t started a few seasons back and as we move forward, the trend shows no sign of slowing down. Im talking about the invasion of all things that ruffled! Ruffles were a major trend on pretty much every runway during the Spring 2009 shows- Marc by Marc Jacobs, Malandrino, 3.1 Phillip Lim, Diane Von Furstenberg, Zac Posen, Luella, Oscar de la Renta, Jill Stuart, and on and on. Now I was very hesitant about this trend when it first burst onto the scene, it just appeared a little uber-femme and too sweet for my style. However during one particularly inspired shopping trip, ventured into unchartered territories and gave the ruffled look a try with. The result? Love at first sight! I dont know what it is, but ruffled styles always seem to have this fashion-forward quality to them.
The most important thing to remember with this style is to make it work for you! If you can pull off sweet and girly, then take that motif and run with it. READ ON FOR MORE