Just in case you hadn’t noticed, bell sleeves are making big waves in the fashion world, riding in on that upswell of throwback everything. The flowy, flared style serves up a healthy dose of boho flair, while driving closet classics into full-blown fashion-forward territory.
Bell sleeves are having a serious moment. This 70’s trend is back with a vengeance and the perfect way to add drama to any look. What’s delightful about this trend, is that it’s sexy without going overboard, head-turning but wearable, fresh and new but also good for any age.
What’s attractive about this trend is that it’s ideal for any age, head turning yet totally wearable, conservative yet undeniably sexy. Granted, a dramatic sleeve won’t be everyone’s cup of tea, but the good news is, there are plenty of variations in structure and style, so you can ease your way into the trend, or go all the way for maximum impact.
For first timers, it’s important to balance the oversized proportions with a slim line silhouette. This can be achieved by pairing your voluminous sleeves with slim trousers or skinny jeans for a sleek yet dramatic look. If you’re the go hard or go home kind of gal, take the look full throttle and team with wide leg culottes or flared pants for maximum volume. From bold monochromatic dresses and off the shoulder designs, to romantic feminine shirting and boho inspired styles, there’s a flared sleeve option to suit every taste.
The bell sleeve is so simple, but it’s a lovely addition to a dress, top, or blouse. Its gentle flare is feminine without being 'fluffy'. For the ultimate wardrobe update this season, shop the look now with our statement making bell sleeve picks for every budget.