Wearing White After Labor Day…What’s Behind the Myth?

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It’s hard to believe that Labor Day is already here! It marks the non-official end to summer, but that doesn’t mean we have to put away the barbecues, bathing suits and beach towels just yet. And we certainly don’t need to be afraid to wear some white – especially on our smiles!


After all, according to this post about Labor Day facts, that little fashion mistake was debunked.

“In the late 1800s & early 1900s, it became the social norm for the wealthy to wear their white clothes during the summer months, reinforcing their status in society.

As Labor Day arrived marking the end of summer, the affluent packed up their white, lightweight clothing for heavier attire that could handle the fall’s cooler weather.

Fortunately, trail-blazing fashion designers bucked the trend in the 1920s, making it safe once again for white in the wardrobe throughout the year.”

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When is it okay to wear white after Labor Day?

When you’re wearing a white smile, of course!  If you’re considering a whiter smile after Labor Day, check out some of the most beneficial reasons to consider a smile shape-up.

  1. Teeth whitening helps correct yellowing or stained teeth.
  2. Teeth whitening works on people of all ages, but should generally be left to the adults.
  3. The most dramatic results – teeth generally get three to eight shades brighter – usually take several 30- to 60-minute in-office visits.
  4. You can whiten your teeth naturally, just by eating certain foods.
  5. Teeth whitening boosts self-confidence.
  6. Effects are almost immediate unless you choose to use those at-home whitening procedures.
  7. You will SMILE MORE wearing a whiter smile – before or after Labor Day!


Some things you may not know about Labor Day!

  • The first Labor Day observance was believed to have been a parade in New York City on Tuesday, September 5, 1882 when 10,000 workers marched in the parade up Broadway.
  • Labor Day is the third most popular holiday weekend for barbecuing, after July 4th and Memorial Day.
  • Labor Day is the official end to hot dog season, which begins on Memorial Day.
  • According to highway accident stats, Labor Day weekend is the most dangerous weekend to travel on U.S. highways.
  • 44 percent of the time, the NFL plays its first official season game the Thursday after Labor Day.


Here’s wishing everyone a safe and happy Labor Day weekend…enjoy your time off from work!!

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