Midsummer's White Dream

Delightfully romantic, airy and light, the bright neutral shade is showing an incandescent influence on everything from fashion to home furnishings.



White Is In Full Bloom
Keep your spare change and credit cards in this Sunny Days coin purse ($82) by Brighton. With a handcrafted, leather Shasta daisy on the front, this clip coin pocket purse has two credit-card slots and a removable chain strap. Available at Roberta Weissburg Leathers and Some Wear Special.



Adorable Achromatic
Accentuate any room with this white, traditional Chinese incense table ($575), featuring an elegantly raised top with architectural struts. Available at Asian Influences.
 



Wow Them in White
Ace summer style with these easygoing, embroidered white shorts ($24.50) available at Old Navy.
 



Dish on These White Wares
Give them something to talk about with these conversation plates ($49.99) in the shape of dialogue boxes. Available at ModCloth.
 



Green Is the New White
Get eco-chic with this variegated pullover ($136) by Indigenous Designs, made from lightweight, 100-percent organic cotton. Available at REI.
 



The Little White Dress
Pick your style of the perfect summer dress. From left to right, the fully lined romper ($117.99) and the button-up dress ($63.99) are a staple look for the season. Both available at ModCloth.
 



House of White
To add a simple design touch to your home, consider simple decorative pieces such as this Parian porcelain pitcher ($125) with a flowering dogwood branch and this Chinese blanc de chine porcelain bowl ($285) with unusual lotus buds sculpted on the sides. Both available at Asian Influences.
 



Red-Hot White
Slip into this fully lined disco-lady miniskirt ($94.99) with matte sequins and center back zipper. Available at ModCloth.
 



An Alabaster Accent
Provide tranquility to your garden and create an enclosed seating area with this gossamer garden curtain ($34.99). Available at ModCloth.
 

 



 

 


The Stores

Asian Influences: 3513 Butler St., Lawrenceville; 412/621-3530, asianinfluences.com

ModCloth: modcloth.com

Old Navy: All area locations, oldnavy.com

REI: SouthSide Works, 412 S. 27th St., South Side; 412/488-9410, rei.com

Roberta Weissburg Leathers: 5415 Walnut St., Shadyside, 412/681-8188; and SouthSide Works, 527 S. 27th St., South Side; 412/488-8008, robertaweissburgleathers.com

Some Wear Special: 2560 Brandt School Road, Wexford; 724/935-1622, somewearspecial.com

For more Pittsburgh shopping, fashion and style, visit “Confessions of a Style Editor,” the PM style blog with Reese Randall at pittsburghmagazine.com.

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