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wear it // eleven

October 4, 2012

It’s no secret that I adore a dapper man in a bow tie – ahem, Nick & Jack. In fact, I am sure there is a very large percentage of the population who enjoy a dapper man in a bow tie. But why should men be the only ones who get to wear this particular neck adornment? Bows are bows.  So, I decided to be someone who would take a chance with style and wear a bow tie. Picking a feminine blouse – sheer and polka-dotted – I tied on the (also polka-dotted) bow tie. Tying said bow tie was a lot trickier than I thought it’d be, but with a few pointers from Dad and a couple YouTube videos, I had it down after three attempts! Women have been rocking menswear for decades – I just added a twist. And, as the Doctor says, “Bow ties are cool.”

[ blouse: Nordstrom Rack (similar) / denim: Gap / shoes: Call It Spring (similar) /  bow tie: Nordstrom Rack / lipstick: Nars ]

Wear it: to work (go on, be daring)!

 

[All photos by Caitlin Marie Photography]

See the rest of the style column here.

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3 Comments leave one →
  1. October 4, 2012 9:48 am

    Bow ties are cool, and you’re adorable. Love it!

  2. Jess permalink
    October 4, 2012 2:54 pm

    The bow tie just topped everything off, such a cute outfit!

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