With the 4th of July right around the corner, shop-happy parents can officially consider it their patriotic duty to seek out some super-cute 4th fashions for their children! And we’re here to help! Read on for our absolute favorite red, white, and blue pieces this season–all adorable and totally perfect for a whole long weekend of family fun!
Free(dom) Spirit: The Heart Flag Sarah Tunic from Brooklyn-based Hiho Batik is a lovely pick for any little girls who just love summer fun–from running around the park to adventures in the country or at the beach. The comfy, breezy fit is perfect for hot summer days and the handmade Batik pattern is a groovy take on the classic stars-and-stripes look. $36, hihobatik.com
All American Boy: Few brands exude Americana quite like Ralph Lauren. Their Color Blocked Cotton Polo keeps with their crisp and classic style, but is also sure to keep your prepster feeling great (thanks to 100 percent cotton fabric and a vented hem). We love this look for a Hamptons family getaway for the 4th! ralphlauren.com
Stripes Ahoy: Set sail for 4th of July fun with the true red, white, and blue Aquapog Lookout Bracelet from Kiel James Patrick. This nautical brand prides itself on crafting preppy picks right here in the US of A (they’re based in Rhode Island)–and we couldn’t think of a better way to celebrate authentic Americana than with one of KJP’s awesome accessories (which are fun for kids of both genders, as well as for moms)! $40, kieljamespatrick.com
Bow Tie Blast: Just in time for the fireworks to light up the skies, Vineyard Vines has released a limited edition seasonal bow tie for boys featuring a jaunty firework pattern. The Fireworks Silk Bow Tie for Boys is sure to light up the look of any dapper young gentleman this summer. $45, vineyardvines.com
Star-Spangled Baby: For the youngest Independence Day revelers, suit them up in a sweet and starry jumper! Noe & Zoe’s Denim Stars Baby Dress has a trendy chambray look with subtle stars. The fact that it’s denim rather, than a more delicate material, makes it perfect for a day of outdoor fun! $82, babesta.com
Gatsby Girl: Let your little fashionista channel the all-American style of Daisy Buchanan with a demure frock from Brooks Brothers. The Plaid Sleeveless Shirt Dress–complete with a classic red, white, and blue plaid print–would equally at home at a croquet match as it would at a festive family party out in the Hamptons! $32.50, brooksbrothers.com
Right On Target: Get your budding super-star ready for a weekend of summer fun with a super-cool graphic tee! Mini Boden’s Steel/Star Graphic T-Shirt is simple, classic, and durable–plus, it’s made from 100 percent pure cotton jersey. The splashy star design is also just perfect to become a wardrobe fave all season long!