When was the last time you seriously considered adding a ruffle to your look? The word itself can evoke feelings of icky 80s overdone-ness, so it's no surprise if you've passed by ruffled looks on store hangers and shelves. This spring, high fashion took to the embellishment like bees to honey — and did it in a way that's modern and sophisticated. Here are a few inspiration pics from our favorite looks. See how this trend works for a variety of styles and why it's one of fashion's current trend darlings.
Jennifer Davidson joined theFashionSpot team as Managing Editor in November 2010. In addition to overseeing the editorial content of the site, she shares her fashion, beauty, and pop culture obsessions in her weekly column The Love List. Prior to joining the tFS team, Jennifer produced fashion segments for television, and is also the co-founder of StyleBakery.com.