$35 ruffle sleeve tee

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the look

SHIRT   white ruffle sleeve tee (4 colors, only $35!)   |   BELT   tory burch reversible belt   |   BAG   camo barrington st. anne tote c/o   |   JEANS   j.brand maria skinny jeans   |   SHOES   suede slouch boots   |   BRACELET   emily mccarthy monogrammed bracelet c/o   |   EARRINGS   julie voss gold hoops   |   LIP COLOR   pink nouveau   |   CURLING WAND   t3 whirl trio wand

the details

Some girls swear by the little black dress… I swear by the little white tee! This piece is my ultimate “basic.” It’s one item I’m continually reaching for in my closet, whether to pair underneath a jacket, layer under a cardigan or wear alone! The trick is finding one that has a flawless cut… something casual yet flattering and, if possible, that has a little extra something!

Enter this $35 ruffle sleeve top from Nordstrom. Oh, friends… it is so good. We’ve seen the ruffle and bell sleeve trend start to crop up in this year’s styles, and the way it’s executed in this casual tee is nothing short of flawless! And given the price point, it’s a piece I can’t recommend highly enough. I’ve owned mine for a week now, and have already gotten multiple uses out of it. As we inch into spring and summer, furthermore, I’d be surprised if it doesn’t become one of the most reached-for items in my closet!

Not only is it available in a classic white, you’ll find it in pink, grey and black as well. I don’t do this with many clothing items, but this is truly a blouse I want in every color!

Fun fact, I wore this on my flight to go visit the cowboy in Wyoming, seen here! I actually landed back in Dallas last night and y’all… the trip was so wonderful. We had so much fun exploring the little town of Cheyenne and eating our way through Denver! Long distance is never anyone’s preferred relationship layout, but I can’t explain how fun and fulfilling it was to see bits and pieces of his life out there! It makes me so proud. You can catch my favorite photo from the trip here!

Love from Texas,


Photography by Angie Garcia

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  1. Elle said:

    Such a darling top! Love to hear how you had a great trip! I bet it was beautiful seeing a different part of the country.
    xo elle // https://splashofpreppy.com

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  2. Kayla michelle said:

    Kate, long distance relationships can be so tough my husband and I did three years between Canada, Atlanta and Missouri but let me tell you the long haul is so so worth it!!! Stay faithful that this is where God is leading you and I am sure it will work!! Xx

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  3. Marta said:

    That’s a stunning outfit! Really simple and casual but really pretty as well!

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  4. this shirt is so cute, bell sleeves are the best trend!
    xo, hannah

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  5. Mariah said:

    I swear by white shirts! I wear them all too often, but they are just a must have!


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  6. Sophie said:

    I love how subtle the ruffle is.

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  7. Kathryn said:

    How adorable! I think I might just have to snag this tee in multiple colors as well :)

    xx Kathryn

    Published 1.23.17 · Reply