Why Do You Need a Pussy-Bow Blouse in Your Wardrobe?

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It’s chic, ladylike and nifty. Not only was the pussy-bow blouse seen on numerous FW 15 runways, it’s also an easy way to elevate your ensemble.

Maybe you’re wondering what a pussy-bow blouse is. According to Wiki, a pussy-bow or pussycat bow is a style of network often associated with women’s blouses and bodices. It takes the form of a bow tied at the neck, similar to those that used to be tied around kittens’ and cats’ necks.

The style has been around since the nineteenth century. It was only in 20th century when it started being called the “pussy bow” or “pussy cat bow”.

The girly top then picked up by popular designers like Yves Saint Laurent and Coco Chanel then later was taken up by the American market.

 

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One easy way of wearing your pussy bow blouse is by throwing on a tweed cape for a girl-about-town vibe. Complete the look with cropped pants and ankle boots.

 

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How about a 70s-inspired look with decadent textures. Pair it off with knee-high boots and suede mini skirt.

 

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After dark, don your pussy bow blouse in a crisp dark tailored blazer or luxe faux fur with leather pants and pointed-toe ankle boots.

 

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For a desk to dinner ensemble, go with monochromes. A white pussy bow blouse will look great with black culottes and pointy flats. A statement-making clutch box will update your evening look.

 

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Wear it over your sweater vest then pair it with a pleated skirt for a nice, preppy look.

 

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For a modern take on the classy pussy-bow blouse, pair it with distressed boyfriend jeans.

 

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Another updated take on the pussy-bow blouse is by pairing it with a side split printed maxi skirt with high top sneakers and sunglasses.