I have a real love for half length sleeves, Fashionable Reader. Sadly, they don't seem all the popular in this day an age. I like the ending at the elbow, I think it's super flattering just to show the lower half of the arm. (Apparently so does Joan from Mad Men, or at least her costume designer.)
|Dresses in Avisco fabrics by Vicky Vaughns, 1957 via theniftyfifties tumblr|
That said, I didn't realize how addicted I had become to this style until I started combing through my wardrobe. Here is a sample in blue.
|fashionsfromhistory-tumblr Cocktail Gown Jacques Fath Mid 1950s Kerry Taylor Auctions|
Of course, the down side is this style is hard to wear anything over it but a cape.
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