Y2K style is making a full comeback this year – look at Katie Holmes’ dress jeans for evidence – but 2010 will Is the next fashion era to have a revival? The decade wasn’t that that long ago, but there are already signs that it was. 2010 Smart casual, for one thing, has crept back into fashion. Although today it’s through stylish suits, not sheath dresses and sock buns. Like it or not, one of the more polarizing trends of the decade is making a comeback, both on the runway and on the red carpet. Are you ready for the return of ruffle styles?
Best described as flared, pleated, or pleated fabrics at the waist of clothing, this ornament was used in early 2011. Lanvin’s spring 2012 collection features ruffled cocktail dresses with exaggerated ruffles; Jil Sander’s spring a colorful runway with ruffles on T-shirts and floor-length skirts; Alexander McQueen’s Spring 2010 collection even features a waist trim on the structure suit. The look was taken a step further when celebrities like Victoria Beckham, Rihanna and Nicole Kidman started wearing it on the red carpet. It’s almost turned into a competition – who can be the biggest and boldest of them all.