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Embrace Summer Ruffles

You Don't Need a Fancy Dress to Pull Off This Trend


Article by Jana Meister

Photography by Nicholas Enevoldsen

Romantic ruffles are a huge trend for the summer 2019 season. I am a big fan of all things romantic and girly so this trend had me at “HELLO!”

Flirty details can make any outfit a little more fun for any occasion, from summertime weddings, to date nights on the town, to Sunday brunch, which is why this season I’ll be buying all the ruffles I can find.

What has been dubbed "the ultra-feminine trend” includes not only ruffles, but also lace, and prints such as gingham, floral, and stripes. If you are a girly-girl like me and you want to incorporate this into your summer wardrobe, you do not need not to wear a fancy dancy dress to pull it off.

I paired my ruffle skirt with a knotted t-shirt and sneakers for a more casual take on the trend. I love mixing girly pieces with denim and sneakers for a more “street style” vibe. This skirt can be restyled later with heels and a dressier top for a more date night approved outfit. By incorporating ruffles on key wardrobe pieces like handbags, sandals, fun summer tops or skirts, you'll be able to give your outfits a fresh look for the summer season.

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