Culture: Where Not to Celebrate the Fourth
Where NOT to celebrate the Fourth (and what to wear!)
SUN + SWEAT + SOAK
July 4th is a time for tradition. A time to re-do the old and spurn the new. But at its roots, the holiday is really about the new. What’s more out of your comfort zone than starting a new Democracy after all? And since Hamilton made it trendy to care about American history, and everyone’s plying you with glossy photos telling you where you should be this weekend, we’re going to tell you where you shouldn’t. Try something you can’t find in a listicle…
Anywhere landlocked | The Fourth is about sun, sweat, and soaking. Try to find a place where there’s a trough of sorts around
What to wear while avoiding dry land | The chicest bathing suit you can find and slip on a DSDress to cover up
The Hamptons | No one actually wants to be around this many people they know. Unless you want to spend your weekend waiting in line, waiting in traffic, and waiting for a drink we suggest a less obvious geotag for your ‘murrica grams
What to wear while avoiding the Hamptons | White sneakers, ripped denim, white DSTee
Your Parents’ Place | Family is great. The same annual fourth of July BBQ with the Jonses might be what you’ve had planned all summer but at a certain point you have to ask yourself, are you going because you want to or because you haven’t read this article yet?
What to wear while avoiding your parents’ place | Sheer DSCrop, denim skirt
The United Kingdom | It might be too soon (maybe like this joke) to celebrate any independence day here..
What to wear while avoiding the UK | Anything made in the EU, like a HAT perhaps.+