7 Ways To Wear Bows

Milly Elizabeth
by Milly Elizabeth
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Bows have certainly made their way into 2024 since the viral coquette trend on Tiktok and Instagram.

Bows can be worn in a variety of ways, e.g. as hair accessories, on belts, as the accent feature on shoes, as the ribbon ties of the back of a dress, etc.

Bows can also be the main feature of jewellery, e.g. earrings, bracelets and necklaces, etc. I especially have been loving Kate Spade’s new jewellery collection with bows being the most common theme! Bows are cute, elegant and timeless throughout many generations.

1 - Hair Accessories

For a cute and coquette take on the trend a bow hair accessory, e.g, hair and, hair clips, etc will be perfect. This can be added to elevate an outfit or for practical use to keep your hair out of your face. This will be very useful this spring / summer when the weather turns warmer.

2 - Belts

Belts can be worn for two reasons; for practical use or to elevate an outfit. Why not become a trendsetter by investing in a belt that isn’t that common like branded logos but is very cute. The little bow feature on the front will add an extra touch to any outfit whether it’s a plain dress or trousers. My personal favourite is from the brand Kate Spade - they have a variety of colours.

3 - Shoes

Whether it’s trainers, sandals or heels, bows always make the shoes look better. It adds a bit of fun to an outfit. I’ve been loving Kurt Geiger’s take on the bow heel trend as they are extravagant yet not tacky.

4 - Dresses

Dresses with a bow feature are a classic piece to have in your collection. It doesn’t matter what time of year it is, the dress will always be appropriate for any occasion. You can go cute and girly with a bow tie up dress or simple and seductive.

5 - Bag

The best way to elevate a simple outfit is with a statement bag and what better than one with a big bow on the front. I’m currently adoring Self Portrait’s ones which come in a variety of colours including pink and blue. These are classic spring colours so definitely a must have item for this time of year.

6 - Bracelet

No matter if you are young or old, bows on jewellery will always be a good idea. Let yourself embrace your feminine side! Kate Spade have a pearl collection featuring gold bows which is an elegant and timeless piece meaning you will want to keep in your collection forever.

7 - Skirts

Some may think wearing a skirt is girly enough but skirts with bow details are so adorable and don't have to be just for kids. It’s important to add unique, fun features to your outfits and Valentino have nailed this trend!

Now you know ways to incorporate bows to your outfits you will be stylish and trendy!

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