Lightweight Faux Suede Jacket.

Lightweight Faux Suede Jacket.

White on white is not a novel concept, fashion mavens have been rocking the “trend” for quite some time and I’ve even featured it here on GHL multiple times (see herehere and here for just a few).  It can seem intimidating at first but you want to know the trick?  Mixing different shades of white and/or various textures!  When I laid eyes on this floral peplum blouse at Banana Republic, I immediately grabbed it and ran for the dressing room.  While it took two tries to get my size right (it runs really large, be sure to size down), once I got that all figured out it was looooove.  The peplum is relaxed so it lays well under cardigans and jackets, the structure is really slimming, and the floral eyelet fabric is so season-appropriate.

 $30 Faux Suede Jacket | Gold-Hatted Lover $30 Faux Suede Jacket | Gold-Hatted Lover

Another great way to wear white on white is to mix it with other neutrals.  In this case I used the camel color to bookend the all-white look by balancing these flats with this lightweight faux suede jacket (that rings in under $30!)  The jacket is another item you’ll want to size down in.  This is actually the second one I ordered because it is so inexpensive that it wasn’t worth it to to me to go to the post office and ship it back so I sold the other one on my Shop My Closet page and just ordered another one, this time going a size down.  What I like about using tan as your offset color is that it is another neutral.  This keeps your all-white look from becoming “white on white with a pop of color” because I wouldn’t really classify tan as a “color”, per se.  This jacket is a perfect weight for right now – it’s actually pretty thin but in the most perfect way.  I can already tell I am going to be wearing it over dresses and with cutoffs all Spring and Summer!

    $30 Faux Suede Jacket | Gold-Hatted Lover$30 Faux Suede Jacket | Gold-Hatted Lover

What do you think, do you prefer to rock true white on white, or do you like adding in another neutral color?

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Size Notes:

Jacket – order down!  I typically wear a S/M/4 and went with an XS.  It will fit naturally oversized.

Top – order down!  I typically wear a S/M/4 and went with an XS.  It is still a little loose but that’s how it’s meant to be and I love it.

Jeans – True to size.

Flats – True to size.

 

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*See size notes above*

SheIn Jacket c/o || Banana Republic Top || James Jeans – shop more James Jeans here

Tory Burch Flats || Michael Kors Bagmy favorite bag! Also available in solid colors

Kate Spade Earrings || Similar Roman Numeral Bangle || Coordinates Cuff c/o || Ray-Ban Sunglasses

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  • White and camel work so, so well together! And I agree it makes wearing all-white a bit less intimidating. 🙂 You look great here, lady!

    -Ashley
    Le Stylo Rouge

    • Thanks doll! I remember the days I thought I could “never” wear white on white and now it’s my go-to!

  • emily

    super cute jacket, sometimes I like an all white outfit, and then sometimes I like adding another color it all depends where I am going or the mood I am in, you look gorgeous xo, Emily
    http://bailylamb.com/summer-must-have/

  • Shauna C

    I love these simple colors together, and that motto is AH-mazing!! Great find!

    Shauna

    http://www.lipglossandlace.net

  • Laura

    I most certainly do love rocking white on white!! Love that peplum….I haven’t been to Banana Republic in forever but may need to make a trip to try that top!
    xx
    Laura
    http://www.sequinsatbreakfast.com

    • I honestly hadn’t been in so long either, we went to get new pants for Matt but then I saw this shirt and had to try it on haha!

  • What a fantastic neutral colored outfit! Love the top and the jacket is amazing. Hope to see you at the Weekend Wear linkup.

    xo Sheree

    http://poshclassymom.com

    IG: @poshclassymom

  • Florentina Scusi

    Very nice outfit!