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pussy bow

A prominent bow on the collar of a woman's blouse. "Pussy bow" is short for "pussycat bow," alluding to a bow around the neck of a cat or kitten. I know you think you're super trendy, but pussy bows have actually been around for a long time.
See also: bow, pussy
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More collage with colored paper, pussy bows, peacock feathers, and sticky tape to keep the whole together.
Jumper from Miss Selfridge, PS30 | Skirt from Zara, PS12.99 Boots from Zara, PS69.99 Geek chic is also in, with cute shirts peeping out of preppy jumpers and lots of prim pussy bows.
Bag, EUR45, www.asos.com; Pussy bows The 80s pussy bow is back but avoid doing a Maggie Thatcher by picking soft neck ties in feminine fabrics.
PUSSY BOWS FIRST seen draped around the swanlike neck of Brazilian supermodel Gisele at Prada, the pussy-cat bow is difficult to carry off.
Amber wears pussy bow top, pounds 9.99, from New Look, dark jeans, pounds 25, from Dorothy Perkins (0800 731 8286), belt, pounds 55, from Whistles (0207 487 4484).