Showing off your nationalist pride doesn't necessarily need to involve a holiday, especially not as far as this Natasha Poly Vogue Paris August 2011 shoot is concerned. The shoot, titled Escale A LA, takes a look at downtown Los Angeles's trademark style.

The carefree, grungy feel of the shoot effectively epitomizes the feel of downtown Los Angeles, while maintaining touches of American pride. This Natasha Poly Vogue Paris August 2011 shoot appeals to vintage-loving fashionistas and to American patriots.

Implications - Touches of patriotism have proven to be favourable not only on commemorative occasions, but within product campaigns and fashion spreads year-round. The ability for companies to showcase their nationalist sides allows for consumers to instant feel a sense of trust and reliability with a company and their products.