Striped Blouse with Ruffled Sleeves

21/03/2017

Today I decided to get this post out. Something always came in-between and I never managed to put it together. I’ve worn this top which I bought from Zara so often, that it seems old – although it’s not. I’m always on the go. I’ve made a note in my journal saying “slow down”. Well, today is the perfect day to start, as it’s pouring with rain!

This blouse is so feminine with pleated ruffled sleeves and a bow belt, which can be wrapped around the waist a few times, or tie in a large bow at the side. After I took these photos I removed some of the belt material to make it shorter.

It’s actually meant to be worn the other way around – but I prefer to wear it back-to-front, as I find it a little more playful. Despite me wearing it this way – it’s equally beautiful, worn the correct way around, especially if you are working in an office. After work – turn it around before meeting up with friends, for a night out.

Zara: blouse. I also like this one from here and here. They are very beautiful.

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  • Stella Asteria 14/04/2017 at 16:07

    What an amazing shirt my dear Yvonne! I would love to wear it! Love the red stripes and the bow detail, such a statement! And your makeup and necklace is so on point! You look stunning! Definitely one of my top favourite looks from you!
    xoxo
    Stella
    http://www.stellaasteria.com

  • The Sunday Mode 13/04/2017 at 13:45

    I’m not usually one for colour but that top looks incredible on you, it fits you so perfectly as well!

    Julia // The Sunday Mode

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      yvonne 13/04/2017 at 17:36

      Thank you Julia! xo

  • Chloe 07/04/2017 at 21:33

    This is such a gorgeous top, I LOVE how it drapes off-the-shoulder! I definitely need a unique top like this in my closet! 🙂

    xo, Chloe // https://funinthecloset.com/leaders-usa-face-masks/

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      yvonne 09/04/2017 at 19:14

      So kind of you to stop by Chloe! Thank you! xo

  • Maray 07/04/2017 at 07:55

    Beautiful look!
    Kisses!

    http://www.alasdeangel.net

  • Zunera Serena 07/04/2017 at 04:39

    this top is so cute! 🙂 have a great weekend!

    https://zunera-serena.com/

  • Corsica 04/04/2017 at 20:35

    I love your top. It suits you very well! You are very elegant!
    Bye from Corsica!

  • Karen Shannon 04/04/2017 at 06:17

    The off-shoulder top is killin’ it! Wow this look is gorgeous!
    Stay in Style
    Karen @ Lookbook Store WordPress

  • Neha 03/04/2017 at 17:47

    Love that top, it looks beautiful on you babe…xx, Neha

    https://www.theinstylejournal.com/

  • Biki 01/04/2017 at 07:05

    Hon, this is a perfect example of how to have sex appeal by revealing very little. I am soooo about that heart-shaped neckline, its so flattering and that bow makes you look like a juicy present, haha! Ps your skin is gloooowing. Have a lovely wkend ( :

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      yvonne 09/04/2017 at 19:08

      How kind of you Biki! I do appreciate your lovely comment! xo

  • Doreen's Style Diary 30/03/2017 at 04:47

    This blouse is so gorgeous and fun. Love the ruffles and neckline.
    https://doreensstylediary.com

  • Heather Noire 29/03/2017 at 03:48

    Love these stripes and the ruffled design is so hot! I love this trend and how chic it looks on you 🙂
    https://www.bauchlefashion.com/2017/03/80s-power-dressing.html

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      yvonne 29/03/2017 at 15:22

      Thanks Heather! Much appreciated! Hope you are having a fine day! xo

  • Kate 28/03/2017 at 17:22

    What a fun and unique top!
    -Kate
    https://www.katekoutures.com/

  • Tina 28/03/2017 at 05:55

    This shirt is stunning on you, lovely! I love the color and the billowy sleeves!

    Tina
    http://www.justatinabit.com

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      yvonne 29/03/2017 at 15:24

      So glad you like the top! It’s so feminine! Thank you! xo

  • paulina augusto 27/03/2017 at 17:48

    I need one of this top in my closet. I love it so much. It looks chic and elegant on you !

    Kisses

    Htpp://wardrobeofglutonny.blogspot.fr

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      yvonne 29/03/2017 at 15:27

      Thanks Paulina! I really love wearing this top! xo

  • Vanessa 27/03/2017 at 17:17

    Obsessed with your blouse! It’s such a statement piece! Just love it!
    Happy Monday, babe!
    xoxo, Vanessa
    http://www.WhatWouldVWear.com

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      yvonne 29/03/2017 at 15:29

      Thanks Vanessa! Isn’t it just beautiful! Have a great day! Xo

  • KizzyDoll 26/03/2017 at 16:20

    You are absolutely gorgeous!! I love this top, it looks light and very chic. Perfect!! So elegant. Thank you so much for the lovely comment, I appreciate it. I hope you have a great week to come. Kizzy x

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      yvonne 29/03/2017 at 15:35

      How kind of you Kizzy! I’m so happy for your visit! Have a great day! xo

  • Eni Abeni 25/03/2017 at 16:50

    I’m really in love with your beautiful shirt!!! Kisses from Italy and thank you for your visit,
    Eni

  • Gemma 24/03/2017 at 15:46

    You look stunning! I really love the blouse.

    Gemma x
    http://www.jacquardflower.uk

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      yvonne 24/03/2017 at 19:19

      Such a kind comment, Gemma! Have a great weekend! xo

  • yuka 24/03/2017 at 08:07

    your blouse is soo cute! I love it!

    http://www.prettyinleather.net

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      yvonne 24/03/2017 at 09:12

      Thanks, Yuka! Glad you like it! Nice weekend! xo

  • Jessi Malay 24/03/2017 at 00:56

    This is such a gorgeous top on you hun! The style, the color, and the texture all look like they were MADE for you! Hope you’re having an amazing week so far girlie 🙂

    P.s – my blog got a facelift and I would love for you to check it out!!
    XO Jessi,
    https://www.mywhitet.com/new-embellished-bomber/

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      yvonne 24/03/2017 at 09:10

      Such a lovely and feminine style! absolutely love it! Have a great weekend Jessi! xo

  • emily 23/03/2017 at 15:17

    I am so in love with this blouse! The off the shoulder and bow detail are super cute!
    x Emily
    https://shedoes.com.au

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      yvonne 24/03/2017 at 09:08

      That’s so true, Emily! Have a lovely weekend! xo

  • Didier 23/03/2017 at 05:17

    What a gorgeous top!!! Absolutely obsessed with it!

    -Didier
    http://www.didieryhc.com

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      yvonne 23/03/2017 at 06:46

      So happy you stopped by Didier! Thanks and have a lovely day! xo

  • Sharron 22/03/2017 at 17:19

    Love that blouse and how so feminine it is. Love how you styled it and you look so lovely

    deffinatlyshaz.co.zw

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      yvonne 23/03/2017 at 06:45

      Hi Sharron, Isn’t it just beautiful! So happy I got it! Thank you! xo

  • Len Parent 22/03/2017 at 16:14

    Wow this is absolutely amazing blouse! I can totally see myself wearing this! Thanks for sharing darling!
    Much love, Len
    http://www.lenparent.com

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      yvonne 23/03/2017 at 06:42

      So glad you like it, Len! It’s so on-trend and I love wearing it. Have a wonderful day! xo

  • Sharon 22/03/2017 at 08:33

    Nice blouse ❤️❤️❤️❤️

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      yvonne 22/03/2017 at 08:40

      Thank you, Sharon! So happy that you like the top! So feminine! Thank you for stopping by! xo

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    I like your blog, its really dope.
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    xoxo

  • Neha 22/03/2017 at 07:01

    I love that top on you babe…You look lovely…Kisses, Neha

    https://www.theinstylejournal.com/

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      yvonne 23/03/2017 at 06:40

      Hey Neha, thank you so much and I wish you a lovely day! xo

  • Laura Mitbrodt 22/03/2017 at 03:53

    Such a cute top, I love the neckline
    xo
    http://www.laurajaneatelier.com

  • Katherine 21/03/2017 at 21:04

    I love this on you, so cute!

    https://www.myclusterofthoughts.com/

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      yvonne 21/03/2017 at 22:46

      Happy you think so, Katherine! It’s such a beautiful top!xo

  • Nancy Baten 21/03/2017 at 10:55

    Very very stylish! Zara has got such a great collection!

  • Rach 21/03/2017 at 10:48

    That top is so beautiful and such a great find!! Love how you styled it!

    http://www.rdsobsessions.com

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      yvonne 21/03/2017 at 16:32

      Thanks, Rach! Sure is a great find! have a lovely evening! xo