Like florals for spring, dresses fall into the same obvious yet essential category. There's something so satisfying about the arrival of bare-leg season that makes us crave a new dress.
So this is the question on everyone's lips: Which frock is taking the limelight this season? It's all about puff sleeves. Chances are you will already have spotted lots of beauties because this silhouette has become so popular that a sage style from Zara and a blue minidress from Ganni have already sold out. It's safe to say that puff-sleeved dresses are a spring/summer 2019 game changer.
The under-£40 Zara dress has already sold out, but keep an eye out online, as it's about to be restocked any day now.
Puff—or balloon, as you may know them—sleeves are simple yet effective details that create the perfect spring silhouette, not too dissimilar to the '80s favourite shape. This time around, though, they're more about an elegant, feminine addition to your mini, midi or maxi dress rather than full-on power shoulders.
Everyone from ASOS and Topshop to Zimmermann and Staud have created iterations of the puff-sleeved dress, so we've rounded up an edit of 20 of the best styles. Scroll down to find your new spring It dress. Note: Apologies in advance for making you want to shop more than one.
Ganni dresses sell out at record speed. Luckily, we've found another option from the cool-girl brand below. We predict it'll have the same sellout effect.
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This is one of the prettiest dresses on ASOS right now.
Another cult Ganni dress is firmly on our radar.
The detail makes it look so expensive.
Hello, wedding guest dress.
Yep, the dresses are as dreamy as the brand's own bags.
This belted beauty is going straight in our baskets.
You'll wear this for every occasion, forever.
The perfect holiday frock is here.
The shape and ditsy print are so flattering.
Simple yet effective.
Spring in a dress.
Looks so good with white kicks.
We can always rely on Chloé when it comes to dresses.
Wedding guest season is sorted.
Just take a look at that neckline.
Clashing accessories are so spring 2019: This one is already done for you.
Gingham is key this season, as are puffed sleeves. It's a win-win.
It's time to welcome back polka dots with open arms.
Next up, we've already planned your summer party looks for you.