8 Street Style-Approved Reasons to Wear Structured Sleeves This Spring
Trends and Inspo
Spring is all about embracing newness — especially in your daily fashion rotation. Which is exactly why we're into the structured sleeve trend of 2019. Ahead you'll find eight street-style examples of supremely wearable styles along with Brit + Co picks to round out your closet.
Breezy Florals: Delicate balloon sleeves add a laidback elegance to your #LOTD. Pair with layered chains and retro-inspired shades to get those bonus style points. (Photo via Edward Berthelot/Getty)
Cold Shoulder: Look for all the modern takes on the cold-shoulder style — like a cozy knit featuring two bows. (Photo via Edward Berthelot/Getty)
Ruffled and Ready: Glam up your otherwise basic spring outfits with ruffles and bright colors. Wear with your flowiest skirt or breezy culottes, and always your go-to heels. (Photo via Matthew Sperzel/Getty)
The Bare Maximum: Bold shoulder details and draped fabric contrast well with an above-the-knee hemline. Prints and solids are both smart choices; just don't forget your statement booties. (Photo via Matthew Sperzel/Getty)
The Straight and Narrow: You'll never look at the classic white button-up the same once you switch it up with a more structured and oversized style. (Photo via MediaPunch/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images/Getty)
Shoulder to Shoulder: Now is definitely the time to invest in Edwardian-era puff-sleeve styles. Amped up shoulders are somehow both dainty *and* powerful. (Photo via Edward Berthelot/Getty)
ALC Mirine Sweater ($345)
Meet in the Midi: Give your LBD obsession a much-needed sleeve update with the addition of unusual silhouettes, cut-outs, or gathered fabrics. These sleeves manage to seamlessly transition a mid-length LBD from office hours to happy hour. (Photo via Timur Emek/Getty)
Gather Around: Gathered details are a surefire way to add a little creative dimension to a full-length sleeve. (Photo via Christian Vierig/Getty)
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