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This raffia fedora from Florabella with white linen trim is the perfect complement to easy breezy beach style; $118 at Everything But Water stores and everythingbutwater.com.

28 ways to wear white this summer

The age-old fashion rule that you can only wear white between Memorial Day and Labor Day is so yesterday, but the truth is the crisp hue still looks best with a sun-kissed glow. So whether you're avoiding a fashion faux pas or just want to update your wardrobe, celebrate summer with these white hot looks.

This Massimo Dutti lace dress looks effortlessly chic
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This Massimo Dutti lace dress looks effortlessly chic from afar, and up close the delicate details will stun; $98.50 at massimodutti.com.

Be a diva and hit the Hamptons in
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Be a diva and hit the Hamptons in these Jennifer Lopez wide-leg linen pants with metallic sandals, beachy jewelry, a hat and oversized shades; $50 at Kohl's stores and kohls.com.

Stylish sandals make summer dressing easy. Gold studs
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Stylish sandals make summer dressing easy. Gold studs add a touch of edge to these by Zara; $49.90 at Zara stores and zara.com.

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From a day of shopping in the Hamptons
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From a day of shopping in the Hamptons to a night of drinks at a trendy outdoor hot spot with friends, this Ramy Brook "Lulu" jumpsuit will make heads turn; $445 at shopbop.com and ramybrook.com.

Dress this Elle textured peplum top up for
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Dress this Elle textured peplum top up for a night on the Nautical Mile with a statement necklace, colored denim and wedges, or dress it down with denim shorts and sandals for a day strolling the boardwalk; $40 at Kohl's stores and kohls.com.

From beach to street, this perforated leather shopper
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From beach to street, this perforated leather shopper tote looks stylish while carrying all of your summer essentials, $278 at Juicy Couture stores and juicycouture.com.

This David's Bridal Collection cold shoulder beaded sequin
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This David's Bridal Collection cold shoulder beaded sequin dress is perfect for summer soirees; $199 at David's Bridal stores and davidsbridal.com.

In a slimming shape with rich jacquard detail,
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In a slimming shape with rich jacquard detail, this Massimo Dutti top is not your average white T-shirt; $55.50 at massimodutti.com.

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Ladylike and oh so flattering, this David's Bridal
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Ladylike and oh so flattering, this David's Bridal collection sleeveless stretch knit peplum dress will have you feeling hotter than the summer heat; $99 at David's Bridal stores and davidsbridal.com.

This raffia fedora from Florabella with white linen
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This raffia fedora from Florabella with white linen trim is the perfect complement to easy breezy beach style; $118 at Everything But Water stores and everythingbutwater.com.

Cute white flip flops are a casual summer
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Cute white flip flops are a casual summer style must-have. These from LC Lauren Conrad "Valencia" sandals are $24.99 at Kohl's stores and kohls.com.

Show off your American pride all summer long
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Show off your American pride all summer long in this Nautica American flag jacket with a white exterior and patriotic interior; $149 at nautica.com.

Throw on a maxi-dress this summer and all
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Throw on a maxi-dress this summer and all eyes are on you, guaranteed. This one by Love and Haight is $58 at Kohl's stores and kohls.com.

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With a light, open weave fabrication, this L*Space
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With a light, open weave fabrication, this L*Space tunic will keep you feeling and looking cool as you lounge by the pool; $108 at Everything But Water stores and everythingbutwater.com.

A romper is a summer wardrobe must-have, and
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A romper is a summer wardrobe must-have, and this one by Vitamin A is soft and comfy with an adjustable waist; $92 at Everything But Water stores and everythingbutwater.com.

If you're not up to trying the colored
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If you're not up to trying the colored denim trend, white jeans are a great summer alternative. These Juicy Couture distressed skinny jeans hug your body in all the right ways; $148 at Juicy Couture stores and juicycouture.com.

Strappy, open-toe heels elongate the legs and look
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Strappy, open-toe heels elongate the legs and look great with summer dresses and slim-fit pants; $79.90 at Zara stores and zara.com.

With a pin-up girl style and white and
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With a pin-up girl style and white and navy blue polka dot print, this Itsy Bitsy Polka Dot underwire bikini is ideal for an all-American Memorial Day weekend celebration; Top $94 and bottom $76 at Juicy Couture stores and juicycouture.com.

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Don't want to go all white? This Zara
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Don't want to go all white? This Zara dress adds a pop of neon; $59.50 at Zara stores and zara.com.

Add some white to your accessories with this
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Add some white to your accessories with this Monika Chiang Lava Swarovski stone necklace; $175 at monikachiang.com.

Show off your toned summer arms without revealing
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Show off your toned summer arms without revealing too much in this "Alexa" cut-out top by Ramy Brook; $295 at ramybrook.com.

Dream of sunny days in Mexico with Aztec-inspired
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Dream of sunny days in Mexico with Aztec-inspired prints like the one embroidered on these white cut-off shorts; $69.90 at Zara stores and zara.com.

Want to make a statement in white this
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Want to make a statement in white this summer and beyond? Invest in this EFFY Jewelry 14k white gold fresh water pearl and diamond ring; $850 at effyjewelry.com.

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Guys can beat the heat in this Irish
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Guys can beat the heat in this Irish linen shirt with built-in climate control; $79.50 at jcrew.com (add a monogram for $10).

Summer whites are not just for women. These
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Summer whites are not just for women. These Dockers slim-fit tapered modern khaki pants will look sharp paired with a crisp button-down; $58 at Kohl's stores and kohls.com.

Men can rock these retro-cool Sawa for J.
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Men can rock these retro-cool Sawa for J. Crew sneakers in white with a sporty black stripe, a J. Crew exclusive that supports craftsmen in Africa; $110 at jcrew.com.

Your little guy will feel like the coolest
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Your little guy will feel like the coolest dude at the barbecue in this Jumping Beans flag sunglasses Tee for toddlers; $14 at Kohl's stores and kohls.com.

Little girls will look too cute in this
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Little girls will look too cute in this asymmetrical eyelet tank; $19.95 at GapKids stores and gap.com.

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