Whether you are beach-, boat- or bbq-bound this 4thof July, celebrate America in style. Here’s how to wear red, white and blue and get into the festive fashion mode with looks that will rival the evening fireworks.

Maria Tettamanti, the blogger behind The Wordy Girl and the Instagram account @MariaTettamanti, is known for her whimsical sense of style, her colorful photos and her quests for finding the perfect pieces. Whether snapping pics, popping in for a workout or snagging the latest trends, you’ll frequently find her in the Design District, as it’s “in her hood” as she says. We caught up with the Instagram darling to see exactly how she spends her time there on any given Monday.