Independence Day

- Outfits

Happy 4th of July!!!!! I hope you enjoy spending the day with friends, family or relaxing! Kind of random to have one day off in the middle of the week but I will be enjoying it at Lake Calhoun with some of my closest friends and my boyfriend.

I wore this 4th of July inspired look to work on Monday and the best part about the outfit is: THRFITED, THRIFTED, GIFTED! The outfit cost me a total of around $10. I found this red/orange NY&C button skirt at Goodwill for $4 and the military-style striped H&M shirt at Plato’s Closet for $6.  Then there are a pair of my absolute favorite pumps that my boyfriend got for me (if I had bought them the outfit would have been about $100… still pretty good!)  The pumps are still available in orange patent, natural patent and black patent here.

 

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31 Comments

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    molly
    July 4, 2012 at 8:12 AM

    THRIFTED AND GIFTED?! oh man. it rhymes AND it’s cute!!! happy fourth, rachel!!

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    Megan
    July 4, 2012 at 8:24 AM

    Perfect for the 4th! Love the detailing on the sleeves, and that skirt fits you perfectly :) Have a great day!

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    Kacie's Kloset
    July 4, 2012 at 12:19 PM

    I can’t decide which is my favorite piece of the outfit! I love the shoulders on the top, the skirt is fab and the shoes are amazing! Basically I just love this look!

    P.S. I nominated you for the Versatile Blogger Award :)

    http://www.daisyraeboutique.com
    http://www.kacieskloset.blogspot.com

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      Rachel
      July 5, 2012 at 10:09 AM

      Oh wow, thanks Kacie I appreciate it! :)

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    Jenny
    July 4, 2012 at 7:04 PM

    What a great outfit! Love the buttons on that skirt, and really love the details on the shoulders of your top. So fabulous!

    <3 Jenny
    http://www.crazystylelove.com

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    Nikki
    July 5, 2012 at 1:17 AM

    Lovely outfit! Love your shirt, the embellishment is so pretty:) XX

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    Annie
    July 5, 2012 at 6:11 AM

    Such a cute patriotic outfit! Love the stripes with the red skirt :)

    Annie
    The Other Side of Gray

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    two birds
    July 5, 2012 at 9:25 AM

    love it! that skirt looks gorgeous on you!

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    Raindrops of Sapphire
    July 5, 2012 at 10:26 AM

    Gorgeous outfit! I recently wore red, white and blue for the Diamond Jubilee over here! I just wanted to say that I really like your blog! It would be nice if you could stop by my blog sometime too (I’m from England) as I post my outfits, fashion finds and more :) :)

    http://www.raindropsofsapphire.com

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    Megan, The Frugalista Diaries
    July 5, 2012 at 10:58 AM

    loooove the skirt and shoes
    Xo Megan

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    antonella c'est moi
    July 5, 2012 at 2:23 PM

    love the skirt and shoes!!!kiss kiss

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    Heather
    July 5, 2012 at 5:41 PM

    10 bucks? Teach me your ways :) This is such a great elegant look – pencil skirts are made for you I swear! I bet Lake Calhoun was a ZOO!!! Hope you aren’t melting in this heat!

    XO
    http://www.pearlsandpaws.blogspot.com

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    Grace @ Wrinkled Chiffon
    July 5, 2012 at 10:09 PM

    Oh I just love your red, white and blue! The shoulders on your blouse are to die for! You look beautiful! Thanks so much for your sweet comments on my blog…it’s been crazy during our transition and move. I hope you have a wonderful weekend and thanks again for following.

    xo Grace
    http://www.wrinkledchiffon.com

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    stylishbynature
    July 5, 2012 at 10:22 PM

    Great outfit! Perfect for independence Day … Love the buttons on that skirt…Fabulous!

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    life is a shoe
    July 5, 2012 at 10:24 PM

    very nice look! love your skirt and the stripes!

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      Rachel
      July 6, 2012 at 10:50 AM

      Thank you so much! :)

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    Red Tag Chic Los Angeles
    July 6, 2012 at 12:28 AM

    This is one fantastic RWB outfit….so chic yet patriotic!

    Rebecca
    http://www.redtagchiclosangeles.com

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    Anna
    July 6, 2012 at 1:35 AM

    OMG, you look STUNNING. Adore this outfit. Fabulous post, love. If you get a sec, I’d love to hear your thoughts on my latest. xo

    http://www.fashboulevard.blogspot.com

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    Neris
    July 6, 2012 at 8:03 AM

    love your look hun! those shoes are so fierce!

    xoxo,

    Fashion Fractions

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      Rachel
      July 6, 2012 at 10:49 AM

      Thanks Neris! :)

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    Hannah @ Tattoos and Pearls
    July 6, 2012 at 12:13 PM

    Girl! Those shoes are amazing! Love them. Especially paired with that amazing skirt. You look killer.

    Hannah
    Tattoos and Pearls

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    Allie
    July 6, 2012 at 1:48 PM

    Wow, what great thrifted finds!!! i love a good sailor inspired outfit and this is perfection! Have a happy weekend girl! xx, Allie

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    Lindsay
    July 6, 2012 at 2:12 PM

    Umm…$10 what??? Can you come and dress me on that budget? You look fabulous! That shirt is amazing and I love those shoes with the whole outfit. So, so great!

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    Sylwia
    July 6, 2012 at 3:08 PM

    Your skirt is awesome!:))))

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    Lindsay
    July 6, 2012 at 3:47 PM

    Love those heels! Great outfit!

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    Cecilia
    July 9, 2012 at 3:54 AM

    Totally loving this outfit you are looking gorgeous as always<3

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