Trend Watch: Princess-Worthy Sleeves on the Runway

Relive your "Pretty Pretty Princess" game-playing days with this season's pouf-sleeve look.

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Relive your "Pretty Pretty Princess" game-playing days with this season's pouf-sleeve trend. A delicately ruched shoulder makes this chartreuse lace evening gown by Elie Saab even more form-flattering.
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Chanel's pale lilac couture evening gown is just a tiara away from full-on princess glamour.
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Victor and Rolf never shy away from unusual proportions, and for spring the duo experimented with top-heavy shapes and extraordinarily exaggerated shoulders.
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Anna Sui offered up a number of boho-chic blouses with peasant sleeves.
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Jean Paul Gaultier employed the "pouf" to give this severe black-and-white evening gown an exaggerated shoulder.
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At Milly, puffy sleeves got a trendy upgrade with tie-front crop tops in funky tribal prints.
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Vivienne Westwood's pouf-sleeve dresses had a slightly undone, off-kilter quality, with uneven draping and asymmetrical shapes.
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Exaggerated sleeves in a pale pink floral print make this Rebecca Taylor sundress the ultimate in warm-weather style.
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Ralph Lauren went for a more straight-forward puffed sleeve with his feminine lace sundresses for spring.
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Sweet and girly, Rachel Comey's swiss-dot blouses are a fresh update to last year's frilly Victorian blouses.
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Naeem Khan's closed kimono sleeves create a sense of volume.
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At Lanvin, Alber Elbaz took a more structured approach to the pouf-sleeve, adding plenty of volume but fewer frills.
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Karen Walker layered three-quarter sleeve blouses beneath silky camisoles for a playful, pajama party look.
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Billowing pouf-sleeves paired with slim pencil skirts at Christian Dior for a cheeky update to the house's signature "New Look."
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At Bottega Veneta, a subtle "pouf" kept drape-y wrap dresses from feeling shapeless.
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