Hot dogs, fireworks, and a full house of people to impress. 4th of July is the perfect time to show off that little red, white, and blue number you’ve had hidden away all winter…even if that means wrapping yourself up in the American flag. In case you don’t feel comfortable walking down the street in full USA flag garb, we’ve narrowed down our 10 favorite USA-inspired looks that will last you well past the holiday weekend. 🇺🇸
This tiered dress is not only red hot but it’s super breathable thanks to its soft and drapey lightweight viscose fabric. We are big fans of maxi dresses over here so anytime we find a cute one, we bookmark it. You don’t need much to punch up this outfit – add a sandal and a pair of earrings (or how about a white or blue headscarf) and you’re all set. Happy birthday, America!
Makeup Suggestions: Pat McGrath Labs Lush Lip Gloss in Blood 2 & Glossier Boy Brow
Props to the girl that can rock a white bathing suit! This adorable one-strap patriotic look is fun and playful and great for a day at the beach. Feel festive in this starry swimsuit that’s built for the cheekier booty (thank you!). The white binding takes this suit to another level and don’t worry about coverage – it’s double lined. The best part? It’s buy one get one free!
Makeup Suggestions: Quai Wave Spray & Sun Bum Sunscreen
These textured star-shaped earrings are perfect to throw on with any outfit this holiday weekend. We kind of love that these glistening 18-karat gold stars aren’t quite perfectly shaped – it gives them some character. Up your cool factor by sporting these on the 4th while watching the fireworks display.
Universal Thread is quickly becoming one of our favorite brands at Target. This is a great maxi dress because it’ll last you way past America’s birthday. This effortless chic look features a tiered hem and flowy fit so you can down those hot dogs like the Nathan champs on Coney Island. Add a floppy hat and you’re good to go!
Makeup Suggestions: Charlotte Tilbury Matte Revolution Lipstick in Pillow Talk & Deborah Lippman Gel Lab Pro Nail Polish in I’m Too Sexy
Madewell Breezeway Pullover Sweater ($69.50)
Throw on this open-stitched v-neck sweater once the sun goes down and feel effortlessly chic. It’s easy and has a relaxed fit (hello, dropped shoulders) so you can mix and mingle with the best of them this holiday. Pair with your favorite shorts or roll it up and throw it in your bag – it’s too cute not to show off.
Makeup Suggestions: Bare Minerals GEN NUDE Liquid Lipstick in Slay & Bare Minerals GEN NUDE Eyeshadow Palette
Every girl needs a fun headband in her wardrobe and this one doesn’t disappoint. Twist things up with this adorable polyester headband, especially if you’re wearing something simple and need to jazz up your outfit. Salmon, blue, and white might just be our new favorite color combo.
If you’re a laid back tank top and cut off jeans sort of lady than this Etsy find is for you. It has a throwback feel to it thanks to it’s fun pattern and fonts. Plus, it’s handmade so you’re also supporting an American brand. It’s a win-win.
Makeup Suggestions: Kat Von D Tattoo Liner in Mad Max Brown & Benefit Hoola Bronzer
Move over LBD because this sweet little white dress is coming to play this holiday weekend. Strut the streets in this cotton & linen sundress – equipped with handy side pockets! Spaghetti straps and a knee-length hemline means you can wear this all year round – just add a little tee or long-sleeved once the weather cools down.
Makeup Suggestions: Bobbi Brown Art Stick in Rose Brown & NARS Blush in Orgasm
The fact that these fun and flirty earrings come in red, white, and blue make these one of our favorite finds. Bold fringe? Check. Pop of color? Check. Sturdy backing? Check. Take your outfit to a 10 with these lovely statement earrings.
Modcloth Match Made Midi Skirt ($54.99)
First of all, this multi-striped skirt just went on sale (score!) and it’s high-waisted so you can tuck in your favorite tank or tee. It also has hidden pockets so you can twirl until your hearts desire. It’s fully lined and has a side zipper to keep you feeling secure and ready to party.