Fashion for the Fourth {reprise}

Last year I wrote a post about Fourth of July fashion and I thought I’d update it with current links.

Fourth of July fashion is a bit dicey because, let’s face it. There’s a lot of this out there:

Old Navy Womens 2012' Flag Tee Shirt

Not that there’s anything wrong with that, but about half of the moms at your July 4th parade will likely be wearing the identical tee shirt. (To say nothing of the men and kids . . . )

We can do better. Patriotic does not mean you have to drape yourself in the American flag. Here are some more fashion-forward looks for the Fourth and a heads-up on a great promotion at some of my favorite stores!!

Save 30% on any order at Banana Republic, GAP and Old Navy with code STARS30. Ends 7/3. Online Only. (You are so very welcome!!)

Pair a navy and white printed top such as this Banana Republic Tiffany Printed Halter with a pair of crisp white shorts or jeans, and accessorize with red instead of the turquoise pictured here, and you’re good to go!

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fourth of july fashion by jolynneshane featuring a Banana Republic Tiffany Printed Halter


How cute and comfy is this Banana Republic Multi Stripe Patio Dress? It’s already got all the patriotic colors going on. Throw on a jean jacket for an evening patio party and accessorize with red, white or blue!

Banana Republic Multi-Stripe Patio Dress

Or for a super casual look, this Old Navy Womens Jersey Tank Dress would be perfect with red accessories.

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casual 4th of july fashion by jolynneshane featuring a Old Navy Zip Top Totes


But there’s no need to run out to the mall. Shop your closet! What do you have in red, white and navy blue that you could put together for a festive, yet stylish outfit??

Here are some ideas from Old Navy. Just add red, white or blue accessories to complete the look!

Fourth of July Fashion from Old Navy

When in doubt, go for a white tee-shirt and jeans and add whatever red accessory you might have — shoes, bracelet, handbag . . . whatever you like!

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fourth of july fashion by jolynneshane featuring GAP Essential Short Sleeve Tee


I love this family picture from, ahem, several years ago. We all just dressed in various articles of red, white or blue clothing that we had in our closets. Together we looked quite festive, if I do say so myself!

july fourth parade 2007

I don’t know who that poor girl is in the background. I’m sorry, Ms. Anonymous, for posting you on my blog!!

What about you? How do you do Fourth of July fashion??

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