With Memorial day weekend behind us, we’ve officially entered into unofficial days of summer 2018! Thank goodness! Many of us have been waiting for sunshine and warm weather . . and it’s got to be near even if not quite consistently here yet.
Pour the rosé all day, apply and reapply the sunscreen and bring out all the whites: tennis dresses and kicks for sure, crocheted bikinis (if that’s your thing), jeans, sandals and, of course, handbags.
By any fashion rules, now’s the time. Fortunately, there are new guidelines: the white bag season is longer than you think. Learn why a white purse should be on your wishlist.
Even the most fashion illiterate know the old rule that you only wear white between Memorial Day and Labor Day. You may not know that the dictate really was for the wealthy who left the “big city” for summer lodgings – a seaside cottage or mountain cabin to escape the heat. That summer de-campment meant it was time was a wardrobe change – the light clothes for summering (as a verb) and the return to regular clothing after Labor Day. Hence, a fashion law was born.
For big (or bigger) ticket items, the seasonal limitation poses an investment dilemma: do you splurge on a white handbag just for the summer? Well, maybe or maybe not.
But, we’re here to tell you – the rules are there are few rules and you can keep strutting that white bag come September! In fact, white bags are a veritable Fall 2018 trend. Sure, there are whites only appropriate for summer but we mustn’t forget the variety of whites available out there that can also be used for spring, fall and winter as well.
Here at PurseBop, we’ve compiled a list of the hottest summer white bags that can easily transition to any season.
The Saint Laurent loulou in Ivory – If you aren’t quite ready to commit to a white bag, perhaps ivory might more your style. This beloved bag easily transitions from day to night, from summer to winter and everything in between.
Givenchy Mini Pandora– This slouchy bag is multifunctional and can be worn cross-body or on the shoulder. It is lightweight and super casual, perfect for summer! It is surprisingly functional and easy to use. The white can also add a splash of color over the preferred dark color palettes of fall and winter.
Danse Lente curly shearling mini lorna hobo– This bag may look like it’s better suited for sub-zero temperatures, but it’s selling for summer. Much like UGGs on the beach, take this on a summer stroll and then carry to buy snowmelt.
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Will you be carrying a white bag this summer and beyond?