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Bows Are Big This Year & There’s Nothing Frilly About Them!

runway bows trend

It’s all in the details…. this phrase sums it up perfectly when it comes to a certain spring 2019 trend that is slowly but very surely taking over. Bows are in whether you think they’re frilly or not…but once you finish reading this article you will most definitely think that they’re anything but… frilly that is. If you’re an avid fashion follower then you will have most likely noticed bows on the runway, on the red carpet, and in fashion shoots. A bow accent elevates an outfit effortlessly and makes it that much more interesting. Bows have even surfaced on hairstyles for that matter …so what is the shape of the trending bows of the moment? We have scoured countless photos to bring you the latest in bow offerings on the runways and out …read below for details.

 

1 || Red Carpet

The most recent red carpet in question belongs to the Golden Globes Awards that took place a few days ago. As is always the case, the gowns that walked down the Golden Globes red carpet will go down history. Plenty of colors, sparkles and voluminous gowns to drool over but the most prevalent trend was undoubtedly the bow trend. Julianne Moore’s Givenchy gown boasted a massive bow in the back, as well as Gemma Chan’s in Valentino. While Alison Brie’s blue tulle Vera Wang dress featured a black velvet bow detail on one of the shoulders.

 

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Julianne Moore, Gemma Chan, Allison Brie

 

Another take on the bow trend was embraced by Constance Wu in another Vera Wang dress but this time the bow was in a striking orange velvet waist bow belt. Kaley Cuoco in Monique Lhuillier also had a black bow belt to contrast her navy and white ensemble. 

 

bows trend
Constance Wu, Kaley Cuoco

 

Neck and shoulder bows were also present; Charlize Theron’s Dior dress featured a neck bow, while Danai Gurira’s orange Rodarte dress featured an oversized shoulder bow. 

 

bows trend
Charlize Theron, Danai Gurira

 

2 || Runway

The Spring/Summer 2019 runways were filled with bow details that were anything but frilly and sweet. Bows on the runway were those statement oversized bows in bold colors and head-turning silhouettes. Erdem, Emilia Wickstead, Roksanda and Delpozo among others had numerous gorgeous iterations of the bow.

 

Erdem
Erdem

 

Emilia Wickstead
Emilia Wickstead

 

Delpozo
Delpozo

 

3 || Bows As Accessories

Bows have also crept into other arenas as well; we’ve seen them as hair accessories such as how Nicole Kidman styled her hair at the Golden Globes. Shoes with major bow activity are also big for spring; think big and bold.

 

Bows As Accessories
Rodarte, March Jacobs, Zimmermann