10 STATEMENT SLEEVES YOU MUST HAVE IN YOUR WARDROBE

10 STATEMENT SLEEVES YOU MUST HAVE IN YOUR WARDROBE

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Statement sleeves are probably the biggest trend that took all of 2017 by storm. The sudden shift of focus towards arms and sleeves in particular has been welcomed and embraced warmly by designers and stars alike. From baring it all to covering up in style, this shift towards more feminine and modest fashion seems fresh and has caught up like wildfire. Be it Gigi Hadid or Deepika Padukone, sleeves have become the major focus of women's fashion trends in Indianwear and westernwear lately. Whether its the cold shoulder trend or the exaggerated sleeves trend here are the 10 most happening sleeve trends you must know of-

 

BELL SLEEVES

10 STATEMENT SLEEVES YOU MUST HAVE IN YOUR WARDROBE

The bell sleeves were popular in the 70-80s era as well but have made a comeback in a more chic and refined avatar. They are no more about hippie and bohemian references but even the most elite and feminine dresses are coming with  this Fitted on the shoulder and flaring out wide toward the wrist sleeve style.

 

BISHOP SLEEVES

10 STATEMENT SLEEVES YOU MUST HAVE IN YOUR WARDROBE

Bishop sleeves are a style, which balloons out toward the lower arm before gathering into a cuff at the wrist. It looks best in sheer fabrics such as chiffon and lace designs. This is a more soft and feminine sleeves style that looks amazing on Ethnic cholis as well as western blousons.

 

RUCHED SLEEVES

10 STATEMENT SLEEVES YOU MUST HAVE IN YOUR WARDROBE

This sleeve style has gathers at the shoulder that accentuate the form and give it a slightly more structured look in spite of being a deconstructed style. Ruches look extremely sexy as well as vintage.

 

RUFFLED SLEEVES

10 STATEMENT SLEEVES YOU MUST HAVE IN YOUR WARDROBE

Ruffles are the easiest way to draw attention towards the top. Add them in bulk, start at the elbow or go the multi layered way, ruffles are fun and flirty as can be.

 

FLOUNCE SLEEVES

10 STATEMENT SLEEVES YOU MUST HAVE IN YOUR WARDROBE

Despite having a similar silhouette to bell sleeves, flounce sleeves tend to be slightly more subtle and feminine. The style is created by attaching a separate piece of circular-cut fabric to the sleeve. This creates a ruffle effect that gives flounce sleeves their flare.

 

EXTRA LONG SLEEVES

10 STATEMENT SLEEVES YOU MUST HAVE IN YOUR WARDROBE

Be it capes or dresses, extra long sleeves have made a splash all this season. They may not be very practical but look extremely chic and stylish falling way way below the fingers

 

OFF THE SHOULDER SLEEVES

10 STATEMENT SLEEVES YOU MUST HAVE IN YOUR WARDROBE

Spring was all about off shoulder sleeves. These sleeves are bold and daring and as the name suggests, very off the shoulders giving that décolletage its due of attention. They are perfect for evening gowns, and even look great with skirts.

 

COLD SHOULDER SLEEVES

10 STATEMENT SLEEVES YOU MUST HAVE IN YOUR WARDROBE

Another trend that allows a flash of skin just above the elbows, cold shoulder is a more modest form of sleeves that elevates an ordinary top into something more thrilling and fun.

 

FUR SLEEVES

10 STATEMENT SLEEVES YOU MUST HAVE IN YOUR WARDROBE

A touch of fur on anything immediately adds an element of class and sensuality. Fur trimmings to full fledged  sleeves made of fur, this style is perfect for fall-winter.

 

BALLOON SLEEVES

10 STATEMENT SLEEVES YOU MUST HAVE IN YOUR WARDROBE

Another popular sleeve style that has recently come into limelight is the balloon sleeves. Balloon sleeves are puffed up to be short and wide. The round style is then gathered at the end, so the overall shape resembles a semi-deflated balloon. They look great on semi formal dresses and tops paired with fitted pants.

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