We're longstanding fans of Skinny laMinx's bright, retro-inspired designs; her fabric and tea towels are great accessories for the mod and cheery kitchen. Cambria just pointed out her aprons to me too; take a look at how cute these are, from these bubbly cafe numbers to her practical pinafores.
If the idea of wearing a half apron has never seemed practical to you, check out these full-coverage options. I love aprons that slip over the head and don't involve tying anything around my waist, and these patterns are super cute.
She also makes really charming aprons for children, like this one pictured here. If you need a pinafore to drape over your child during cookie-baking and finger-painting, you can't go wrong with these cute options.