Happy Flag Day! 11 Celebrities Looking Red, White, and Cool in Flag-inspired Outfits

According to the United States Flag Code — yes, there is such a thing — Section 8d states: “The flag should never be used as wearing apparel, bedding, or drapery.” While this may be the law, it doesn’t stop, well, anybody from rocking the American flag — especially those who love to push the envelop fashion-wise: celebrities.

In honor of Flag Day, we rounded up a variety of celebrities wearing flags as fashion — from Lady Gaga to Katy Perry to Kesha! Check out how these rule-breakers pulled off this patriotic style below!

  • Flag Style 1 of 12

    Check out 11 celebrities looking red, white, and cool in flag-inspired outfits!

  • Katy Perry 2 of 12
    Katy Perry during the children's concert at the Washington Convention Center in celebration of military families

    Our favorite California girl totally made her country proud with this racy American flag-inspired stage outfit.

  • Ryan Lochte 3 of 12
    Ryan Lochte, 11 time Olympic medalist, films scenes for his upcoming E! reality show "What Would Ryan Lochte Do" in Miami

    The 11-time Olympic medalist showed off his patriotism at the beach with a pair of black-and-white flag swimming trunks! 

  • Brooke Mueller 4 of 12
    BOHEMIAN CHIC! Charlie Sheen's troubled ex-wife Brooke Mueller goes out for dinner at BOA Steak House dressed in a vintage bohemian native american style in Los Angeles

    Looking to rock the bohemian look? Take inspiration from Brooke by finishing off your outfit with a vintage, distressed flag-themed scarf!

  • Nelly 5 of 12
    Nelly leaves Hyde nightclub after a night out in Los Angeles

    Is it just us, or is it getting hot in here?! Our favorite rapper rocked a black and white American flag tank with a touch of bling!

  • Rihanna 6 of 12
    Singer Rihanna rocks a cut-off sleeves denim jacket and army cap as she leaves The Roxbury night club in Hollywood

    Rihanna may not be the only girl in the world to wear shorts that short, but she's the only celeb we've seen rocking flag-themed denim bottoms. She seems to be embracing her adopted land — U.S.A.!

  • Ke$ha 7 of 12
    A patriotic Kesha takes to the stage in a Stars and Stripes tee at the Wireless Festival in London's Hyde Park

    While we're loving Ke$ha's patriotism, couldn't she find an American flag tank that had a few less holes in it? Where's the song "Take It Off" when you need it?!

  • Ireland Baldwin 8 of 12
    Ireland Baldwin shows her patriotic spirit as she boyfriend Slater Trout take in the atmosphere around Coachella music festival in Indio

    Alec Baldwin's daughter may be named Ireland, but she's all for the U.S.A.! Her flag crop top and starred knee-high socks were all the rage at Coachella this year!

  • Christina Aguilera 9 of 12
    Christina Aguilera spends 4th of July on the beach in Malibu with her boyfriend Matthew Rutler and son Max Liron Bratman

    What a girl wants is Christina's awesome flag-inspired cardigan! She even went with hot red lips and blue nail polish! Someone must really love her country ...

  • Ciara 10 of 12

    On her album cover for "One Woman Army," Ciara looked tough AND patriotic in her flag t-shirt! Work it, girl! 

  • Jessica Simpson 11 of 12

    Throwback time! Years ago Jessica Simpson posed for GQ in a tiny American flag-print bikini.  

  • Lady Gaga 12 of 12

    Lady Gaga totally went all U.S.A in the music video for her song "Telephone," rocking a flag-themed bandana and bandeau top. Doesn't this photo make you want to just dance?!

Photo Credit: Pacific Coast News unless otherwise noted.

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