basically beg to be broken. These days, following outdated, calendar-dictated adages about how you're supposed to dress feels, well, downright silly. Personal style is all about experimenting — without
limits. Not only is white acceptable (and advisable) to wear after Labor Day
, but a whole host of other style mandates are also just waiting to be smashed this fall
. Not a huge risk taker? Take some inspiration from the street style crowd
— we wanna see you be this brave.
No White After Labor Day: Kiss this edict goodbye for good. Layering textured whites like knits with sleeker fabrics will help you transition seamlessly into a new season. (Photo via Christian Vierig/Getty)
No White Shoes After Labor Day: Yup, same goes for your footwear. White shoes or boots are a fresh alternative to basic black. And they still go with everything. (Photo via Christian Vierig/Getty)
Florals Are a Spring Thing: They say nothing blooms all year round, but they weren't counting on your wardrobe. Keep those floral prints in play and you'll breathe new life into your look. (Photo via Christian Vierig/Getty)
Pink and Red Don't Go Together: The heck they don't! The color combo once reserved for Valentine's Day is officially a fashion-girl favorite. Try a bright hue like fuchsia for a right-now take. (Photo via Christian Vierig/Getty)
You Have to Choose Between Gold or Silver Jewelry: Nope. The most modern way to slay the bauble game is by mastering the mix. And that includes *all* metal tones. (Photo via Mireya Acierto/Getty)
Pastels Are for Warm Weather Only: But why? Pretty pales like lilac shouldn't have to go into hiding when the temperatures drop. Include the soft shades in your fall style rotation, and we promise you'll feel happier. (Photo via Christian Vierig/Getty)
Save Sparkle for Evening: What fun is that? Mixing in sequins or metallic details with your daytime outfit will give it a glamorous boost. (Photo via Christian Vierig/Getty)
One Bright Color at a Time: Bold hues are a wonderful thing, so why limit yourself? This fall, instead of pairing your brights with black, tan, or denim, mash them up and make fashion magic. (Photo via Christian Vierig/Getty)
Don't Combine Plaids: The new way to wear checks is all mixed up. Pro tip: Keep them at different size scales for easy pairing. (Photo via Edward Berthelot/Getty)
Don't Wear Navy With Black: Newsflash: It's actually OK to combine these two dark shades. In fact, we highly recommend it. Break up the monotony! (Photo via Christian Vierig/Getty)
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