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Versatile separates can be mixed and matched to fashion patriotic outfits

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The shorts give the romper a different look, with a necklace ($98) and Ladybug watch ($195), both from Kate Spade New York, Michael Kors purse ($278) and Chapel Hat’s sun hat ($34.99).?Shoes, model’s own.
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By Nadine Kam nkam@staradvertiser.com Showing one’s love of country on the Fourth of July is perfectly fine. And this time of year stores are happy to oblige anyone willing to go all out in donning the symbols and colors of our nation, the Stars and Stripes, and red, white and blue. But do you really want to look like you should be waving from the top of a flagpole? Luckily, reds, whites and blues are summer colors that look great mixed and matched in any configuration, allowing you to pledge your allegiance to our flag without turning into one. Here are five easy pieces that can be recombined for different looks to last through the summer. The romper is accessorized with red, white and blue bangles ($48 to $78 each), necklace ($98) and stud earrings ($38), all from Kate Spade New York, Frogskins sunglasses ($130) from Freaky Tiki Tropical Optical, and a red clear bag from Samantha Thavasa ($171). Lauren Teruya pairs shorts and a print top with a hat from Chapel Hats ($34.99), Banana Republic bracelet ($31.99), American flag sunglasses from Aldo ($12) and a Kate Spade New York blue suede bag ($468). The shorts give the romper a different look, with a necklace ($98) and Ladybug watch ($195), both from Kate Spade New York, Michael Kors purse ($278) and Chapel Hat’s sun hat ($34.99).?Shoes, model’s own. The dress is paired with a white necklace ($98) and bracelet ($49.50), both from Banana Republic; Dream Catcher earrings ($24) from Hawaiian Island Creations; a red, white and blue striped bag ($55) from Aldo; and sunglasses ($98) from Banana Republic. The skirt is pulled over the dress to give the ensemble the look of separates, adorned with Ray-Ban eyewear from Freaky Tiki Tropical Optical, Jeans Warehouse bangles ($5.99 for set) and fedora ($49.50) from Banana Republic.
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CRIAG T. KOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
The romper is accessorized with red, white and blue bangles ($48 to $78 each), necklace ($98) and stud earrings ($38), all from Kate Spade New York, Frogskins sunglasses ($130) from Freaky Tiki Tropical Optical, and a red clear bag from Samantha Thavasa ($171).
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CRIAG T. KOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
The dress is paired with a white necklace ($98) and bracelet ($49.50), both from Banana Republic; Dream Catcher earrings ($24) from Hawaiian Island Creations; a red, white and blue striped bag ($55) from Aldo; and sunglasses ($98) from Banana Republic.
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CRIAG T. KOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
Lauren Teruya pairs shorts and a print top with a hat from Chapel Hats ($34.99), Banana Republic bracelet ($31.99), American flag sunglasses from Aldo ($12) and a Kate Spade New York blue suede bag ($468).