The “no white after Labor Day” rule may be well-known, but it’s also well … very outdated. Trade cottons for cashmere and wool in shades such as ivory, ecru and cream to carry the hue into colder months. And who needs snow? Create your own winter wonderland with these seasonally-appropriate whites we spied at shops around Swampscott.

GAP ColdControl Max hooded puffer vest in off white, $89.95. Available at Gap, 450 Paradise Road.

GAP Cold Control Max hooded puffer vest in off white, $89.95. Available at Gap, 450 Paradise Road.

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C.C. chunky cable-knit beanie in ivory, $14.99; and knit gloves (below) , also in ivory, $12.99. Available at The Paper Store, 435 Paradise Road.

C.C. knit tech gloves in ivory.

C.C. knit tech gloves in ivory.

DONNA CHAMBERS DESIGNS antique Chinese gambling earrings in sterling silver enhanced with freshwater pearls, $350. Available at Kats Boutique, 212 Humphrey St.

DONNA CHAMBERS DESIGNS antique Chinese gambling earrings in sterling silver enhanced with freshwater pearls, $350. Available at Kats Boutique, 212 Humphrey St.

GAPKIDS cotton cable-knit sweater in off white, $39.95. Available at GapKids, 450 Paradise Road.

GAPKIDS cotton cable-knit sweater in off white, $39.95.
Available at GapKids, 450 Paradise Road.

BROYHILL fleece-lined cable-knit throw in cream, $39.95 (originally $55). Available at Homegoods, 450 Paradise Road.

BROYHILL fleece-lined cable-knit throw in cream, $39.95 (originally $55).
Available at Homegoods, 450 Paradise Road.

VINCE cashmere cowl-neck sweater in winter white, $129.99 (originally $325). Available at Marshalls, 1005 Paradise Road.

VINCE cashmere cowl-neck sweater in winter white, $129.99 (originally $325).
Available at Marshalls, 1005 Paradise Road.

SPANNER ¾-length furry swing coat in winter white, $155. Available at Infinity Boutique, 427 Paradise Road.

SPANNER ¾-length furry swing coat in winter white, $155.
Available at Infinity Boutique, 427 Paradise Road.

Merino wool and recycled-fur hat, handmade in Canada, $90. Available at Kats Boutique, 212 Humphrey St.

Merino wool and recycled-fur hat, handmade in Canada, $90.
Available at Kats Boutique, 212 Humphrey St.

Photos: Spenser Hasak and Jen Meli

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