40 Sleeves So Fascinating You’ll Faint

Okay not really, but..

This west coast sleeve.

by XAVI

(Photo: Xavi)

Getting a sleeve offers an individual the opportunity to express themself in many different ways. Most people choose to design sleeves with images of sentimental value. Where you’re from, or where you want to be always makes for a good theme. Even more so if you’re from somewhere beautiful.



This free-hand creation.

by Lahhel

(Photo: Lahhel)

There were a few different views of this sleeve but I felt that this image gave the best overall picture of the design. It’s always a pleasure to see new and creative designs, especially when they come together like this.

This cool creation.

by Eric Stricker

(Photo: Eric Stricker)

Sometimes sleeves like these can get confusing when viewing them from different angles. Believe it or not, I had three different shots of this sleeve in a folder thinking they were all different designs.

This masterpiece.

by Oscar Akermo

(Photo: Oscar Akermo)

When it comes to creative and unique sleeves, no one does things quite to the level of Oscar Akermo. This sleeve starts out rather ordinary from the wrist but soon transforms into an intricate arrangement of constellations.



This angel.

by Xavi

(Photo: Xavi)

The angel and dove are supposed to be the centerpiece of this design but it’s the gothic stonework that really steals the show. Xavi has a number of fascinating sleeves in his portfolio, so if you like what you see here, I recommend heading over to Instagram and scrolling through his portfolio.

This spiral.

by Ervand

(Photo: Ervand)

This sleeve from Ervand is by far the cleanest geometric design on the list. If symmetry and style are what you’re after, then something along the lines of this spiraling sleeve may be of interest.

This sunset.

by Dario Castillo

(Photo: Dario Castillo)

One of the perks related to getting a sleeve is that you don’t have to settle on a single design. Being able to combine numerous designs into a single piece means that you don’t have to settle on just one design. There are themed sleeves and then there are sleeves that are just an assortment of various different designs with no real rhyme or reason. There is no “wrong” way to go.



This optical illusion.

by Eric Stricker

(Photo: Eric Stricker)

This is one of my favorite sleeves of all time. The pattern is mesmerizing. The various layers of gradient texture intermix with one another to provide extreme dimension and mega curb appeal.

This segmented design.

by Ervand

(Photo: Ervand)

Here we have another stunning example of just how beautiful geometric patterns can be when worked into sleeves. Gradient fades used to create shadows and negative space segment separations are definitely where it’s at.



These hypnotic patterns.

by Ervand

(Photo: Ervand)

As you’ve seen in this list, Ervand has truly mastered the art of the geometric sleeve. Based in Moscow, Erv Black has been creating masterful award-winning works of art for years. His flashy sleeves are his bread a butter and no doubt garner an unbelievable amount of public attention wherever they’re displayed.

 

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