factor makes it that much more exhilarating. Also: it's a good way to support your local dry cleaners.

  1. Zara Coat: Cuddle up to something oversized, Isabel Marant-esque, and comforter-like. You likely have to leave the house at least five days a week, so keep calm, and blanket coat on.

  2. Erickson Beamon Pearly Queen Earring: Here, friends, the ear cuff grows up and sheds its festival reputation.

  3. Alexander Wang Peel Away Mesh Jumper: All the comfort of a fisherman sweater with the added bonus of edgy mesh racing stripes. Great for ventilation.

  4. Rag & Bone Floppy Brim Wool Hat: Less intense than those black floppy hats everybody has, and, etiquette note: you can wear it all day.

  5. Courtshop High Waist Jean: Wear these before, during, and after Labor Day. Extra credit for being bold enough to add black ankle boots.

—Claire Knebl

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