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The puffier, the better

By Tobi Awodipe
01 July 2017   |   3:33 am
Most people know puffy/puffed sleeves- associating them with our mothers’ and grandmother’s church and party blouses. Now, the puffed sleeve has slowly worked its way back into the fashion lexicon, as they seem to be the ‘in’ thing now.

The sleeves can either be long or short; can be used on tops, blouses, shirts and gowns. Long puffy sleeves or short puffy sleeves are about to revolutionalise the way we perceive them.

We have said time and again that there is almost nothing new in the world of fashion as designs and trends come and go, it remains a cycle.

Most people know puffy/puffed sleeves- associating them with our mothers’ and grandmother’s church and party blouses. Now, the puffed sleeve has slowly worked its way back into the fashion lexicon, as they seem to be the ‘in’ thing now.

The sleeves can either be long or short; can be used on tops, blouses, shirts and gowns. Long puffy sleeves or short puffy sleeves are about to revolutionalise the way we perceive them.

Most of us might not have been fans of this design but it has bounced back with full force and in a very creative way, we can’t help but love them.

The best part of this puffy sleeve is that you can wear it as a one-shoulder style, deep neck style, high neck style and the off-the-shoulder style. However, due to the nature of the design, it works better with slim to moderate body types as it tends to make a plus size figure look fuller.

Don’t forget to accessorize as appropriate when you step out with your puffed sleeves. Here are a few looks to inspire you.

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