The Do’s and Don’ts of Styling Winter White

A winter white look is one of those classic combinations that I've always been drawn to. I've mentioned plenty of times that I am a white all-year-round kind of girl, but there's something about a crisp, polished white look in the winter that I can't stop indulging in. 

In my opinion, there is a right way and a wrong way to do winter white, and in this case, there can be too much of a good thing! Keep reading to see my tips for styling winter white this season. 

DO  mix and match different textures, like my cable sweater (also love paring this sweater with these neutral wide legs for work)


 

DO add dimension if you're going for an all-white look, with different shades of white and cream.
 

DON'T  over-accessorize. When it comes to white, less is always more. I paired my look with this beret, a light grey scarf (similar) and cat eye sunnies with a little added texture.
 
DO  pair winter white with denim. It's such a classic combination that styles beautifully in the winter. One of my favorite looks is a camel cashmere sweater with an ivory coat, medium wash denim and a pair of nude pointed toe suede booties.

styling winter white


DON'T  be afraid to add a small pop of color to spice things up. I love doing this with a bag or a hat. I tend to pair white with greens, peaches and reds. 


DO  try all white from head to toe. I love a sweater with a pair of wide legs or denim and a neutral shoe. 


DON'T  ever do white tights. Just don't.

 

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29 Comments

  1. January 17, 2018 / 3:53 pm

    I love white, but am so prone to spilling things I rarely wear it haha. You are absolutely working it though! Love the cable knit sweater especially.

  2. January 15, 2018 / 12:38 pm

    Winter white is my favorite. Love this post.

    • Danielle
      January 18, 2018 / 9:24 am

      Mine too! Thanks girlfriend!

  3. January 14, 2018 / 3:09 pm

    you look so chic in winter white babe! love these tips!

    Britt+Whit

    • Danielle
      January 18, 2018 / 9:24 am

      Thanks girls!

  4. January 12, 2018 / 5:37 pm

    HA! “DON’T EVER DO WHITE TIGHTS”

    So true girl.

  5. January 11, 2018 / 5:28 pm

    Love your winter white tips!! I’m all aboard that train. And your hair looks fab!

    xox Emily

    • Danielle
      January 18, 2018 / 9:18 am

      Ah, thanks lady! So appreciate that 🙂

  6. January 11, 2018 / 1:42 pm

    I love this outfit with the blue! So cute!

    • Danielle
      January 18, 2018 / 9:18 am

      Thanks Taylor! Love a white/light blue combo too!

  7. Emily Wilkinson
    January 11, 2018 / 12:46 pm

    Love your tips- all about winter white!

    • Danielle
      January 18, 2018 / 9:17 am

      Thanks Emily!

    • Danielle
      January 18, 2018 / 9:16 am

      Thanks Sarah! xx

    • Danielle
      January 18, 2018 / 9:15 am

      Haha thanks lady! Total nerd here too and a sucker for a great layout 🙋

  8. Anna English
    January 10, 2018 / 11:20 am

    That sweater is so cozy! I’m all about winter whites.

    • Danielle
      January 18, 2018 / 9:13 am

      Thanks babe!

  9. January 10, 2018 / 10:26 am

    Great post! You’re tips are spot on, and I agree, white tights are a no-no.

    XOXO
    Cathy

    • Danielle
      January 18, 2018 / 9:06 am

      Eek – always a no!

  10. January 10, 2018 / 10:21 am

    Love your outfit and such great tips!! I especially love the last don’t! I love winter whites as well but haven’t really worn them this year mainly because of my baby. PS your booties are fab!

    xo, Laura

    • Danielle
      January 18, 2018 / 9:05 am

      Ah – I will totally be rocking all black when I have a baby 😉

  11. January 10, 2018 / 10:14 am

    LOVE pretty winter whites! Mixing textures is such a good tip!

    • Danielle
      January 18, 2018 / 9:04 am

      Thanks, Kylie! xx

  12. January 10, 2018 / 7:06 am

    I tend to wear all black at practically all times of year, I’m definitely starting to branch out with wearing different colors! I got a nice white sweater for Christmas and have been trying to get inspo on how to wear it. These are all things I will definitely keep in mind!

    Kendal // Life With Kendal

    • Danielle
      January 18, 2018 / 9:03 am

      White is a perfect way to switch it up while still staying in the neutral category! 😉

  13. January 9, 2018 / 11:35 pm

    Although I’m a wear black all year kind of girl I agree that there’s nothing like a polished white look in the winter. I love wearing crisp white shirts and cable knit sweaters. Thanks for the tips!

    • Danielle
      January 18, 2018 / 9:02 am

      I love me some black in the Winter too, especially in NYC!

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