A perfect match with the season’s high wasted trouser, today’s ascot blouse is a versatile staple in the modern fashionista’s wardrobe. This season’s best blouse comes with its very own built-in accessory: a flouncy, feminine bow tie.
Hopping on the hugely popular gender-bending boyfriend-dressing trend in women’s fashion, the bow-tie blouse borrows a classically masculine accessory and infuses it with a distinctly feminine appeal. According to the experts fash4girl.com, the bow tie blouse or ascot blouse puts a fancy twist on the classic button-up and offers a fresh alternative to the scarves of late-winter and early spring.
Funky, fun, eclectic queen of quirk, Anna Sui’s entire spring collection was peppered with bow-tie necked blouses and even shirt-dresses in everything from shimmery sheer fabrics to punchy opaque prints, with ties including daintily-tied ribbons, flat ties and large, fluffy bows. Unlike T-shirts, which more or less hide the shape of the body, blouses emphasize the form. It is more feminine and more formal, often used in the corporate world as well as in semi-formal occasions.Different cuts and designs fit different body types. There are some that flatters a certain body type while there are some that falters.
It is important that you find the right cut and style that will not only emphasize your best assets but will also hide your problem areas. Stripes and lines in blouses have huge effect in the way the eye perceives the whole body. Vertical lines in blouses will elongate the body and will make it appear longer and leaner. This is recommended for people who are short or those who are on the full side.
Horizontal lines in blouses, on the other hand, draws the eyes wide, making the image the lines frame wider and fatter. Thin people or those in the leaner side will appear fuller when wearing this kind of blouse. As a fashion rule of thumb, black and other dark colors will minimize fullness. In fact, people who have full figures should go with black wardrobes as the color black especially in blouses will make them appear leaner.
Bright colors on blouses, on the other hand emphasize the upper body. In addition to making it appear bigger and wider, bright colors will also draw notice to the body that it frames. If your problem area is the lower body, such as wide hips, bright-colored blouses will help minimize the attention. Bright colored-blouses is also recommended for people who have great shoulders and great upper body area while dark colors are recommended for those who have upper body area problem