Get ready to see a whole lot of red, white and blue. We’re betting you’ll also see some stars and stripes since the Fourth of July is almost upon us. While there’s nothing wrong with busting out your Old Navy flag tee and calling it a (holi)day, we’d like to present you with some fashion-forward alternatives.
Yes, you can actually represent the good ol’ USA without looking like you wrapped yourself in Old Glory. The key is to pick pieces in patriotic colorways, just in subtler doses. Stripes are also welcome as long as they aren’t accompanied by white stars set against a blue background. The goal is to put together an outfit that marks our nation’s birthday, but you could also rock any other day of the year.
Celebrate in style with 11 fashion girl-approved looks featuring separates you can easily work into your wardrobe year-round.
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