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How to Style: Bubble Hem Tops

12 October 2023

Welcome to our how to style blog! October, we bring you the bubble hem top. Bubble hem tops are renowned for their statement hemlines – the elasticised band at the bottom creates a puffy or "bubble" effect. This gathered or cinched hem gives the top a voluminous and a subtle flared appearance around the waist and hips.

We all know how comfortable and flattering this style of top can be for us, but they can be a challenge to style! Here is how you can pair it with trousers and skirts for a range of activities and occasions. Whether you're meeting friends for a lunch date, strolling through the park, or attending a family gathering, these versatile tops from Bonmarché will have you looking stylish and feeling confident.

Let's dive into 5 ways you can effortlessly style these trendy bubble hem tops.

Long Sleeve Wavy Spot Print Bubble Hem Top

Casual Denim Delight

Achieve a relaxed and stylish look by pairing your favourite bubble hem top with a classic pair of denim jeans. The playful bubble hem is great for allowing extra room and breathing space around your waist whilst still flattering your silhouette.

Complete the look with a pair of boots for a day of shopping or catching up with friends. This is an outfit that every lady should have in their wardrobe as a staple.

Midi Skirt Ensemble

If you're in the mood for something a bit dressier, opt for a midi skirt to create an elegant outfit. Choose a skirt with a subtle pattern or a solid colour that complements your bubble hem top. If you want, you can tuck in the top to define your waist and create a polished silhouette. Accessorise with a statement necklace and some cushion walk or comfort plus footwear to achieve a smart look that's perfect for a dinner party or a night out with friends.

Long Sleeve Botanical Floral Print Top with Bubble Hem
Long Sleeve Geo Tile Bubble Hem Top

Layered Sophistication

Embrace the changing seasons by layering your bubble hem top with a lightweight cardigan or a stylish jacket. This adds an extra layer of warmth and depth to your outfit while giving you the flexibility to adjust your attire as the day progresses. Choose a cardigan in a complementary colour to your top, and don't be afraid to play with textures and patterns. This look is perfect for those unpredictable weather days and casual outings with friends.

Comfortable And Smart At Work

Bubble hem tops are a great choice for work, the versatility of this type of top is great no matter what you have to wear at work. Practical and flattering with pretty colours and patterns this top is a must for your workwear wardrobe. Don’t just take our word for it! Here is what a customer wrote in their review, ‘Very easy to wear perfect for smart or casual easily dress up or down’

3/4 Sleeve Ditsy Print Bubble Hem Blouse
Pleated Front Textured Wide Leg Trousers

Effortless Elegance with Wide-Leg Trousers

When you want to make a statement without sacrificing comfort, opt for a pair of wide-leg trousers to go with your bubble hem top. The flowy silhouette of both the top and the trousers creates a harmonious and elongating effect. Choose a neutral colour palette to keep things sophisticated and accessorise with a colourful scarf to add a little character. This outfit is perfect for events that call for a touch of elegance, such as family gatherings or dining out.

Bubble hem tops from Bonmarché are not only affordable but also incredibly versatile, making them a must-have staple addition to your wardrobe. With these 5 stylish and comfortable outfit ideas, you'll be ready to step into the world without spending hours planning your outfits. Remember, fashion is all about expressing yourself and feeling confident in your skin. So go ahead, experiment with these looks, and have fun creating ensembles that reflect your unique style and personality. Stay fabulous in our women’s clothing!