The fashion industry is continuously changing, altering and adapting in a revolving effort to set trends for seasons to come. It’s an industry built on taking risks, and showcasing their fearless confidence that nothing is untouchable. But for an industry known for having no rules, it’s surprising that there lays an un-discussed sacred rule that has long been kept by etiquette hard-liners: not wearing white after Labor Day.
Magazines won’t publish it, catwalks don’t showcase it, and celebrity stylists shy away from it; but why is white so intimidating? While there is no set history on why white is a big fashion faux pas, historians do speculate that the reasoning was symbolic, given that after Labor Day, American workers all wore dark clothes to their jobs, school classes etc. as they were less prone to show stains acquired throughout the day.Read More