American Woman

Throughout the summer and especially with the Fourth of July holiday approaching, I tend to gravitate toward classic, all-American styles and accessories.

One of my favorite pieces as of late is this easy-to-wear Olive and Oak black and white striped dress  – it’s comfortable and lightweight for warm days, and the waist drawstring makes it flattering on pretty much anybody. Topped off with an American flag scarf, a classic pair of aviator sunnies, and a bold, wearable red lip, I’m ready to head to a local firework display and celebrate this amazing country that we live in.

dress: Olive & Oak (similar, similar) | scarf: Charming Charlie’s (similar, similar) | sandals: Old Navy (similar, similar) | earrings: Dana Buchman (similar, similar) | aviators: Coach Factory Outlet (exact) | lippie: Tarte LipSurgence Matte Lip Tint in Fiery
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  • Biana Perez

    You look great Karly!! I love the 4th of July inspired scarf and of course the striped dress is just perfect! xo, Biana –BlovedBoston

  • Those sandals are so cute! I love the flag scarf mixed with the strips in your dress too- such a good combo!


    this scarf is everything!! perfect for the 4th! LOVE.

  • Great dress and love the scarf! We carry Olive and Oak at the store too. πŸ™‚ I hope that you had a nice weekend too!!

  • You look adorable! I absolutely love this outfit!

    Her Heartland Soul

  • Cute dress! it reminds me of the super-adorable ones that Target carries too. Easy for a summer day! πŸ™‚

  • Christina Sotherden

    This dress looks perfect to beat the heat – I love the scarf tied in… getting all the patriotic elements into one outfit is the best! I think I've commented my love on your shoes before? Maybe? But I love them so!

  • Such a cute dress and perfect for the 4th! Loving the stripes!

  • You are so adorable I love this look on you! That scarf is so great to throw over any outfit and it pulls it together perfectly for the 4th! I am all about the Summer scarf, such a great accessory.

  • Thanks, sweet friend!

  • Thanks, girl! I love those sandals, too – great clearance find from Old Navy last year!

  • Thanks, Elle! πŸ™‚

  • It's a new-to-me brand, but I absolutely love this dress! My mom found it for me at Costco, of all places.

  • Thanks, lady!

  • Yes, easy and lightweight – my criteria for all summer dresses!

  • Thanks, girl! And, yes – you've said that about the same sandals that I have that are a neutral color! I wish Old Navy was stocking them again this year – they are so comfortable.

  • Thanks, girl!

  • Awe, thanks girlie! These definitely weren't my best photos, but sometimes, you just have to make do with what you have, you know? I love that scarf – I literally throw it on over anything if I need a little extra color or accessory!

  • Jessi Otey

    LOVE this all the way down to the perfect red lip!

  • This is a perfect 4th of July outfit – loving that scarf!! And you're totally rocking the red lip, I wish I could pull that off!

  • Mia- MakeMeUpMia

    So fun and the perfect outfit for sure! Love your peace pic, too cute πŸ™‚

  • Stephanie Chalk

    A perfect and very festive outfit for the 4th of July! Love it! Xo, Stephanie

  • Courtney

    I'm obsessing over this festive look! Your scarf is so fun, what a great find for 4th of July!!

    XO Courtney

  • Debra Stachelski

    So glad you like the dress, looks so cute on you! Perfect for the Fourth or anytime!

  • Such a great All American look! Love Olive & Oak dresses, I have some I've picked up over the years and they are so comfy!

  • Costco?! Wow!! Fabulous find!! Nice work on your Mom's part!! πŸ™‚