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The Power of the Color White and 3 Must Haves in White

Anoosheh Kalantari

Posted on January 21 2020

The Power of the Color White and 3 Must Haves in White


The power that the color white carries with it, is unparalleled within the spectrum of colors. White represents

+ Divine Power

+ Newness, modernity, and innovation

+ Innocence

+ Strength

+ Affluence & Refinement

+ Elegance

+ Positive Energy

While influencers of fashion history have emphasized on the importance of the 'Little Black Dress' as a staple for every girl's closet, I give the honor to the 'Power White Dress'.

Every design adorns the wearer more in color white than in color black. There is a reason that the affluent and high-society opt for the color white to represent their status and lifestyle - wearing white to social and sports events such as brunch, golf, tennis, and polo match and using white for their home interior and possessions, remember the white curtains and flowers in the Great Gatsby?


What is more, is that every color in the spectrum stands stronger and more influential if it is used next to the color white. Hence, using any color as an accent color in a white look creates the most vibrant, modern, and powerful aesthetic for that look.

Just notice the distinguishing look that the cobalt blue bag I am wearing in this white style has created. 

Color Palette White Blue Silver Red for the Style by Anoosheh & Banafsheh for the Power of White article

 Anoosheh & Banafsheh Power of White in style and fashion wearing Alessandra Rich Jacket Balmain Skirt and Chanel Classic Flap Bag in Cobalt Blue

 An essential white garment for every girl is the White Jacket and even better the White Suit. In this style (click on the item below to take you to the online store that sells it), I am wearing,

+ Alessandra Rich White Blazer exclusively available on Net-A-Porter

+ Balmain White Skirt

+ Chanel Classic Flap Bag in Cobalt Blue (from 2009 collection)

+ Giuseppe Zanotti Heels in Purple Suede (from 2010 collection)

Anoosheh & Banafsheh Anoosheh wearing a White Suit for the Power of White article White Blazer by Alessandra Rich and White Skirt by Balmain in Dubai DIFC

 Anoosheh & Banafsheh Fashion Designers and Fashion Bloggers in Dubai The Power of White article wearing White Suit with Blue

In this post, I share with you some of my most favorite styles that are available to shop now in three clothing items that you must-have in the color white,

1. White Jacket

2. White Dress

3. White Skirt

1. White Jacket

The white suit is the power suit that triumphs every other suit in every season. Make sure to own one and if you can afford it, invest in a highly tailored one such as the ones from Alexander McQueen. Since the white blazer is a classic one and available in almost every season, you can wait to buy Alexander McQueen white blazers at a discounted price on sale or from outlet stores such as The Outnet.

Below are some of my most favorite white suits that are currently available, just click on the link to take you the online store that sells the look.

Alexander McQueen available on MATCHESFASHION

ALEXANDER MCQUEEN Lace-inset single-breasted wool-blend crepe jacket


Alexander McQueen available on MATCHESFASHION

ALEXANDER MCQUEEN Double-layered virgin-wool blazer


Balmain available on SSENSE

Balmain White Wool Double-Breasted Blazer


Alexander McQueen available on The Outnet



Alessandra Rich available on Net-A-Porter

ALESSANDRA RICHCrystal-embellished satin-trimmed wool-crepe peplum blazer


 Michael Kors available on Net-A-Porter



Atoir available on Moda Operandi

Atoir Vale Cady Blazer


Danielle Frankel available on Moda Operandi

Danielle Frankel Lia Silk Blazer Dress


Michael Kors Collection available on Moda Operandi

Michael Kors Collection Crepe Peplum Jacket


Altuzarra available on Moda Operandi

Safiyaa Kamile Ivory Jacket


Safiyaa available on

Safiyaa Kamile Ivory Jacket


2. White Dress

There are four colors that I would wear on a first date and those are white, baby pink, fuchsia, and red. Each of these colors subconsciously associates a certain meaning to your intentions,

+ white: power, grandeur, confidence, positive energy, innocence, eternal, marriage

+ baby pink: flirtatious, young, sweet, romantic

+ red and fuchsia: exotic, sexuality, adventurous, freedom

 The key attribute of the color white, making it the superior among the three, is that the color white can convey the attached attributes of baby pink and red if you chose the color of your lipstick and accessories in baby pink or red. 

To convey sexuality and provocativeness with a white dress just match it with the right shade of red or fuchsia lipstick or perhaps a pair of red heels, and to convey sweetness and youth wear your white dress with a pink lipstick or a pair of baby pink heels.


And to convey power and strength wear your white dress with diamonds like Grace Kelly does in the movie 'To Catch a Thief'.


Find below some of my most favorite white dresses that are available to shop now,

Rasario available on Net-A-Porter

Rasario Strapless satin gown available on Net-A-Porter


Rasario available on Net-A-Porter

Rasario Silk-satin mini dress available on Net-A-Porter


Monique Lhullier available on Net-A-Porter

MONIQUE LHUILLIERBrie strapless ruched Swiss-dot tulle gown


Naeem Khan available on Net-A-Porter

NAEEM KHANGatsby embellished chiffon mini dress 


Danielle Frankel available on Net-A-Porter

DANIELLE FRANKELOff-the-shoulder silk and wool-blend mini dress

Self-Portrait available on Harrods

Self-Portrait Lace Mini Dress


Safiyaa available on Harrods

Safiyaa Estra Long Layered Gown


Oscar de la Renta available on Moda Operandi

Oscar de la Renta Embellished Mini Dress


Bronx and Banco available on Revolve 

Mademoiselle Bridal Midi Dress  Bronx and Banco brand: Bronx and Banco


Retrofete available on Revolve

x REVOLVE Tasha Dress  retrofete brand: retrofete


Before I continue, check our Pinterest board, Anoosheh Style, that has the latest styles to shop pinned.


3. White Skirt

I personally LOVE Balmain skirts: 

+ they are very feminine and have a tailored structure with a curvy bell shape

+ they are always made in high-quality and strong fabrics

+ they are embellished with beautiful buttons

+ they have strong construction because they are always lined - something that is missing in so many other skirts from other designers to cut costs

Anoosheh & Banafsheh power of White Article wearing Alessandra Rich White Balmain Blazer and Balmain White Skirt

Find below some of the most beautiful white skirts that are available to shop now,


Balmain available on MATCHESFASHION

Balmain White Skirt available on MATCHESFASHION


Khaite available on Farfetch 

KHAITE Tanya wrinkled A-line skirt


David Koma available on Forward by Elyse Walker

DAVID KOMA Crystal Chain Mini Skirt


Zimmermann available on MATCHESFASHION

ZIMMERMANN Super Eight ruffled linen skirt


Rodarte available on MATCHESFASHION

RODARTE Asymmetric ruffled leather skirt


Prada available on MATCHESFASHION

PRADA Pleated high-rise cotton-poplin midi skirt


Miu Miu available on Net-A-Porter

MIU MIUPonte mini skirt


Thank you so much for reading! I will dedicate another post to the importance of the white shirt and recommend the materials, structures, styles, and brands that you can buy your essential white shirts from. 

Anoosheh & Banafsheh The Power of White article wearing Alessandra Rich Jacket and Balmain Skirt and CHANEL Bag in DIFC Dubai


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