Rule Breaker! 10 Reasons to Wear White After Labor Day...

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Labor Day's traditional white ban may have given your mom pause in the closet, but not us. In fact, this fall is offering up so many soothingly swank shades of pale, we'll be happy to be swathed in white well into winter. From seductively cut blazers and ankle booties to some elegantly destroyed denim and a furry vest, post Labor Day whites have never been more of the moment.

Above, from left: Fall '09 runway looks from Thakoon, Alexander Wang, 3.1 Phillip Lim, and Bottega Veneta.

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Above, from left: 3.1 Phillip Lim Wool-blend Studded Vest, $450, available at Net-A-Porter; Topshop Abby Studded Peep-Toe Boots, $180, available at Topshop.

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Above, from left: Timex 80 Metal Digital Watch, $60, available at Bloomingdale's and Net-A-Porter; Silence & Noise Double-Breasted Blazer, $88, available at Urban Outfitters.

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Above, from left: Alexander Wang Cage-Sleeved Jersey Top, $295, available at Saks Fifth Avenue and Net-A-Porter; Oak Bleached Mid Slouch Jean, $196, available at Oak.

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Above, from left: Camilla Skovgaard Leather Cut-out Sandals, $475, available at Net-A-Porter; Olivia Harris Ball Hobo Bag, $498, available at Oak.

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Above, from left: Rika Tanya Vest, $1,055, available at La Garçonne; Dr. Martens White Combat Boots, $166, available at Oak.