This year’s Fourth of July couldn’t have fallen more perfectly on the calendar. A four day weekend? God bless, is right. This, however, led many to stress out over where they’d spend such a fortuitous long weekend. I couldn’t even begin to tell you where I was last year during the Fourth. I’ve given it a bit of thought, and I have zero recollection. Sadly, that has no correlation to the amount of fun that was had. The year before, I watched fireworks alone on my rooftop, simply because it was less frightening to hear the fireworks if I could actually see them. To be honest, fireworks scare me, but I also have an irrational fear of dragonflies, so it doesn’t hold much weight. I do, however, love the ol’ US of A despite all its flaws. I’ve never been one to wear a Christmas sweater or paint my face for a football game, but I do think it’s nice to give a patriotic nod to our great United States by adding a bit of red, white, and blue to your holiday ensemble– in a totally non-obvious manner, of course.
hat: Quicksilver, shirt: vintage Limited (as in middle school vintage), dress: American Apparel, boots: Frye, bracelets: Alex & Ani, c/o Style Queen