White Here, White Now

Now—right now, today!—is the time to give the crisp, clean color its moment in the sun.

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If you ask us, it is quite puzzling as to why there are such strict rules about when you can and can't wear white. We suggest breaking these rules at every opportunity (wear whatever you want, whenever you want!), but given that it's Memorial Day weekend you may as well celebrate by wearing as much of the color as you want. If there's a time to go all out, this is it.

Here, a collection of monochromatic looks to celebrate the long weekend in style.

Yasmin Sewell in Milan. Photograph courtesy of Getty Images
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The Office-Appropriate Look

There is no reason why white pieces should be reserved for the weekend. Suiting separates are polished and professional.

Stretch-Crepe Wide-Leg Pants by Michael Michael Kors, $165, netaporter.com
Stretch-Crepe Blazer by Michael Michael Kors, $225, netaporter.com
Striped Cotton Shirt by Madewell, $80, netaporter.com
High Heel Crossover Leather Sandals, $90, zara.com.
Elizabeth Von Guttman in Paris. Photograph courtesy of Getty Images
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The Casual Day Look

Lightweight skirts and tops are an everyday go-to for the summer. Pair them with a sleek slide or clean sneaker for a day in the sun.

Pleated Mini Skirt, $40, zara.com
Sorbona T-Shirt by Sportmax Code, $175, matchesfashion.com
Fur Slide by Fenty, $80, us.puma.com
Lucent Basic Cross-Body Bag by Bao Bao Issey Miyake, $287, matchesfashion.com.
Nicole Warne in Paris. Photograph courtesy of Getty Images

The Evening Look

As long as you're not going to a wedding, all white for evening gets the stylish seal of approval. A long dress is flattering, and makes a statement, which is two important bases covered.

Embroidered Dress, $99.90, zara.com
Willa Perforated Leather Point-Toe Flats by Tabitha Simmons, $695, netaporter.com
Kalifornia Leather Chain Wallet by Kenzo, $189, openingceremony.com
Wavy Choker by I Still Love You NYC, $50, nastygal.com.
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Oversized Hoodie, $52, us.topshop.com
Striped Sweat Pants by Off White, $390, farfetch.com
Juvenate Mesh Sneakers by Nike, $85, netaporter.com.
Mariana Valentina show at Nolcha Fashion Week apart of NY Fashion Week 2015. Photograph courtesy of Brian Ach/Getty Images

The Beach Look

All white is a no brainier for the beach. Keep cool while showing off your tan.

Mott Scallop-Edged Swimsuit by Marysia, $335, matchesfashion.com
Sachi Cut Offs by J Brand, $148, intermixonline.com
Jelly Flat Sandals by Givenchy, $295, mytheresa.com
Round White Sunglasses with Purple Mirror Lens by Jeepers Peepers, $29, asos.com.
Street style at London Fashion Week. Photograph courtesy of Getty Images
Cropped Wide-Leg Jeans by Sonia Rykiel, $520, mytheresa.com
Kacy Off-the-Shoulder Top by Rag & Bone, $341, matchesfashion.com
Leather Mule Shoes, $119, zara.com.
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