Monday 19th August is International Bow day!

19 August 2019

It’s true! Whether it's made from silk or cotton, plain or decorated with rhinestones, there’s one thing you can be sure of. No matter what it is, putting a bow on it will make it better. International Bow Day encourages everyone to wear a bow and share their beauty with the world.

  • Image of the Week 19th August 2019

    Plate 101, n.d., T .E. Taylor collection (MB1538, Ref 143015). Macmillan Brown Library, Christchurch, New Zealand.

History of International Bow Day

International Bow Day was established to celebrate the glory of the bow, and the amazing power it has to make anything it’s placed on infinitely superior to what it was before.

How to celebrate International Bow Day?

Start tying bows in, on, and around things! International Bow Day encourages you to explore the wonderful world of the bow, and start learning how to tie as many as you can!

Check out the magnificent bows on the lady in the photo! See more information about this photograph, and other items in our archives collections through our catalogue, Kā Kohika.

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