Runway/Realway. How to Wear These Sleeves!

The Fall couture shows are showing one thing in common… eye-catching sleeve detail. All across the runways, extreme sleeves are in. Puff, cutouts, ruffles, structure, and fur are just some of the trappings we’ve seen from shoulder to wrist. Check out these looks for inspiration:

Christian Dior
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Christian Lacroix
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John Paul Gaultier
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Elie Saab
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Off the runway, choose a sleeve that flatters your best assets. If you’re worried about linebacker shoulders, don’t choose a sleeve with a lot of upper-puff. If you’re petite, keep your volume in check so it doesn’t swallow you up! Pair a dramatically-sleeved top with a bottom that isn’t a scene-stealer. We always think pieces like these, that are focal points, shouldn’t be competing with the rest of your outfit. Let your extreme sleeves shine! Check out some more ready-to-wear looks below:

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Doo.Ri Runway Godet-Sleeve Top, $749

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Tracy Reese Embellished Cut-Out Blouse, $250

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3.1 Phillip Lim Rosebud-Sleeve Turtleneck, $350

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Proenza Schouler Georgette Rust-Print Top, $725

Roberto_cavalli

Robert Cavalli Josephine Print Chiffon Blouse, $1,955

Photos: WWD

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