by Claudine Zap
As sure as temperatures cool and leaves start to change color, the question arises: Should the white wardrobe be stored along with bathing suits and sun hats? Traditionally, in the Northeast, a dress code was firm: The summer whites came out after Memorial Day and went away after Labor Day. Fashion historian Bronwyn Cosgrave remembers how, growing up, “You had this short season to wear white.” But in the age of Lady Gaga, anything seems to go. (We’re looking at you, meat dress.) And yet the outdated rule still causes a closet crisis come the end of summer.
Quoted from After Labor Day, OK to Wear White? on Yahoo! Buzz Log