16 Aug 2016

Wedding Gown Sleeves

Wedding Gown Sleeves

Bishop Sleeves are fuller in the lower forearm, and gathered with a wide cuff at the wrist.

Capped Fitted Sleeves are very short sleeves just cupping the shoulder.

Dolman Sleeves produce a cape-like effect, extending from large armholes and often fitted at the wrist.

Gigot (Leg-of-Mutton) Sleeves appear as loose, full sleeves, rounded from the shoulder to just below the elbow, then shaped to the arm, often ending in a point at your wrist.

Illusion Fitted Sleeves appear as long or short, slender sleeves following the shape of the arm, made from illusion net and often encrusted with heavily beaded and sequined appliqués.

Melon Sleeves appear as a highly exaggerated puff, rounded from the shoulder to the elbow.

Renaissance Sleeves appear with a slightly gathered puff at the shoulder, tapering down the arm to a point ending just below the wrist on the hand. Usually in satin, encrusted with appliqués of beads and sequins.

Short Sleeves are generally fitted sleeves, falling just short of midway between the shoulder and elbow. Short sleeves are slightly longer than cap sleeves.

Tapered Sleeves appear as a slightly gathered shoulder with little fullness, tapering down the arm to the wrist.

Three-quarter Sleeves appear most often as fitted sleeves ending slightly below the elbow.

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