Sometimes full cover doesn’t equal the most flattering styles. Upper arms can be a problem area for so many women and the immediate reaction can be to hide under long sleeves and turn away from lots of fun styles that can actually be really flattering. We all come in different shapes and sizes and our arms are no exception! Not sure how to rock a shorter sleeve without feeling wobbly and exposed? We have investigated the most wearable shorter sleeves to help you widen your wardrobe whilst feeling amazing!
Well-fitting cap sleeves create a defined shoulder line that adds structure to your frame and creates a slimmer arm shapes. Cap sleeves with gently fluted sleeve are also an easy to wear shorter shape.
Not quite confident enough to go for a full on shorter sleeve, the rolled shirt sleeve is a timeless, confident and cool look. It exposes the slimmest and most flattering part of the arm and is a good halfway house.
The boxy blouse with its wider sleeves is a super flattering and super chic look. Teamed with a high waisted mid skirt it creates a killer arm slimming silhouette.
Combining the best of short and long sleeved style this cape like sleeve is split up the front of the arms to create a narrower arm shape. Team with skinny jeans for an indie cool look.
Combining a short sleeved style underneath with a sheer shirt that offers glimpses of a shaded arms this can be an incredible way to show off your arms without exposing too much.
The softly draping sleeves of this style disguise larger upper arms and create a pleasing upper body silhouette especially when teamed with a V neck and a tapered pant.
A simple tapered midi sleeve that fits well and narrows towards the elbow is a simple easy to wear style that can be dressed up and down with ease.
An oversized tee in a bold print that has looseness around the arms is one way to embrace a shorter sleeved style whilst creating a slimming arm shape.
Raglan sleeves are cut out from the neckline (think sports tops) and this means they have the effect of reducing the appearance of arms. This slightly off beat tee choice can have an amazing effect.
We hope our style guide has given you the confidence to embrace arm baring styles. A curvy body shape and even curvy arms can be dressed to gorgeousness with some great style choices. So start baring a little arm in super flattering styles that will turn heads for all the right reasons. Go flash those fabulous arms!