Smocked Pussy Bow Alternative to Oversized Collar Trend

Ruth Eads

I love the oversized collar trend!  It is all the rage and can be seen in both street style fashion and along the Spring/Summer 2021 runways.  V.P. Kamala Harris' step daughter took the nation by storm when she wore a lovely oversized white collar to the President's Inauguration over a fabulous coat. The models, influencers, insta-famous look marvelous as they pair the collar with sweaters, jeans, coats, crop tops, etc.  For me personally, the look doesn't work.  As many times as I have tried, I can not pull-off this bibbed, pilgrim-esque accessory.  Fortunately I have found just the right solution for those like me who seek this popular 2021 look...

Enter the smocked pussy bow as seen in this picture!  It provides the look of a dickey, oversized collar but is all wrapped up in a pre-tied bow ready for you to fluff and fasten. Its Victorian charm added over even the most casual of pieces, will elevate your look with class and sophistication.  

Problem solved!  

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A New Fashion Accessory for 2021

Ruth Eads

I love neckwear in general!  I love scarves, bandanas, statement necklaces, men's ties, bow ties...anything that adorns the neck.  Perhaps because I have a long neck I prefer to show it off - use what you've got, right?  Thus the impetus behind my neckwear line, Ruth Eads!   

While all of the above neckwear favorites are perfectly suitable, I have always been drawn to how a crisp and professionally pressed shirt collar adds the perfect amount of style and sophistication to one's attire.  However I am not particularly keen on being tethered in a button up, long sleeve,cuffed blouse on most days, especially as I work remotely.  Voila...Ruth Eads Removable Mock Collars was my light bulb moment.  Of course removable collars are not my invention...have you ever heard of Miu Miu?  Ms. Prada does amazing collars!  However my collars are far more affordable, crafted in small batches here in the USA, use fine cotton shirting fabric and are equipped with a discreet front magnetic clasp which allows for easy-on-easy-off.  They are the best!  

I hope you give this favorite yet unconventional new neckwear accessory a try!  And tell us what you think. We are small and thereby nimble, and are driven to create the best removable mock shirt collar ever produced!  

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