What To Wear On July 4th Based On Your Zodiac Sign

The 4th of July is almost here and we can practically taste the red, white, and blue Jell-O shots! (They’re sooo cute…until they come back up Thursday morning.) The point is, you only have two days left to put together a perfect holiday-appropriate outfit for getting blackout at a BBQ celebrating America’s independence. And, with such a difficult task ahead, it’s easy to fixate all of your energy on baking a Pinterest-inspired American flag cake, instead of on your (more important) 4th of July ensemble. Inevitably though, the 4th of July will be here, and you’ll be left with your dumb cake and nothing to wear. I mean, it’s possible that in your frantic desperation you’ll resort to a $5 Old Navy graphic tee. GASP! No one is going to give a shit about your pretty flag cake if you show up in a T-shirt that features a golden retriever holding an American flag in its mouth. NOT OKAY. Therefore, since we’re now less than two days away, it’s time to put down the oven mitts and start planning. And what better way to decide what to wear than by consulting the stars and shit? This is what your 4th of July outfit should be, based on your zodiac sign.


Just like your personality, your 4th of July outfit should be adventurous and spontaneous. There’s no telling where your impulsiveness will take you this holiday, so it’s best to be prepared. Whether you end up shoving four hotdogs down your throat or suggesting a round of body shots (calm down, Aries, we’re at a family party) your 4th of July outfit needs to be on par with your spirited personality. Therefore, your fiery self should opt for a festive one piece that can also function as a bodysuit. This way, you’re totally prepared to dive into the pool the second someone suggests a round of Marco Polo!

Ralph Lauren USA High Leg one piece suit


Y’all are into luxury, so it’s no surprise that when it comes to fashion you’re into quality investment pieces. This 4th of July, in your true nature, be sure to stay away from the gaudy American flag attire at your local Walmart and instead opt for something more practical. Your best bet is to purchase a classic striped button-down. A striped button-down is a stylish wardrobe staple that can be worn time and time again. Fingers crossed no drunk bitches spill their drink on your new investment piece!

RAILS Sloane button down


Gemini, you’re a risk taker. And, after a few too many shots this 4th, I guarantee you’ll be feeling risky and frisky. You’ll most likely make a move on the one kinda cute cater waiter at the party. So, since you’ll def be embarrassing yourself, you’ll want to make sure that you look as hot as possible while doing so. Look cute and flirty in this spicy red romper and hey, at the very least, maybe your new cater waiter friend will help you pocket some leftovers! Imagine how pumped you’d be to find those pigs-in-a-blanket at 2am! I love America!

Free People She Can Shimmy skort romper


Your style is traditional and feminine, and your 4th of July outfit is no exception. The eyelet and ruffle details on this dress guarantee that you’ll maintain your sweet image even as you begin drunkenly sobbing at the party. Like, it’s hard to be an emotional and sensitive Cancer in today’s world where Selena and Justin just can’t seem to make it work. Like, how could Justin be with Hailey rn? And like, what’s poor Selena up to this holiday? Should someone call her??? She’s never been the most stable, smh.

BB Dakota x Revolve Run Free dress


Your confident, badass self will want to be noticed this 4th of July, and trust me, you definitely will be. Go ahead, steal the show in your American flag bikini, Leo—Betsy Ross would be proud. Wear this star print suit from Free People, which is a lot less tacky than the traditional American flag bikini you’d find on the Jersey Shore boardwalk for $20. To help disguise your true thirst trap intentions, make the suit more “cute” by wearing shortalls and fun red sunnies.

The Carrera bikini top and The Soho Brief Printed Bikini Bottom


Okay, Virgo, can we at least try to have some fun this holiday?! You’re off the clock, so it’s time to let go of your perfectionist ways and shotgun some beers! Okay, pushing it a bit, fine. This 4th, your minimalist and perfectly tailored style mean that your ideal outfit is a white button-down paired with distressed cutoffs or a denim skirt. Maybe even consider adding an American flag scrunchie for a touch of holiday-appropriate zest?

Sanctuary Mod Short Sleeve Boyfriend shirt


Glossy and polished, you show up to every social gathering looking 100x better than everyone else. You love a harmonious aesthetic, and this holiday, your go-to look is an all-white ensemble. Wear a white tube top with white high-waisted jeans for the perfect monochromatic look. Of course, you are the great balancer, so unfortunately, you’ll probs spend the majority of the party making peace between your two drunken besties. Sorry about your shitty 4th but at least you look good!!

Hudson Barbra Hi Rise white jean


You’re the girl who shows up to the party already blacked out, yet everyone thinks is sober. Your secretive nature means you somehow look put-together 24/7 so even when blacked out, you’ll look fire in this matching set. You could care less what other people think so you’ll have no problem showing off your rockin’ bod, no matter how uncomfortable the old folks get.

BB Dakota x Revolve Young Hearts top and Front Row skirt


Your energetic vibe means you’re super enthusiastic to celebrate the 4th of July holiday. You’ll probs be drunk from the moment you wake up to the moment you pass out because you’re just that enthusiastic. This holiday-colored jumpsuit is the perfect combination of feminine and fun and will be perfect for your all-day drinking affair. You know what they say, you can’t drink all day if you don’t start in the morning!

UO Raven Plunging Halter jumpsuit


Capricorns are all about comfort, all the time. You love simple and sophisticated, which means this navy maxi dress is the ideal 4th of July outfit for you. Embrace the old school glamour you love and release your inner T-Swift by pairing this dress with a bold red lip. Although, regardless of how much you look the part, you’re still not in Taylor’s #girlsquad. So like, don’t even think about showing up to her infamous 4th of July party.

Anthropologie Brisbane maxi dress


Independent and free-spirited, this holiday was made for you, Aquarius! Show your American pride and holiday spirit by wearing a cool cropped graphic USA tee. Let’s just hope and pray that your curious and experimental nature doesn’t result in you attempting to play bartender. I know you want to make the world a better place and all, but mixing every alcohol together isn’t going to make that happen. At least not in the long run.

Brandy Melville Aleena USA top


You love whimsical and breezy, and therefore need this navy and red striped skirt in order to properly celebrate this 4th of July, Pisces. Just add a few cocktails to your already dreamy nature and I’m sure you’ll be as easy and breezy as they come! Just keep the drinks flowin’ as free as our flag, baby!

Free People Luna Stripe Skirt

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Shannon McCormick
Shannon McCormick
Shannon McCormick (previously under the alias of 'Betch Dressed') is a self-proclaimed fashion expert with a sick obsession for all things Bravo. She primarily writes about everything fashion, but also dabbles in other areas because she's a talented overachieving Virgo. Follow her on Insta (@shanmccormick) and comment/DM topics you want to hear her incredible take on next!