Is it just us, or do you go through the same "Should I or shouldn't I?" mental conversation every time you see a bow tie? Somehow, the prospect of looking like a bad hotel cocktail waitress always seems to push the needle toward "shouldn't," but now that we're in full holiday mode, we're determined to get a handle on this classic, not-just-for-the-boys accessory.
And who better to show us the ropes (ties? bows?) than our own accessory commandos Annie Georgia Greenberg and Kristian Laliberte — seriously, how precious are these two?
Click through to get all the styling deets, and don't be afraid to chime in — we're dying to hear how you wear your bow tie.
Photographed by Jacqueline Harriet