Wanting to reinvigorate your style for 2012? Look no further than crisp, clean white for a fresh fashion start.
Elegant, sophisticated and seductively sweet, white can take you from the boardroom to the ballroom with effortless stylish panache. From a classic shirt to a little cocktail dress; white ignites a pure luxe minimalism.
Classic White Shirt
Worn by style icons for the past several decades, the white shirt exudes unmistakable polished chic. A favourite amongst Audrey Hepburn, Marilyn Monroe, Brigitte Bardot and others, the perfect white shirt is a must in every wardrobe. Wear over jeans, tucked into a pencil skirt or with a blazer – the opportunities are endless. For Inspiration: look no further than Audrey Hepburn’s adorably nonchalant white shirt style.
The Little White Dress
For a fantastic alternative to the ‘little black dress’; cleanse the palette and breathe some fresh air into your wardrobe with white. From delicate white lace to darling embellishment – the little white dress can be quite simply breathtaking. It’s seductive yet irresistibly sweet. For the exquisite allure of the little white dress, see Louis Vuitton’s Spring / Summer 2012… j’adore!
Why not start the New Year off with some luxe fashion optimism? Will you incorporate white into your wardrobe? xx
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A Breath Of Fresh Fashion Air… Crisp White
Nothing looks as sophisticatedly chic as an all white look
This coming season, many Designers chose to embrace a clean palette of creamy white hues for a fresh fashion start.
Yves Saint Laurent once said: “What I love about Manet is the sumptuous, nuanced white.” Elegant, sharp and tailored – white appeared across the catwalks like a breath of fresh fashion air. From Dolce and Gabbana to Calvin Klein Collection, Derek Lam and Alexander Wang – the seductive, sweetness of white evokes innocent beauty while being sophisticatedly sensual.
White cleanses the palette. From delicate white lace and sweet broderie anglaises – nothing says Summer dressing quite like it…
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Dolce and Gabbana
Taking inspiration from a ‘hope chest’, Dolce and Gabbana’s white lingerie-inspired dresses, sexy skirt-suits and innocent baby doll dresses – all lent themselves perfectly to pure white. The show stopping finale – all models appeared wearing the signature Dolce and Gabbana hourglass corset all in white (pictured above). Simply breathtaking…
At Calvin Klein simple cuts, luxe minimalism and architectural lines all in white creamy hues looked classically chic…
“Did you notice anything? There’s no black! I was looking for something optimistic, something pure.” said Alexander Wang of his Spring / Summer collection. Beginning the collection with a series of all white looks, Wang’s optimism shone through in his own way. The looks were deconstructed and strong, with model’s also wearing white paint in their hair. Alexander Wang gave white its own street-style cred…
Will you embrace white summer dressing? xx
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