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DIYHappy Hour: Star-Spangled Spritzer

One of the best parts of summer is the outdoor parties, and no sunny soirée would be complete without something yummy to sip on! If you’re throwing a 4th of July bash, our Star-Spangled Spritzer belongs on your guest list! This refreshing cocktail not only tastes amazing but will wow your guests with its festive presentation. Spritzers can be made with really any fruit your heart desires, but we wanted to take advantage of the summer’s delicious berry harvest with this patriotically-themed cocktail. We also added a tiny splash of Limoncello for a tart, citrusy kick, but you can add in any liqueur that suits your preference! Read below for the how-to on this party pleaser!

Star-Spangled Spritzer

Ingredients:

-2 oz. white wine

-2. oz. French Champagne or sparkling white wine

-Splash of Limoncello

-Granny Smith apples, blueberries, and raspberries

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Directions:

-Slice your Granny Smith apple into thin slices. Using a star-shaped cookie cutter, carefully press the apple slices into star shapes.

-Add crushed ice to the bottom of a glass and layer your raspberries, blueberries, and star-shaped apple slices on top.

-Pour equal parts white wine and sparkling wine or Champagne over the ice, then top with a splash of Limoncello (or your favorite liqueur).

-Give it a gentle stir, and garnish with a few more fruits if you’d like!

Note: You can easily make a big pitcher of this ahead of time and have your guests serve themselves! Just mix equal parts white wine and sparkling wine, a healthy splash of Limoncello, and prepared fruits together in a pitcher or punch bowl. Yum!

If you prefer an alcohol-free version, just swap in flavored seltzer water or your favorite clear soda for a delicious mocktail!

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How will you be celebrating this summer? Whether you’re kicking it at the beach, a backyard BBQ, or a posh garden party, check out our 4th of July shop  for festive ‘fits for every occasion! 

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Contests#Lovelulus Winner of the Week

Congratulations to @kayylee_ for being our #lovelulus winner of the week wearing our Saturday in the Park White Lace Crop Top! Looking for just the thing to top off all of your denim this summer? Try a little white top! Shop tons of cute options in our Summer Tops collection or check out a few of our faves below.

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We want to see how YOU wear Lulus! Show off those chic #ootd looks for a chance to win a $250 shopping spree and be featured on our Instagram. To enter just follow @lulus, upload a pic of your cute Lulus looks, and use #lovelulus & #contest in the caption for a chance to win. We award new winners every single Friday. See the full rules, terms, and conditions here. Good luck!

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FashionChic Ways To Wear Red, White, and Blue on July 4th!

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We love a good color coordinated occasion, and the Fourth of July is the perfect opportunity to create an ultra-cute look and express your patriotism at the same time! From classically cool stripes, to stylish combinations of red, white, and blue, we’ll show you how to get the whole patriotic-yet-chic vibe down. Scroll through the outfits below to see eight stylish and easy-to-wear outfits you can copy this July 4th and be sure to shop our entire Fourth of July collection here!

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The easiest way to accomplish a chic red, white, and blue look for July 4th is to focus on two of the three colors, then add in a pop of the third for a little punch of festive color. Try the Arlene Navy Blue Off-the-Shoulder Top with cutoffs for a casual outfit. Or wear the Sea Day White Skater Dress with blue sandals, then add a red lip for a finishing patriotic pop!

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Trade out your typical summer dress for one with a little length this 4th of July. The Lulus Maretta Blue and White Floral Print Wrap Midi Dress is flirty and fun, not to mention perfect for taking a Boomerang with your besties. Take advantage of this year’s sneaker trend to get America’s favorite comfy casual look and pair with a white denim jacket if it gets chilly out.

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Trying to find the perfect look for a BBQ with your S.O. or a pool party with the girls? Stick with something comfortable when the temps start rising and beat the heat in festive crop tops and cute denim shorts. The effortless design of the Here I Go Red Lace Brami is easy to dress up or down, and perfect to pair with your favorite denim mini skirt or shorts all summer long. Or if you prefer a one-piece option, the Carraway Navy Blue and White Striped Romper is a chic way to show your stripes!

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Nothing screams Independence Day like red, and for July 4th a red swimsuit is the way to go! If red isn’t your thing, try a chic white bikini you can wear on repeat all summer long or get into the spirit with a fully red, white, and blue suit! After all, you can never be too festive, right?

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What will you be wearing this 4th of July? Tell us in the comments below, or show us by tagging #lovelulus on Instagram!

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FashionMust-Have Beach Accessories

Summer has officially arrived, which means it’s time to pack your bags and head out for a sunny adventure. We’re here to get you warm-weather ready with all the must-have beach accessories you need! From chic summer accessories to pool-side necessities, we’ve got you covered!

In the bag

One of the most important things you’ll need to hit the beach is a cute summer bag to hold all your must-have beach accessories! Stay on-trend with the On The Move Black Net Tote or add a pop of color to your summer look with our Atherton Orange Mini Purse. Getting beach-ready is a breeze with the Lulus Loire Beige Woven Backpack! Cool textured woven fabric shapes this on-trend mini backpack with plenty of room to stash your goodies for a seaside excursion.

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Top it off

Stay cool while looking chic with a woven hat this summer. Choose a wider brim for more sun protection with our Rise and Sunshine Natural Floppy Straw Hat or Apres La Plage Beige and Black Straw Hat. Bring the vacay vibes no matter the occasion in the Lulus Tropicali Burgundy Straw Boater Hat. Stay shady this summer in these chic beach accessories.

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Wrap me up

Wherever your adventures may lead you this summer, make sure you have the Billabong Sunny Cream Floral Print Beach Blanket packed. Wrap yourself up in this lightweight, woven blanket perfect for days the beach or a picnic in the park. Lastly, be sure to pack a cute cover-up to throw on over your swimsuit after your day the beach.

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Which of these beach accessories are on your wish list this summer? Tell us in the comments below! #lovelulus

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ContestsName the Dress: #394

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The contest has ended. Be sure to enter again next week!

Winning Dress Name: Stem and Sway

Winner: Bryanna

Note: Entries are made public via comments and therefore, we cannot delete any entries. Submitting a name used by any other site or brand will disqualify your entry. Must be U.S. Resident, 13+ with parent/guardian consent or 18+ to enter. Winner must reply to hello@lulus.com email within 48 hours to claim prize. No Purchase Necessary. Void where prohibited. See Official Rules and Lulus.com Terms and Conditions.