Inspiration + Shopping: Bow Time

Last week I got an email from a friend of a friend who stumbled upon my instagram account and this picture in particular. She was on the hunt for a cute bow-themed top to wear to her daughter’s birthday party and was wondering if she could borrow it. Since you know I’m all about a good clothing share, I immediately agreed (although I still need to wash it and get it to her!). But her quest for cute bow gear was a blog post just waiting to happen. So I hunted down some inspiration and an array of items that can fill the need for a girly bow on any budget.

Here’s my thing about bows. You have to keep it sophisticated to avoid the childish, little girl look. I like to stick to basic colors – black, white, navy, pale pink – too avoid looking too kitschy (although I love a little kitsch when it’s called for as evidenced here). I love the looks below because every bow looks simple and chic – not too over the top. I especially love this leather bow bracelet (available on etsy here for only $10!) in leather. The leather adds a little edge to the sweet piece.

So Whether you’re wanting to go all out or jut add a little feminine touch, here’s a few ways to incorporate bows into your wardrobe.

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Want more bow stuff? Head over here and here for lots more options.

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5 Comments

  1. shannon wrote:

    well i obviously have to have that cuff. Katie once asked me if I had any shoes that didn’t have a bow on the toe.

    Posted 8.9.13 Reply
    • Danielle wrote:

      yeah duh. i mean it’s only $8.

      Posted 8.9.13 Reply
  2. Jamie wrote:

    Loved the post! Now to find bow earrings by next week! Thank you for your help! Happy Friday!!

    Posted 8.9.13 Reply
    • Danielle wrote:

      There are two pairs in the post! Order them now and they’ll definitely be here in time!

      Posted 8.9.13 Reply
  3. AJ wrote:

    I adore bows! I bought a bow ring at Madewell a little while ago and I love it! And that leather bracelet is fab.

    -AJ
    FitTravelerAJ.com

    Posted 8.11.13 Reply