How to Wear: Ruffles

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.