Trend Editorial: Alternative Ruffles

January 8, 2018
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With Spring on the way we’re looking at new ways to change up traditional florals. We hear you ‘florals for Spring, groundbreaking’ right, well just because the trend is a constant each season, it doesn’t mean it’s unable to diversify and update your wardrobe. 

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Create a clash of personas, bringing dark to contrast light. Add black leather in the form of boots and a jacket for needed personality.

The softness of the neutral tones and ruffle sits nicely alongside the attitude brought by the leather. Keep the leather jacket plain and simplistic as not to overdo things, with a classic silver zip and minimal studding to finish.

Adding fishnet tights to the mix furthers the effect of this styling to edge out your look.

Be wary of how to style fishnets as they can sometimes go OOT, no one wants to resemble a streetwalker deliberately so be sure to blend your trends correctly. When worn right, fishnets elevate a look to show boldness in fashion choices and confidence with wear, it also doesn’t hurt that the black thread creates a flattering outline to accentuate and slim down the legs either.

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Accessorising should be carefully considered to complement the existing look. A classically designed Aspinal of London Letterbox Bag brings a heritage feel to the finished product, keeping contemporary with a polished croc leather material which remains expensive in aesthetic but unwittingly covetable at the same time.

Teal nails bring out the accent colour in the dress’s print to subtly tie everything together in interesting manner which stands apart. Contrarily, the necklace plays things down more by blending into the overarching colour palette set by the ruffle dress, a simple silver heart set on a thin bound chain.

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Ruffle Dress | Missguided

Leather Jacket | Topshop

Letterbox Bag | Aspinal of London

Leather Boots | Carvela by Kurt Geiger 

Sheer T Shirt | Missguided

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