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Sunday, October 19, 2008

This vintage butt-bow dress is beautiful, isn’t it?

’60s gown
$325 at Maire McLeod

Speaking of bows, the New York Observer jumped on my bow bandwagon with this story.

And speaking of bandwagons, you bloggers were months ahead of the designers and fashion media with your interest in band/military-style jackets. Bravo! Balmain is copying YOU! Here are some eBay options for those of you still looking for a jacket. Click the photos to go to the auction and don’t forget to snipe.

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22 Responses to “Vintage Butt Bow, Plus Jackets”

  1. KD says:

    I’m one trendy gal then!

  2. Dana (MODAna) says:

    it IS.

  3. Savvy Mode SG says:

    i like the detail in the back but is it a crime to shorten the skirt length? : )

  4. WendyB says:

    Ooh, SG, I think it would be. You’d lose the affect of the ribbon flowing down from the bow. That would be sad!

  5. enc says:

    That butt bow is sublime.

  6. Sharon Rose says:

    Hi there-you look stunning in that vintage Guy Laroche!

  7. Susie Bubble says:

    I’m seeking the perfect butt bow….that was is near perfection…

  8. Make Do and Mend says:

    That butt bow is not only the best but the best headline too for a post!

  9. *indie_queen* says:

    Gorgeous dress!
    And military jackets never go out of fashion for me, they are so flattering.I feel so sorry for my bf, he is looking for one for himself, but can’t find one! And everytime he goes into a girl’s shop with me there are loads.I tell him he should get a girls one in a large size but he refuses

  10. Miss Karen says:

    I’m still cursing the fact that I threw out my military jacket after I grew out of the 2001-02 hipster fad led by The Strokes. Bummer. 🙁 These ones look awesome though!

  11. Jenny H. says:

    great jackets 🙂

    and thanksss. im glad you liked the shoot!

  12. Renaissance Woman says:

    Cute jackets but nothing that I could pull off.

  13. Songy says:

    I agree with you on bloggers being in front of the runway fashion. Totally.
    I think actual muses are found on street or in ‘what I wear today’ blogs… not from the entertainment industry.

  14. La Belette Rouge says:

    I wish I had a picture of my black taffeta and velvet butt bow dress that I wore to Junior prom. Not as pretty as the vintage one pictured.

  15. fashion herald says:

    what a great butt bow. the bigger the better it seems. and i want that second military jacket!

  16. ebayfashionaddict says:

    I really like that last one a lot!

  17. Winnie says:

    Utterly gorgeous dress. The second jacket reminds me of thunderbirds…

  18. * Fashion Dreamer * says:

    Ohhh I am sooo ahead of the fashion curve, I bought some tartan shorts with a bow on the back :o)

  19. Always In Style says:

    Oh golly, I’ve been searching for a military jacket for the past 6 months…so hard to find the perfect one!

  20. ashleigh says:

    oh no. ebay tempations! they’re so perfect. thanks wendy!

  21. Stompface says:

    Oh Butt bows are so so cute!

    and hoorah for military jackets.
    I’ve been wanting one forever too.

  22. ♥ Marta ♥ says:

    OMG … the dress is IDEAL. I am obsessed with bows, so I am totally head over heals in love with this dress and OOOH wow … to the dress with the dress bow … STUNNING 🙂