How To Style Puff Sleeves: The Trend You Need In Your Summer Wardrobe

It’s scarcely unfit to corkscrew by your Instagram feed, Pinterest or unequivocally any wardrobe brand’s website though saying a few puff-sleeved pieces right now. Back in 2019—Wow, remember when we all wanted to leave 2019 genuine quick? Now demeanour during us in 2020—puff sleeves were simply one of a biggest, most-worn trends, and it’s protected to contend a demeanour isn’t going divided for summer 2020. That said, a doubt of how to character a smoke sleeve trend is still one I’m asked often, so we pieced together a few looks to yield we with some character inspo.

Now, don’t consider that smoke sleeves became a thing usually final year. The demeanour has been around for years—in fact, it’s been around for centuries. Exhibit A? This poofy-sleeved conformation was all behind in a 1800s; consider Anne of Green Gables, though make it fashion. Back then, a gigot sleeve was all a rage, a puff-sleeve character that was far-reaching from shoulder to elbow, afterwards slight from bend to wrist. While many tops in 2020 have a shorter, fluffier take on a smoke sleeve, even this old-school chronicle is now shoppable during your favorite conform boutiques. Fortunately, I’ve never met a matter sleeve we didn’t like, so I’m prejudiced to them all.

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Kristen Bousquet.

Whether large or small, smoke sleeves make a damn statement, and they’re my go-to tip for spicing adult any tedious look. I’m pity some of my favorite ways to character a singular trend below, and pairing my puffiest sleeves with my favorite summer pieces (A lot of that are from Lulus, satisfactory warning, since have we seen their New Arrivals territory rn?!). With that, review on for 3 easy ways to character summer’s sweetest trend, and 10 inspo outfits we can anxiety later.

 

1. With A Two-Piece Look + Hat

STYLECASTER | How To Style Puff Sleeve Trend

Kristen Bousquet.

Let’s start off with something simple: A puff-sleeved top. What’s good about tops is that we can span them with so many opposite bottoms to emanate a crowd of looks. The initial and third tops are elementary neutrals that can simply be dressed adult or dressed down, though a disproportion between a white puff-sleeved tip and a black one totally changes a vibe from beachy to edgy. The floral choice in a core is ideal for when you’re looking to stone a brighter bottom, like these fun pants. As a finishing touch, I’m always a fan of a wide-brimmed sunhat.

For outfit series one, my tip and floral shorts are both from American Eagle and we accessorized with a hat from Lulus, a green bag from Princess Polly, these Birdies pom-pom slippers and my Ryan Porter necklace. For a center look, my floral top, orange pants, neutral heels and net bag are all from Lulus (!), and we interconnected a ‘fit with a Lack of Color hat, Nuri Collective earrings and a same necklace by Ryan Porter (Spoiler alert, we wear it with everything!). Last though not least, outfit series 3 facilities another tip and dress combo from American Eagle, these cute behind boots from Lulus and a black sunhat. Voila!

2. With A Summer Midi Dress

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Kristen Bousquet.

If we ask me, a best partial about warm-weather conform is being means to toss on a dress and not carrying to consider about putting an whole outfit together. These looks were as easy as throwing on a dress, grabbing a nearest shawl and span of boots and piecing it all together. Somehow, it usually works! Especially when we opt for this specific dress silhouette, a midi-length cut with a bottom that flares out. The figure balances out a smoke sleeves and creates a altogether demeanour cohesive.

For outfit series one, we interconnected this floral Lulus dress with my oldest, comfiest bare shoes, a Forever 21 hat and Calico earrings. For a second look, we chose this pleasing blue Lulus dress and contrasted a tone with some brownish-red accessories, all from Lulus, too. Last though not slightest is this honeyed yellow gingham Lulus dress, that we interconnected with my net bag, some dark blue heels and a wipe that matched them ~perfectly~. So satisfying.

3. With ’70s-Inspired Hues

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Kristen Bousquet.

I am ALL about color—especially during a summer months — so these funkier, some-more colourful options are totally adult my alley. With a initial outfit, you’ll notice a good instance of a long-sleeved dress with a some-more saturated sleeve, suggestive of a selected gigot character we talked about earlier. Outfit series dual usually screams summer, and a propitious miniskirt bottom contrasts a thespian sleeves to emanate a apparition of a snatched waist. Last though not least, we adore a old-school character of outfit series 3 contrasted by a punchy, fun earrings. Plus, don’t we usually adore a good leg slit??

My initial outfit facilities a yellow dress, my netted bag and a neutral sunhat, all from Lulus, with my go-to bare retard heels. Look series dual is another Lulus dress and heel combo, and a same green Princess Polly bag from progressing and some Whateva Lola earrings to finish it off. Last though not least, outfit 3 is this yellow gingham dress with white heels from Lulus, Princess Polly earrings and an ivory Lack of Color hat.

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