You’ve got the apple pie, sparklers and July 4 barbecue festivities all set. Next up?
Take a break from all your Independence Day planning and enjoy our rundown of 13 great patriotic style icons—past and present—who’ll no doubt be remembered for their country’s loyalty as well as for their sometimes over-the top (and sometimes not) ensembles.
Patriotic Style Icons
O, Yes: Jackie Kennedy Onassis
Credit: Fashion Love StruckOf course, first ladies aren’t going to attend functions in coffee-stained muumuus and mismatched socks; they’ve all looked pretty darn pulled-together. Jackie Kennedy Onassis was no exception. Her large dark shades, ladylike outfits—and grace to match—coupled with her White House event planning and overall involvement seems to have put her on both the fashion and political forefront. Her commitment to the country, and her effortless style while doing it, was classically patriotic.
What are some of your favorite patriotic style icons? Let us know…then get out there and enjoy your July 4! Be safe and have fun, fashionistas!