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#OOTD—Your Memorial Day Outfit On-Lock

Memorial Day weekend is upon us, so it’s time to RSVP to all those cookouts and fireworks plans, spend some time lounging poolside, and most importantly—getting your red, white and blue looks on lock! Need a little help with your Memorial Day outfit inspo? We got you, girl! Score these Insta-ready looks for every event in your inbox.

Pool Party—Striped Swimsuit

Make a splash! If you’ve got a pool party on your schedule, you need a one-piece swimsuit. This American beauty is outfitted with trendy (and flattering!) vertical stripes and ties on the shoulder. Pair it with oversized white sunnies and a red lip, and your mermaid aesthetic will be totally complete. Just don’t forget the sunscreen!

Americana Striped Tie Strap One Piece Swimsuit memorial day outfit
Via @torrisunshine
Get this look: Americana Striped One Piece Swimsuit, White Sunglasses

Lunch with the Girls—Crop Top and Mini Skirt

Getting dressed up for a lunch date with the girl squad is one of our favorite long weekend activities (LY tacos 🖤). Style a colorblocked white denim jacket and skirt, red bandeau and a blue bandana for the perfect update on Americana. Finish the look with summer’s hottest shoe trend: espadrilles!

Red Smocked Lettuce Edge Bandeau memorial day outfit
Via @jenkvieira
Get this look: Red Smocked Bandeau, White Jean Jacket, White Jean Skirt, Tan Espadrille Wedges, Navy Bandana

Backyard BBQ—Jumpsuit

Want maximum effect with like 0% effort? Go for our Memorial Day outfit secret weapon—the jumpsuit! This one-and-done look is perfect for cooking out, impressing the relatives or just lounging on the patio and eating mass amounts of super good food. A simple pair of strappy sandals and trendy purse will complete the look!

Blue Striped Sleeveless Jumpsuit memorial day outfit
Via @allisoncalvs
Get this look: Blue Striped Jumpsuit, Black Double Strap Sandals

Memorial Day Parade—White Dress

Seriously, who doesn’t love a parade? And more importantly, an excuse to wear a little white dress! The all-white trend is quickly becoming our favorite summer staple. Pair this goddess-inspired, monochrome look with some sweet platform sandals and statement earrings to turn heads in the crowd this weekend.

White Dual V Crochet Sleeveless Dress memorial day outfit
Via @simplysheppard
Get this look: White Crochet Dress, Pink Espadrille Platforms

Picnic with Your Besties—Blouse and Soft Shorts  

Memorial Day weekend is basically the unofficial start of summer, which means it’s picnic season! Pack up your basket with snacks, throw on those sunnies, and break out your leg-for-days look. For an afternoon outside with the girls, go for a breezy off-the-shoulder blouse and soft shorts—aka, the perfect look for your park date Insta story.

Plus Navy Super Soft Crochet Hem Shorts memorial day outfit
Via @daisy_christina
Get this look: Plus Cream Button Down Blouse, Plus Navy Crochet Shorts  

Get creative with our collection of cruelty-free red, white and blue makeup, sparkly accessories and your own personal touch on that Memorial Day outfit. Whatever suits your Americana spirit, go for it! This looooong weekend is all about doing it up (in style) with your friends and fam.

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