Labor Day is a special holiday that celebrates the American labor movement. It is a time to reflect on the progress that has been made and to look forward to the future. This year, why not celebrate Labor Day in style? Here are some tips for having a fun and festive holiday!
How to Celebrate Labor Day in Style: Tips to Dress for a Fun and Festive Holiday
For many of us, Labor Day signals the end of summer. The kids are back in school and the days are getting shorter. But that doesn’t mean the fun has to end! If you are celebrating Labor Day, you will probably be attending some sort of BBQ, pool party, and so much more. This Labor Day, why not celebrate in style? We’ve included some freshwater pearl product suggestions for having a fun and festive holiday.
Why do we celebrate Labor Day?
Labor Day is a federal holiday in the United States that is celebrated on the first Monday in September. The holiday was created to honor the American labor movement and to recognize the contributions of workers to the economy. Labor Day is also seen as a way to celebrate the end of summer and the beginning of fall.
When was the first Labor Day celebrated?
The first Labor Day celebration was September 5, 1882 in New York City. The parade was organized by the Central Labor Union and was a way to show support for the rights of workers. It was then celebrated every following year. However, it didn't become a recognized holiday until 1894 when President Cleveland made Labor Day a federal holiday.
Why do we wear white on labor day?
The tradition of wearing white on Labor Day started in the late 19th century. At that time, many people believed that white clothing was more appropriate for summer activities. Wearing white on Labor Day was seen as a way to prolong the summer season.
What to wear on Labor Day?
On Labor Day, it has always been tradition to wear white on Labor day. Wearing white after Labor Day is not only acceptable, it's encouraged. Some like to wear red, white, and blue to show their patriotism. Others prefer to dress in more casual clothes since the holiday falls on a Monday. The good news is that our classic freshwater pearl jewelry goes with any outfit you prefer.
Here are some freshwater pearl pieces to complement your Labor Day look.
Nahir - Silver-Tone Freshwater Pearl Baroque NecklaceNahir makes an unforgettable statement with striking silver-tone bars showcasing large, lustrous freshwater baroque pearls (a symbol of creativity) in your choice of three pearl colors. A magnetic clasp makes this necklace easy to take on and off.
Aegean - Five Freshwater Pearl Adjustable String BraceletOne of our best-loved looks! Five freshwater pearls are matched for a stylish, adjustable piece that can be customized for the perfect fit. Aegean is your go-to in several color combinations so you can mix, match, stack and share to your heart’s delight.
Elara - Large Freshwater Pearl Nickel-Free Stud EarringsSparkling pearls are a classic style that never goes out of fashion. Sized at 12–14mm for extra drama, Elara is the perfect pair to add light and glimmer to your collection or complete an outfit. Nickel-free posts make these freshwater pearl earrings an ideal choice for people with allergies or sensitive skin.
Julie - Long Multi-Strand Suede Freshwater Pearl NecklaceIf every pearl tells a memorable story, Julie speaks volumes about your personal style. At 34”, this statement piece envelops you in infinite freshwater pearl love. Sophisticated suede meets round pearls in a classic look catering to the artist in everyone. Featuring a magnetic clasp for secure wear.
Allison - Long Freshwater Pearl White Necklace
A classic with freshwater pearls in light shades of white and silver or white and gold, Allison takes center stage with a long drape. At approximately 62” in length, this beauty lets you easily adjust your necklace to make just the right statement.
Can you still wear white after labor day?
We've all heard the rule before about “no wearing white after Labor Day”, but we don't believe in that superstition anymore. Wearing white after Labor Day is totally acceptable. In fact, many fashionistas believe that the rule is outdated and should be ignored. So go ahead and wear those white jeans or gorgeous white pearls all year round! As stated above, it was a sign to prolong the summer season, but white is a staple in anyone's wardrobe.
Each piece of jewelry created by The Freshwater Pearl Company features genuine freshwater cultured pearls. Our collections are proudly designed in Palm Springs and distributed in the U.S. from our San Diego studio for a touch of California coastal style.