<form action="#">
 
  <div class="select-box">
    
    <label for="select-box1" class="label select-box1"><span class="label-desc">Choose your country</span> </label>
    <select id="select-box1" class="select">
      <option value="Choice 1">Falkland Islands</option>
      <option value="Choice 2">Germany</option>
      <option value="Choice 3">Neverland</option>
    </select>
    
  </div>
   
</form>  
@import url(https://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Source+Sans+Pro);

body {
  background: #ffffff; 
  color: #414141;
  font: 400 17px/2em 'Source Sans Pro', sans-serif;
}

.select-box {
  cursor: pointer;
  position : relative;
  max-width:  20em;
  margin: 5em auto;
  width: 100%;
}

.select,
.label {
  color: #414141;
  display: block;
  font: 400 17px/2em 'Source Sans Pro', sans-serif;
}

.select {
  width: 100%;
  position: absolute;
  top: 0;
  padding: 5px 0;
  height: 40px;
  opacity: 0;
  -ms-filter: "progid:DXImageTransform.Microsoft.Alpha(Opacity=0)";
  background: none transparent;
  border: 0 none;
}
.select-box1 {
  background: #ececec;
}

.label {
  position: relative;
  padding: 5px 10px;
  cursor: pointer;
}
.open .label::after {
   content: "▲";
}
.label::after {
  content: "▼";
  font-size: 12px;
  position: absolute;
  right: 0;
  top: 0;
  padding: 5px 15px;
  border-left: 5px solid #fff;
}
$("select").on("click" , function() {
  
  $(this).parent(".select-box").toggleClass("open");
  
});

$(document).mouseup(function (e)
{
    var container = $(".select-box");

    if (container.has(e.target).length === 0)
    {
        container.removeClass("open");
    }
});


$("select").on("change" , function() {
  
  var selection = $(this).find("option:selected").text(),
      labelFor = $(this).attr("id"),
      label = $("[for='" + labelFor + "']");
    
  label.find(".label-desc").html(selection);
    
});
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