The Upper Arms
A couple of decades ago, a woman covering her upper arms with a long sleeved blouse or sweater may have been considered modest, or just sensitive to the cold, but today, a set of toned upper arms is a mark of attractiveness, good grooming and a well-used gym membership card. Women with great arms flaunt them. When it comes to the extremities, arms may be the new legs, or so some fashion pundits believe. The fad for fabulous upper arms may have gained momentum with the sleeveless fashions worn by fit first lady Michelle Obama, but wherever this new focus on amazing arms came from, it's making some women think twice before strapping on their halter tops or investing in sleeveless summer dresses.