I think I write this post every year, but it’s always a fun one! I love getting festive for the Fourth, even though we rarely have exciting plans.
Remember, patriotic does not mean you have to drape yourself in the American flag. (In fact, I would highly discourage that.) Here are some more fashion-forward looks that keep it classy for the Fourth.
Sometimes all you need is one great accessory to tie together a simple outfit. I’m crushing on this La Totale Large in Navy/Red Medallion from my Stella & Dot boutique.
Or what about the Palm Springs Scarf?
Pair white shorts with a blue or red top, or perhaps wear a white tee or red blouse with blue jeans, and rely on your accessories to carry the outfit.
LOFT Cotton Tank (50% off!!!!) // White Denim Cut-off Shorts (50% of!!!!) // C. Wonder Printed Flip Flops (on sale!!!) // Stella & Dot Medallion Tote // Stella & Dot Circles Necklace // Lancome Color Design Sensational Effects Lipcolor in Red Stiletto // Charming Charlie Stars and Stripes Nail Polish
Sometimes you can find a great dress that incorporates two or three of the colors and then you can accessorize with the rest. If you live in a cooler climate, I love this striped drawstring dress from C. Wonder. It’s perfect with this gorgeous cobalt blue tote. Throw on your favorite sandals and some bling and you’re all set!
There are some super deals going on right now around the Web, if you’re in a shopping mood.
Today’s Best Sales & Deals
Just 3 more days to earn Stella & Dot Dot Dollars!! With any Stella & Dot purchase of $50 or more, you earn $25 to spend on a $50 purchase during the week of July 8. These will automatically be credited to you with any online order. Watch your email inbox on July 8th for your coupon code to redeem at that time!
Get 50% off your purchase at LOFT through Friday with the code FIFTY. Ends 6/27 11:59 EST.
Nordstrom has a ton of new markdowns. Peruse their sale tab and narrow your choices with their efficient filtering system.
GAP has select Women’s & Men’s Tees & Tanks for just $10. Also select Kids & Baby Tees & Tanks for $7. Ends 6/27. Restrictions apply.
Athleta has 25% on All Full-Priced Swim, Shorts, Skirts, Skorts & Performance Capris Online & In Stores! Use code SUN25. Ends 6/30. Restrictions apply.
C. Wonder has their semi-annual Big Wonder Sale going on now! LOVING C. Wonder lately. I just picked up two cute dresses there earlier this week.
Or Shop Your Closet
But there’s no need to run out to the mall if you have red, white and blue in your closet. What do you already have in red, white and blue that you could put together for a festive, yet stylish outfit?? Here are a few I’ve put together recently. This one’s casual and so easy — red tank, jeans, white sandals. DONE! I was thrilled to discover this blue and gold necklace in my jewelry drawer that completes the outfit, but you could totally do a scarf like the one shown above. I also painted my nails red and blue. And don’t forget a coordinating handbag!
This outfit is slightly more dressy — blue and white striped dress, red bag, red earrings and bracelet (Stella & Dot, of course) and white sandals.
And this is what I wore last year for the Fourth to host a family cookout. I happened to have this red, white and blue top from Old Navy, and I just wore it with my old faithful denim jean shorts. Easy peasy!
It’s hard to believe looking back at that photo that I ran a 10K that morning and PRed. Sigh… distant memories.
Also, don’t miss my post from earlier this week about Patriotic Nails for the Fourth! Hey, it’s the one time of the year you can go all out. Have fun with it!
And for more Fourth of July style inspiration, check out my Fourth of July Style Pinterest Board!
So what about you? How do you do Fourth of July fashion??
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