Saturday, 19 April 2014

The Water Sleeve Habit.

I’ve been complaining for some time about the clothes you get in cheap clothes shops. The problem is that the sleeves on shirts and sweaters are always several inches too long. I couldn’t understand why, until I had a thought…

Chinese traditional costume employs the water sleeve, and traditional Chinese dance uses it to great effect. These are water sleeves:

Clothes in cheap clothes shops are usually made in the Far East these days. Explains everything, doesn’t it?

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