A puff sleeve top is a must-have in every wardrobe, but most women don’t know how versatile they can be. Here’s a list I made to show you how you can strut your stuff in a puff!
19 Puff Sleeve Tops You Can Pull off Like a Pro
1. Mesh Puff Sleeves
Mesh fabric is a perfect material to support a tulle skirt, but now it’s shining on any puff sleeve top or dress. It looks intriguing and conservative at the same time.
I mean, just look at this black puff sleeve dress! The mesh shows off the right amount of skin, offering a sweet and sultry flair to the ensemble.
2. Off-Shoulder Puff Sleeves[instagram url=https://www.instagram.com/p/B-zYOTMBKl1/ hidecaption=true width=600]
Off-shoulder outfits are already pretty on their own, but who wouldn’t be able to resist the innocent charm that these puffy sleeves can offer?
These co-ords complement the angelic color and the chic eyelet details so well that it’s impossible to hate this whole look!
3. Peplum Puff Sleeve Top
Most puff sleeve shirts tend to be flowy and baggy to maintain the aesthetic appeal of the arms, but some of these don’t suit a lot of body types.
Fortunately, peplum puff sleeve tops exist! These are so flattering in a way that they accentuate the waist to look tiny and make the hips look wider.
4. Floral Puff Sleeve Dress[instagram url=https://www.instagram.com/p/B-xOI6Uhy8R/ hidecaption=true width=600]
Don’t try to hide it—I know you own several flower-patterned blouses, skirts, and dresses—and there’s absolutely nothing to be ashamed of!
Want to add more to your collection? This super cute floral dress is already feminine on its own, but the puff sleeves really steal the show.
5. Puff Sleeve Top With Ruffles
If you’re the type of fashionista who’s always going for a boho-chic look, choosing ruffled tops with puff sleeves is the way to go. Not only do the sleeves add dimension to your outfit, but they also add texture.
6. Animal Print Puff Sleeve Top[instagram url=https://www.instagram.com/p/B-y0tN4lAVd/ hidecaption=true width=600]
Do you think your closet needs a little more oomph? Don’t be afraid to try clothes with animal prints for a more adventurous approach.
Of course, make sure to select clothing items that use faux material; you wouldn’t want to wear something you’d be guilty about later on, would you?
7. Puff Sleeve Blazer
Blazers are commonly sleek in structure, but this specific one begs to differ. The puff sleeves add a more casual and playful sparkle.
Want a blazer that looks less serious? Go for pieces with unique colors, just like this color-block jacket. The puff sleeves also add a quirky touch.
8. Puff Sleeve Jumpsuit[instagram url=https://www.instagram.com/p/B6LXBEiH0rw/ hidecaption=true width=600]
The dilemma: you need to wear something stylish yet professional for an important meeting. The solution: this super cute puff sleeve jumpsuit!
Why go for the regular playsuit or dungaree when you can go for a dressy onesie with puff sleeves? It’s the perfect smart-casual outfit!
9. Puff Sleeve Romper
If jumpsuits aren’t your style, then rompers might do the trick for you! They can show off the legs you’ve been engaging in during your workouts.
For a more innocent and romantic feel, go for rompers with wide-leg shorts. Don’t forget the puff sleeves that can achieve a sweet look for your ensemble.
10. Maxi Dress with Puff Sleeves[instagram url=https://www.instagram.com/p/B-w9ERdlMr0/ hidecaption=true width=600]
Maxi dresses are so pretty and graceful that they can bring out the Disney princess in you. Who doesn’t love these flowy and regal frocks?
Channel your inner Cinderella or Rapunzel with this puff-sleeved maxi dress. It’s the modern-day gown you’ve been dreaming of since you were little.
11. Button-Down Top With Puff Sleeves
On the days when you don’t feel like wearing skirts and dresses, button-down shirts will give you the style and comfort that you need.
Ditch your usual, boring shirt with this oversized button-down top with puffy sleeves. It has the right blend of boyish and feminine look in just one blouse.
12. Puff Sleeve Top With Mismatched Patterns[instagram url=https://www.instagram.com/p/B-v8x0MoRgf/ hidecaption=true width=600]
Sometimes, you need to think out of the box if you want to rock a cute outfit. Thankfully, the mismatched trend is thriving; it can upgrade your look!
Go for a puff sleeve top with the most random patterns and designs, but just make sure that the prints still look fashionably cohesive.
13. Babydoll Dress With Puff Sleeves
Are you a girly girl by heart? Babydoll dresses will hit your sweet spot! They’re cute, fun, and flirty—the traits you need in a chic outfit.
Fulfill your fantasy and dress up like an enchanting fairy with this puff-sleeved babydoll dress. It’s the date night outfit that will steal anyone’s heart.
14. Tweed Puff Sleeve Co-Ords[instagram url=https://www.instagram.com/p/B-b55y1JoHB/ hidecaption=true width=600]
Tweed has taken over the high fashion world, but who says you have to be a model to rock this new trend? Do the catwalk on your own runway with these stylish co-ords!
The puff sleeve cropped top and shorts combo works so darn well that it’s hard to believe it took almost a decade before tweed came back into style.
15. Wrap Dress With Puff Sleeves
Off to a brunch date with your girlfriends? This satin wrap dress with puff sleeves will earn you a lot of compliments during the day.
The puff sleeves enhance the capability of the dress in making your waist appear smaller. Who would’ve thought that a dress could look both appealing and sweet?
16. Knitted Puff Sleeve Top[instagram url=https://www.instagram.com/p/B-fZpMlhapL/ hidecaption=true width=600]
In the mood for a casual ensemble? This knitted puff sleeve top looks way too good with a pair of high-waisted skinny jeans. It’s better than an everyday shirt!
You can also wear it with a jumper, a mini skirt, a pair of shorts, or some trousers. The best thing about this top is that it can match any kind of bottoms.
17. Cropped Top With Puff Sleeves
If you’re obsessed with everything from the 90s, then you’d know that the cropped top is an ultimate closet staple. It’s Rachel Green’s signature look!
Drop the cropped shirts and go for more dressy tops, just like this cute gingham piece from Lulu’s. The puff sleeves make all the difference, too.
18. One-Puff Shoulder Top[instagram url=https://www.instagram.com/p/B-5eNKHgaIb/ hidecaption=true width=600]
One-shoulder tops usually have ruffles, rips, or bows, but this piece has a puff sleeve. It makes your laidback outfit look more hip and fashionable.
Want something more formal? Go for one shoulder tops with oversized puff sleeves for a more eye-catching look. Sleeves with lace and mesh look nice, too!
19. Puff Sleeve Top With Palazzo Pants
This is one of my favorite puff sleeve outfits on this list because it’s such an absolute stunner. The pants complement the tie-front blouse.
Apart from palazzo pants, you can also pair your puff sleeve top with culottes, bell bottoms, or wide-leg trousers. Go with whatever suits your taste!
Ready to rock your puff sleeve tops? Check out this video by Patricia B. to learn how you can complete your ensemble:
A puff sleeve top or dress will never go out of style, but it’s always fun to switch it up once in a while. Don’t be afraid to go for cropped tops, jumpsuits, and co-ords on the days that you’re in a puff sleeve mood.
You can also go for pieces with different prints and patterns to give more oomph to your outfit. The secret to a chic wardrobe is simple: just mix and match!
Do you know other ways to wear a puff sleeve top? Share your ideas in the comments below!
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