When I buy a Christiane Celle Calypso dress, for instance, I’ve learned to remove the elastics from the short sleeves so as to deflate the puffs, making them more grown-up and wearable for me.
But in this look as worn by Gwyneth Paltrow
and in the two jackets by Balmain here
this new, postmodern puff sleeve can be,
**Photos of Gwyneth from Bauer Griffin, accessed from the Manolo's Ayyy! website