7 Ways to wear white this sea­son 1Get

White is a warm-weather must, so de­signer Shana Mor­land shows you how to rock it all sum­mer long.

Glamour (South Africa) - - Fashion Flash Designer Crush - By Shana Mor­land

the right lin­gerie The first rule when wear­ing white is to pair it with seam­less, nude lin­gerie, rather than white, which shows through. Un­less you’re mak­ing a retro state­ment with a vin­tagestyle bra and boy shorts, dark lin­gerie can look trashy un­der pale colours. And no ob­vi­ous bra straps or vis­i­ble panty lines, please!

2Mixup your tex­tures White is a go-to sum­mer hue, but wear­ing it top to toe can feel a bit bri­dal. The eas­i­est way to avoid this? Com­bine dif­fer­ent tex­tures and fab­rics, like lace, cot­ton, chif­fon and silk.

Want a fit­ted look? Pair a white lace pen­cil skirt with a knitted crop top or a cot­ton or vel­vet body­suit. If you pre­fer some­thing less for­mal, try a flow­ing maxidress paired with flat, jew­elled san­dals, a tote and Avi­a­tor sun­glasses.

3in­vestin a tu­nic Clas­sic and care­free, a tu­nic with a high neck­line and long sleeves works beau­ti­fully over a silk slip dress, paired with high­waisted jeans, or thrown over a bikini and denim shorts. Look for some­thing with added in­ter­est, like flo­ral em­broi­dery, metal­lic edges or bead­ing.

4Showoff those shoul­ders Cream or white cut­away tops and off-the-shoul­der dresses have a fun gypsy vibe, and they’re a lead­ing trend this sea­son. Wear the style with es­padrilles or low block heels and add a fringed suede bag in black or brown and or­nate ear­rings.

5Trysome­thing dif­fer­ent A white tu­nic, dress, skirt or top is al­ways a bril­liant buy, but for some­thing less ob­vi­ous, try a pair of lace shorts. I like to wear them with a solid-coloured T-shirt and wedge heels or sneak­ers.

6Wearit as an evening al­ter­na­tive Lux­u­ri­ous fab­rics like satin, silk, chif­fon and vel­vet are won­der­fully strik­ing in white, and a slip dress or del­i­cate blouse and trouser com­bi­na­tion is a chic al­ter­na­tive to the LBD.

7ad­d­colour A fab­u­lous neu­tral, white al­ways looks so­phis­ti­cated when paired with ac­ces­sories in black, tan or nude. But if you’re think­ing of in­tro­duc­ing some colour into your look, try play­ful wa­ter­melon or baby blue. Think­ing of buy­ing white shoes? Con­sider leather flat­forms with soles in a con­trast­ing colour, del­i­cate strappy san­dals, fash­ion­able es­padrilles or that great clas­sic: white sneak­ers.

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