How to dress: be prepared to ruffle a few feathers | Fashion | The Guardian

 

How to dress: be prepared to ruffle a few feathers | Fashion | The Guardian.

Adding a ruffle to an outfit is like tying a ribbon around a box: it transforms your perception of what lies beneath. Effort has been invested into making this package appealing. To create a ruffle, you need to use more fabric than is strictly necessary, and that’s the whole point. A ruffle is anti-utilitarian, which is why it is popular on the red carpet, where women are essentially gift-wrapped.

 

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