City Pulse

By Tallulah Dumonde

hectoraspenwhite.jpg

Hector Jean in Aspen White by James Jeans at Searle and www.oliveandbettes.com are made for women, by women. Eco friendly, all patterns are made by hand and only organic treatments are used to process the various washes (cured in the sun, actually..what’s more natural than that!?!). For more on James Jeans go to www.jamesjeans.us.

You’ve been waiting all winter, eyeing your favourite white jeans, neatly folded and calling your name. Now that Spring is here, what are the rules? Do you follow the age old: no white before Easter or after Labor Day? Or do you break all the rules and suit yourself up like a blinding supernova as soon as the crocuses peek thru the earth? We have tips from our fashion insiders:

Ways to work white:

• White jeans with a darker top

kors.jpg

Michael Kors at www.NeimanMarcus.com

• White man-tailored shirt with beige pants or chocolate brown-think Katherine Hepburn

hepurn.jpg

Great Kate in her signature white man’s-style shirt

• White jackets with darker hued pants-so chic with a metallic bag

whitejacket.jpg

Nanette Lepore at www.bergdorfgoodman.com

• Mix white and winter white

• Fresh spring dresses that incorporate white with splashes of color or bold black and white prints

springdress.jpg

Lida Baday dress at www.saks.com

Avoid:

• White shoes, til the weather is warmer

• Head-to-toe white, NYC is tough on white in general, but with warmer months, if you’re brave enough, head-to-toe white is chic. Otherwise, save it for the Hamptons!

• White tights (unless you’re under 11 or starring in Swan Lake)

ballet.jpg

White Hot Accessories:

• Chic white bags and White belts as accents

purses.jpg

D&G and Prada bags at www.bergdorfgoodman.com

ellen.jpg

Ellen rocks the white belt look

Get now a $85 rebate from Oceanic when you purchase the Atom 3.0 Computer Exp 03/31/13 The ATOM 3.0 is equally at home when worn with wetsuit or a three-piece suit. Don't be deceived by its small size...
Brand: Oceanic ComputersMerchant: Leisure Pro
$899.95
Get now a $85 rebate from Oceanic when you purchase the Atom 3.0 Computer Exp 03/31/13 The ATOM 3.0 is equally at home when worn with wetsuit or a three-piece suit. Don't be deceived by its small size...
Brand: Oceanic ComputersMerchant: Leisure Pro
$899.95
Quality, Function and Style The GEO 2.0 has an upgraded look with a stainless steel accent ring and new color combination and now includes Dual Algorithm, Deep Stop option and a redesigned user interf...
$399.95
Originally published March 2007
Leave a Comment
Become a BN NYC Subscriber


BN Shop

Beautyscopes


Editor's Picks


Currently Popular

Social Media


Latest News
  • Cuban
  • World Burger Tour Rocks @ Hard Rock Cafe
  • What could possibly be new with the American hamburger? A lot. Chefs at Hard Rock Cafe from around the world have created unique combinations that incorporate international flavors from each individual culture. If you are a foodie and fan of the two-handed sandwich, this is the latest and hottest bite of the American staple. Following <... >



BN NYC Podcasts
  • self_tanning_featured
  • Self Tanning – Tips and Tricks
  • Our resident Beauty News NYC videographer, Haley Thompson, tackles self-tanning for bronze beauties this summer. Tune in to in to this latest How To primer for tips and tricks to dazzle like the sun.





Visit Fashion Industry Network