There are certain sartorial flourishes that seem to have no place in the tomboy wardrobe—details like bows, ruffles, and, really, anything else you might expect to find affixed to a newborn baby's bonnet. But lately, a new kind of minimalist ruffle has been catching our eye. Instead of seeming stuffy or over the top, this new iteration is elegant, bold, and cool. Interested in working some waves into your wardrobe? Check out our eight favorite pieces below.More
We love how subtle the ruffle details are on this elegant white blouse. It's the ideal gateway piece—and a great mix of romantic and modern styles. $18, hm.com.
Commit to two of the biggest spring trends—off the shoulder, and ruffles—with this polished crepe dress. $1,250, modaoperandi.com.
This knit sweater presents a wild take on a traditionally regal look. The ruffles have an organic feel, and make for a fresh update to the classic white crew neck sweater. $95, topshop.com.