dolman sleeve


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dolman sleeve

n.
A full sleeve that is very wide at the armhole and narrow at the wrist.
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dolman sleeve

n
(Clothing & Fashion) a sleeve that is very wide at the armhole and tapers to a tight wrist
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dol′man sleeve′


n.
a sleeve tapered from a very large armhole to fit closely at the wrist, usu. cut in one piece with the body of the garment.
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dolman sleeve

- One that is much wider at the arm-hole than it is at the wrist, patterned on a Turkish robe.
See also related terms for wrist.
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dolman sleeve

A tapering sleeve that is very wide at the top of the arm and narrow at the wrist.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dolman sleeve - a sleeve with a large armhole and tight cuff
dolman - a woman's cloak with dolman sleeves
dolman, dolman jacket - a hussar's jacket worn over the shoulders
sleeve, arm - the part of a garment that is attached at the armhole and that provides a cloth covering for the arm
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The loosest, easiest style jacket to construct features a dolman sleeve. This sleeve is an extension of the body so the construction is very easy.
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For spring 2012, Ideology's standout pieces include the Hourglass Tank, Full-Length Pants, a Seamless Sports Bra with wicking and antimicrobial protection; a water-resistant Cinched Waist Parka with a drawstring hood and contrast-colour zippers and a chic Dolman Sleeve Topper.
A dolman sleeve has a deeper arms eye and a triangular look (see drawing, below left).
The dolman sleeve came to the fashion world in the 1910s and peaked in popularity in the 1940s.
Many women with full arms choose garments with a dropped shoulder and wide sleeve, or a dolman sleeve. While these shapes provide enough space for a full arm, they tend to look too loose all over the arm.
Measure 5" down from point E; label the point "S." Increase the measurement to create a larger dolman sleeve, called a batwing sleeve, if desired.
The women's items exude comfort and confidence in dolman sleeves and voluminous silhouettes, while men's pieces convey unpretentious sophistication in boxy fleece jackets and smart trenchcoats.
It's made of water-resistant ripstop fabric, with a dropped hem and wide dolman sleeves to accommodate arm motion.
Seyfried stole the attention away from Hathaway who wore a white beaded dress from the Givenchy Spring 2012 Couture collection, which (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/05/anne-hathaways-dress-les-miserables-premiere-london-photos_n_2245953.html) The Huffington Post called "befuddling." The pearl beaded gown had cut out shoulder sleeves with drapy dolman sleeves and a mermaid cut.
Trend for Women is for the fashion conscious, sophisticated customer, which is very clean and sharp following the modern lines, as well as picking up on some of the big volumes with dolman sleeves.