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Something big is happening in the world of fashion — and, yes, we mean that in the most literal sense. Trends that we already considered to be somewhat over-the-top, such as sexy cutouts and platform shoes, are only getting wilder and more intense. The naked dress is fully back. Heels have become bulky and super high. Even puff-sleeve styles are getting a makeover, with a subtle twist that makes them even more in-your-face.

We're of course talking about tapered puff-sleeves, variations of which are sometimes called Juliet sleeves or mutton sleeves, due to their big-on-top, small-on-the-bottom shape.

There's no denying this look feels regal and romantic, adding a little something extra to your outfit with minimal effort. It falls in line with all the other trends that are taking off, from Regencycore (thanks, Bridgerton) to '80s-inspired outfits, and looking toward 2022, it'll likely be a major part of a fashion-forward wardrobe.

We Saw Tapered Puff-Sleeves at Ulla Johnson

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It's party up top, business on the bottom with this printed shirt.

They Also Popped Up at Rick Owens

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Many versions of the tapered puff-sleeve trend focus on bold shoulders.

Look for Contrast

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Coco Rocha's top is the a perfect example of a mutton or Juliet sleeve, and helped to amp up an otherwise simple look.

Try Something Sheer

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Ava DuVernay's sleeves went from organza to solid material, creating a cool, fashion-forward vibe.

Get Really Regal

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Lace, cold shoulders, a clean white color — Vanessa Hudgens looked ready for a ball.

Think Big (Shoulders)

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Zoey Deutch's jacket may have been printed and sequined, but it was volume up top that really grabbed our attention.

Take a Subtle Approach

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Bella Hadid proves that just a tiny pouf is all you need to nail the tapered puff-sleeve trend.

Swap Out Your Basics

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A crisp white shirt feels even more special when it comes in this unique shape.

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While we did spot this trend on the 2022 runways, you can start incorporating this style into your wardrobe now with the shoppable versions, below.

ELOQUII Tapered Puff Sleeve Turtleneck

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Shop now: $55; eloquii.com

A New Day Puff Sleeve Crewneck Pullover Sweater

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Shop now: $21 (Originally $30); target.com

Macgraw Romantic Puff Sleeve Dress

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Shop now: $1,126; farfetch.com

PrettyLittleThing Black Organza Bow Waist Puff Sleeve Blazer Dress

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Shop now: $95; prettylittlething.us

AJE Idyllic Wrap Top

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Shop now: $375; ajeworld.com

En Saison Mixed Media Long Sleeve Top

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Shop now: $72; nordstrom.com

ASTR The Label Jansen Puff Sleeve Sweater Dress

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Shop now: $98; astrthelabel.com

Molly & Isadora Valerie Puff-Sleeve Dress

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Shop now: $52; shop.dia.com

Isabel Marant Giamili Leg of Mutton Sleeve Bouclé Tweed Peplum Top

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Shop now: $770; nordstrom.com

Ulla Johnson Sutton U-Neck Puff Sleeve Sweatshirt

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Shop now: $255; intermixonline.com

ROTATE Kimi Gathered Sleeve Blouse

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Shop now: $220; nordstrom.com

Kiss The Sky Juliette Long Sleeve Mini Dress

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Shop now: $54; urbanoutfitters.com

Ganni Leather Mutton Sleeve Blazer

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Shop now: $625; ganni.com

Yours puff Sleeve Wrap Top in Silver Glitter

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Shop now: $53; asos.com

Reformation Portia Top

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Shop now: $148; thereformation.com