Wednesday, March 30, 2011

{Queen Bee} Looking Cute in the Kitchen!

These past few years I have noticed a return of the retro chic aprons. You know what I am talking about, the June Cleaver look, but a little more sexy and very flirty. Well let me say that I am a HUGE fan of this look and I am determined to own several of these adorable aprons in a variety of colors and patterns. These are aprons that give a nod to the past but are made for the modern day woman. Both sexy and sweet...the best of both worlds!

In my quest to find a pretty apron to attain the Mexican Martha Stewart meets Audrey Hepburn meets modern day woman/mom persona that I have always made great efforts to achieve (but still have a long way to go might I add), I have come across numerous aprons to fit every style and taste both online and in my favorite stores!

Carolyn's Kitchen has aprons that have a very retro style that seem to be inspired by the era of the pin-up girl. They come in a variety of colors and prints and are probably the sexiest aprons that you will find! I absolutely love the "Dorothy" apron in red!
If you saw the movie Sex and the City 2 then you will probably recognize one of these next aprons. In the movie, Charlotte and her daughter are wearing the famous cupcake aprons from Jessie Steele. I absolutely adore these aprons and want several of them! I even want the little girl aprons, even though I don't have a daughter...yet!

Flirty Aprons pretty much lives up to its name! They come in beautiful patterns and similar to that of Jessie Steele they even offer matching aprons for little girls.

If you are an Etsy lover like I am, then you will dash to these sites to view these next aprons! Atomic Aprons is a company that I found on Etsy that carries aprons in very fashionable prints. It is so hard to find a favorite amongst all of these lil' beauties so I am showcasing just a few.
Lastly, you can view fun and retro aprons by Boojiboo on Etsy. These aprons are very vintage inspired but the designers still keep it modern and young for women of all ages.
They have very cute aprons for little girls as well!

I think I would even wear a lot of these aprons as dresses if they had backs to them! 

All of these sites have numerous and gorgeous aprons to choose from, but if you still can't find the perfect one for you, or if you just can't seem to have enough aprons, try looking at Anthropologie or Home Goods. They may have just what you are looking for!