So it’s Friday night, Saturday afternoon or a Tuesday at the office. You wanna wear something that says “Hey I’m a fashionable Queer who is not only dapper… but casual and Effort-Lez in my approach to style.” No matter where you are on the gender spectrum high fem, andro, chap stick, or stone cold dapper butch. I found the perfect accessory for you!

I recently stumbled across this gorgeous ad by Bowline Co. while surfing around the internets.

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So obvi I clicked it! What I saw next was a collection of the trendiest bowties I’ve come across to date. #Want #FashionGoals Unless you live under a rock with no internet and access to lesbians you know bowties are THE must have accessory. Bowline Co. has nailed it! Their line is curated to perfection. These are not your GrandPa bowties. (Not that he’s not hot.) These handmade Unisex Bowties are Portland USA by two very cute lesbians. (Taken however. Don’t get any ideas Effort-Lezzies) These wonderful Gay-Elles have taken the time to really corner essential elements of Queer Andro culture and packed it all into ties. Don’t just take my word for it. Have A look…

Jackman self tie buffalo plaid flannel.

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Does Bowline Co. know how to do plaid or what?!

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Picture this Pinterest perfect look: This tie with a short sleeved button down and some denim shorts.

Van Buren 

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My personal fav!! I’ve paired this beauty with everything from denim shirts to chucks and taken it everywhere from the patio to a wedding.

When I reached out Bowline Co. to tell them how obsessed I was with their brand, LK was gracious and answered all of my 235039 questions about the company. Bowline Co’s whole operation is a two woman show. Everything from production to photography is done solely by LK and her partner Laura. It shows in everything they do. When LK sent me out the Van burn to review, it arrived in my box (not that one smart alexs my “post” box.) with a personalized message on the package from Laura.

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Everything bowline does has quality and personalization in mind. They care about the bigger picture – that their products are made in the USA, that some of their proceeds go to a local cancer centre, that their ads feature queer models and some of their pieces are even upcycled. Bowline Co. is the kind of company I’m proud to stand behind.

Because Bowline Co. celebrates and supports the LGBTQ community they have even put together an exclusive discount code for Effort-Lezzies. How nice of these sisters right?! So don’t wait, use the code effortlez to grab yourself your new favourite wardrobe staple then take it out on the town, to a picnic, to the office, or your grandpa’s birthday party. The possibilities are endless! Bowline Tie’s are for everyday wear for everywhere.

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You can checkout Bowline Co’s website by clicking any of the links above or this one

Images : Compliments of Bowline Co.

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About The Author

Founder and Editor-in-chief at Effort-Lez. Writer, comedian and career lesbian. Interests include, but are not limited to: Kanye West's Fade video, drinking wine & making out (while watching Kanye West's Fade video), cerebral hoarding, three point stands and laughing myself into quadriplegia.

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2 Responses

  1. Dana

    You should totes sport one to my wedding. Just sayin’. Also, can I please just gush over your blog and how amazingly bloggy you are? PROUD MMAMA HERE!

    Love you bae! xo

    • Natash

      I may… OR may not already have a special one picked out for the evening! XD
      You make me so happy!! Thank you so much for the comment and the love! Means the world to me! You’re my blog Guru and inspiration mama!! xx