A cuff that is approximately 5.6 cms (2 1/3ins) wide.
Cuffs for Ellen
To minimise attention on your hips cuffs that do not attract attention have been selected.
Sleeves sit on the periphery of your body. Where they end they attract attention to that area. This gives sleeves the ability to highlight or to draw the attention away from figure challenges.
Appropriate styles are those that suit the wearer's age and environment. A seventy-year-old woman wearing spaghetti straps or a halterneck may give the impression she is not emotionally coping with her advancing age or she lacks self-awareness. Sleeveless styles are not considered appropriate for most business environments (except in the most tropical of areas) unless covered by a jacket. Jackets instantly add credibility and professionalism.
Unusual or fashionable cuffs add flair, fashion and individuality to the overall appearance of shirts and blouses. However, be careful that the cuffs do not attract attention to any of your figure challenges. The more elaborate or unusual your blouse the fewer options you will have when it comes to co-ordinating it with the other garments in your wardrobe and the quicker it will fall out of fashion.
Shoulder pads are an essential accessory for many women. They can make the difference between a woman looking slim and confident, or overweight and dowdy. Women with sloping/narrow shoulders, wide waists and hips, or large bust lines will benefit from shoulder pads. However, there are many types of shoulder pads and choosing the right one is essential. Some will need deep, wide pads while others need thin styles that only add width, not height, to the shoulders.
When checking the suitability of a sleeve in a top, shirt, blouse, dress or jacket against the information in this section there are four areas to examine: