There are those gals that can’t wait for summer. They can’t wait to slip into those barely there light as air slip dresses. I am not one of those gals.
We all have areas of our bodies that aren’t exactly our favorites. As I have gotten, ahem, older mine is my arms so the idea of baring them to the world commando style in a summer dress isn’t exactly my idea of summer lovin’.
There are loads of other women out there with the same issue as me.
Some of us prefer a bit more coverage. Whether it’s to hide an area we’re uncomfortable with or just preferring dresses that allow for a whole range of movement (no tugging down hems or worrying about what happens when you bend over).
My summer go-to is the 3/4 sleeve. For 99.9% of women who are uncomfortable with their arms, it is the upper part of their arms they’re concerned about. Three-quarter length sleeves are a lifesaver. Not only do they cover the flab on your upper arms but they make your whole body look trim. Since they end at a very narrow part of your arm, they highlight your firm forearm and delicate wrist, which makes you look slimmer.
They are cool, breezy and because the sleeve isn’t technically a “long sleeve” it still delivers an easy summer vibe.
What I’m Wearing: Vintage 3/4 Sleeve Dress from StilettosandSinCity | Gucci Sandals |Gucci Vintage Bamboo Handle Bag |
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You are rocking this dress! I loved how you combined it with the shoes! Thanks for the inspo!
I love everything about the look – the dress, the colors, the handbag, the shoes. You look fabulous!
Awe thank you so much. I am really in love the the color of this bag!
Gosh I love that dress. I always favour the half-sleeve, so perfect!
That is a beautiful dress, I love it similar to the wrapped type of dress style.
What a cute vintage dress!!! 3/4 sleeves are my favorite! Especially because I have long arms, so long sleeved shirts are always too short. lol.
LOL they are great for that too!
That’s such a cute dress you got there dear. Like the interesting print pattern and the wrap style. So chic and sassy on you!
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I want that green purse! You look fabulous!
Thank you! It’s my new fave
While I love the dress on you, I can’t stop drooling over those shoes and bag! The whole outfit is spot on!
Awe thank you so much! They are both Gucci and I scored them for a steal of a price on TheRealReal.com my fave shopping site!
I have several friends that don’t like to show off their arms! I have to wear dresses in SC… it’s like 90 here in the summer!
The 3/4 sleeve is a great option!
Great color choices. I like those threefourth sleeves. So good for summers.
I have become a HUGE fan of them.
You look so gorgeous! I love when my dresses have sleeves, so much more comfortable!
Totally! And no worry of wibbly wobble right! LOL