the Charming Charlie Blog


May 24, 2016

As summer swiftly approaches, fun festivities are lining up—from backyard BBQs and pool parties to America’s favorite holidays, like Memorial Day and 4th of July. Red, white & blue are a trio of bold hues that is undeniably summer and anchored in patriotic flair. Here’s how to embody Independence Day style that’s more Americana-chic than head-to-toe American flag.

The Chambray Shirt

Offering lived-in comfort, it’s a versatile essential that pairs well with everything and creates a classic canvas for layering. Stackable bangles in red, white & blue add an instant Team USA vibe, while a star ring lends a cheeky stamp.

And oh, those sunglasses! Could we be more in love? No, we couldn’t. These amazing finds are crafted just like super-pricey designer styles—highest quality, shatter-resistant lenses with UV400 protection, the most durable frames and plated hinges that allow for flexibility but never break. But at 2 for $15 and in so many colors, we can really stock up! Stash a pair in your car, beach tote, carry-on, gym bag and purse. That’s what we’ll be doing.

Maxi Out Your Look THE FLORAL MAXI
Ever-chic in a bold palette, a floaty floral maxi in red, white & blue balances on-trend style with patriotic pride. Whether hitting a seaside soiree or a charitable holiday function, you’ll want to keep your look polished with coordinating accessories. A mod, colorblocked clutch, striped watch and shiny bracelets are solid choices. Ground your American woman ensemble with a red wedge to tie it all together!

Red, White and Blue Maxi Dress

Casual, summer style is a walk in the park with these wear-anywhere essentials. A goes-with-anything cami? Yes please. We’ve got every shade under the sun and they’re always 2 for $15, so get ready to stock up. From slip-on sneakers to oversized striped totes and tassel necklaces—Red, White & Blue gives a classic lift to your laidback looks!

Shop Summer Break Everyday Essentials

Your company picnic is calling! Quintessentially summer, gingham makes its mark as a serious style contender. It infuses an element of fun to some structured pieces, like this fit & flair dress. Add a standout statement necklace and a fiery pop with red wedges and a classic dome satchel to salute the season!

Shop The Gingham Print

Red, white & blue are iconic colors that never go out of style. Perfect for summer-fun days and star-spangled celebrations, we’ve got patriotic jewelry that’s forever fashionable. Mix in some stars and stripes with our most popular summer dresses. And don’t forget shoes! Our collection of sandals, flats and wedges will have you seeing fireworks.

Shop the entire RED WHITE & BOLD collection!