cap sleeve

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cap′ sleeve′


n.
a short sleeve designed to cover the shoulder and the top of the arm, with little or no extension under the arm.
[1925–30]

cap sleeve

A very short sleeve that covers only the top part of the arm.
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While her toned legs are on display, Emma wisely kept everything else covered up and we love the cap sleeves and cute collar.
? This Frances Lace detailed dress is completed with a semi-sheer yoke and cap sleeves for a contemporary finish.
The square neckline's accentuated by cap sleeves with ruching.
Knotted cap sleeves I FOUND this an unflattering neckline and difficult to carry off.
Measure the sleeve length between the two points that represent the ends of the cap sleeves. Also, measure the height of the cap sleeve.
The cap sleeves, lace-front bodice and full fluttery skirt all evoke the delicate and innocent girl who quickly falls in love only to have her heart tragically broken.
The white prom style dress with collar and cap sleeves is demure enough - although I am not sure it quite makes the "falling just above the knee or longer" grade required of anyone wishing to enter the Royal Enclosure.
Summary: Lebanese designers presented their spring couture collections in Rome last week, showcasing experimentations with fabric and highlighted necklines with embellished collars and cap sleeves.
It has a fabulously feminine floral pattern, a ruffled bottom, and little cap sleeves to show off her enviably muscular arms.
Thomas, 28, wore a silk magnolia Amsale gown with cap sleeves, while Baldwin's suit was designed by Tom Ford, News.com.au reported.