If 2019’s runways and the world’s favourite street style stars are on your radar, you’ll agree that fashion’s more-is-more mood seems to be here to stay. In fact, it’s looking stronger than ever. The one trend that’s predicted to rule the charts (and of course, your wardrobe) in the coming months, is the element of puffy sleeves. Playful and bold, this style of sleeves can dress up even the most basic pair of jeans, and has won the favour of several celebrities.
Always up for a fashion challenge, Sonam Kapoor Ahuja gave the trend a try just weeks ago by picking a polka dotted suit from Erdem that bore statement sleeves, while Kangana Ranaut took a more romantic approach to the trend by opting for a floral Ulyana Sergeenko look. Another star who’s been pushing the envelope with her ensembles, Ananya Panday, gave the bold shoulder a sweet spin in her pastel co-ord set by Alice McCall.
Still hesitant about giving puffy sleeves a try? Let Deepika Padukone, Alia Bhatt and other celebrities show you how it’s done. If you love to layer, Padukone’s not-so-basic beige trench coat will give your winter wardrobe an upgrade with its oversized sleeves, and if breezy dresses are more your vibe, you’ve got to check out the voluminous sleeves on Alia Bhatt’s asymmetrical yellow number. For those who prefer neutral hues, Sara Ali Khan‘s eye-catching LBD and Anushka Sharma’s creamy high neck gown are winning choices. Before you invest in the silhouette, add these pictures to your mood board.
From formal wear by Bottega Veneta to cute party dresses, there’s a host of ways to take on the puffy sleeves trend with. Here’s our edit of the best puffy sleeves to add to your closet now.
Dress, House of Holland
Shirt, Bottega Veneta
Dress, Atu Body Couture
Dress, Lee Mathews
Dress, Johanna Ortiz