How To Rock Ruffles This Summer

Be a frill-seeker... — by Unsplash
Be a frill-seeker... — by Unsplash

When you think of ruffles you may think of babies in tiny frilly outfits or a particularly awful outfit one of your relatives dressed you in as a child and said you were ‘just too cute,’ but this summer ruffles are making a comeback.

Ruffles don’t have to be big and flouncy, they can add a romantic waterfall effect to a dress or a burst of fun to an otherwise plain shirt, so here are some tips on how to rock ruffles.

The beach babe

Looking for the easiest way to incorporate ruffles into your wardrobe? Look no further than a bright bikini or swimming costume with added ruffles to bring a touch of flamenco glamour to the poolside. With a style like this you will look red hot and ruffled up!

Ruffle Wrap Swimsuit - & Other Stories - £25

The lazy loafer

Loafers don’t get as much love as they should. With a super easy throw-on design they will go with almost anything, and an added ruffle may make an otherwise plain-jane shoe into seriously fancy footwear. Add a pair of these to your wardrobe and you will never wonder how to rock ruffles again.

New Look Wide Fit Frill Detail Loafer – Asos - £22.99

Dressed to frill... — by Unsplash
Dressed to frill... — by Unsplash

The boho blouse

For a gorgeous ruffled outfit for summer, a staple floaty blouse is a must have. Adding chic 60s vibes to any look, you will be floating on air and so will these soft ruffles with every movement.

Frilled Top – Zara - £25.99

The flirty frill skirt

If you love the 40s and 50s looks then this is the skirt for you! With cute polka dots and a bright cherry-red design you will absolutely rock the ruffles and the high cinch-effect waist will make you feel like Marilyn Monroe.

Woven Polka Dor Ruffle Mini Skirt – Boohoo - £15

The romantic ruffle

Another key trend this year is the bardot-style which can give any body shape a little more of an hourglass effect by adding dimension to your shoulders and also gives any look more of a wow factor. This easy to wear dress is the perfect ruffled outfit for summer and teamed with a pair of flats for day and wedges for evening you will go from day-dreamer to dream-date in no time.

Grey Stripe Ruffle Layer Bardot Swing Dress – Missguided - £20

Do you have a favourite ruffled item that you can't be without? Tell us in the comments below and if you want more summer style tips check out The Best Maxis For Summer To Suit Every Occasion!