Ah, Bastille Day. On July 14—the French equivalent of America’s Fourth of July—festivities and official ceremonies are held all over France. Tomorrow morning the nation’s oldest and largest regular military parade will make its way down the Champs Elysées in Paris.
We just love this casual yet polished look (what could be more French?) for such a celebratory day in mid-July. The colors of the French flag are de rigueur—but only when done tastefully with les accessoires. Wedges especially are a must for outdoor parties. They give you height without compromising comfort, making them perfect for summer days alfresco. Whether you’re celebrating la fête nationale on the Champs Elysées, at a friend’s rooftop party in Paris or in the South of France, this ultrachic look is the perfect solution.
Milly eyelet shift dress
Milly eyelet elbow-sleeve top
Diane von Furstenberg Boymuda cotton lace shorts
Kara by Kara Ross gold-plated three-drop-crescent earrings
Eric Javits Squishee fedora
Oliver Peoples retro-inspired round plastic sunglasses
Fiona Paxton beaded-leather and chain necklace
Kate Spade Birds of Paradise straw and patent-leather tote
Prada denim hobo
Oscar de la Renta Teresa linen espadrille wedges
Alexandre Birman strappy denim wedges
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