Friday, July 6, 2012

Patriotic Cut-Offs and a Parade

"Mommy, I can't hold your hand.  I'm waving to the people."
Princess Sparkles marched in a parade on Independence Day.
She even had the princess wave, which she learned at Disneyland.
Meanwhile, when asked about her favorite part of the fireworks,
Pigtails replied, "the dog."  It was sitting next to us at the park.

STARS AND STRIPES CUT-OFFS - Forever 21
NAVY SWEATER VEST - Target
BLACK NURSING TANK - Target
BLACK SANDALS - Target (thrifted)
FEDORA - Eugenia Kim for Target

L-R: Rimmel (midnight blue), Essie (limited addiction),
Sally Hansen (Blue Pacific), Essie (Lapis of Luxery), Essie (Playa del Platinum)

Here's what I wore for the 4th of July.  I was so excited by these printed cut-offs from Forever 21.  I decided to go with a black nursing tank for easy feeding for Bucket (it was a long day) and this long navy vest so I wasn't just in my tank top.  The sandals were thrifted from the GW and the hat was one I purchased when Eugenia Kim did a design for Target. 

Princess Sparkles and Pigtails watch fireworks and/or dog

Sparkles in the parade

I'm very excited to wear my patriotic cut-offs, for every American holiday and especially for the summer Olympics.  They are surprisingly versatile and a parade of fun!

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22 comments:

two birds said...

"the dog" i love it!! i love these shorts on you. you seriously look so amazing. i never would have guessed you have three kids with that amazing figure!!

By Sara Romero said...

Those shorts are so so amazing, I really need to get my hands on a pair. The girls look so cute too :)

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Kezzie said...

Your kids are too too funny! Typical, it's like when you give them a fabulous Christmas present and they just play with the box! Sweet!
Your cut offs and nails are brilliant!

Bonnie said...

You have the shorts that I have been dying to find! I want a pair EXACTLY LIKE these.

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Jess said...

Awww that is a pretty good looking dog though, I don't blame Pigtails for agreeing! Everyone looks to cute in their patriotic outfits!!!!

Maiken said...

oh those shorts are really cool indeed! and I like the fact you've added that vest to the tank top. layers are always great to make an outfit more awesome ;) and Sparkles looks awesome too!! and the dog behind her :P

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Allison said...

Love your hat & your shorts are adorable!!!
:)
Allison

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Shon said...

Looks fun! I love the outfit and the hat,tops it off!! LOL

Those kiddos are too cute!
Happy Weekend.

Terri said...

Was this Sparkles first parade?

Teddi said...

ha-ha-ha, your children are a riot! you must laugh all day long. :) claire, your outfit is a celebration extravaganza of fabulosity!

Tinfoil Tiaras said...

Very fun cut-offs, I saw a few people DIY similar ones. How adorable Miss Sparkles in the parade and love your thrifted shoes!

caroline said...

you look so tall in that outfit! =) super fun. you look amazing. If I wore those, it wouldn't look like a flag...LOL

sharee said...

hi dear, love ur blog and great outfit too, so I followed u thru gfc..
hope u too :)

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oomph. said...

Omg, omg, omg...love those shorts! What does the back look like?! I totally have to get prepared for next year, lol!

I'll get your dress out tomorrow, thanks!! Btw, when are you coming?! Are you and your sister the same size? Share clothes?


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Maria Flicka said...

Haha...your daughters are so funny and cute! It looks like you had great time on the Fourth of July :D
Loooove your outfit, so cool, especially the shorts and the sandals :)
Thanks for stopping by<3
Hope you have a wonderful weekend :)

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Francesca Romana Capizzi said...

I love your cut offs and your kids look adorable!!!

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The Key To Chic said...

I almost bought those shorts a few months ago. Love the stars and stripes!

Fashion Confessions of a Mommy said...

Oh my goodness, I love the patriotic cut offs. They are adorable. And so are your nails.
The girls look so pretty in their 4th of July colors.
Daphne.

Joss said...

omg your kids are way too adorable!!!! i totally love your shorts and nails! too cute!

joss

Tara said...

Ha! The dog would have been my favorite part, too :) We didn't even get to see fireworks this year, because I didn't want to stay up late enough to see them...a hazard of getting old, I guess!

I love those shorts! They will be PERFECT for some Olympic support :)

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Claire said...

i love those shorts!! need some union jack ones :)