Ruffles are out, Bows are the Newest Trend

Photo by Patti Yabut

If there’s one single trend that has been bombarding all social media platforms and fashion runways for the past few season, it’s probably ruffles. Ruffled sleeves, ruffled tops, ruffled hems, ruffled pants, ruffled accessories and just about everything else ruffled. To be completely honest, we’re getting weary of it already. This season, we’re adding another detail to the trend line-up — exaggerated bows.

Exaggerated bows gives the garment a little bit of extra oomph factor, it keeps it sophisticated and simple. It could easily go from a runway look to street. The best part? It’s very versatile too, you can get creative and tie it around in more ways than one.

Here are some of our favorite pieces from Ana Pattrice’s Gapos Collection featuring exaggerated bows in many ways: