How to Wear Bowties as an Adult

Bowties are the ultimate throwback accessory for women. They evoke this feeling of femininity, masculinity, and a remembrance of all the pretty bows we wore as children. So what’s a fashionista to do as an adult that has a strong penchant for bowties? Well fear not ladies! I’ve rounded up the best looks from other fashion bloggers showing their love for bowties.

Wondering how to wear bowties without looking like a child or feeling overwhelmed by their sheer size? Take note from these lovely ladies from skinny bowties, to belts, to the backs of dresses. There is a way to wear bowties as an adult and still look like a boss babe.

Via Allergic to Vanilla

Keep your look simple like Allergic to Vanilla and pair your jeans and white blouse with an oversized bowtie.

Via: Extra Petite 

Or keep things simple and add a thinner bowtie, like Extra Petite, to complete your look.

Via: Lace & Locks 

I’m absolutely in love with this look! Turn some major heads by adding a bowtie to the back of your dress. This showstopper will have everyone wondering how you pulled off the bowtie look.

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Bow Cutout-Back Top $19.90
Navy Mini Bow Dress $60
Kate Spade Fit & Flare Dress $448

 

Via: Glitter & Spice 

Via: Dudley & Lulu Rose 

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ASOS Bow Blouse $55
Bow Detail Blouse $65.90
Ann Taylor Neck Tie Blouse $69.99
Reniard Bow Top $140

Via: Love You Mean It 

Just because Valentine’s Day is over doesn’t mean we can’t wear pink every day! Throw on this perfectly pink dress with the bow detail and celebrate love every day.

Via: Atlantic-Pacific

Keep things stylish and sleek by adding a bow to your bun. Plus this hairstyle is perfect for those hot, humid days coming up this summer.

Bows don’t just have to be reserved for children, let these fashion bloggers be your style guide and start incorporating bowties into your wardrobe! These fun little additions will make your outfits stylish, playful, and still look chic as an adult.

What do you think of these looks? Would you want to start wearing bowties? Let me know!

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13 comments

  1. I am loving all of these different ways of wearing bowties, before I woundnt even have wanted to give it a try but now I see how they look like I love them

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