White jeans are intimidating, I’m not trying to dispute that. I just think that it’s gotten a little out of hand. White jeans, when done properly, are chic and timeless. Want to ride out with the monochromatic trend? Pair with a white button down or t-shirt, and avoid eating anything spillable. Feeling summery or wish you were on vacation? Throw on a colorful patterned top and swan about as if you were really in South Beach.
If it still feels too chilly for you to pull white pants out of the closet, haven’t you heard of winter whites? An oversized turtleneck and crisp white jeans feels especially of the moment.
Are there certain pairs of white jeans that are terrible? Absolutely, but we’ll let you in on the secrets to avoiding the bad apples. Make sure they’re opaque enough so everything that’s underneath the jean isn’t on display for the world to see. And don’t go too crazy with the stretch. We want a little bit for comfort purposes, but not so much that they lose their shape and structure.
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