balloon sleeve

balloon sleeve

n
(Clothing & Fashion) a sleeve fitting tightly from wrist to elbow and becoming fully rounded from elbow to shoulder
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He bore about the same relation to his tall, good-looking wife, with her balloon sleeves, abundant mantle, and a large befeathered and beribboned bonnet, as a small fishing-smack bears to a brig with all its sails spread.
Left: Miss Selfridge Petite Ochre Bag Trousers, PS35 LAVENDER & GREEN New Look lilac balloon sleeve jumper, PS24.
99 3F& F embroidered bishop sleeve jumper, PS30, Tesco 4 V by Very pearl bead trim balloon sleeve jumper, PS35, Very.
com 5 smock party Blouse around in this balloon sleeve smock top, PS49, Topshop 6 get stitched up These embroidered trousers have got plenty of flair and flare, PS69, Monsoon, uk.
Like Kate's 1,400-pound-Mulberry dress, Diana's dress was buttoned high, belted at the waist and gathered at the wrists creating a balloon sleeve.
50 from PS39, Debenhams 4 V by Very pearl bead trim balloon sleeve jumper, PS35, Very.
99 F3F& F embroidered bishop sleeve jumper, PS30, Tesco 4V by Very pearl trim balloon sleeve jumper, PS35, Very.
1] SITTING PRETTY: Purple polo neck, pounds 16, black and white herringbone shift dress, pounds 40, beanie hat with sequins, pounds 8, grey knee socks, pounds 6, black shoe boots, pounds 25' BELT UP: Brown and orange checked belted coat, pounds 60, purple box bag, pounds 15, aubergine knitted pom-pom beanie, pounds 4, burgundy zigzag tights, pounds 4, black patent shoes, pounds 30' CHIC AND UNIQUE: Black leather jacket with tie neck, pounds 90, white T shirt with black print, pounds 12, black and white hounds-tooth high waist skirt, pounds 25' TARTAN SPECIAL: Black velvet balloon sleeve jacket, pounds 50, red tartan mini skirt with frill underskirt, pounds 22' CREAM OF THE CROP: Belted A-line coat pounds 50, cream beanie hat with sequins pounds 8
99, H&M; Cream Intarsia cardigan, pounds 30, Miss Selfridge; Peach frill trim cardigan, pounds 20, Dorothy Perkins; Cassie hand knitted cable cardigan, pounds 60, Monsoon; Red balloon sleeve cardi, pounds 12, Peacocks; Tie-Front Waterfall cardigan, pounds 125, Jaeger Baby pink
This balloon sleeve jacket is one of the most inventive ways of using the pattern as the enlarged print works well with the plunging neckline.