SS17 TREND: RUFFLES Another difficult one to style are ruffles - they don't make many peoples wardrobes because they can be quite out there. Ruffled trim on bardot or a ruffled hem of a skirt are a good way to incorporate ruffles slowly into your wardrobe
Fashion 18th Century ball gown dress ensemble costume circa from 1752-1775. Made from very fine silk, lace and trim with embroidered small flower floral pattern in off white woven into the pale blue background.
Detail sleeve, robe à la francaise, England (Spitalfield's), 1760s, remodeled 1780s. Ivory ground silk taffeta woven with a narrow self weave stripe, with gently curving flower and leaf meanders in puce, shaded tangerine flowerheads, red berries and sage green foliage, alternating with small sprays of flowers in deep rose pink and ivory. Trimmed with same tufted silks and corded wire loops.