Wearable Fashion Trends 2020 - Angela - Petite Style Coach

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Delightful Details – Ruffles & Bows & Puffs

August 23, 2020

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I always am amazed at how designers take a classic staple (that we’ve seen a bazillion times before) and make it new and fresh. They’ve done it again this season by adding delightful details like; bows, ruffles, and puff sleeves.

Here are a few of the prettiest. Even more exciting? The prices. Half of the options below ring in at under $100!

Alright, Sunshine! Let’s go shopping.

Ruffles, Ruffles, Ruffles

But never fussy.

Nope. Ruffles this season are usually limited to one to ensure they don’t cross the border into over-done.

In case you’re asking, are ruffles right for my body type?

When it comes to ruffles and dressing for your shape, it’s all about placement. Much like accessories, you want to use them to draw attention to your very favorite features.

2020 Wearable Fashion Trend Ruffle Sleeves
Vince Camuto Ruffle Sleeve Dress $148. Tap The Picture For More Info.

2020 Wearable Fashion Trend Ruffle Detail

Do you have svelte, sexy arms? The two styles above will definitely show them off!

Kate Spade Blk Ruffle Dress
Kate Spade Black Ruffle Dress $198. Tap The Picture To See Other Colors.

Have a Scarlett-worthy waistline? These ¾ length sleeves drag the eye right to it.

2020 Wearable Fashion Trend Ruffle Details
Velvet by Graham & Spencer Ruffle Sleeve Mini Dress $198. Tap The Picture If You Need More Details.

I had to include this causal option as it’s so sweet and charming. Plus, the lightweight material makes it perfect for this stifling August heat.

2020 Wearable Fashion Trend Ruffle Neckline
Ann Taylor Checked Ruffle Henley Shell $60. Tap The Picture For Available Sizes.

While separates don’t usually rev my engine, I adore literally everything about this blouse; the stiff neck ruffle, the color (which is super-duper popular this pre-fall), the bold buttons, and of course the price.

If you’re as crazy for ruffles as I am, there are some more cute options all the way at the bottom of the article.


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I’m obsessed with this dress. The halter top styling stops it from looking too conservative while staying completely office-appropriate.

2020 Wearable Fashion Trend Bow Neckline
Vince Camuto Halter Tie Neck A-Line Dress $77. Tap The Pic For More Details.

2020 Wearable Fashion Trend Bow Necklines
Cece A-Line Bow Dress
$129. Tap The Picture For More Info.

Don’t like showing off your biceps? No worries, here’s a short-sleeve option.

2020 Wearable Fashion Trend Bow Blouse
Cece Galactic Dot Blouse $89. Tap The Pic For More Details.

And again, with lust-able separates. These two sweet blouses will work anywhere and anytime – casual evenings, weekend errands, and of course, work.

2020 Wearable Fashion Trend Bow Blouse
Cece Plaid Pintuck Tie Neck Sleeveless Blouse $40. Tap The Pic For More Details.

Did you catch the price of this one??? Bonkers! For the office? Pop a blazer over it, and it’ll take you warmly into the winter.

And Finally Puff Sleeves

This trend comes with a caution flag. Too many of the current options are way over-worked. Too much material, too many details, or too billowy for real life.

Having said all that though, the designers and brands who got it right, got it really really right. Puff sleeves are also perfect if you prefer to keep your upper arms covered or work in a chilly office.

2020 Wearable Fashion Trend Puff Sleeves
BB DAKOTA Fields of Gold Shift Dress $89. Need More Info? Tap The Pic.

The material of this one is light and flowy, making it oh-so-flattering. Pop on a statement necklace, and it’ll likely be the best looking, easiest to wear outfit in your closet. And can’t you just picture it with a pair of royal purple heels?!? Crazy cute!

2020 Wearable Fashion Trend Puff Sleeves
Sunny Day Puff-Sleeved Tunic $88. Tap The Pic For More Details.

The mini length of this one is what makes it brilliant – completely avoids frumpy and keeps it fun.

2020 Wearable Fashion Trend Puff Sleeves
Misha Mini Dress $78. Also Available In White & Black. Tap The Pic For All The Details.

And for those of you looking for a casual option, Free People knocked it out of the stadium with this little number. And again, did you catch the price??? Makes a girl wonder what the heck is going on this week with so many super affordable options.

And That Sunshine Is A Wrap

Three details you’ll be seeing over and over again this season and are definitely worth adding to your closet; ruffles, bows, and puffs.

‘Til Next Week.

Hugs & Happy Shopping.

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P.S. Did you miss last week’s article about Blue Light Glasses? No worries! Here’s the link so you’ll be all caught up.

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