From boat rides to backyard BBQ’s to fireworks, the Fourth of July is always filled with American classics. But possibly our favorite part of the day? Dressing head-to-toe in red, white and blue! Dressing festively for this summer holiday doesn’t mean you must be covered in flags and stars. We’ve found six chic ways to make a thoroughly patriotic statement!
By Carly Hill
A white dress accented with Americana stripes and red accessories is ideal for a festive cocktail party.
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Sometimes all you need is some bright red lipstick to make a playful dress Fourth of July-ready!
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If you’re heading downtown for dinner and drinks instead of the beach, try pairing a classic blazer and striped shirt with destroyed denim.
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The Fourth is the perfect time to experiment with mixing bold patterns. A polka-dot blouse and striped skirt are a great combo of quirky and chic!
Layering is key when you’re planning to be outside from sunrise to sundown! A striped sweater, lightweight patterned scarf and roomy red tote will keep you stylish all day long.
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Add a red belt and bright accessories to your favorite blue dress for a fireworks-worthy look!
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