The 4th of July is the perfect day to embrace a super preppy, Americana vibe with lots of navy, prints, and retro accessories. If you want to rock a pair of American flag shorts, by all means go for it---I've done it before. But, there are plenty of subdued options that celebrate the flag but keep things sophisticated.
Navy Knit + Gingham Shorts + Loeffler Randall Starla Sandal + Retro Tortoise Sunglasses
Striped Top + White Jeans + Espadrilles + Printed Scarf
Festive Dress + J.Crew Clare Cardigan + Sandals + Smathers & Branson Hat