Happy Birthday, America

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Happy birthday, America! I love the Fourth of July. I love the nostalgia and innocent summer fun. I love red, white and blue trifles, stars and stripes everything, barbecues and fireworks. We’re looking forward to a long weekend of summer fun here in Chicago.

The Fourth of July also signals the end of sales season. Everything is on final markdown and last pieces are being snapped up.

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I bought these culottes on sale at Net-A-Porter and the top is from Shopbop. They are both 3.1 Phillip Lim. He’s one of my go-to designers these days. His designs always have an interesting twist, like the panel on this top. And his pants are super comfortable. You can almost go a size down on them because they are so unconfined while still being very tailored.

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Photos by Ashley of Sed Bona.