Modest Monday: Patriotic Feminine Fashion

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Modest Monday is back at last! After a LONG break I finally have a new modesty ideas post. Inspired by the Modest Mom and her patriotic post BEFORE the 4th of July, I thought I would share what I wore for Memorial Day.

 

I worked for several years looking for a more feminine option in a world filled with unisex, ugly t-shirts. First I found this top from Walmart several years ago (that I can now pair with this great skirt for variety!):

 

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At least it has flowers!

 

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Then I found this dress at Marshall’s and completely re-worked it, adding sleeves and making the bodice more modest. It had a lot of ruching, which means plenty of extra fabric for me to work with.Β  And I turned two bracelets from Kohl’s into a necklace (although the red is a bit more pink).

 

 

 

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And then, I found this skirt! I loved it and it’s femininity immediately! It took me a while to find the right pairings, but now I’m so happy with the outfit!

 

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It’s always better if you don’t limit yourself to the items the stores earmark for certain holidays or events. Keep your options open!!

 

The earrings came with a necklace I bought on Etsy from ConnorInspiresAmy. And the cute patriotic buttons came from Target? I just pinned one in my hair. :>

 

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And find fun and festive items like these Dollar Tree glasses for the kids (or even yourself)!

 

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Have a great Freedom Day with family and friends as you celebrate the birth of America! Happy 4th of July! (My Sweetie would want to make sure everyone watches some FIREWORKS)!!

 

 

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