Hot for Fall: The Bow-Tie Blouse

NordstromOne super-stylish and very versatile trend for the fall season is the bow-tie blouse.

I love this piece, because you can dress it up with a pencil skirt or dress it down with a pair of jeans.

The look at your left, featured in Nordstrom's latest catalog, is a perfect way to make this look work for you. Wear it with a long cardigan, a pair of camel trousers, and fabulous leopard print heels, and you have one freaking fabulous look, dahling.

I've got lots more ways to wear it after the jump -- as well as a few bow-tie blouse options that won't break the bank ...

Keep reading and see for yourself!







For a sexier, edgier look, opt for a sheer bow-tie blouse and try a little colorblocking. This look is also from the Nordstrom catalog -- and it gives a very different effect from the first shot!


BloomingdalesThis Daniel Rainn Swiss Dot Bow-tie Blouse (Bloomingdale's, $78) is a nice example of the look.


NordstromAnd I'm crazy about this look from Nordstrom for work. The blouse is comfortable yet stylish and the bold skirt gives it an added punch.

J.CrewI'm completely in the thrall of this Secretary's Blouse (J.Crew, $175), which comes with a silk camisole -- although it's completely beyond my budget.


BloomingdalesHere's a perfect, classic silk bow-tie blouse (Bloomingdale's, $128).


PiperlimeOn a budget? I'm liking this Tinley Road Bow-Tie Blouse (Piperlime, $49).

What do you think of the bow-tie blouse?


Images via Nordstrom, Bloomingdale's, J.Crew, and Piperlime

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