Hard to believe but there’s an actual market for US. Flag ball gowns, evening gowns, prom dresses and wedding gowns. While it’s not my personally preferred way of showing my patriotism, clearly it is for the following. Check out the American Flag as Formal Wear. Read more
One of the world’s most spectacular fireworks displays, The annual Miyajima Water Fireworks Festival, did more than just ellicit ‘oohs’ and ‘aahs’ from the audience last year. It inspired fashion designer Zuhair Murad’s 2017 Spring Summer Couture Collection, Fires Waltz. Read more
Long before Lynda Carter donned her Wonder Woman uniform complete with patriotic cape, starlets wore the stars and stripes to sell War Bonds and promote movie studios. The flag inspired fashion theme has since continued with celebrities, entertainers, musicians and models. Whether they are wrapped in flags for magazine covers, wearing various versions of patriotism onstage, or donning red, white and blue bathing suits – I’ve got 60 of the best photos of celebs, models and musicians in stars and stripes from the past nine decades for you right here. Read more
Now, this is the way to see fireworks. Flying through a fireworks display with a DJI Phantom 2 quadcopter drone and filmed with a GoPro HERO3: Silver Edition. The following videos put you up in the sky with the colorful explosions of light. Be sure to make the settings HD. Enjoy. Read more
above: a vintage Litho from the Colorcraft Poster Co. in Oklahoma City
I scoured the web, online fireworks museums, vintage poster shops and more to find 30 of the most beautifully designed graphic and illustrated fireworks labels, posters and packaging from the 20th century to share with you. Read more
above: detail from Dave Cole’s American flag made of melted toy soldiers and paint.
In honor of this year’s Fourth of July, I’m sharing with you some artistic interpretations of the United States National Flag. Read more