The Surefire Way to Make Your Winter Ensemble Look More Expensive

Is there anything more luxurious looking than a winter white outfit? This crisp, neutral hue has the ability to make every ensemble look seriously expensive. It may be cold and dreary out, but your outfit says, “I’m not giving in just yet” and looks undeniably chic. Not only does a winter white outfit look luxe, but it can also be an instant mood lifter—a welcome change to the black and grAy hues we’re so used to gravitating toward throughout the cold-weather season.

So how do you pull off the look? Steer away from your summer whites when it’s cold out (e.g., lace and linen dresses or eyelet blouses), and instead mix and match plush and cozy cold-weather fabrics and textures such as ribbed knits, shearling, cashmere, and denim. Have fun playing with different shades of white within your outfit or contrasting the crisp hue with accents of black or tan. Keep scrolling for some fashion girl–approved outfits that will inspire you to wear white this season. (Just be careful with that coffee!)

Winter white with polka dots

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@modedamour

Mix textures within your ensemble to add interest to your look.

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@joiedejude

A ribbed-knit dress and chunky cardigan are always a winning winter duo.

Winter white outfits street style

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@taniasarin

Style your white tee with relaxed silhouettes. 

Winter white blazer outfits

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@_jessicaskye

Say yes to white sweats. Unquestionably, they’re what we’ll all be living in this season.

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@bubblyaquarius

White jeans feel fresh in winter. Style them with beige and tan pieces such as a shacket, cardigan, and sneakers.

Winter white with beanies

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Imaxtree

A stole is a timeless yet unexpected accessory that’ll steal the spotlight.

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@deborabrosa

Knitted separates with unique details strike the perfect balance of cozy and chic.

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@scoutthecity

A statement-making long, white coat makes every outfit look more expensive.

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@anoukyve

Layering your whites creates an effortless elegance. Break up the look with contrasting black accessories.

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@cinnamonryan

Silky textures always contrast beautifully with cozy knits.

Winter white vest outfits

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Style du Monde

If you’re wearing an all-white outfit, try accessorizing with black to break up the color a little more.

A white ribbed-knit skirt is the perfect backdrop for a chic houndstooth coat.

The solution to easy winter dressing? A one-and-done white utility jumpsuit. Wear it over a turtleneck and finish with chunky black boots.

Relaxed, tailored wide-leg pants are the epitome of elegance. Style with neutral hues for one sophisticated look.

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The Style Stalker

A textured tan coat and leather boots will elevate even the simplest white jeans-and-tee combo.

Winter white shearling coat outfit

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@matildadjerf

There’s nothing that looks more striking than a white knit maxi dress—easy to dress up or down.

While it’s still not too cold out, play with lengths by combining a white shorts set with knee-high rubber boots and a long quilted coat. Undeniably cool.

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@chrissyford

Try pairing an interesting print with your winter whites, such as leopard-print boots, for a statement look that still feels cool and classic.

White accessories such as a wool hat or rain boots will add a fashion-forward and fresh touch to your look.

Winter white cocktail outfit

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We can’t look away from this simple white tee worn with a dramatic feather skirt. Top it off with a fur coat and you’re set for any fancy occasion.

Winter white outfit with leather jacket

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@champagnmani

Throw a textured coat over a white denim jacket for a quick winter update without making your outfit too bulky.

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