Seaside 4th of July

top: JOA | shorts: Line + Dot | shoes: Tory Burch (similar) | bag: Cult Gaia | earrings: Rebecca de Ravenel (similar) | bracelets: David Yurman | watch: MICHELE (c/o)

Happy July, everyone! I am so happy to be back from the beach and have the chance to sit down and write a "real" blog post for y'all today! I had the absolute best week in Seaside last week, and I am so excited to share a few highlights from the week as well as some of my favorite outfits I wore.

Seaside is always one of my very favorite places to visit and getting to spend the 4th of July there was so so fun. The whole day was filled with lots of festive events- starting off with the annual Seaside parade, followed by a long day on the beach, and ended with dinner and fireworks with friends and family. The 4th is always one of my favorite days of the year, and this year's holiday definitely didn't disappoint. 

I always love dressing for a theme, and when I found this adorable red peplum top (under $75) a few weeks ago, I knew it would be perfect for the 4th! The bow detailing adds just the right amount of feminine flair and the peplum detail makes this top a standout piece I can't wait to wear again. I paired the red top with these eyelet shorts (under $75), white espadrilles, and this bamboo bag. For a pop of blue, I added colorful statement earrings (similar) to complete the look. 

P.s. For a full guide to Seaside with all my recommendations on places to stay, shop, eat, and more, see my Seaside Travel Guide here!