Get the Look: Spring 2016 Ruffles Edition

Spring is finally in full swing, dear readers! As I type, it’s a breezy 76ºF in these parts and I’m loving every bit of it. By now, I’m sure you’ve been checking out the latest trends in Spring 2016 fashion and have started piecing together your wardrobe staples. One of the sweetest trends this year is ruffles. No, not the potato chips and also not exactly the ruffles you’ve seen toddlers wearing. No, these ruffles are a little more sophisticated than that.  Check out some of the styles shown at Spring ’16 fashion weeks and our picks to get those looks!


Ruffled Sleeves

Runway Look:31-Phillip-Lim-Spring-2016_ruffled_sleevesImage Source: IMAXTREE / Daniele Oberrauchd

 

 

 

Upgrade your tired old white button-up with some ruffled sleeves. Your work wardrobe will thank you. Our favorite look-alike comes from Banana Republic and it can be yours for only $59.95! 

Look-alike:Heritage Ruffled Silk Blouse | Banana Republic – $59.95

 

Patterned Ruffles

Runway Look:Giambattista-Valli-Spring-2016_patterned_rufflesImage Source: IMAXTREE / Daniele Oberrauchd

 

 

We are huge fans of patterned everything, ruffles included! Pair your patterned ruffles with some strategic color blocking to get this runway look. Our favorite look-alike is from Neiman Marcus.

Look-alike:

Splatter-Print Cold-Shoulder Tiered Dress | Neiman Marcus – $574.00


Black & White Ruffles

Runway Look:_MON0507_black_and_white_rufflesImage Source: Indigitalimages.com / Monica Feudi

 

 

 

What’s not to love about black and white ruffles? The contrasting colors work perfectly with those giant frills, don’t they? We are fans of this Forever 21 look-alike.

Look-alike:One-Shoulder Ruffled Dress | Forever 21 – $44.90

Floral Ruffles

Runway Look:_ARC0535_floral_rufflesImage Source: Indigitalimages.com / Marcus Tondo

 

 

 

Floral maxi dresses are no longer stuck in the ’90s. Modernize them with a low neckline and some butterfly sleeves! Our favorite look-alike is a $398 piece from Nordstrom. 

Look-alike:Floral Print Silk Maxi Dress | Nordstrom – $398.00

Ruffles…everywhere?

Runway Look:Zimmermann-Spring-2016_ruffled_everythingImage Source: IMAXTREE

 

 

 

OK, OK…ruffles everywhere sounds super intimidating, but I promise you can make the look work! Check out this  reasonably-priced piece from Charlotte Russe!

Look-alike:Ruffled Lace & Chiffon Shift Dress | Charlotte Russe – $43.99

So go out there and get your ruffles on this Spring! If you need more ruffle inspiration, check out our other picks, here!

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