Fashion snapshot

Babes in arms

It may be cold outside, but sleeveless dresses are hot for inside.

By Tina Sutton
January 3, 2010

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Thanks to our fit and fashionable first lady, sleeveless dresses are elbowing their way onto the fashion scene. “Women of all ages are doing yoga and pilates to firm up their arms and bodies,” says Waheeda AliSalaam, designer for the luxurious OKW boutique in the South End. “Sleeveless sheaths show off the figure in a very ladylike way.” While black is the perfect day-to-evening style, pretty colors and subtle construction details like zippers and frayed edges look fresh and modern, she adds. As seen here around town, local gals are exhibiting great arms control.

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