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5 tips to look polished in a patriotic look

#over50 #over40 red white and blue outfit for Independence Day | High Latitude Style | http://www.highlatitudestyle.com
#over40fashion casual outfit http://www.highlatitudestyle.com
Levis denim jacket with G-III suede skirt, Aldo leopard print pony-hair pumps, Ray Ban sunglasses, Celine tote (all own), and striped T-shirt c/o Marine Layer

Patriotic outfits can be stylish

All national day parades or parties require to dress up in the national colors. Thus, you must not be an American to get something out of this post.

No matter what your nationality is, when it comes to dressing in the national colors, one may end up looking costumed. Here are 5 tips to avoid looking ridiculous.

  1. Stay away from anything ruffled. Ruffles are an element of costumes.
  2. Stay away from shorts, socks, T-shirts, dresses, shoes, sunglasses, hats etc. that have flag prints.
  3. Pick items in the national colors from your closet and create a casual tasteful outfit that you could imagine to wear at a normal weekend.
  4. Add another color to your national colors or leave one color out.
  5. Substitute one color with a color that is close to your national colors like demonstrated in today’s OOTD (in this case winter white instead of white).
fashionover50 casual outfit for Independence Day @ http://www.highlatitudestyle.com
Levis denim jacket knotted around the waist for style with G-III suede skirt, Aldo leopard print pony-hair pumps, Ray Ban sunglasses, Celine tote (all own), and striped T-shirt c/o Marine Layer

Here are some further visual inspirations.

fashionover40 mature patriotic outfit @ http://www.highlatitudestyle.com Oliveo denim skirt with August Silk top, GNW cardigan, Kieselstein Cord belt and buckle, and BP espadrilles (all own)

#fashionover50 red white and blue outfit for Independence Day @| http://www.highlatitudestyle.com GNW cardigan worn as top with G-III suede skirt and Chanel belt (all own)

#styleover40 what to wear on 4th of July @ http://www.highlatitudestyle.com Star denim jacket with slip dress, DIY scarf and BP espadrilles (all own)

#over40fashion mature red, white, blue and black outfit @ http://www.highlatitudestyle.com Oliveo leather shorts, striped T-shirt, H-belt, Star denim jacket and Celine bag (all own)

If you plan to go to a BBQ or picnic you may be also interested in these posts.

Happy 4th of July to my American readers.

What do you do on your National Day? Do you have a family tradition?

#maturefashion mature patriotic OOTD in red, white and blue @ http://www.highlatitudestyle.com
Levis denim jacket with G-III suede skirt, polka dot print Keds, Ray Ban sunglasses, Celine tote (all own) and striped T-shirt c/o Marine Layer

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Photos: G. Kramm (2015)

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