How To: Wear Sleeves
Sometimes I die laughing at these titles. But just in case someone googles "How to wear sleeves"........
I saw a bloggy friend the other day and asked her what she thought of my 31 days posts. She said she was enjoying them, mentioning the posts she enjoyed and the posts she didn't get much out of.
I'm putting my imperfect body on the chopping block and showing you some examples of sleeves - the good, the bad, and the ugly.
I know yesterday's post showed a huge range of different types of sleeves, but since most of us stick to about three, I thought I would start there.
Cap sleeves do's and dont's:
Dress shirt dos and donts:
The shoulder seam on basic shirts is not usually meant to go straight up from the arm pit (petal, bell, and puff sleeves do.) An inset shoulder seam rounds out the shoulder and can make shoulder appear less broad - the exact opposite of what shoulder pads are supposed to do.
All shoulders are different, which makes it difficult to give a finite answer on where a shoulder seam should hit. Here is a basic rule:
What do you think? Do you know where your ideal seam would hit?