Take a Bow
The bow: effortlessly elegant, versatile for any occasion. Utterly timeless, the bow has been a part of fashion and clothing for centuries. Worn by everyone from Grace Kelly and Audrey Hepburn, Princess Diana and the Duchess of Cambridge, to J-Lo and Zoe Kravitz, the bow can be the main element of an outfit, or simply a finishing touch.
#RSWomen Clémence Poésy, Florence Pugh, Billie Piper all wearing bows
We asked writer and bow wearer Alice Edwards about the allure of the bow: “I’m a lifelong, firmly committed bow enthusiast. Bows to me are sometimes formal, sometimes nonchalant, but always unapologetically feminine. They are a way of balancing a classic outfit or smartening something super casual. There’s a bow for every occasion and every age.”
The classic bow has been introduced into Rupert Sanderson’s SS20 collection. Meet Belinda, an evolution of our Autumn/Winter 19’s sweet slip-on Sabine flat. A pointed flat with an elasticated sling back, Belinda is crowned with a dainty folded bow and playfully centred with Rupert Sanderson’s iconic pebble.
The bow is perfectly balanced to make a visual impact without overtaking the shoe. The essence of the bow oozes glamour while remaining distinctively playful. Exuding comfort and luxury, Belinda can be worn with casual jeans as easily as with an evening gown. Choose in classic peacock blue satin, or supple silver nappa laminate.