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The Sleeve

Injoo Kim

Injoo Kim is assistant professor in the School of Design at the University of Cincinnati. She was a designer in Korea and has freelanced with Proctor Gamble and J. Peterman, Inc. Kim is also a member of the International Textiles and Apparel Association. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mikyung Uh

Apparel Making in Fashion Design

Fairchild Publications, 2002

Book chapter

...Introduction to the Sleeve Sleeves wrap around the arms and hang from the outer edge of the shoulders. Most garments feature them as decorative or functional elements. As a decorative element, a sleeve should compliment the bodice...

The Body

A Cultural History of Dress and Fashion in the Age of Empire Volume 5

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...A carefully dressed woman is indeed a being “fearfully and wonderfully made.” Consider the labor she has performed, the time spent and the material—its quantity, variety, and shape—that is centred upon her. Reflect how many bones clasp her...