The sensual look you get out of a sleeveless blouse, and cool appeal from a roomy long sleeve blouse, when you wear sarees, stems up from the fact that a dress sleeve can dramatically alter the way you look.
Yet many never bother to experiment this most crucial, and often, easy aspect of a dress. Including us, many stick to basic sleeve style on most of their casual dresses and party wears.
From salwars to kurthas, from blouses to skirt tops, if you keep repeating your dresses with same sleeve over and over again, chances are, you are missing out a huge fun.
Because, there are spectacular sleeve styles emerging out on the fashion circle each passing trend, and if you dare to try few of them on your look, we can assure you that your dressing style will improve significantly.
This post is to throw light on all the possible and unexplored sleeve styles that goes well with most of the outfits. Now scroll down and check out what they are.
Appearing like a wing of angle, this sleeve will bring out the virtuous beauty inside you. This is so apt for long indo-western gowns.
These sleeves tend to have high low patterns on the sleeve hem. If you have been trying out asymmetric kurtis and kurthas, then you might have already been familiar with this style.
These sleeves tend to look rounded over the entire arm, but get shortened towards the wrist. This is so apt to try on your kurtha, and on tops you wear for ethnic skirts & printed pants.
Needless to mention that this resemble like a wing of bat. If sort of infuse a stylish silhouette to your outfits. Do you have a relaxed palazzo pant, then wear it with batwing sleeve top and see how chic you look.
This is the most common and trending sleeve style of this season. This sleeves tend to have loose fit with flared end. Give your saree and lehenga blouse, a fresh spin with this style.
This cuffed style sleeve look larger at the sleeve hem than the top. It would look good on indo-western and ethnic gowns. Even you can come up with a trendy saree look with this one.
These sleeves generally have a short puff around the shoulder that resemble like a butterfly wings. This would look so good on your kurthas and kurtis.
Cut Out Sleeves
Insert a glam style on your look by opting for long sleeves with chic holes that shows off your toned arms. This makes a wonderful one to try with designer sarees, lehengas and on salwar suits.
With large arms and slightly tight cuff, these sleeves give ample space for you to have a relaxing dress. This is one of a kind that goes well with any Indian dress.
Drop Shoulder Sleeves
In this style, the seam will hang down from the shoulder rather than staying fit. Thus it gives a comforting roomy look to your dress.
This, as the name suggest, will have a wide hanging sleeve at the waist area. It can give a fashionable spin to any traditional dresses like churidhars, kurthas and lehengas.
This is similar to flared sleeves except that the flare is moderate and it is generally done only at the hem of sleeve.
It is kind of long sleeve stitched up for a gathered look. This style go well with printed short ethnic gowns.
This wide loose sleeve style generally goes well for the layered clothes. Get your ethnic coats, capes and long jackets with this style for a catching look.
As you might have already guessed, this is a Japanese sleeve style. This style has a extended sleeve with wide hem. Try this with maxi dresses and long ethnic gowns for a flowy look.
This needs no introduction and it is one of the classic styles that have craved a solid place in the fashion radar.
Off The Shoulder Sleeves
For a voguish look, try this shoulder less sleeve style. It goes well for lehenga blouse, saree blouse, and on tops you pair with palazzo pants.
For a dramatic dress appearance, a deck of ruffles on your sleeve will add a sophisticated touch.
As the name suggest, this style will have a slit over the sleeves for showing off your hands in a catchy way.
Here the sleeve will extend up to collar and the seam won’t be onthe shoulder. Rather the seam will come out from the underarm. It goes exceptionally well with salwars and kurtis.
Sheer sleeves are great option for all the dresses that is made of transparent fabrics like net,tissue, lace etc.
If you don’t mind being seductive, try these strappy sleeves on your saree blouse and see how you win the fashion game.
Tie Up Sleeve
Knots can add a touch of elegance and charm to any outfit. Add these to your dresses via a chic tie-up sleeve like the one shown below.
For a voluminous bodice, try tiered sleeve with a deep V neck. Wear this with structured pant or skirt and steal the spotlight.
These are some stylish sleeve designs that you can try with any dress. Don’t get trapped on the boring styles. Do dare to try out unexplored designs that could push you to experience the revived fashion sense of yours.
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