Not Just for Little Girls: Bow Trends to Try

If you asked me what's the one thing that can easily fix any bad hair day, my answer would be a bow. Not that I'm a frilly girly-girl, but there's something so cute and classic about a bow, I can't help myself. (It also happens to be one of the hottest trends around right now.) And a bow is more than just a hair accessory. You can put a bow on pretty much anything: shoes, dresses, jewelry -- you name it.

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Since I'm bow-obsessed these days, I've rounded up the best of the best: from statement rings to a trendy trench coat with bow accents. And if you think you're too old to for bows, think again. These bows are sophisticated and cool -- definitely not the kind you wore as a little kid. Go ahead and scroll down to see for yourself.

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Keep It Classic

Combine two hairstyles (a bun and an upside-down French braid) with a polka dot pink bow for sweetness overload. Add some chunky jewelry to keep things from getting too girly.

Bowtie Beauty

A bowtie-inspired necklace is a cool twist on menswear, and neon pink adds an unexpected pop of color.

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A Shimmery Accent

You're pretty much guaranteed to feel cheerful in a sparkly bow manicure, and lemon yellow is a nice alternative to classic pink or red.

Ring Bling

Gold hardware adds a bit of toughness to a bow's ultra girly appeal. Choose a common color theme (like gold, black, and white) and pile on the bling.

Bow Bandeau

A bow crop top paired with studded, daisy-printed cutoff denim shorts? Whew. There's a lot going on here, but somehow it all really comes together.

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Now tell me:
Which of these bow trends would you try? Or are bows a little too girly for your taste?

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