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Women's Shoulder Pads

Womens Shoulder Pads

Comfortable Women’s Shoulder Pads for that Perfect Look!


Although this is not the 1980s anymore, shoulder pads are still a great way to give you the desired look that you want. Reminiscent of the 80s, you can purchase shoulder pads separately from your clothing so that you can add them to any style clothing to get the look you are after.


Why add shoulder pads to your outfit?


The key is getting the right amount of women’s shoulder pads without adding too much bulk. When you broaden your shoulders, it can create a triangle illusion that will make your waist look smaller. If you have small or sagging shoulders, fashion shoulder pads can also give you the look of broader shoulders, but without looking like a linebacker.


Using fashion shoulder pads has come back into fashion. It gives women a strong, sexy look that makes them feel powerful. Many celebrities, including Victoria Beckham and Blake Lively have been utilizing this fashion trend. It gives them a powerful look. Adding shoulder pads to your business suits will physically elevate your stature and composition. The look will make you feel confident.


How do you wear fashion shoulder pads?


If you are ready to try out this fashion statement for yourself, here are a few tips that you can use to create the look you are going for.


  • Look for a broad shouldered piece with feminine decoration in the right places
  • Keep your accessories timeless. This is not a throwback to the 80s, it is about altering your silhouette
  • Keep fabrication simple, avoid bright and metallic
  • Style your hair in an unfussy manner to offset the bulk
  • Let the flair of the piece stand for itself and stay clear of over accessorizing

When following these simple tips, you will be able to achieve a strong look, without looking too retro or too masculine. Adding shoulder pads to your wardrobe can make a big difference in the look you give off to others. You will stand straighter and be more confident.


What types of women’s shoulder pads are available?


It may be more difficult these days to purchase items of clothing with shoulder pads already installed. There is a better way anyway. To have shoulder pads separate from a piece makes it easier to add the broad shoulder look you want to any outfit.  That is why at Lauren Silva, we offer the best selling women’s shoulder pads. We have various styles and thicknesses so that you can choose the right look for you.


Basically, there are two types of women’s shoulder pads available:


  • Foam shoulder pads - The foam shoulder pads have two options. They may have a flap on the bottom which will go under your bra strap, or your bra strap will go over the top of the foam shoulder pads.
  • Fabric cover shoulder pads - These fashion shoulder pads are secured either by a Velcro strap on the bottom of the pad that will go under your bra strap, or they can be sewn into your garment.

Whether you choose each of these two shoulder pads, you will be able to get the look you want. There are two styles of the shoulder pads as well. You can get the square at the shoulder or rounded at the shoulder look. Again, depending on the look you are going for will determine which shoulder pad is best for you. All of these shoulder pads vary in thickness as well. So if you just need a little bit extra, or are going for the full power look, we have the right shoulder pad for you.


Provided here are some examples of the quality fabric shoulder pads that we offer on our site that will give you the look that you want.


  • The Ann West Reglan Sleeve shoulder pads - The Raglan is a foam shoulder pad that is fabric lined for optimum comfort. It also has a soft nylon tricot lining which makes it more durable. This type of pad attaches to the bra strap with a Velcro hook and loops bra strap fastener. It is only one half inch thick, so it will not give you an overly bulky look, but will provide you with a little extra shoulder to emphasis your small waist line. It gives a rounded and not square look.

  • The Ann West Hook and Loop Dolman shoulder pads - The Dolman gives a squarer look and is a bit bulkier. It is a molded fiberfill foam shoulder pad with a fabric cover for comfort. This shoulder pad is great for medium to large frames because it is thicker. This also has top nylon tricot lining for sturdy, long-term wear. This should pad uses advanced technology as it is equipped with a cotton bottom lining that helps wick away sweat for the best all day wear. It attaches to your bra strap with Velcro. It is four and a half inches wide and eight inches long, so make sure you need that kind of coverage.

  • The Ann West Petite Foam Flap shoulder pads - This style is ideal to remedy sloping shoulders on women with petite figures. The Foam Flap is comfortable and will give you the filled out look you want. It is a molded foam wedge style should pad with bra strap flaps to tuck in your strap. They are designed to complement your shoulder shape and fit nicely. The rounded mold will look smooth and seamless underneath your clothes. It is lightweight and comfortable for all day wear. They give a small 3/8 inch of thickness, so it is just the right amount.

These are just a few examples of the variety of women’s shoulder pads available. Try to add shoulder pads to your everyday look. You will be surprised at how confident they make you feel. With all of the different options we have available, you can find just the right look for you. Whether you want just a little bit of help looking less narrow, or you want to go all eighties and get that bulk, we have the right women’s shoulder pads for you.