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Old-school bow ties and ribbons become modern fashion trimmings
Implications - Once limited to gentleman suits and winning race horses, traditional bow ties and ribbons--even prize ribbons--are now being accepted as fresh fashion essentials. From reinvented bow tie brooches to oversized headband bows, a classic decoration has become a modern and chic fashion accessory.
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Hair Bow Barrettes - Cop Lady Gaga's Manga-Inspired Look This Halloween
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V. Hot 30,754 Clicks Pub: Sep 21, 09
Hair Bow Barrettes
Cop Lady Gaga's Manga-Inspired Look This Halloween
Etsy artisan BlackSatinShoes has created custom-made hair bow barrettes just like the one Lady Gaga is wearing in the image to the right—just in time for Halloween! Each bow is 7” long and can be made… [More]
80s Hair Bows - Milly Spring 2010 Fashion Show Featured Side Pony Tails and Lace
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V. Hot 35,112 Clicks Pub: Sep 18, 09
80s Hair Bows
Milly Spring 2010 Fashion Show Featured Side Pony Tails and Lace
OK, OK, we get it! 80s hair bows are in style again! For the Milly Spring 2010 show just displayed at New York Fashion Week, the styling centered heavily on looks from the era of big hair, side ponytails… [More]
Prize Ribbon Fashion - Dress like a Winner in Pixie Market and Jared Gold Ribbons
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Warm 4,877 Clicks Pub: Dec 1, 09
Prize Ribbon Fashion
Dress like a Winner in Pixie Market and Jared Gold Ribbons
The winner of this year’s funkiest accessory award? Prize ribbons! More specifically, the prize ribbon fashion by Pixie Market and Jared Gold. Imported from Japan and crafted from black leather, Pixie… [More]
Crystalized Ribbon Dresses - The Shanghai Tang 'Kaleidoscope' Collection Sparkles
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Warm 5,920 Clicks Pub: Sep 29, 09
Crystalized Ribbon Dresses
The Shanghai Tang 'Kaleidoscope' Collection Sparkles
The Shanghai Tang ‘Kaleidocope’ collection was recently showcased in South Bund, Shanghai. Shanghai Tang, China’s distinguised luxury brand, offered a unique line of flamboyancy and electicism inspired… [More]
Big Bow Mania - Diane von Furstenberg Resort 2010 Collection Channels Minnie Mouse
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Big Bow Mania
Diane von Furstenberg Resort 2010 Collection Channels Minnie Mouse
Whether the Diane von Furstenberg Resort 2010 collection was inspired by Minnie Mouse, Aretha Franklin (think Obama’s inauguration), Lady Gaga’s Hairbows or another muse altogether really doesn’t matter.… [More]
Giant Neon Hair Bows - Marc by Marc SS 2010 Collection Was Totally 80s
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Warm 16,997 Clicks Pub: Sep 18, 09
Giant Neon Hair Bows
Marc by Marc SS 2010 Collection Was Totally 80s
Fuschia lipstick, frizzy hair and giant neon hair bows: the Marc by Marc Jacobs SS 2010 show at New York Fashion Week was a total flashback to the 80s. Eyebrows were thick and little more than mascara… [More]