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Monday, 30 August 2021

Statement Sleeves: Style Not Age Challenge

 Gail Hanlon from Is This Mutton in lilac blouse with statement sleeves from River Island and purple trousers

A great theme this month for the Style Not Age Challenge: Statement Sleeves! They can sometimes be tricky when they dangle in the soup, but who doesn't love a statement sleeve?  The challenge was set by Emma from Stylesplash - see her interpretation in a moment.

My statement sleeve blouse is from River Island and is in one of my favourite shades. I'm wearing it with purple trousers from Robell, grey pearl earrings and silver mules from Vionic. 

Wearing statement sleeves: Gail Hanlon from Is This Mutton in lilac blouse and purple trousers


Dramatically ruched sleeves make a statement on this lilac blouse worn by over 60 style blogger Gail Hanlon from Is This Mutton

Now let's see how the other style bloggers got on.  Emma, whose challenge it is, is dazzling in some bright neon colours.  Her top is also from River Island. It was on sale but she got an extra discount because it had a mark on it - which came out in the wash - so it cost the princely sum of £5!  Her trousers are part of a suit from Monki and the pink neon sandals are from Asos. Emma's sunglasses are also from River Island (old) and her bag is by Nali (from TKMaxx). See more from Emma at Stylesplash

Emma from Stylesplash in neon brights and statement sleeves

Irish blogger Hilda from Over the Hilda is doing double denim. Hilda:  Her shirt is from a local boutique in Malahide run by an Italian lady who imports her stock from Italy. The sleeves are quite full and you can see the details in the close-up. The rest of her outfit was shopped from her closet, and the hat belongs to Hilda's husband. 

Irish blogger Hilda from Over the Hilda in double denim with statement sleeves


Anna from Anna's Island Style is wearing a top that's a charity shop find, jeans from Tesco, sandals from TK Maxx and sunglasses from Quay Australia. I love how her ring matches the trousers. 

Anna from Anna's Island Style in aquamarine trousers and a thrifted top with statement sleeves

Finally Jacqui from Mummabstylish has also shopped her closet and is wearing a Bonmarche top that has lovely fluted sleeves, worn with Next culottes, nude shoes and a grey bag to tie it all together.

Jacqui from Mummabstylish in top with statement sleeves

I hope you enjoyed our statement sleeves. Pop over to the individual blogs for more pictures. I'm back on Wednesday with #WowOnWednesday - see you then!

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