Sleeve Fetish

January 04, 2018

Balenciaga sleeve
Balenciaga sleeve photographed by Iving Penn via The Nifty Fifties

I have to confess; I get a little excited when I see a beautiful sleeve. I don't care what kind of it is: raglan, dolman, kimono, puffy, bishop, circle, long, short... I love them all! They have the potential to raise the wow factor of a garment by miles. Here are a few that are pretty stunning. Do you have a favorite kind of sleeve?

Two women wearing red Gucci dresses
Gucci SS 2013  via Honey Kennedy
Woman wearing winter coat with pieced dolman sleeve
Peter Som Fall 2012 via Pamela Berkovic
detail image of cuff of a full sleeve
Sleeve detail via 25 Media
McQueen's Tudor Rose sleeve
Alexander McQueen 2008 tudor rose sleeve via Pinterest
Girl wearing blouse dress with large geometric shaped sleeves
Versace Atelier FW 2009 via Wear Color
Blue cage cleeve
Cage raglan sleeve via Fashionable Finds
Sleeve made from strips of fabric
Fabric trim sleeve via Bienenkiste
Kate Moss in Gevinchy swan dress
Givenchy swan dress Via Pop sugar
 girls wearing a tailored blazer with a cut-out shoulder
Rodarte SS 2011 via Silver Scents
Woman wearing full sleeve with pintuck details
Full sleeve with pintuck detail via The Coincidental Dandy
Back view of woman wearing a coat with a dolman sleeve
Dimitry Krul dolman sleeve via Silver Scents

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