The Look: 10 Ways to Wear Ruffles Like a Grown Woman

Spring into a new chapter of fashion with flirty details.

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Clockwise from top left: Shopbop.com; Sephora; Proenza Schouler; Dress and Blouse: Moda Operandi; Net-A-Porter; Alexander McQueen; Steve Blaine; Victoria Beckham; Tabitha Simmons.

After seasons of pared-down simplicity, fashion’s boomerang back to ruffles, flounces and frills is nothing short of exuberant, perfect for the recovering minimalist.

[1Self Portrait Petunia dress, $560.

[2Tabitha Simmons Flouncy smocked linen heels, $845.

[3] Victoria Victoria Beckham shift, $790.

[4 Anti-girly-girl? Consider ruffles in leather or edged with metal grommets for a hard-meets-soft balance. Alexander McQueen leather jacket, $4,395.

[5Arme De L’Amour Ribbon bracelet, $300.

[6Cushnie et Ochs skirt, $1,195.

[7Rosie Assoulin off-the-shoulder top, $1,195.

[8Proenza Schouler dress, $2,850.

[9] Bite Beauty High Pigment lip pencil in Pomegranate, $24 at Sephora, multiple locations. (Styling Note: A candy-red lip pairs perfectly with a flamenco-inspired look. To achieve it, your best bet is Bite’s all-natural lip crayon, which goes on smoothly, is packed with pigment and stays put all day.)

[10] Proenza Schouler Spring 2016.


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