Red, White, and Blue

One of my favorite holidays is coming up! The fourth of July is such a fun holiday for several reasons…

1. It’s summer, which means warm weather
2. You’re surrounded by family and friends
3. Cookouts (and cookout food!)
4. Fireworks!

But what’s even better than enjoying the fireworks?

Getting dressed in red, white, and blue.

For this holiday, it’s imperative that you feel comfortable in whatever you choose to wear. You can’t go wrong with shorts and a cute top when you’re going to be outside all night!

Pick One
Gold earrings, Sweetie Pie, $28
White tank, Net-a-Porter, $47.60
Wide Resin bangle, J Crew, $22.50
Checked shorts, Madewell, $59.50
Sandals, J Crew, $39.50
This look is classy and also very comfortable.
Tuck in your tank to accentuate the high-waisted shorts.
And since the shorts are the focal point of the outfit, so don’t worry about trying to accessorize too much.
Pick Two
Floral print cotton top, Marc Jacobs, $180
Rhinestone drop earrings, Badgley Mischka, $95
Linen shorts, Madewell, $59.50
Jack Rogers, Nordstrom, $97.95
This is probably my favorite look!
The floral top is so feminine and flirty.
The linen shorts are so comfortable.
And these earrings? I’m dying for them… 
they’re Carolina blue!

Pick Three
Saltwater blouse, Anthropologie, $78
Gold dangle earrings, Kenneth Jay Lane, $90
Jean shorts, Elizabeth & James, $165
Gold and white bangles, Nordstrom, $58
Wedges, Sperry Topsider, $90
You can never go wrong with gold and white!
While the jorts dress this look down, the wedges make this outfit sizzle!

Pick Four

Gold earrings, Sweetie Pie, $42
Silk intermission top, Madewell, $88
Large gold runway watch, Michael Kors, $240
Sidewalk short, J Crew, $65
Gold thong sandals, Tory Burch, $195
This red silk top is attention grabbing, and the gold accessories really dress it up. 
But you can still catch fireflies in these sandals!

What part of Fourth of July are you looking forward to most?
Love, Cait 

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25 Comments

  1. I love July 4th, too! It's such a fun holiday πŸ™‚ I want outfit 3, I love the gold watch! πŸ™‚

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  2. I think Outfit 3 is my favorite, although I do love Outfit 2's Jack Rogers! I'm definitely looking forward to all of the 4th of July celebrations at my country club!

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  3. I am loving the Jack Rogers! Great color…but I would have to say I am very partial to outfit #3.

    xx

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  4. I'm with everyone else…outfit 3 is my favorite, but all of them are too cute! Proof that wearing red, white, and blue can be super classy for the Fourth!

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  5. Oh my goodness, I love all of these outfits! And those Jack Rogers are perfect!! Outfit #3 is my favorite…but maybe substitute in the Jack Rogers!! πŸ™‚

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  6. Cute outfits! You have such good taste! I love the cookouts and time with family and friends!

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  7. I love every single outfit, I really can't decide which one is my favorite. I'm heading to the beach again for the 4th, what are you doing?

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  8. I love all the outfits, how could you make me choose? πŸ˜‰

    I'm looking forward to going swimming, spending time with the beau and his family, and sunshine!!!

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  9. This entire post is pure gorgeousness!

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  10. those sperry wedges are amazing!! i'm so excited to go watch the fireworks out on the lake and bbq with friends πŸ˜€

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  11. i love outfit 1 and 2, but you will of course, look gorgeous in any of them!

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  12. I am loving all of them but Pick 1 is my favorite – I cannot resist gingham shorts πŸ™‚

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  13. I love picks 1 & 4! πŸ™‚

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  14. Fourth of July is such a fun holiday! Love all your looks, they are perfect for Monday!

    http://blog.badjoan.com/

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  15. Fabulous red, white and blue outfit inspiration. I still have not picked out/made up my mind about what I will be wearing!

    xo

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  16. Fourth of July is my favorite holiday too! πŸ™‚ I love these outfits – especially #4- I'd love to watch fireworks in that! πŸ™‚

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  17. i love july! these outfits are awesome!

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  18. I think we need to become roommates so we can raid each other's closets daily! I love your taste–my favorite is hands down Pick 4 but I love those gingham shorts in Pick 1!

    And hmmm..my favorite part of the 4th can't really be described–it's the combination of fireworks, national pride, and summertime all bundled into one!

    Finally (long comment I know!)…be sure to stop by in the morning for a giveaway and sale!

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  19. Can I get the 3rd outfit? It's just my style!

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  20. very cute outfit! i am loving that anthro blouse in the third one. it would look great with my cuffed jean shorts.

    thanks for stopping by the blog! come again soon.

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  21. I love all of it ESP the earrings. Each pair you picks is better than the next I want them alllll!

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  22. The Madewell shorts are perfect for the fourth! I love them!

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  23. Now & christmas is when I see that I own next to no red clothes or accessories. lol Cute outfits!

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  24. I love 4th of July too and outfits 1 and 3 are my favorites, you've reminded me that I need to start thinking about my outfits for this weekend!

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  25. I love picks #3 and #4. The wedges in #3 are so perfect for summer! Once I finish my 30 for 30 I'm definitely getting those babies!! And you can't go wrong with a Michael Kors watch from #4!

    Hope you have a fabulous holiday weekend!
    xoxo

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