Trend Alert: Patriotic Colours

Trend Alert: Patriotic Colours

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The 4th of July has come and gone, Wimbledon has just wrapped up and Bastille Day is on this weekend… Yep, red, white and blue has never been so popular. And while the big events may be coming to a close, that doesn’t mean you need to relegate these classic shades to the back of the wardrobe. A touch of red lipstick, a white lace dress, faded blue jeans; these staples never go out of style. So come on, fly your sartorial flag and wear your colours proudly! Here are the three quintessential British, French and American outfits, featuring local brands and local looks.

4th of July fashion

A bit of Britannia: Channel the ultimate It-Brit Alexa Chung in a LWD, ballet flats and a cross-body bag.

1) Topshop Cutwork Tea Dress, £50,, 2) Burberry Mid-Length Cotton Garbadine Trench Coat, £995,, 3) ASOS Liquid Ballet Flats, £25,, 4) Urban Outfitters Front Pocket Cross-Body Bag, £38,

French lovers: Every Parisian’s failsafe look – white jeans, a Breton tee and pillar-box red lips. C’est la vie!

5) Saint James Naval II Shirt, $130,, 6) Sandro Jean Pacific, €87,, 7) A.P.C. Porselli Ballet Flats, €150,

Americana: Show off your pins with a pair of Daisy Dukes splashed with stars and stripes.

8) Ray-Ban Original Wayfarer in Azure, $160,, 9) American Apparel Poplin Mid-Length Tie-Up Blouse, $46,, 10) Frankie B Stars & Stripes Shorts, $158,, 11) Converse Chuck Taylor All Star in Optical White, $55,

Kimberlee Oo

Kimberlee is an Australian writer who gave up the reality to follow her dreams...Originally from Sydney, now living in Paris. Kimberlee spends her days writing, styling and eating croissants.