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WID | SPRING 2016 TRENDS SPOTLIGHT: ALL ABOUT THEM SLEEVES

The first fashion week season of 2016 has officially kicked off! Last week’s Paris Haute Couture S/S 2016 delivered countless jaw-dropping, fairy-tale-worthy couture pieces that a girl can only dream of wearing. In just a short few days, the entire industry will descend on New York in time for NYFW to kick off RTW F/W 2016. It’s definitely an exciting time to be in the city and I’m hoping that my schedule will allow me to see at least a few shows or events on the weekend – we shall see, fingers crossed!

Before we dive into the frenzy surrounding NYFW, I wanted to take a step back and share a Spring 2016 trend that I’m really excited about. Even though most of S/S 2016 trends have already been covered back in September – see my friend Style Tomes’ full coverage of NYFW, LFW, MFW, and PFW – but hey, it’s been 6 months and we’re only about to enter spring NOW, I think a revisit is quite timely 🙂 One thing that particularly caught my eyes is the emphasis on statement sleeves. As you will see in my round-up below, several styles of sleeves consistently showed up in presentations. While not all of them are applicable to your everyday wear (eg. not sure how I can get by with the bubble sleeves without looking like I’m auditioning for A Little Prairie House), I did manage to find several wearable pieces that you might want to consider adding to your closet. An example would be this Warehouse blouse I posted a few weeks ago –

sailor bib blouse 2

(Blouse | Warehouse)

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1. Bubble Sleeves / Old English Sleeves

— SHOP THE LOOK

 

2. Ruffle Sleeves

— SHOP THE LOOK

 

3. The Cold Shoulder / Strappy Off-The-Shoulder

— SHOP THE LOOK

 

4. Bell Sleeves

— SHOP THE LOOK

 

5. The Balloon Sleeves

— SHOP THE LOOK

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All images courtesy of Vogue

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  • Nicky
    February 2, 2016 at 6:27 AM

    They look great!

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  • LARA ROSE
    February 2, 2016 at 8:47 AM

    Amazing post and style! Love it!

    x

  • Monique | WritingMonique
    February 2, 2016 at 10:42 AM

    Oh! I love this sleeves trend! Gorgeous!

  • Ana Soares
    February 2, 2016 at 3:35 PM

    I love that sleeves! So amazing :3

  • Floortje
    February 3, 2016 at 7:37 AM

    Can’t get over the sleeve trend, big YAY!

    Xx,

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  • DEMELER
    February 3, 2016 at 8:14 AM

    yes! so into this new trend
    xx
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  • Mademoiselle Coconath
    February 3, 2016 at 8:39 AM

    Fab outfit!
    xx
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  • Marina
    February 3, 2016 at 7:26 PM

    What a great post and look! Love the sleeves… You look amazing!

    http://mmfashionbites.blogspot.gr/2016/02/donutella.html
    xo xo

  • joua
    February 3, 2016 at 10:34 PM

    I’m trying to get into the bell sleeves without looking “old fashioned”. P.s. Love the title of your blog! ahahha. Feel free to swing by my when you get the chance.

    Joua To The Rescue

  • Michèle
    February 4, 2016 at 2:20 AM

    oh that blouse
    http://www.thefashionfraction.com

  • Zarrah
    February 4, 2016 at 2:45 AM

    Cool sleeves to look out this year
    I’m lovin it esp the ruffles.

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  • Quinn
    February 4, 2016 at 7:04 AM

    I’m so excited to give this trend a try! Great roundup xx

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  • Violette
    February 4, 2016 at 9:06 AM

    Great post! Love this trend! x

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  • sahara
    February 4, 2016 at 7:47 PM

    yep! new trends! love off the shoulder <3

    xo,

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  • Sybil
    February 4, 2016 at 8:37 PM

    such feminine details!!! 😀 love these trends!

    Have a great weekend!
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  • Sandra
    February 6, 2016 at 6:22 AM

    Wow !
    I just love this outfit , so beautiful and chic !

  • Maggie
    February 6, 2016 at 7:40 PM

    This is such a great trend!! I’m excited to see it coming to stores more 🙂

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    • Ayumi
      February 21, 2016 at 11:05 PM

      Reason number 374283 why I heart Dylana. I’m stungglirg to figure out which trends I want to wear for LFW.. but then I realised that I really don’t like any of this season’s trends so I am just going to wear my normal clothes: a smock dress maybe, and a paisley midi skirt.Speaking of skirts, this one is a dream.X

  • Beata
    February 7, 2016 at 12:54 PM

    Love this post!
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  • ~ carmen ~
    February 7, 2016 at 9:18 PM

    I didn’t know I like bubbles sleeves until right this instant. :]

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  • Lauren
    February 8, 2016 at 10:33 AM

    So many gorgeous options! I love them all!

    xx
    Lauren Elizabeth
    Petite in Pearls

  • Fatima
    February 9, 2016 at 8:21 AM

    This all looks so amazing! It must be so exciting to be around all the hustle and bustle of it all.

    Xx, Fatima

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  • Eye Heart Shades
    February 10, 2016 at 12:36 PM

    Love the Dior So Reals on you! It really works on you, it’s a hard frame to pull off, so well done 🙂

  • Andrea
    February 12, 2016 at 7:58 AM

    Stunning 🙂

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  • Cristina
    February 13, 2016 at 3:00 PM

    Love this post! I like your blouse.
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    Kisses.

  • Michèle
    February 15, 2016 at 3:30 AM

    oh wow. definitely in a crazy shopping mood right now
    http://www.thefashionfraction.com

  • Sophia Molen
    February 16, 2016 at 1:43 PM

    Great fashion inspiration!

    x Sophia

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