Lifestyle, fashion, and travel blogger Candy Rachelle of Keeping Up With Candy sharing tips on how to style all white for fall
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September 18, 2017

How to Style All White for Fall

How to Style All White for Fall

Warning: Photo Overload! Just kidding. I had such a great time with this photo shoot that it was hard to choose just 10-12 photos for this post. Instead there are 15.

Now…In the ‘Leave It to Beaver’ days of strict fashion rules, wearing white post-Labor Day was considered a huge no-no. But then again, black was once only proper for mourning, and denim was only acceptable if you were mining for gold or maybe repairing someone’s carriage.  But thank the good Lord times have changed. Especially the antiquated notion that you can’t wear white after Labor Day.

The truth is you can wear white any time to the year/365 days a year. I think white jeans should be a fall staple just as much as it is during the summer…but perhaps with a few less rips or none at all.

Here I paired my white jeans and tee with other fall staples: neutral-colored long cardigan and booties. Ithink these two colors together say ‘I’m not yet ready for summer to end but still looking forward to fall.’ During the day when the temps are still warm, the cardigan can be taken off while still looking stylish. But the cardigan is perfect for those chilly evenings and nights. This would also look really cute with white denim shorts. But only for the beginning of fall days, September and October. I think any later in the year wouldn’t be appropriate due to the temps…unless you live in Florida!

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What do you think? Do you wear white after Labor Day? Or do you feel doing so is strictly a no-no? Please do tell!

Thank you so much for reading. And as always, have a beautiful day.

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  • Reply Cia Black

    The white looks so good on you. I love that you paired it with natural tone instead of a bright pop of color. You really allowed the white to be the star of the outfit. Now you ,must tell me what is your secret to keeping whites white. I always have a fear of wearing white sitting down and *GASP* walking around with dirt on my but then until I’m able to chnage.

    September 18, 2017 at 8:34 am
    • Reply kuwc2016

      I don’t really have any secrets to keeping whites clean. My whites just kinda happen to stay white…great luck I suppose!

      September 19, 2017 at 3:42 pm
  • Reply Michelle Leslie

    You lucky, lucky lady. UGH, how I wish I could wear white and not look like a blind snowman covered in sludge. You look gorgeous Candy. White definitely suits you.

    September 18, 2017 at 8:47 am
    • Reply kuwc2016

      Awww, thank you so much! I think if you add any color ‘fall-colored’ cardigan to downplay the white, you could pull it off. Give it a try!

      September 19, 2017 at 3:43 pm
  • Reply Ithfifi

    Looking fabulous once again, Candy! I’m not sure I can pull off all white but I love how you’ve warmed it with the beige tones!

    September 18, 2017 at 9:10 am
    • Reply kuwc2016

      Hey, thank you so much! #smooches

      September 19, 2017 at 3:43 pm

    I’m so glad white after Labor Day is no longer a big no-no! I love wearing white and your outfits look so cute!

    September 18, 2017 at 9:30 am
    • Reply kuwc2016

      Thank you so much Crystal. Yeah, I think those after-Labor Day fashion rules are long gone…at least for now! Thank you so much for stopping by!

      September 19, 2017 at 3:44 pm
  • Reply Bea

    You look fabulous in those colors! I love the outfit you create and you made me seriously rethink on the neutral light color, I always thought this wrong, because it does look amazing! And those shoes, I can’t even tell you I love those shoes!

    September 18, 2017 at 9:51 am
    • Reply kuwc2016

      Thank you so much Bea. I think neutral colors are perfect for fall and can easily be pulled off with white or black.

      September 19, 2017 at 3:45 pm
  • Reply Jade

    Love the white on you you look amazing! Love using white in my photography studio also its so beautiful and soft! Fabulous images! Great blog

    September 18, 2017 at 10:18 am
  • Reply Cole Nemeth

    This outfit looks fantastic on you! I honestly can’t ever wear white! I wore a light coloured shirt yesterday and it’s already stained all over! I don’t know why I’m so messy all the time haha!

    September 18, 2017 at 10:36 am
    • Reply kuwc2016

      LoL, oh my. You poor Dear. I’ve been pretty lucky as to not stain my whites.

      September 19, 2017 at 3:47 pm
  • Reply Jen Temcio

    I have the right denim, shirt and shoes, but I need a camel colored cardigan. I think this look is so good for many occasions.

    September 18, 2017 at 1:07 pm
    • Reply kuwc2016

      I got this one from Nordstrom and I think it’s under $40. But I’m sure you can get one from practically anywhere.

      September 19, 2017 at 3:49 pm
  • Reply Tara pittman

    I wear white year round. That building is so cool and I love the colors.

    September 18, 2017 at 1:53 pm
  • Reply PJ

    I love the contrast of textures; the nubbiness of the cardi against the sleek tee. It’s a great outfit, you look well in it and oh yes, totally loving the bag! I can see how you had trouble picking out photos–cool background and you photograph beautifully.

    September 18, 2017 at 2:31 pm
    • Reply kuwc2016

      I absolutely LOVE how detailed you are in the first sentence! Thank you so much!

      September 19, 2017 at 3:52 pm
  • Reply lhourdes mercadero

    I used to wear white clothes but after I gained weight I mostly wear dark colored clothes, I love your style and you look so nice and pretty wearing white

    September 18, 2017 at 2:39 pm
    • Reply kuwc2016

      Oh Hunni, just because you have a little weight on you doesn’t mean you can’t wear white. Let me tell you, the key is the cardigan! If you want to wear white, DO IT!!! Don’t let weight stop you!!!

      September 19, 2017 at 3:53 pm
  • Reply Holly

    Love this look! The neutrals with all-white look great – perfect seasonal transition look!

    September 18, 2017 at 3:58 pm
  • Reply Dawn

    Those booties are to die for. I love how they look! I’m sure they aren’t winter appropriate since your toes would freeze off, but they sure do look gorgeous!

    September 18, 2017 at 4:00 pm
    • Reply kuwc2016

      You would be surprised Dawn. I wore peek-a-boo booties last year quite often and my toes didn’t get cold. But that could be because we had a pretty mild winter. I don’t think I would try wearing them in the North!

      September 19, 2017 at 3:55 pm
  • Reply ramon

    as a guy I have to say white is one of my favourites. I really like how it can enhance hair colour and skin tones.

    September 18, 2017 at 4:03 pm
    • Reply kuwc2016

      You’re right! White definitely makes the skin look tanned. So white in the fall is absolutely perfect! Thanks for stopping by Ramon.

      September 19, 2017 at 3:56 pm
  • Reply Mary

    Such a cute outfit! I’m loving the sweater, looks perfect for those days when there is just a slight chill in the air.

    September 18, 2017 at 5:46 pm
  • Reply Amber

    Good call on the taupe cardigan, and pairing it with white jeans! That way you will be free to sit down and not have to worry. I love a good all-white outfit. So fresh no matter the season.

    September 18, 2017 at 5:55 pm
  • Reply Cassie

    Looking beautiful as always! I have never tried the all white look. I’ve been wanting a pair of white jeans for years though so I think now is the time

    September 18, 2017 at 5:58 pm
    • Reply kuwc2016

      Yes, even though this is a fall post, I pretty much wear white jeans throughout winter with a sweater or turtleneck. Get yourself a pair of white jeans!

      September 19, 2017 at 3:57 pm
  • Reply Claudia Krusch

    This is such a cute outfit. I am a believer of wearing white after labor day. I love the open toe boots you have on.

    September 18, 2017 at 6:25 pm
    • Reply kuwc2016

      Thank you so much Claudia. I think open-toe booties are my favorite!

      September 19, 2017 at 3:58 pm
  • Reply Lois Alter Mark

    What a gorgeous outfit! I love the neutrals! The all-white looks so pretty with the sweater over it like that.

    September 18, 2017 at 6:38 pm
    • Reply kuwc2016

      The cardigan (and fall booties) is the key to making it the perfect fall outfit! Thanks for stopping by Lois.

      September 19, 2017 at 3:59 pm
  • Reply Heather Johnson

    That outfit looks amazing on you! I cannot wear white because I am a mama to two small children!

    September 18, 2017 at 7:35 pm
    • Reply kuwc2016

      Trust me, I understand that struggle. I think when my kids were toddlers, I didn’t wear white too often!

      September 19, 2017 at 4:00 pm
  • Reply Anne | onedeterminedlife

    This is a great outfit, you look fantastic

    September 18, 2017 at 9:10 pm
  • Reply Shannon Gurnee

    I love your outfit girl! I wish I felt more confident wearing white. And I love your shoes!!!

    September 18, 2017 at 10:14 pm
  • Reply Michael @ Super Millennial

    Outfit looks great love the all white. Still a life goal to go to Diddy’s all white party lol

    September 18, 2017 at 10:52 pm
  • Reply Eloise

    You’re a brave soul to wear such bright crisp white outfits… It would be hard for me to keep that clean with two little ones! Love the style and photos ; )

    September 18, 2017 at 10:52 pm
  • Reply Kori Evans

    Great images!!! I still remember the argument I had with my step mom because I wanted to wear my nice white shoes after labor day! LOL!

    September 18, 2017 at 11:01 pm
    • Reply kuwc2016

      LoL, I don’t think I own white shoes outside of sandals. More of a cream color.

      September 19, 2017 at 4:01 pm
  • Reply kriti

    White Color not usually suits on everyone.. but when i saw you in white outfits.. its reflects that its made for you only ❤
    looking splendid bae ?

    September 19, 2017 at 6:03 am
    • Reply kuwc2016

      You’re so sweet! Thank you so much!

      September 19, 2017 at 4:02 pm
  • Reply cynthia

    I did buy a pair of white jeans and wear them with a gray jersey for a party we had a few months ago. Not good! I’m too short to wear light colors! But it looks gorgeous on you! Beautiful accessories as usual!

    September 19, 2017 at 6:35 am
  • Reply Tanvi Rastogi

    I Love white for all seasons. You wear it so well.


    September 19, 2017 at 7:29 am
  • Reply Reese Alvarado

    That outfit looks so good on you! I love those shoes and that cardigan, they’re so pretty!

    September 19, 2017 at 7:42 am
  • Reply Courtney Blacher

    Wow, I didn’t think I can wear white in fall, but this looks absolutely amazing! Thank you for sharing.

    September 19, 2017 at 8:41 am
    • Reply kuwc2016

      I think anyone can wear any color during any season.

      September 19, 2017 at 4:04 pm
  • Reply Tanya

    If I looked as fantastic in white as you do, I too would wear it year round. I actually don’t wear white. Or black for that matter. But you are killin’ it!

    September 19, 2017 at 9:38 am
    • Reply kuwc2016

      Why don’t you wear white OR black?!? I’m sure both would be beautiful with your skin!

      September 19, 2017 at 4:04 pm
  • Reply Shell

    I love this gorgeous outfit on you! It looks absolutely comfortable too!!! You are absolutely stunning in this.

    September 19, 2017 at 12:39 pm
    • Reply kuwc2016

      This is defintely a comfie outfit and very versatile. Thanks Shell!

      September 19, 2017 at 4:05 pm
  • Reply Cynthia Nicoletti

    Beautiful photos. You look fabulous and I love your outfit. It looks so nice together.

    September 19, 2017 at 12:46 pm
  • Reply Miljana

    J LO kinda looking. :)) You are gorgeous!

    September 19, 2017 at 2:59 pm
    • Reply kuwc2016

      JLo? Ha Ha! Thank you so much! I think she is absolutely gorgeous!!!

      September 19, 2017 at 4:06 pm
  • Reply Kiwi

    First this wall is amazing so colorful. I never thought to pair white with nude to make it work for the fall I would like to style something similar for myself.

    September 19, 2017 at 4:33 pm
  • Reply Alison

    You look amazingggg, and loving the handbag and shoes. I wish I could wear white but it never looks quite right on me or I always attract everything that can make it get dirty within minutes of putting it on – its like a curse lol.

    September 19, 2017 at 7:17 pm
  • Reply Blair villanueva

    You look gorgeous!
    Here in the Philippines, we have this friendly thoughts — whenever we see our friend wearing all white, we kiddingly tell her that “she is chanelling the mayor’s-wife-look” ?

    September 19, 2017 at 8:18 pm
  • Reply Samantha

    I love this outfit, especially the shoes! I’ve never worn white pants because I’m always afraid I’d get them dirty (especially when I had dogs that would stand up on me). They look great on you!

    September 19, 2017 at 9:18 pm
  • Reply Josselyn Radillo

    I love the contrast you did with the nude cardigan! that ankle boots are perfect and so are the sunnies

    September 19, 2017 at 9:47 pm

    I love white, if I could, I would only wear white. Ha Ha but with two small kids, it is not going to happen, But you do look great in white though

    September 20, 2017 at 10:56 am
  • Reply Nicole Flint

    You look great as always! I love your cardigan!

    September 20, 2017 at 10:57 am
  • Reply Kelly Hutchinson

    I am not confident to wear all white any time of the year! I love that you broke this up with the tan cardigan and shoes. Super cute!

    September 20, 2017 at 10:59 am
  • Reply Tiara Wilson

    I wish I was more comfortable trying to wear white, let alone in the fall! I am loving the all white, with a pop of some nude! I am obsessed with nudes.

    September 20, 2017 at 11:04 am
  • Reply Nicole

    I absolutely love the outfit! I’m always weary of wearing white outside of Summer, but you really make it look great! I love the pairing it with the natural tone long sweater, it looks awesome! Thanks for sharing!

    September 20, 2017 at 2:02 pm
  • Reply Brandi Crawford

    I love everything about this look. I haven’t done white in fall, but maybe now I should!

    September 20, 2017 at 4:25 pm
  • Reply Krystal // The Krystal Diaries

    I love this look but I rarely ever wear white because without fail I manage to spill something on myself!

    September 20, 2017 at 6:32 pm
  • Reply Katy {ashadeofteal}

    I love all white outfits! Those boots are too cute, hopefully they won’t be sold out for long.

    September 20, 2017 at 10:23 pm
  • Reply Dhemz

    It’s been awhile since I wear this kind of outfit…all white! You look fabulous and snazzy. Thanks for sharing!

    September 20, 2017 at 10:28 pm
  • Reply Elizabeth O

    You are looking so good. Your outfit looks so beautiful and it’s really fits on you.

    September 21, 2017 at 12:58 pm
  • Reply Garf

    This post reminds me that I have a white pair of jeans.. Hahaha. It goes to show that I am not into white jeans.

    September 22, 2017 at 11:14 am
  • Reply Linda

    Girl!!!!!!!!!!! You look so hot, always wear white, you look so great and your hair color gets brighter with white. I love your bag and glasses too!

    September 23, 2017 at 1:41 am
  • Reply Thena

    All white looks great on you, I can’t seem to pull it off well but I did enjoy the pics!

    September 23, 2017 at 8:00 am
  • Reply Tiffany Yong

    The place you have your photoshoot is brillant! I thought it’s so smart to do yours against a colourful wall, bringing out the white. I love white as it makes one look clean and classy!

    September 27, 2017 at 10:36 am
  • Reply Thena

    You are rocking the white, and you look great!!! Keep it up, and those pics are awesome!

    September 30, 2017 at 9:31 am
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