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Stop, Drop & Vogue | Banana Republic Bow Blouse and Flounce Skirt
Taylor Aube is a fashion & lifestyle blogger, New York Fashion Week photographer, and a fashion writer discussing the fashion industry and runway trends.
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Banana Republic Bow Blouse and Flounce Skirt

Banana Republic Bow Blouse and Flounce Skirt

The classic button down and a flirty skirt – in this post these two wardrobe staples are brought to life, with a little flare of course. Add a bow and some flounce and you have these perfect pieces by Banana Republic. Seriously, this brand can do no wrong in my eyes.  I can wear this blouse to work and furthermore, it is even chic enough to wear to an event like New York Fashion Week. It surely is a head-turner for being such a simple piece. That’s the magic of the bow accent! One of my favorite new trends is the bow blouse. This summer we have seen crisscross laces, bandanas and chokers. I predict that the trends of playing up the neck area will continue to be a huge this fall. What better way to do so than with a pretty little bow around your neck?!

Another cute style to try this fall is the flounce skirt. It’s still warm so I’m rocking bare legs, but come fall I will style this skirt with a pair of thick tights. One of my favorite things about this skirt is, well, its flounce! It’s a fun skirt to shake and move in, making it the perfect skirt to go dancing in. The skirt brings work-to-play to a whole different level. In this look I feel like I am channeling Bridget Bardot in a classic French style. Black & white, strappy heels, teased hair, big eyes and a little pout. Scroll through these darling pictures photographed by LT Images and get inspired by these fun fall looks.

Tell me in the comments below, what do you love more – the bow blouse or the flounce skirt?

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82Comments
  • Brittany/ 03.09.2016Reply

    Absolutely stunning I love it!!

    • tayloraube/ 03.09.2016Reply

      Thank you Brittany! 🙂

  • Shiela Moore/ 03.09.2016Reply

    So beautiful and effortless! xx

    • tayloraube/ 03.09.2016Reply

      Thank you for your sweet comment Sheila!

  • Lara/ 03.09.2016Reply

    They are both really pretty! I’d probably be more likely to use the blouse, but both are great!

    • tayloraube/ 03.09.2016Reply

      Thank you Lara. The blouse would look so good on you!

  • Jon/ 03.09.2016Reply

    Omgggg, that is toootzzz dorbbbzzz!!!????????????????????????????????????????????????????????

    • tayloraube/ 03.09.2016Reply

      Thanks Jon I hope you and James are well 🙂

  • Terry/ 03.09.2016Reply

    Love the bow shirt of the second look, and LOVE the skirt and shoes from the first look. Gorgeous!!

    Terry
    http://styleofterry.wordpress.com
    http://terrystwocentsblog.wordpress.com
    http://createdbyterry.wordpress.com

    • tayloraube/ 06.09.2016Reply

      Thank you Terry! You are so sweet 🙂

  • Cassidy/ 03.09.2016Reply

    These photos are incredible! I love the outfits!!

    • tayloraube/ 06.09.2016Reply

      Thank you Cassidy! I had a lot of fun shooting these looks.

  • Diana/ 03.09.2016Reply

    First of all…. The photos are excellent. You both (photographer and model) did such a great job with that shoot. !
    I really love both looks. The blouse looks great with the shorts. And the shoes and purse really make the skirt outfit shine.
    I’d have to say it’s a tie…..

    • tayloraube/ 06.09.2016Reply

      Thank you Diana! I can’t pick a favorite because I love both pieces equally! So cute, huh?!

  • Kait Elizabeth/ 03.09.2016Reply

    Stunning photos as always love!!! I’m obsessing with the bow blouse. Hugs, Kait
    http://www.baskinginburgundy.com

    • tayloraube/ 06.09.2016Reply

      Thank you Kait! The pictures came out sooo good!

  • barbara.aube@gmail.com/ 04.09.2016Reply

    stunning photos … you look amazing … love Banana Republic !!!

    • tayloraube/ 06.09.2016Reply

      Me too! 🙂

  • Nataly/ 05.09.2016Reply

    I love both looks! 🙂

    -Nataly
    http://www.beautifullyelegantblog.com

    • tayloraube/ 06.09.2016Reply

      Thank you Nataly, I love how contrasted the looks are, yet they are both so classic!

  • Nicole Leffew/ 05.09.2016Reply

    You are KILLIN these looks babe!! Obsessed with you. Banana Republic is amazing xoxo

    • tayloraube/ 06.09.2016Reply

      Banana is life!!! Thanks so much babe!

  • Mary/ 05.09.2016Reply

    stunning photos! love the blouse especially and how you styled it!
    http://layersofchic.com

    • tayloraube/ 06.09.2016Reply

      Mary you are so kind, thank you!

  • Amanda/ 05.09.2016Reply

    Loving these looks on you! That bow top is perfection!

    xo, Amanda | http://www.thegoldengirldiary.com

    • tayloraube/ 06.09.2016Reply

      I love that it’s detachable into a simple button down. It’s perfect!

  • Stephani/ 05.09.2016Reply

    Such classic looks! Love the striped blouse with the bow–classic but still makes a statement!

    • tayloraube/ 06.09.2016Reply

      Thank you Stephani, I totally agree!

  • Alina/ 05.09.2016Reply

    I love how you styled the bow blouse with the white shorts! So flirty and sassy!

    • tayloraube/ 06.09.2016Reply

      I was a little worried it would look silly tucked in to the shorts, but not to toot my own horn – I’m totally rocking it, hehe!

  • Jana/ 05.09.2016Reply

    OMG! Can’t get enough of both of these looks! You look gorgeous! xo jana
    http://www.janastyleblog.com

    • tayloraube/ 06.09.2016Reply

      Thanks Jana!

  • Ruthie/ 05.09.2016Reply

    WHAT AN AMAZING COLLAB!?!?! You may as well apply to be one of their models!! These images are BEYOND AMAZING!! Congrats love xx

    • tayloraube/ 06.09.2016Reply

      Thanks Ruthie! Didn’t my photographer so such a wonderful job?! I love how every picture turned out 🙂

  • sarah lindner/ 05.09.2016Reply

    That stripped top and floral skirt are stunning! Great pictures!
    ​xoxo
    Sarah Lindner
    http://www.thehouseofsequins.com​

    • tayloraube/ 06.09.2016Reply

      Thanks Sarah, much appreciated 🙂

  • Yulia/ 06.09.2016Reply

    Taylor, you are such a beauty! I love both the skirt and the bow blouse – there is something fun about each of them. I would totally wear the skirt in winter with thick black tights (just like you mentioned), and I’d take that bow blouse to a media event or a Broadway show. Needless to say, you styled these pieces perfectly. Hope you are having a great week so far:)

    Yuliannova

    • tayloraube/ 06.09.2016Reply

      I love how versatile these two pieces are! Thanks so much Yulia 🙂

  • Hand Tied Wig/ 06.09.2016Reply

    You look stunning, love the outfit. Keep posting.

    • tayloraube/ 06.09.2016Reply

      Thanks so much! 🙂

  • A Graceful Life Blog/ 06.09.2016Reply

    You are perfection!! Love both looks but the second is my fav! xo

    • tayloraube/ 06.09.2016Reply

      Thank you! Much appreciated!

  • Jaime/ 06.09.2016Reply

    Okay, I am OBSESSED with the bow top!! The skirt in the first outfit is super pretty. I love how it’s flirty, but still sophisticated. You look beautiful in both outfits, but the bow tie top is just so much more my style. Great post!!

    • tayloraube/ 06.09.2016Reply

      I completely agree! This skirt is easily becoming on of my favorites and this top, I LOVE IT!!

  • Amber/ 06.09.2016Reply

    SO gorgeous! I seriously love your style 🙂

    Xoxo

    • tayloraube/ 06.09.2016Reply

      Thank you Amber!

  • Taylor Mobley/ 06.09.2016Reply

    LOVE this collab! You GO GIRL!

    • tayloraube/ 07.09.2016Reply

      Thank you so much!!!

  • Cinzia Satta/ 06.09.2016Reply

    I’m in love with the trend of the bow blouse. Love this outfit dear!
    kisses
    Cinzia

    http://www.callmeblondiebycinziasatta.com

    • tayloraube/ 07.09.2016Reply

      This trend will look so good on you!! Thanks Cinzia

  • Merima/ 06.09.2016Reply

    Fabulous photos and amazing poses. I love verything. Both of outfits are fantastic and trendy.
    Would you like to follow each other?
    https://glaringwaves.blogspot.ba/

    • tayloraube/ 07.09.2016Reply

      Thank you so much Merima!!

  • Lauren/ 06.09.2016Reply

    You look perfect in Banana Republic! Such classic and elegant style. What an awesome collection of pieces!

    • tayloraube/ 07.09.2016Reply

      Isn’t Banana the best?! I am so proud of this collaboration and I think the pictures turned out fabulously. Thanks so much for your support!

  • Audrey/ 07.09.2016Reply

    Gorgeous looks! Love love love em both!

    • tayloraube/ 07.09.2016Reply

      Audrey you are the best! Thanks so much!

  • Jessica/ 07.09.2016Reply

    Gorgeous! Love that mock neck!
    xo Jessica
    http://www.whatsfordinneresq.com

    • tayloraube/ 07.09.2016Reply

      Thanks babe! I love the bow trend so much I will definitely be buying more blouses like this one.

  • Amanda/ 07.09.2016Reply

    So gorgeous! I love the pattern on the skirt!

    Xoxo,
    Amanda
    http://www.trulyyoursa.com

    • tayloraube/ 07.09.2016Reply

      Me too! It’s so chic!

  • Hadasah Love | Style To Love/ 07.09.2016Reply

    Splendid photos! Love it!!!
    xoxo, Hadasah
    http://www.styletolove.com

    • tayloraube/ 07.09.2016Reply

      Thank you Hadasah!

  • Morgan England/ 07.09.2016Reply

    I see you, Taylor, collaborating with Banana Republic. That is so incredible, very proud of you my friend!

    • tayloraube/ 07.09.2016Reply

      Thanks Morgan! You are so sweet 🙂

  • Maggie/ 07.09.2016Reply

    I’m seriously loving both, but that bow blouse is so fun!! And it can be both professional and dressed down.

    http://www.maggiealamode.com

    • tayloraube/ 07.09.2016Reply

      Agreed! And it’s detachable so it’s like 2 shirts in one!

  • Julia/ 09.09.2016Reply

    I love both looks but I have a thing about flounce skirts and I love the pattern on this one, so I think that would be my favourite look!
    Julia x
    http://www.thevelvetrunway.com

  • Julia/ 09.09.2016Reply

    I love both looks but I have a thing for flounce skirts and I love this pattern so I think this would be my favourite look!
    Julia x
    http://www.thevelvetrunway.com

  • Diana/ 09.09.2016Reply

    love these looks! you look like you walked out of an ad!
    cheers
    diana
    http://www.seaofblush.com

  • Christie/ 13.09.2016Reply

    This bow top was made for you, love how you styled these pieces, the shots are beautiful! And can we talk about your cheekbones?!
    xo
    Christie
    http://www.christielovesflora.com

  • Hadasah Love | Style To Love/ 16.09.2016Reply

    Splendid photos! Love it!!!
    xoxo, Hadasah
    http://www.styletolove.com

    • tayloraube/ 16.09.2016Reply

      Thank you so much!

  • Audrey/ 17.09.2016Reply

    You look great with those pieces! I love your elegant and lady-like style!

    Audrey, http://www.frenchallure.ca/

    • tayloraube/ 19.09.2016Reply

      Thank you Audrey, that is so sweet!

  • Jackie/ 17.09.2016Reply

    Beautiful looks Taylor! I’m obsessed with your bow top, it’s so chic and fun too. I seriously need it in my life!lol Banana Republic can do no wrong!

    xo, jackie
    stylemydreams.com

    • tayloraube/ 19.09.2016Reply

      Agreed, Banana Republic is the best! Thanks for your comment 🙂

  • Merima/ 19.09.2016Reply

    Both of outfits are so amazing. I don’t know which is my favorite.
    You’re stylish and your hair looks amazing.
    https://glaringwaves.blogspot.ba/

    • tayloraube/ 19.09.2016Reply

      Thank you! I just got it cut and I’m still trying out new hair styles. I already miss my long hair!

  • Jenna at Boston Chic Party/ 27.09.2016Reply

    Loving these looks! I love seeing some cute work outfit inspiration- as much as I wish I could wear fun clothes, I spend so much time at work, that I love having clothes that can be worn both in the office and out. These are so amazing for that!
    xoxo, Jenna
    Boston Chic Party

    • tayloraube/ 27.09.2016Reply

      Thanks Jenna! It’s so sweet you mentioned that because I’m actually wearing the exact black and white outfit now to work, hahah! I completely agree because I have worn this to the office and straight to dinner. Banana Republic is the best!

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  • Debbie/ 28.12.2016Reply

    Looking sooo good here! You are just stunning! I love this outfit — the black top and printed skirt!
    xo Debbie | http://www.tothineownstylebetrue.com

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