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With Labor Day quickly approaching, fashion traditionalists are scrambling to put together a few more white-pant ensembles before they become the season’s faux pas. But it seems cruel to pack those beauties away while your tan still lingers in September, no? Luckily, French Connection’s fall collection is complete with black-and-white looks that allow you to continue to sport light colors in September — and beyond — without evoking your grandmother’s disapproval.
Checker, lace, leather, and tweed make up the multitude of patterns and textures the brand uses for its simple color combos. The pieces are classy, and the look is minimalist. In this case, less is more.
With summer coming to a close, you may be close to storing those beloved white skinnies, but you don’t have to say farewell to the summertime feel altogether. Click through to find the looks perfect for your fall transition.
Photos: Courtesy of French Connection
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