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The bow show

 

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Vogue 1986

All the bows make me think of presents! And after all, what is more beautiful than a brand-new-shoes with the bow-embellished detail? Ok, cool as long as the bow is polished and innovative, otherwise I have to be honest telling you that I didn’t find what I really was looking for.  It is very difficult to insert a bow on a shoe without being boring unless you are Nicholas Kirkwood…

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Glitter pumps with bow trimmed heel detail – Nicholas Kirkwood

or Rossella Tarabini for Moschino..

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The ruby slipper collection – Moschino

Anyway I think that the bow must be combined with an unusual shoe design, otherwise it has no impact. However, if it is combined with a classic shoe has to be extremely extravagant and totally outside the box. Only like this I can call it high design.

During these days I focused my researches on bows and I am really interested in your opinion. What does mean bow for you and what kind of bow you like most? I made a selection because I think that only a few are very suggestive and innovative but in general I have never seen a cool bow for my shoes yet. Unless we are talking about the new amazing collection of Alessandro Dell’Acqua- N.21. I will dedicate a single-subject post next time!

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N.21 by Alessandro Dell’acqua

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N.21 by Alessandro Dell’acqua

These are some exemple of bows I selected: classic, big, minimal, chic…

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Saint Honorè Paris

 

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Carvela by Kurt Geiger

 

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Saint Laurent Paris

 

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Carven

 

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Giuseppe Zanotti

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Valentino

Here below I add also some bow-details just to show you different styles. In general my favourite accessories are the big bows on the top of the shoe.

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Jimmy Choo

 

 

 

 

 

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Lanvin

 

 

 

 

 

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Michael Kors

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Bottega Veneta

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

And now..what kind of bow do you like? Thin-large-big-minimal-colored-funny-studded-golden-patent?  I hope this post make you consider that the beauty is to create something which is not only incredible to see but also well-balanced with the entire structure and accessories.

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Nicholas Kirkwood

P.S. This is a preview but I couldn’t mention it.. then I will write a special post to N.21 by Alessandro Dell’Acqua but now want to share these beauties! Want a bow like this in my life :-)!

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