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Q: Lingerie ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   1 Comment )
Subject: Lingerie
Category: Relationships and Society > Romance
Asked by: cwd-ga
List Price: $4.00
Posted: 08 Apr 2004 12:15 PDT
Expires: 08 May 2004 12:15 PDT
Question ID: 327279
There's a certain kind of lingerie that's just arm sleeves and a
connecting band over the shoulders.  Any ideas about how to find such
an item or what it's called?

Subject: Re: Lingerie
Answered By: journalist-ga on 08 Apr 2004 14:52 PDT
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
Greetings Cwd:

What an interesting research journey I've had to answer your question!
 The garment you seek is called a shrug.  Here's how I went about
locating the name and the examples for your consideration.

I first found a few links for you by searching
"arm sleeves" lingerie
but these are snug fit gauntlet-type items that don't go all the way
to the shoulder - like arm warmers:

After a few keyword variations on the design, I hit upon the term "shrug"  
"A popular accessory over the last two years, has been the shrug. This
garment consists of two sleeves with a strip connecting them across
the back. This pattern can make a very fresh and innovative accessory
for a high glamour dance costume."

Here's a leather shrug:

I think you are looking for a dance shrug design, though, like the one
This design is the closest to your description and dance shrugs have
almost no back to them.

Then, I found lace shrugs: - see the Shrug price at the bottom of
the page.  Only $18.50!  With removable maribou.  The site at offers the same one for

Lace shrug

Plus-size black lace shrugs

There a listing for a "fishnet shrug any size" about 3/4 of the way
down the page at
- the seller is The Black Cat Closet at Ebay.  The seller page is
located at
if you want to contact that store.

Chemise with short-sleeved shrug

Short-sleeved shrug

Thanks for asking this interesting question!  Should you require
clarification of any of the links or information I have provided,
please request it and I will be happy to respond.

Best regards,


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cwd-ga rated this answer:5 out of 5 stars and gave an additional tip of: $6.00
Wow!  Not only do I get an answer.  I get the research method too. 
Thank you very much.  The best I could think to try was "bolero" and
"sleeves only".  Thanks again!

Subject: Re: Lingerie
From: journalist-ga on 09 Apr 2004 05:32 PDT
"Wow!" back at you, Cwd!  I'm delighted that you are pleased with my
results, and I thank you for your added generosity and the kind words.

It was a pleasure playing Nancy Drew on this topic and I'm glad you
enjoyed my sharing the method of my research.  I do love a good
mystery. ;)

Best regards,

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