Trend Watch: Summer Whites Straight Off the Runway

The spring runways were packed with crisp, all-white looks that are perfect for a warm summer afternoon or evening.

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Clean up your look for Memorial Day Weekend with crisp shades of white and a great big sunhat. At Rachel Comey, a white cotton sundress features a floating lace-embellished bodice.
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Donna Karan's rumpled silk robe-dresses might look like they just fell out of the dryer, but they still feel impossibly cool.
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Alex Wang's gave his drapey all-white looks a distinctly fashion-forward spin with bright silver hardware and undone knot details.
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A sweet bow-shaped detail at the shoulder makes this breezy Bensoni mini dress even more girlish.
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A slouchy white pant and tunic top by Calvin Klein would be just the thing to beat the holiday weekend heat.
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A slinky white mini dress by Cushnie et Ochs can go from day to evening with a quick blazer addition.
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Diane von Furstenburg executed this disco-ready kimono dress in stark white jersey for a slinky, dance-floor feel.
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Summery white lace and a short pouf skirt make this Erdem ensemble a playful holiday weekend choice.
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Oscar de la Renta's understated white lace dress calls to mind a Great Gatsby-era seaside escape.
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Phillip Lim incorporated origami-like folds and contrasting swirl patterns into this long silk tunic and matching slit-skirt.
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For spring, Preen created a wide range of sophisticated preppy basics in clean shades of white.
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Rag & Bone created techie all-white warriors using elastic harnesses, nylon mesh panels and military-inspired shapes.
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Ralph Lauren went for classically chic white looks for spring with timeless linen pantsuits and vintage lace accessories.
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Richard Chai's chic desert nomads were clad in flowy wide-leg pants and maxi-skirts. We particularly loved these crepe silk trousers, perfect for a chic beach excursion.
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Thakoon skipped his usual patterns and textures in favor of solid whites and silky separates for spring.
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For a weekend sojourn in the Hamptons, try one of Tory Burch's preppy button-down shirts paired with a pleated mid-length tea skirt.
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Hit the tennis court looking super-chic in one of Vena Cava's white collared rompers.
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Chloe's gorgeous '70s-inspired white dress features a sexy key-hole closure at the neck.
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