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Hems rise and fall (and sometimes do both), prints take on the strange flavors of the day, and necklines instantly give away a garment's age. But, when it comes to sleeve shapes? There's pretty much just long, short, or in-between. There are brief, rare moments when a trumpet or a leg o'mutton sleeve makes it to the racks, but if there's any slice of our wardrobes that literally sticks to the straight and narrow, it's this one.
A brand known for defining what's cool, while bucking conventional ways of attaining it, Kenzo is turning our attentions to the sleeve for resort. It's showing a few versions of the blouson-y, balloon-ish, cinched-in-striation sleeve that's part peasant and part bodybuilder. The sartorial version of this hairstyle, this new sleeve shape is at once Victorian-romantic and Jetsons-weird. New sleeve shape, we dub thee "The Popeye." Go ahead and fake that flex — check out the bicep-enlarging look from the show, ahead.