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Wondering How To Achieve An Hourglass Silhouette For Your Client? Here's How You Can Do That

November 16, 2020 | by bolu | 0 Comments

One of the things that makes a fashion brand stand out from the crowd is switching things up from the conventional method, and we are all for that! Infusing new styles and trends in your fashion brand can help attract more clients and improve referrals from other people as well.

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So, as a fashion designer or entrepreneur, how can you utilise chelsea collars and virago sleeves in your brand to make it pop? And what value can hourglass silhouettes add to your fashion brand? Stay with us as we take you on this enlightening journey!

Virago Sleeves 

A virago sleeve is a full, paned sleeve which is made from a series of cloth strips, that are gathered into two puffs or more by a ribbon or cloth band just above the elbow. This sleeve style is a vintage one that was popularly worn in the 17th century.

Virago sleeves are not limited to tops or shirts alone as they can be utilised in dresses designs as well. So, if you need to spice up the outfits and designs in your brand, you should probably go for the virago sleeves.

Chelsea Collars

Chelsea collars, mostly used in women’s fashion, is a style of collar that features a low V-neckline with long pointed ends. This style which was very popular in the 60s and 70s is unique because it is also a form of a flat collar with a straight collar set into it while the collar meets at the front

Hourglass Silhouettes 

An hourglass silhouette is achieved when the hourglass shape, which is characterised by wide hips, narrow waist and wide bust, is outlined by outfits such as corsets, dresses and many more. 

For hourglass silhouettes, the goal is to emphasise the enviable curves of the client while playing up the petite waist and like Nifemi Fadugbagbe, a fashionista shared,

“Outfits that highlight the hourglass shape are usually flattering and chic.”

How They Are Used

Whether used for dresses or tops, outfits that feature the virago sleeves always look classy and chic. Hence, they can be used to achieve a very elegant and royal look. If you need a statement outfit that screams poise and elegance, an outfit with virago sleeves is your best bet.

Chelsea collars can be used to design outfits for formal occasions, like meetings, work dinners and so on. They can also be used for casual occasions for styles that are fun and chic like jumpsuits, playsuits and so on. 

Specific outfits can be worn to achieve a fabulous and flattering hourglass silhouette. Outfits such as form-fitting jersey knits, wrap tops, peplum blouses, outfits with V-neckline and so on are part of the styles that can make one achieve an hourglass silhouette.

Those are some of the styles and trends you can infuse seamlessly in your brand to spice it up! 


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