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Friday, January 29, 2016

{5 Ways} White Jeans in Winter

Cheers to Friday! What plans do you have this weekend? Since I have a fun houseguest coming next week, my goal is to make our guest room look less like a depressing furniture graveyard, and more like a halfway acceptable sleeping quarter. I see a trip to HomeGoods in my future!

For today's Friday Fashion, I'm sharing how I wear white jeans in Winter. #gasp #what? #emilypostcalled But before you let rules and etiquette talk you out of it, let me show you
{Five Ways} to rock those winter whites.

Just as with transitioning your dresses from season to season, the same rules apply for whites...as long as they aren't made of seasonal fabric like linen or eyelet, then you're good to go all year long. I did a similar {Five Ways} for Fall a few years ago, but let's take a look at styling those white jeans for colder, Winter days.

Sidenote: These are real-life outfits I wore gadding about over the past month, and had Mr. SP snap pics wherever we were.

Hi Sugarplum | White Jeans in Winter



ONE | Just as in Summer, every color appears more crisp when paired with white in Winter. And although I love bright colors, one of my favorite cold-weather combos is camel and white.

Hi Sugarplum | White Jeans in Winter

Hi Sugarplum | White Jeans in Winter

Style Tip: Layer similar hues of a single color for a smart, timeless look.

Hi Sugarplum | White Jeans in Winter

Hi Sugarplum | White Jeans in Winter

TWO | Even though brighter colors may lean towards warmer months, the fabrics are what say Winter...like a wool scarf and suede booties.

Hi Sugarplum | White Jeans in Winter
Hi Sugarplum | White Jeans in Winter

Style Tip: Scarf too short or bulky to tie around your neck? Drape it for a splash of color.

Hi Sugarplum | White Jeans in Winter

Hi Sugarplum | White Jeans in Winter

THREE | Combining black and white never goes out of style, or season.

Hi Sugarplum | White Jeans in Winter

Hi Sugarplum | White Jeans in Winter

Hi Sugarplum | White Jeans in Winter


Style Tip: Hats are even easier to pull off this time of year, so don't be afraid to use them in your outfit...and cover up four three-day hair!

Hi Sugarplum | White Jeans in Winter

Hi Sugarplum | White Jeans in Winter
FOUR | Pairing same-color elements is a modern, muted way of layering, as long as the fabrics aren't too similar, or the lines identical. In this case, I layered a quilted vest over a wool turtleneck. It would be extra-chic with just the hat and taupe boots, but I added the stripe and scarf for more color and warmth.

Hi Sugarplum | White Jeans in Winter
Hi Sugarplum | White Jeans in Winter

Style Tip: Add an extra element to your outfit by layering a second (or third!) pattern, and pulling up the sleeves a bit to reveal more of it.

Hi Sugarplum | White Jeans in Winter

Hi Sugarplum | White Jeans in Winter

FIVE | Forget just Fridays, white is my sneaky way of making jeans work-appropriate any day of the week.

Hi Sugarplum | White Jeans in Winter

Hi Sugarplum | White Jeans in Winter

Style Tip: If the weather allows, use extra layers like striped tees, blazers and scarves to stay warm, instead of always reaching for the same coat.

Hi Sugarplum | White Jeans in Winter
Hi Sugarplum | White Jeans in Winter

You could easily swap traditional denim in any of these outfits, but the pop of white is just so crisp and unexpected this time of year...not to mention, extends your wardrobe by keeping more pieces in play year-round.

Are you still working your white jeans? Which of these looks is your favorite? Chances are, you have similar pieces in your own closet, so I hope this post has inspired some new looks for you. Happy weekend, lovebugs!

See more {5 Ways} posts here.

21 comments:

  1. Yes! I love these looks. Rocking the white jeans through winter is the best! xx

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  2. Well, HELLO MAMA! Looking like a model without even trying! Love the shot of you sitting on at the marina, and I love all these white jeans looks! BIG FAN of white jeans over here all year long!

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  3. Wow! Some really great looks! Wondering if I can pull it off even in snowy, cold Michigan! Love the look with the vest.

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    1. We definitely aren't as cold here, but I bundle up over these looks...just have to shed all that so you can see the outfit! :) But we get our payback in August! ;) xo

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  4. I love wearing white jeans in the winter (you know, now that it's appropriate!). Your looks are just adorable! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  5. I have worn them once with a grey fair isle sweater...baby steps! Loving all of this inspiration!

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  6. That pink sweater still haunts me! I adore it!! All the outfits are faboo! Xo

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    1. I feel you!! I stalked it relentlessly...but you're in luck, I just updated the post with a very similar one!!!

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  7. Style 4 is so, so cute! Love that combo! You look fabulous as always!!!

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  8. You are too darling! Although I am much older than you...I want to be you when I grow up!! Have a great weekend!!! :)

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  9. i need to buy another pair of white jeans! mine got stained from chocolate gelato ;) xo jillian - cornflake dreams

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  10. Love my white jeans, especially great to pack when traveling because they can be dressed up or down so easily.

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  11. You rock white jeans/pants like no other...seriously! I love the black & white with the plaid..so simple but it just pops. Have a super weekend!

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  12. Love your green/blue plaid Barrington bag, but it's out of my budget...have you ever seen a more affordable substitute? Would love to hear about it.

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  13. Loving all these cute looks! I just may have to bring out my white jeans now! I like all of your outfits.. my fave is the last one.. all glammed up! so cute!

    Happy Weekend!

    Ivy

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  14. You are adorable in those hats! Mr. Sugarplum is a good photographer!

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  15. Love white jeans in the winter. You totally rocked every outfit!!!

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  16. I love white jeans and I finally found the perfect ones for me this summer. I'm still wearing them during winter, of course! I find them really versatile.

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Your comments are like popcorn with milk duds, I just can't quit them. Thanks for taking the time to share your positive thoughts! xoxo, cass

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