How To Make Red, White, and Blue Look Chic (Or at Least Cute)

It's Fourth of July weekend. That means no work, the beach, picnics, fireworks, family, and friends. But it's also a celebration of the birth of the United States. What better way to recognize our independence than to wear the national colors? Oh, yes, we recognize that red, white, and blue is not the easiest combination to pull off. So we're offering some ideas that'll keep you from looking like our favorite kook, Katy Perry.
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It's Fourth of July weekend. That means no work, the beach, picnics, fireworks, family, and friends. But it's also a celebration of the birth of the United States. What better way to recognize our independence than to wear the national colors?

Oh, yes, we recognize that red, white, and blue is not the easiest combination to pull off. So we're offering some ideas that'll keep you from looking like our favorite kook,

Marc by Marc Jacobs Tote, $178.

Fashion Democracy Dress, $49.99.

Star SeaBag (all bags made from recycled sails) + Zara Scarf, $110.

Balenciaga shoes, as worn by Charlotte Chesnais in the July issue of Vogue.

Gap Tie Dye Bikini, $17.99/piece.

Balenciaga Vintage Scarf, $49.99.

One Vintage Lili dress, $1405.

Converse by John Varvatos, $125. Will be available at Saks.

Gucci Logo Beach Towel, $250.

Old-school Chicago Cubs T-shirt, $39.99. (Hey, who snuck this in here?) MLB.com