Fashion Trends

Flirty Frills Are A Must-Try Trend From The Spring 2016 Runways

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This season, romantic ruffles have officially graced the Spring 2016 catwalks. From intricate frills on short dresses to long creations, sweet ruffled accents are set to cause a sensation in the months ahead. Whether you want to bring whimsy into your professional wardrobe or simply stun on a night out, we’ve curated a few winning ways to rock ruffles this season.

Casual Chic

Whether your Saturday afternoon involves brunch or stopping by your favourite boutiques, try slipping into a floaty ruffled number (as spotted at Roberto Cavalli). Soft lilac shades, off-the-shoulder necklines and daringly short hems keep the style looking casual and fuss-free. Meanwhile, a strategically placed black leather belt and the perfect pair of strappy nude sandals help to convey a look of effortless elegance.

Work Wear

Although ruffles may seem girlish, they can surprisingly be incorporated into a chic and work-appropriate ensemble (as seen on the runway at Dries Van Noten). For business hours, trade your flirty skirt for a few statement frills on a sophisticated navy blue jumpsuit. A graceful sleeveless style, high neckline and loose trousers can instantly transform ruffles into an office-ready look, while chunky printed platforms can complete your ensemble.


As the sun sets and cocktail hour turns into a night of revelry, take your cues from the Gucci catwalk and rock a full-length ruffled dress. Look for long sheer sleeves, a softly falling hem and gorgeous shades of petal pink to showcase your feminine form. For a contrasting effect, platform T-strap wedges and elaborate cocktail rings can turn your flamingo pink ruffles into a look of true decadence.


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