Once upon a time, in a far off world of yesteryear when I was growing up, people did not wear white from Labor Day until Memorial Day. It was considered gauche, taboo, and a major fashion faux pas. Over the last decade, however, that rule has lost its fervor and white is seasonless, hence the term, “winter white.” Here in California, people have always seemed to wear white all year round. I recall being shocked, when I moved to LA in 1996, to see my friend in white Levis in February! Now it is commonplace, though people from colder climates generally adhere to the old rule.
In honor of its steadfastness, I am wearing all white this Memorial Day; and this adorable shirt themed ensemble by Alexander Wang, is perfect. The colorful beads by Diane Cotton and orange bag by Celine, add the right amount of color to declare that summer is around the corner…YAY!