Puff Sleeves Are Going To Be Everywhere This Summer So Best You Get On Board Now

Big shoulders are happening, folks!!!

Gonna go out on a limb and say you probably saw a voluminous-shouldered top or dress at least once this summer. They were everywhere! And if the Cecilie Bahnsen and Stine Goya runway shows—and the street style stars all over Copenhagen fashion week—are to be believed, this silhouette isn’t going anywhere. Severe, ’80s-inspired padded shoulders aren’t for you? The softer ~poof~ of a puff-sleeve top or dress might be the perfect way to keep this style in your wardrobe as the temps cool off.

The telltale signs of a puff sleeve: It usually features ruching at the shoulder seam which exaggerates the sleeves or it just has extra fabric with a fitted arm opening that adds major volume. Either way, it’s dang cute. See?

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The short-sleeve designs easily transition to the next season if you wear them with the right layers. Your shoulders will love the extra breathing room and the airy, cloud-like feel of the silhouette. Shop all the pillowy goodness below, and everyone will say as (Napoleon Dynamite would), ‘I like your sleeves.’

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Shop Your Puff-Sleeve Look, Like, RN:

1. Pretty In Pink

Add a feminine pop of colour to your wardrobe with this pretty, pink puff-sleeve shirt.

R525 Truworths SHOP NOW

2. The Mesh Crop

Hello to your new going-out top. Pair it with a leather-look mini or high-waisted trousers and head out, gurl!

R350 Forever21 SHOP NOW

3. The Plain Jane

If you’re not fully convinced on the puff sleeve trend but want to try it out, try this subtle puff blouse with  blue jeans and sneakers, for a casual look.


4. Velvet Dreams

Turn heads while rocking this elegant but sexy velvet dress. Pair it with stilettos and you’ve got a lewk.

R449 Dailyfriday at Superbalist SHOP NOW

5. Work Friendly Puff

For stylish bosses who cannot resist the puff, this shirt is totally trendy and work friendly!


6. Hot Girl Summer

Embrace your hot girl summer in this retro crop top with some major puff sleeve vibes.

R250 The Fix SHOP NOW

7. Glam Girl

For a more luxurious look, opt for this chiffon puff-sleeve shirt. It’s super versatile so pair it with anything you wish.

R385 Forever21 SHOP NOW

8. Cult Classic

Your wardrobe BFF just got an upgrade. Switch out your regular LBD for this trendy version!

R699 Mango SHOP NOW

9. Bright-Eyed Babe

This Terracotta version (Pantone trend alert!) features a smocking effect that cinches the waist – super flattering!

R250 The Fix SHOP NOW

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This post was originally published on Comopolitan.com

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