Classic Americana Style: The Season of Red, White, and Blue

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What's red, white, and cute all over?

You got it... My babies! We're celebrating Memorial Day in style with our own patriotic fashion parade. Okay, fine, I'm taking the kids for a stroll around the neighborhood in their red Radio Flyer. The first of many summer wagon rides, I might add.

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I've always been a fan of pairing either red and white or blue and white, and then subtly adding the third color—maybe with a pair of shoes, a headband, or even some statement jewelry. It's a way to look patriotic without literally resembling the American flag.

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I'm in love with this striped sleeveless swing dress from Old Navy. It's so easy, breezy, and comfortable, and also incredibly flattering—if I do say so myself! I paired it with navy blue wedges from Payless. They're a few seasons old, but any platform espadrille will do! (Here's where I admit that I changed into a pair of Tom's for most of our walk. Safety over style, folks.)

A classic Americana look works all summer long—right through July Fourth and straight to Labor Day. It's my go-to for the season—bright and bold and proud. Picnic-appropriate, barbecue-approved, and pool-party-ready!

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Of course, my littles are known to rock a few all-American outfits too. For Memorial Day, I dressed my son in a simple striped tee and denim shorts. (It doesn't get easier.) I had a bit more fun with my 18-month-old daughter's festive look. How sweet is her Old Navy Popsicle-print top? And those matching bloomers?!?! (Squeal!) My favorite accessory of all is definitely our Radio Flyer. I foresee many more mommy-and-me style parades coming in the next few weeks of summer!

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To celebrate the season of red, white, and blue, I've rounded up some adorable Americana looks for Baby and Mama. Happy summering, friends!

1. Gingham Romper, $35/ 2. Miss Independent Tank Set, $20/ 3. aden + anais Star Kimono, $25/ 4. Ralph Lauren Set, $60/ 5. Chambray and Bloomer Set, $20/ 6. 2-Piece Poplin Shirt Set, $27/ 7. Free to Be Awesome Set, $12/ 8. Ruffled Romper, $20/ 9. United States of Awesome Set, $17/ 10. Open Back Eyelet Dress, $40/ 11. 2-Piece American Tank and Skirt, $20/ 12. Firework Graphic Sweatshirt, $25

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1. Sailboat Shirtdress, $100/ 2. Striped Boat Neck Tee, $10/ 3. Sailboat Tee, $45/ 4. Flag Scarf, $10/ 5. Embroidered Maxi Dress, $198/ 6. Distressed Cut-Off Shorts, $27/ 7. Plaid Popover Top, $45

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