Nothing says “Happy Independence Day” like getting patriotic and wearing the colors of our great nation. We know this can get tacky, fast. Here are some tips on how to rock the red white and blue while looking all kinds of cute!4th of July Style 

A striped tee is a classic, casual piece that transitions easily into any season. Make sure to wear a white one with thin blue stripes to keep the whole “American flag look” a little more demure. Bold shorts are totally in for the summer! Pair your striped tee with a pair of red ones for a fun, patriotic look. If you’re feeling a little bold, add a blue and red scarf in an unexpected pattern. Who knew stripes and polka dots looked so cute together? (Fashion tip: mixing prints is totally allowed as long as they’re in the same color scheme!)
If you’re going for a girlier look, pair a plain navy blue dress in a flirty silhouette with some sassy red sequined flats. Top everything off with some classic red rail polish, throw some sunscreen in your blue and white striped tote and you’re all set for a day of fun in the sun!
Happy Independence day!
4th of July Inspiration
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Who’s ready for the first official day of summer? Maybe you’ll be lounging by your newly-opened pool, cruising on a boat (we’re jealous!), or BBQing with friends. No matter what you decide to do, celebrate the three day weekend in style with a little fashion inspiration from your friends here at Fit in Clouds.

Memorial Day Style

Memorial Day style ideas:

Big H&M sunglasses // a white and turquoise beach tote // pink lipgloss // gold Jack Rogers sandals // teal Chanel nail polish // copper rollable flats // herringbone linen pants // an orange lantern strapless dress // a multi-colored bikini // a sheer ombre blouse // a pink cotton linen skirt

By the way, we are absolutely loving Koko Stanley’s adorable Memorial Day outfit inspiration. It may be from 2012, but we think it’s still perfect:

memorial day outfit

It’s Cuatro de Mayo (May the fourth be with you, for all you Star Wars fans!), which means you have exactly one day to run out and stock up on supplies for one of the best holidays, in our opinion: Cinco de Mayo! Read up on the actual history of the day then get cracking on your party planning.

Cinco de Mayo Fun

The outfit: a Mexican-style embroidered shirt, simple jean shorts, and red sequin Fit in Clouds

The drinks: cilantro jalapeno margaritas served in a Joss & Main pitcher

The food: individually portioned 7 seven layer dip

The decor: embroidered pillows, DIY tissue paper garlands, and mini Mexican flags

The fun: a pinata, of course!

Mother's Day Gift Guide

Is your mom a big fan of beauty and lifestyle products? Sign her up for a Birchbox subscription, which costs $10 per month and includes a monthly delivery of fun sample-sized products. More of a DIY kinda mom? Consider a Brit Kit subscription, which comes with a different DIY project each month.

Want to give her feet a break from running around town? Buy her a chic pair of gold patent Fit in Clouds rollable flats.

If your mom loves cute jewelry, check out these adorable gold stud heart earrings on Etsy. Be sure to tell her you think she has a heart of gold ;)

50 shades of pink? Behold these vanilla-scented rose and heart shaped candles on Etsy.

If your mom is a natural Martha Stewart, treat her to this great Etsy find- a cutting board that tells Mom just how awesome you think she is.

Nothing says love like this card: “I love you more than the first cup of coffee.” Have a cool, hip, laid-back mom? Tell her how kick-ass she is with this card: “Mom,  you’re a badass.

Does your mom need some relaxation? Send these soy goji berry candles her way.

P.S. Did you catch us on the Levo League Mother’s Day Gift Guide? We’re so honored to be included!

levo league mother's day gift guide

Need some inspiration for Valentine’s Day tomorrow? Be sure to hop over to our Valentine’s Day Lovin’ Pinterest board!

valentine's day

In related news, Fit in Clouds is thrilled to give a pair of rollable flats to one lucky attendee of the Change the Triangle Valentine’s Soiree. In the Raleigh-Durham area of North Carolina? Be sure to grab your soiree ticket for the event on Saturday, February 16. All ticket sales benefit Change the Triangle, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides young professionals with the opportunity to engage in the community through combined volunteer service projects and social events.
red sequin valentine's day

And speaking of organizations and companies who are combining fashion and social good, check out our Fashionably Charitable board on Pinterest. Know of a great organization we should include? Just leave us a comment on the blog or on Pinterest!

weekly roundup february holidays edition

To us, February is the month of reminding ourselves to follow our New Year’s Resolutions, celebrating Mardi Gras with colorful beads (no nudity though!), spending Valentine’s Day with our significant others or best friends, and trying to remember if we get President’s Day off or not.

This week, our roundup features helpful posts on your favorite (or not so favorite) February holidays!

February 1: National Wear Red Day (Today!)

Remember that it’s National Wear Red Day today- wear red to raise awareness that heart disease is the #1 killer of women. Be sure to visit the Fit in Clouds Facebook page today for a giveaway of our red sequin flats!

national wear red day

February 3: Superbowl

superbowl style fit in clouds february holidays

Stay comfortable in Fit in Clouds flats (sorry Ravens fans- no purple!). Don the jersey of your favorite player. Whip up guacamole or skinny buffalo chicken potato skins from Skinny Taste.

February 12: Mardi Gras

mardi gras style rollable flats february holidays

You know your feet will be tired after watching the Mardi Gras parades and bar hopping on Bourbon Street. Pack a pair of gold sequin Fit in Clouds in your bag to keep your style intact when it’s time to hop on the St. Charles Streetcar or hobble back to your hotel. Be sure to read up on Mardi Gras FAQs and what to eat, drink, do, and avoid during Mardi Gras before you go.

February 14: Valentine’s Day

red valentine's day flats

 

Attached? Get your man a broquet (yup, the female equivalent of a bouquet…) and wear red sequin rollable flats on your hot date. Single? Check out this survival guide from HerCampus and don red sequin ballet flats during your annual girls’ night with friends, where you drink a few Cosmos and celebrate your singlehood.

What are your favorite February happenings?

Its been a while since we have done a blog post! After a super busy season forFit In Clouds folding shoes Fit In Clouds folding shoes, we are finally catching our breath! Our exposure was helped by the various media publications we were featured in worldwide. From our feature in the gift section of the Italian newspaper Correire.it, to the feature in holiday gift section of Elle Magazine, ladies all around the world were trying out Fit In Clouds folding shoes this holiday season! Looks like a lot of happy feet!

With the busy season behind us, watch out for new folding shoes styles and designs coming out soon!

 

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