Three Ways to Wear a Little White Dress

With spring upon us, it’s time to bring out white clothes again. Just like we have a love for the basic little black dress, there’s something to also be said for the little white dress. Like a blank canvas, it’s perfect for dressing up or down and adorning with accessories. I thought of different ways I could wear this staple everyone should have in their closet.

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Layer It

You can easily layer over a little white dress with different jackets or sweaters, but if your dress is sleeveless, you can also layer under it for a completely different look. Try it with a blouse with a collar or bow tie so it peeks out from the top. This is great for spring when it’s not quite warm enough to go sleeveless yet.

Heavy Metal

Toughen up that innocent white dress with edgy metallic accessories like big earrings, necklaces, and belts featuring chunky silver or gold metal. This is a great alternative to wearing all-black for outdoor concerts that start happening again in spring. Try pairing it with a moto jacket when you need a little warmth.

Colorful Accessories

Add a pop of color to your white dress with matching accessories – hats, scarves, purses, shoes and belts. I went with pastel-colored vintage accessories for a festive spring look perfect for Easter celebrations. You could also go with bold colors to create a strong statement.

Some Extra Tips for Wearing a Little White Dress:

- Keep undergarments in nude colors so they don’t show through.

- Go with nude-tone, light tan leather or matching white footwear. Dark shoes tend to look too heavy with this dress unless they match your other accessories.

- Be mindful of where you’re going, as white easily picks up dirt and stains.

Now that you know some ways to wear a little white dress, how will you style it?

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