10 Reasons Prairie Ruffles Are Our Favorite Fall Trend

Everyone has a few pieces in their closet that pair well with jeans for a no-fuss outfit that still looks put-together. And this fall, if you're looking to add something new to that arsenal, your secret buzzword is this: ruffles. Shirts adorned with those sweet, retro, too-good-to-be-gaudy ruffles are great because they're basically outfits unto themselves. Let the ruffled piece be the focal point of your look, and wear it with the basics you already have. If it's a ruffled pant, a T-shirt will do. If it's a ruffled top, add jeans, and get on with your day. All you have to do is put them on to feel amazing, and frankly, ruffles are just too damn fun for you to let them pass you by. Click on for a few standout pieces to introduce this trend to your fall arsenal.
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This is as close to Gucci as you'll get for under $50.

H&M Ruffled Blouse, $49.99, available at H&M.
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Add some dimension to a printed jumpsuit with an asymmetric touch.

Finery London Lumley Jumpsuit, $125, available at Finery London.
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Not only does this mustard frock nail the ruffle trend, but it also boasts another great fall accent: the baby bell-sleeve.
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Nope, the off-the-shoulder trend just won't die (even in fall).

Opening Ceremony Sateen Ruffle Top, $325, available at Opening Ceremony.
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This number calls for a T-shirt and a skater sneaker.

Sandy Liang Chet Asymmetric Ruffled Skirt, $480.77, available at Farfetch.
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Want to put a mature twist on a high school uniform staple? Pair this ruched plaid number with a graphic tee and ankle booties.
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Go big or go home — that's the name of the ruffle game.

Maggie Marilyn Coco ruffled cotton and linen-blend blouse$360, available at Net-A-Porter.
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If the red-dress dancer emoji were a pair of jeans, she'd be these.

Simone Rocha x J Brand Ruffle Detail Trousers, $329.65 $131.86, available at Farfetch.
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The going-out top that pairs just as well with kickflares as it does with a miniskirt and booties.

Loéil Rocha Top, $122, available at Loéil.
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Even footwear isn't immune to the ruffle takeover.

Toshop Rosha Frill Sandals, $135, available at Topshop.
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You can throw on this blouse for work and look good even when you're running 20 minutes late.

Aritzia Lourdes Blouse, $195, available at Aritzia.
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The ruffled sweater to end all ruffled sweaters.

Gucci Ruffled Pointelle-Knit Wool-Blend Sweater, $1,490, available at Net-A-Porter.