White is the new black ladies! The White color is a favorite fashion trend this spring and summer. This was a color seen in many designers’ collections like Versace, Chanel, Gucci, Alberta Ferretti, Pucci and so much more. Needless to say, it’s a standard summer color that never goes out of fashion, and you can never go wrong it. However, it can be tricky to carry given the different shades of it and how they look on your skin tone. Sometimes, it can even make you look fat or bulging in not-so-flattering areas. Hence, it’s essential to know your body shape and what shade of white suits you. Generally speaking White compliments very dark skin tones and the lightest skin tones best. If you have olive or yellow undertones or tanner skin, ivory colors suit more than anything with blue undertones as blue can make you look washed out or sick in some cases. But don’t let your complexion be the determinant all the time. Other things matter too such as how you accessorize it, how much of white are you wearing (head to toe vs. bottoms) and the fabric.
The choices you have are endless, from flowy-ruffly whites to sexy laces to structured suits or laid back shirts with shorts. Here are some ideas on how to style white depending on how you want to use and what look you’re going for. Hopefully, this also helps you see how do use it flatter your body shape and skin tone.