15 Ways To Wear Statement Sleeves Like A Street-Style Star

Easy and so cool.

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The shirt trend that’s having a major moment right now and that will continue to turn heads this year is the statement sleeve. While this shirt style is not necessarily new, we’ve found a new found appreciation for this directional look.

Be it an exaggerated bell, a flirty and feminine ruffled style or an elongated, tailored sleeve—there are so many options that’ll work whether you’re jet-setting off on a holiday or heading to the office.

Click through to see how street style stars rock this trend and shop some of our favourite styles.

1. Pair back ruffles with blue jeans and simple hair

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2. Go for sleeves with tie details

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3. Elevate your look with classic staple accessories

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4. Team flared sleeves with flared denim

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5. Vertical stripes elongate your silhouette

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6. Opt for a pop of colour

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7. Layer up

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8. An embroidered eyelet trim is always a good idea

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9. Combine two of our favourite trends — off-the-shoulder and exaggerated sleeves

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10. Style statement sleeves with simple separates

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11. Add kicks and a neck tie for an effortlessly chic vibe

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12. Extreme balloon sleeves + gingham + orange = holiday perfection

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13. If your shirt is sheer, wear a pretty lace bralette

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14. Pair with denim for a cool off-duty look

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15. Look for open back details

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