Puff Sleeves Aren’t Just For 80s Bridesmaids Anymore, They’re This Season’s Hottest Trend

It's time to add some drama to your wardrobe

When you think of puff sleeves immediately the sobering image of your mother standing in her puffy wedding dress surrounded by her mates, all of whom are wearing equally as puffy bridesmaid dresses, pops into your mind *shudders*.

But, we’re here to change all that.

Puff sleeves have been creeping their way back into the mainstream in recent years, and it looks like this Spring/Summer they’re set to explode.

The lovechild of Little Women and Dynasty, the puff sleeve is equal parts fun and flattering. You’ll never struggle with the ‘jeans and a nice top’ conundrum again, and finding a complimentary but trendy dress for any occasion is made easy by grabbing one with a dramatic sleeve.

So G’wan, bring some drama into your wardrobe with some of our fave puffy picks below.


Puff Sleeve Cropped Cardigan – & Other Stories – €89

Sleek The Language Satin Balloon Sleeve Blouse – Nasty Gal – €35

Puff Sleeve Dress – Zara – €49.95

Smocked Blouse – H&M – €39.99

Gingham Puff Sleeve Midi Dress – Warehouse – €71

Knit Short Cardigan – Mango – €35.99

Puff Sleeve Dress – Monki – €35

Pink Puff Sleeve Tie Waist Dress – River Island – €75