The Best Way To Wear White Pants This Summer And Fall

There are few items that cause as much fashion-related anxiety as white jeans. But, if you want to look like Charlize Theron or Gwyneth Paltrow, ditch the stuffy style guidebook and break some rules. White denim made a huge splash this summer as an ultra-cool alternative for blue jeans, and from the looks of it, it ain't going anywhere soon (Labor Day be damned!). And if you need a little outfit pick-me-up, look no further than today’s stylish subject. Whether you wear your white jeans with a chic black top or add some on-trend oomph like a a little leather accent, be sure you check out this wicked-cool Perfect Outfit featuring the season’s hottest bottoms.
Essential #1: Skinny white pants—Break all the rules with these skinny white jeans and wear them well after Labor Day!
Sendro Drainpipe Jeans, $70, available at All Saints, 100 North Robertson Boulevard (at Alden Drive); 310-432-8484.
Essential # 2: Black embossed belt—This belt will go with anything and everything from little printed dresses and high-waisted trousers.
Croc-Embossed Belt, $20, available at Urban Outfitters, 1520 North Cahuenga Boulevard (at Sunset Boulevard); 323-555-1212.
Essentials #3: Leather vest—Since summer is still here, a leather vest is the ultimate transitional staple for the pre-fall season!
Twenty8Twelve Alanna Leather Vest, $455, available at
Essential #4: Pink lipstick—Nothing goes with a tan and white jeans quite like a pretty pink pout.
NARS Lip treatment, $25, available at Barney's New York, 9600 Wilshire Boulevard (between South Rodeo and South El Camino Drive); 310-275-4211.
Essential #5: Lace-up heels—These are the ultimate summer-to-fall heels. Wear them with your favorite dresses now and keep them in rotation with some socks or tights in the autumn.
Peek-a-boo Slingback, $158, available at Madewell, 10250 Santa Monica Boulevard (at Century Park East); 310- 772-0428.

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