Totally grown-up ways to wear ruffles
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Frill Seeker1 of 8
By Melissa Magsaysay
With flouncy sleeves, flirty skirts and fluttery accents, ruffles are all the rage this season. But don't worry—these aren't the girlie-girl styles of your childhood. New modern cuts and edgy designs prove frou-frou really can be cool.
Bright Spot2 of 8
A sherbet-colored tank with a simple ruffle cascading down the front makes for a fun and flirty spring staple.
SHOP NOW: Tahari Aileen blouse, $46
Cool Collar3 of 8
A gentle flourish like a ruffled neckline makes for a built-in accessory on a solid shirt.
SHOP NOW: ASOS blouse with ruffle collar and sleeves, $42
White Out4 of 8
Soft pleat details and a crisp ruffle peplum give a clean white top cool texture and eye-catching detail.
SHOP NOW: Jennifer Lopez peplum ponte top, $26
Skirting Around5 of 8
Introduce a little flair into your wardrobe with a chic ruffle-hem black pencil skirt.
SHOP NOW: Topshop black ruffle-hem skirt, $56
Wave Runner6 of 8
A ruffle rolling across or down a shirt or dress gives the piece more depth and a soft, but structured look.
SHOP NOW: Boden Sleeveless Ruffle front shirt, $58
Ripple Effect7 of 8
A subtle, vertical ruffle creates a fresh and unexpected twist on the classic sheath dress.
SHOP NOW: Mod Cloth Vibe and Go Seek dress, $75
Jacket Copy8 of 8
Whether on a tailored cropped blazer or tough moto jacket, a ruffled hem gives adds a fun feminine flounce.
Shop Now: 3.1 Phillip Lim Tiered Ruffle Hem Jacket, $1,350