5 Great Ways to Wear the Red, White, & Blue

The 4th of July is more than just great food and fireworks. It also means putting together a look to celebrate our great nation. This year, we have assembled 5 easy ways to proudly wear the red, white, and blue that is not over the top and pieces that you will easily wear over and over.

By the Poolside

Carefree summer days by the pool often leads to carefree nights by the pool. We found the perfect outfit lounge by the pool 4th of July outfit. This one-piece wrap swimsuit from aerie is an All-American blue is perfect for soaking up the rays. At evening approaches, throw a plain white button-down shirt over the swimsuit and top it off with a straw fedora from Abercrombie & Fitch. The finishing touch is these Olukai Paniolo Leather Beach Sandals found at Sunset Shoes. Casual and chic at its finest!

All-American Girl

Not only is this outfit perfectly coordinated for America’s birthday but they also work separately for a variety of occasions. Is there anything more American than denim? We did not think so either, so when we saw this denim overall dress from H&M, we knew we had hit the jackpot. And these Espirit Elastic Thong Sandals at Belk and the Brighton Neptune’s Rings Ruby Stretch Bracelet help keep it cute and on the theme. Finally, keep it cool when you accessorize these retro-chic Ray-Ban shades from Sunglass World.

Keep it Subtle

You can still be festive but without donning stars and stripes. Pair your favorite pair of denim shorts (we love these 90s Boyfriend Denim Shorts from American Eagle Outfitters) with the fun and trendy Go With the Flow Swiss Dotted Top from Blu Spero. Pair it with these classic Roxy Linda Sandals found at Journeys and accessorize your ensemble with the Brighton Indigo Beach Petite Anchor Necklace. Finally, finish off your 4th of July subtle look with this adorable crossbody bag by Scout. Beachy, practical, color appropriate, and found at customer favorite Southern Living!

Americana Casual

Fireworks and July 4th go hand-in-hand! We love the casual yet stylish look off pairing this red smocked v-neck blouse from American Eagle Outfitters with a pair of white denim jeans. The tie waist found on these jeans from Loft is absolute perfection. Finish off the look with a pair of white Superga 2750 Cotu Classic Sneakers (Loft) and add this precious American Pinwheel Pandora Charm to your charm bracelet. The ideal Americana outfit!

Create Elegant Fireworks

Maybe your 4th of July plans are a little more upscale than a backyard BBQ and you want to look polished. We found this beautiful blue Surplice Maxi Dress from Chico’s that is easy to wear and flatters all body shapes. Ahhh… the beauty of a wrap dress! Add in a drop of glamour with these Cobalt Drop earrings also found at Chico’s. You will need a sizzling handbag to take with you and this darling Wicker Basket Bag accessorized with the Dancing Petals Scarf tied on the handle (Talbots) fits the bill. Throw on a pair of versatile Espadrille Wedges found at Loft and your outfit is complete. You will personify summer elegance!

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