July 4th Outfit Ideas | All American

    While I haven't been home for July 4th these past couple years, I still like to participate in the patriotism wherever I am (usually Europe). Anyway, these two outfits really cover all of the graphic print options when it comes to this holiday- on top or on bottom. I hope this post helps you take your graphic print pick and assists you in your styling endeavors! Enjoy. xo


Wearing:// Top: Wildfox Couture, Jeans: Made-well (These are awesome!), Shoes: Converse, Sunnies: Wildfox Couture, Bralette: VS Pink

This first outfit is definitely my preferred choice, mostly because I'm not a huge shorts fan. Around this time of the month, there is a plethora of patriotic pieces available at just about any store, from the gaudy sequin infused to the rather simple faded flag. Whatever your choice may be, there are in fact other options than those white shorts you wear every.single.day during the summer (guilty). On a recent shopping adventure, I discovered these uber comfortable high-waisted jeans from Made-well. In addition to having a stretchy feel, the length can easily carry you into the nighttime for chilly beach fireworks. While most of the fashion conscious will lean towards white flat-forms or combat boots, the practicality just isn't there- so converse are acceptable in this case. For a flirty touch, a lace bralette underneath a slight-muscle tee like mine adds a hint of personality, as well as my quirky USA shaped necklace. 


Wearing:// Top: Made-well (On sale), Shorts: LF Boutique (old), Shoes: Vans, Sunnies: Wildfox, Necklace: Nordstrom BP (similar here)

As mentioned time and time again, I've never been a shorts person just b/c they're not very comfortable, however this pair was just too cute to pass up. While the easiest and most expected pairing option is a white v-neck or crop top, a top with more intricate detailing really stands out. I broke out a white button down with a eye-let detailing throughout the fabric, which also makes for a breezier feel- an always welcome added bonus. A statement gold necklace also makes this outfit less boring, while still leaving the focus to the printed shorts. Preferably  I would've worn a pair of red Vans or Keds, however I only had a sky blue option, which isn't too too terrible. If you are without red shoe options like me, strive for some red lips + nails. 

I hope you enjoyed this post! I leave Monday morning for Prague, so I'm not quite sure how much I'll be posting between all of the photography and the jam-packed itinerary. Although, I am planning to schedule some posts, so that's always good. :D Nervous yet excited, but I'm glad I'll be getting some pretty awesome pictures (trip is with National Geographic for photography). Talk soon! x 

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  1. great looks!:)) Love that your all outfit.♥ xx

  2. Loved the first outfit but those shorts are adorable! Really loving you blog xx
    - Andreia

  3. Every time I check your blog, I fell in love with it and with your style!
    Have fun in Prague!

  4. This is such a cute and simple outfit! And this is kind of random, but your hair is so cute!!!!!! I really like the length of it and how all of it is even!