Fun Photos Of Americans Wearing The Flag Instead Of Waving It

Americans like to wave their flag, but more than that, they like to wear it.

Two people on a motorbike wear the US flag on their heads
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Two patriotic older motorcyclists in Pine Island, Florida

Two dogs with flag kerchiefs as harnesses and other red, white, and blue accessories
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Dogs dressed in patriotic costumes are seen at the Haute Dog Howl'oween Parade in Long Beach, California.

A toddler with a USA headband and red and white shirt
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Caroline Sherman at the 21st Annual 4th of July Bike Parade

A man wearing a flag Speedo
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Miami, 1998

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A veteran poses with an American flag (and shirt) before getting into his World War II Jeep for an impromptu parade around town on July 4, 2020, in Solvang, California.

A young girl wearing a flag dress at a parade
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USA, 1981

A woman wearing a flag hat with a flag fan and a flag shirt
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Patriotic Stars and Stripes fashion seen at the Fire on the Fourth Festival in Miami Beach

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A man wears a pair of patriotic Stars and Stripes socks with his red tennis shoes at a 4th of July event in Santa Fe.

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A woman carries a fringed shoulder bag with an American flag motif at a 4th of July event in Santa Fe in 2019.

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A man wears an American flag shirt and belt buckle at a 4th of July event in Santa Fe in 2019.

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A demonstrator wearing an American flag headscarf stands for a photograph outside Los Angeles International Airport while protesting.

A person wearing an American flag shirt, Toyota cap, and large headphones sits with their back toward the camera
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Fan watching racing during the NASCAR Xfinity Series on March 2, 2019, at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

A man wearing a US flag Speedo and chicken head mask stands with a US flag draped over his shoulders
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A man wearing an American flag–themed outfit prepares to participate in the annual Polar Bear Plunge in Coney Island, New York, on Jan. 1, 2017.

A man and a woman with their backs turned toward the camera wear flag-themed outfits, showing a bald eagle
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A man and a woman wearing patriotic Stars and Stripes shirts celebrate the 4th of July in Santa Fe.

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A man and a woman wear Stars and Stripes Converse Chuck Taylor All Star high-top shoes at a 4th of July holiday celebration in Santa Fe.

A man walks with his hands behind his backs with US flag shorts and socks of different colors and patterns, showing different parts of the flag
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A man wears Stars and Stripes shorts and socks at a 4th of July classic car show and holiday celebration in Santa Fe.

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A man in a pair of Wrangler jeans with a small American flag in the front pocket at a 4th of July celebration in Santa Fe in July 2018.

Close-up of a person wearing sunglasses and a US flag top and red Statue of Liberty–type crown
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The audience reacts to the Boston Pops orchestra performing during a dress rehearsal for the 4th of July concert in Boston on July 3, 2012.

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Boxer Erislandy Lara wears red, white, and blue Nike shoes with Stars and Stripes socks on April 7, 2018, in Las Vegas.

Close-up of shirt showing the American flag, White House, and other US government buildings
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A man wears a patriotic shirt in Newark, Ohio, on June 17, 2010.

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A woman wears US flag–themed shorts.

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A man wears a leather cowboy hat and American flag headscarf to protect from the heat of Death Valley.

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A spectator at the Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach in Wantagh, New York, wears an American flag draped over their shoulders on Memorial Day, May 31.