Stars & Stripes: July 4th Outfit Ideas!

July 2, 2014

Hi dolls!

So with July 4th fast approaching, I wanted to do a little post on outfit ideas for Independence Day! When dressing for the 4th, there is one (obvious) thing to remember: anything red, white, and/or blue totally goes! When looking in your closet you may think to yourself..."But Ashley, I just really don't have anything to wear!" Ok so, here's the deal. I like going 1 of 2 ways on the 4th....either a sundress OR shorts and a cute tank/t-shirt/blouse/etc. Another way to throw together a 4th outfit is sticking with one color (i.e. white) and accessorizing with a different color of the trio (i.e. red or blue). For example....white sundress, red necklace & shoes. Another outfit idea that I LOVE for the 4th is jean shorts. I mean HELLO, they're totally blue....and there's something about denim that just screams 'MERICA! :) 

So in my OOTD/OOTN below, I decided to wear my favorite denim shorts from Old Navy with a 4th t-shirt I bought at Target a few years ago (never wore it!), and a new red blazer I bought from F21. This blazer was literally only $11...YES $11! Now, I know you're thinking that MAYBE a blazer may be a little too warm for the 4th. But hello it's RED!! Solution? Show up to your BBQ/party/etc wearing it, then shimmy that baby off as the temps start to rise! Don't forget to throw on your favorite wedges and you've got yourself a patriotic outfit!!!

When my cat photobombs my

{Outfit Details}
T-shirt: Target (old, also cute here)
Blazer: Forever 21 (Not online anymore :( similar here)
Shorts: Old Navy (here)
Wedges: Jessica Simpson (not online, but love these here)
Necklace: Gulf Shores Boutique (not online but like this here)

Also for your July 4th outfit needs, I've provided a little collage inspiration to get your fashion ideas flowing...

July 4th Outfit Inspiration!!

Red dress

White tank top

Mango jean shorts

MARBELLA wedge shoes
$50 -

UGG Australia shoes
$205 -

Jessica simpson shoes
$77 -

Scoop canvas tote bag

Pearl necklace

Forever 21 scarve

Sole Society straw hat

Forever 21 sunglasses

Illesteva rounded sunglasses

And if all else fails, get ya some patriotic sunglasses....

Thanks so much for reading dolls!



  1. Love the blazer and the details of the polka dots in the sleeves! Great July 4th outfit idea!


  2. love your post, ashley! beautiful necklace :)
    haha, the patriotic sunglasses are awesome :D


  3. That blazer and those shoes!!! Love this outfit. Super cute! And those glasses too, haha!

  4. I am in love with that tee! So cute and original!

  5. Thank you so much girl :) Following you now! :) XO

  6. CUTEST outfit ever and honey you are super gorgeous! Love those wedges on u!!!!!


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