The bow is a key signifier this season, holding all the ambivalence of the moment — sweet/not sweet, prim/provocative, innocent/sophisticated. The bows on runways are made from self-fabric or from contrasting materials, and can work as functional drawstrings and closures as well as for purely decorative purposes. The looped ties appear at neckline, sleeve or hem, or accent a shoe, handbag or headband. And while there are string bows and wide versions, slim flat tapes look newest.
Preen Spring Summer 2019