Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Happy Early July 4th!

J-Crew-denim-shorts

Claire-Vivier-Leopard-Clutch

Clare-Vivier-Leopard-Clutch

Red-d-orsay-flats

Baublebar-spike-earrings

Shirt: Target
Shorts: J. Crew (run big)
Shoes: Zara (similar)
Clutch: Clare Vivier
Bracelets: BaubleBar (here), C. Wonder, sold out
Earrings: BaubleBar


I can't believe it is almost July 4th already!  Summer is flying by.  I love July 4th.  I don't know if it is the cookouts with friends or the fireworks, but July 4th is one of my favorite holidays.  For the past few years, my friends and I have run the Peachtree Road Race, a huge 10K race here in Atlanta and we are doing it again this year, followed by a bottomless mimosa brunch (the calories totally cancel each other out, right??).  

One of the challenges of this holiday is how to show your spirit in a non-costumey way.  My mother always goes for the flag shirts from Old Navy, but I've decided to go in a slightly different direction.  This outfit has red, white, and blue elements, but this leopard clutch and arm candy move it far away from "costume" to a look that can be worn all summer.  I guess leopard really does make everything better.

What are your holiday weekend plans?  I hope you have a great holiday weekend and I will see you back here on Monday as I'm not posting on Friday!!

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96 comments:

  1. That clutch! Love this look! The Peachtree is going to be brutal this year. Ill be watching from the sidelines!
    xo, Whitney and Blaire
    Peaches In A Pod

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    1. Thanks Whitney and Blaire! I hope you guys have a great holiday weekend!

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  2. Nice and casual style!
    xx
    debsbug.blogspot.com

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  3. I love the animal print bag with the red shoes!

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  4. This look is the epitome of casual chic! I am obsessed with those shoes and that clutch!

    Maggie
    www.PolishedClosets.com

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  5. This is such a cute, casual outfit!

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  6. Love this simple 4th of July look!! So chic and classy! Love how you added a touch of leopard with the clutch!

    Have a great Holiday!

    xo, Erica
    Casually Styled

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    1. Thanks Erica! I think leopard is always appropriate!! I hope you have a great long weekend!

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  7. Awwww Nicole.....this RWB look is so adorable with that cute smile of yours!!

    Rebecca
    www.redtagchiclosangeles.com

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  8. Classic beauty - gimme that clutch!

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    1. Thanks Johanna! This clutch is my new obsession!

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  9. such a classic look! Love a good button-down!

    The Style Scribe

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  10. I love your classic style, this is the perfect way to wear red, white, and blue! And I'm in love with your clutch!

    prosecco in the park

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  11. Loving everything about this outfit, especially the zara shoes and cheetah clutch. Accessorizing perfection!

    xx 365hangers

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    1. Thanks! A little leopard or cheetah makes everything better!

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  12. Just lovely!!! Love the shoes. Happy 4th of July to you as well.

    Kreyola Jounerys

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    1. Thanks Kreyola! I hope you have a great long weekend also!

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  13. Visiting from GYPO and I like what I've read so i will back to read more. . .

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  14. Great button up look, the shoes and lips are an awesome pop of colour!

    www.stylebyavery.com

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  15. I adore this casual chic look! Those shoes are so adorable!

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  16. The clutch looks so cute with your red shoes.

    pinkandnavystripes.com

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    1. Thanks Lindsay!! I love this clutch!

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  17. Such a fun 4th look! I love it! The leopard is the perfect pop!

    Anna
    alilyloveaffair.com

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  18. Very stylish 4th of July look! A far cry from costumey for sure. Enjoy your bottomless mimosas! :-)

    www.girlinahotcity.com

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    1. Thanks Ivete! Lol, bottomless mimosas will be very necessary!

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  19. Love this look for the fourth! The white shirt with the red flats is a great combo.

    -Vogue&Heels
    www.vogueandheels.com

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  20. Love the red lip, Happy 4th !
    XO Miss Erin
    www.misserinsays.com

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    1. Thanks Miss Erin! I hope you have a great holiday weekend also!

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  21. I don't know about the 10k, but that bottomless mimosa brunch sounds right up my alley! Have a great 4th girl! xoxo Danielle @ www.fortheloveofleopard.com

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    1. Thanks Danielle! Lol, the thoughts of bottomless mimosas will be the only thing getting me through the 10K! I hope you have a great holiday weekend!

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    1. Thanks Mo! You know I can never resist a little leopard!

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  23. LOVE the red lips and the shoes. I also love a crisp white shirt, but I feel like mine always looks so rumpled. Very chic!

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    1. Thanks Tracy! I can never do the shirts that are supposed to be perfectly starched so this one is perfect for me! I hope you are having a great long weekend!

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  24. Such a cute and classic look! Love the leopard clutch!!

    <3 Shannon
    Upbeatsoles.blogspot.com

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    1. Thanks Shannon! I can never say no to a little leopard!

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  25. This is the perfect look for the fourth. Casual, chic and not to "hey look, I'm all red, white and blue"!

    xx Cara
    www.carascliche.com

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    1. Thanks Cara! I hope you are having a great holiday weekend!

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  26. love the red lips with the red shoes! so cute! and perfect clutch! great look!

    kelseybang.com

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    1. Thanks Kelsey! I hope you are having a great holiday weekend!

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  27. Beautiful classic outfit! I love how you elevated your denim and white shirt with red accessories and your leopard clutch.

    xo, Amy Ann
    The Real Arnolds

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    1. Thanks Amy Ann! I think a little leopard makes everything better!

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  28. So pretty! would love if you’d stop by my blog at http://www.loveolia.com I think you’d like!!

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  29. What a great look! I am loving those shoes!
    www.amemoryofus.blogspot.com

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  30. Love the red, white and blue look! Those shoes are so cute.

    Nikki
    thefashionablewife.com

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  31. I love this cute and casual look for the 4th! Red, white and blue can always be improved by a bit of leopard!
    Chic on the Cheap

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    1. Thanks Lyddie!! I agree that leopard improves almost any outfit!

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  32. I love a great white shirt. It is seriously one of the most important pieces to have. You rock this look- love how you accessorized!! Also, the bottomless mimosa brunch... such a great idea to celebrate the race!! Cheers!

    xo,
    Amy
    STYLEchocolatechip.com

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    1. Thanks Amy! I agree that bottomless mimosas are the perfect way to celebrate the end of the race!

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  33. Your red flat is so cute!

    From Jing at www.bejingxu.com

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  34. FAB LOOK! I am so glad you bought the clutch too... Aren't you obsessed??! Have fun running the road race! My Dad used to do it every single year when he was growing up there. :)

    xo, Bekka
    Palm and Peachtree, A Fashion and Lifestyle Blog
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    1. Thanks Bekka! I love it! I hope you have a great holiday weekend!

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  35. I love this classic take on a fourth of July look!! Those red flats are so good!! Very stylish outfit!!! Gorg!

    xx. Michelle
    www.themichmix.com

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  36. I've been lusting over that clutch for months- LOVE IT!
    Happy 4th, babe!

    -Ashley
    http://lestylorouge.com

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    1. Thanks Ashley! I hope you have a great 4th!

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  37. Such an effortlessly chic style. I love every element of this look but especially those chic flats!

    Happy 4th

    x Diana

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  38. You look very cool! The red shoes are amazing and I love that you paired them with the leopard printed clutch!!

    ♘ www.sugarpopfashion.com ♘

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  39. Love this look! Perfection <3

    xo,
    Octavia
    http://astoldbytavi.blogspot.com/

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  40. love the laid back chic look! The understated patriotic vibe is awesome. =) Have a great 4th!
    xo,
    nancy

    http://www.adoretoadorn.com

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  41. I adore your clutch, so pretty! Enjoy the 4th!

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  42. Very cute! I love the red / animal print combo. You look fabulous.

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  43. Lovely Outfit !! like the way how simple and clean you combined the whole look ....<3

    www.theeche.com

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  44. Hi! Happy (Belated) July 4th! I think it is fabulous you participate in a 5K every year...Good for you! And tbh, I went a *little* crazy this year by wearing a sparkly top hat and putting light up stars on the brim. I had to work at my baseball stadium and thought it was a little festive for the occasion! But yes, if I wasn't working, I would have gone with an outfit like yours or your moms:) Anyway, hope you had a fabulous holiday!
    xo Olivia

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  45. Great 4th picks! I like the subtle patriotism for everyday wear but went a little over the top this year haha.
    Ohio Stripes

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  46. I love the clutch and the shoes!

    xx Kelly
    Sparkles and Shoes

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  47. I have always loved denim shorts paired with a white button-down shirt for Summer. It is easy. breezy, cool and perfect. Then your cheetah clutch, red flats and gorgeous bracelets elevate your look more. =)))

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