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This top is trending at London Fashion Week, and you can get it already

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Hot off the spring/summer 2020 catwalks, statement sleeve shirts are the trend you can wear already…

With new season upon us, it’s no surprise the fashion team are on the look out for fresh new trends. Luckily, London Fashion Week is a go-to when it comes to spotting the best new ‘it’ items, and we’ve found a winner. There’s a certain style of top that has been doing the rounds at the spring/summer 20 shows, and they all have one thing in common – statement sleeves. 

Shirts and blouses have all got puffy OOT sleeves, and the best thing about the look is it’s already a key trend for autumn/winter this year. While Rejina Pyo put puff sleeve shirts on the catwalk, the likes of House of Holland and Mark Fast went one step further and opted for organza sheer styles. Whether you dress them down with jeans and trainers, or make them work for after dark by layering over a slip dress and mules, this is the trend you can get one step ahead of. Zara, & Other Stories and Ganni already have iterations you can try out. Scroll down to see our best ones…

Rejina Pyo ss20 show
Top trends: Rejina Pyo SS20 puff sleeve blouse

Rejina Pyo was all about the statement separates. Giving a lesson in how to style the puff sleeve top – create the Rejina-style silhouette by belting at the waist and layering over a midi skirt. The dream outfit does exist. 

  • & Other Stories flowy puff sleeve button up shirt

    Image of & Other Stories puff sleeve shirt
    Top trends: & Other Stories puff sleeve shirt

    The perfect pink shade will go with everything from checked trousers to a burgundy midi skirt. 

    From desk to bar, brunch and after-dark – it’ll become a wardrobe hero. 

    Puff sleeve shirt, £65, & Other Stories at stories.com

  • Anna Mason Laila ruffled floral-jacquard blouse

    Image of Anna Mason puff sleeve blouse
    Top trends: Anna Mason puff sleeve blouse

    Florals go way beyond spring/summer; update them by going for moody blooms and they’ll work from autumn through to party season. 

    This puffy sleeve blouse will look so good with leather trousers and ankle boots for a weekend vibe. 

    Puff sleeve blouse, £495, Anna Mason at net-a-porter.com

The House of Holland show saw organza blouses layered over high neck tops. For autumn, go for long sleeves and use the layering technique with wide leg trousers and chunky trainers. 

Image of Zara organza blouse
Top trends: Mark Fast SS20 organza blouse

Granted, we won’t be wearing a bandeau top and skirt in day-to-day life, but what we’re taking from the Mark Fast show is the organza shirt worn as a jacket. Go for a colour-pop version and wear layered over a slip dress for a more wearable version of the catwalk look.

  • Zara organza puff sleeve blouse

    Image of Zara organza blouse
    Top trends: Zara organza blouse

    Primary hues are brightening up autumn/winter this year and this cobalt blouse is a sure-fire win. Team with blue jeans for a top-to-toe tonal look and you’ll tick off all the trends in one. 

    Organza blouse, £49.99, Zara 

  • Ganni printed organza blouse

    Image of Ganni organza blouse
    Top trends: Ganni organza blouse

    Prints inspired by zoo animals aren’t going anywhere, so invest in a tiger print organza blouse and we guarantee the cost-per-wear will end up being pennies. 

    Tip: layer over a slinky slip dress with mules for a chic after-dark look. 

    Organza blouse, £200, Ganni at net-a-porter.com

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