Romantic ruffled collars are stealing the limelight on Zoom calls everywhere.
Do you live in a uniform of white t-shirts and black jumpers? There will always be space in your wardrobes for fail-safe basics, but lately we’ve been inspired to put the fun back into dressing and experiment with our tops. Largely due to multiple video calls and meetings. First we fell in love with exaggerated puff sleeves, now there’s another particular detail that’s stealing the limelight: lace-trimmed collars.
The style offers serious costume drama appeal, but translates into our everyday wardrobes without looking like we’re en route to a drama class.
Big news last season, scandi brand Ganni has once again solidified the trend for this year by creating iterations of tops with the whimsical detail, as have many other designer and high street brands.
Pernille brings the vintage look back up to date by ditching the lace and opting for the sharper collar. She pairs it with slouchy leather trousers and Bottega Veneta mules, and voila. So how to incorporate it into our own wardrobes?
The way to wear it – without looking like you’re in fancy dress – is by keeping the rest of your look polished and fuss-free. Think tapered jeans, white ankle boots and an oversized blazer hanging from your shoulders.
From white cotton styles that give the vintage edge to shirting-inspired styles that look more polished, these are the best ruffled collar shirts to shop now.
Add a wild touch to your trusty jeans with this statement shirt. Layer it over a cream roll neck and wear with chain detail brogues for a scandi vibe.
& Other Stories shirt
Tick off two major micro trends at once thanks to the puff sleeves and ruffled detailing. It also comes in a lemon yellow.
Take a blue stripe shirt away from office territory by going for a style with an oversized collar. Team this Asos number with light wash jeans, kicks and layered rings.
For the ‘jeans and a nice top’ look, wear this sheer style with your favourite denim and heeled boots. We imagine you’ll wear it to so many events in the future.
To ease yourself into the mini trend, try out a black shirt with the supersize collar. You’ll be able to layer this under cosy cardigans or polished blazers depending on your day.
Mother of Pearl blouse
Like a bib, but way more chic. The lace tip, fluted sleeves and simple button detail makes it an all-round winner. Style with light wash jeans and a chunky boot to keep it cool.
The simple white shirt just had a supersize collar update, and we approve. Try it out over a bright jumper and let the collar hang out in all its glory.
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