Sleeves: one of the hottest and most versatile trends in bridal fashion. While wedding dresses with sleeves have been around for quite some time, the resurgence in popularity of this trend can be traced to Meghan Markle’s Royal Wedding day style. Sleeves are an incredible way to add a dynamic element to your wedding day look. Continue reading to see some of our favorite long sleeved dresses.
Long sleeves paired with a plunging open back is one of our favorite combinations. While the dress is modest, it has just the right amount of sexy for our modern brides. This smooth train with edgy, laser cut lace effortlessly trails behind you to create an overall ethereal effect.
Lace, lace and more lace! If you’re a lace lover, this gown is for you! This rich lace gown is adorned with luxe beadwork and sequins to give off a beautiful shimmer. Our favorite detail? You guessed it, the sleeves! The lace provides a full coverage look over the arms and finishes off with an adorable lace cuff.
This sexy dress is for all of our bold, boho brides! This dress features off-the-shoulder sleeves, paired with a sheer bodice and V-neckline. The open back and side cut outs add a sexy touch to this romantic gown, perfect for the bride looking for a classic gown paired with modern detailing.
There are so many incredible features on this dress — we can’t just pick one! The back of this dress features a beaded, strappy back — something that is so unique for a ballgown. Lace appliqués are delicately placed down the arms to create a gorgeous, modern illusion sleeve. A breathtaking train, complete with lace detailing, finishes the look.
Featuring lace detailing, the illusion lace sleeves of this wedding dress are a completely-feminine addition to this tulle style. Layers of tulle add drama and dimension to the front of this gown and are adorned with luxe, lace details. This Real Bride shows us how to rock an incredibly romantic long-sleeved gown in a tropical location!
Last but certainly not least, Style 791 from Martina Liana! This dress is what modern daydreams are made of. This formal wedding gown is classic and simple, yet so unique. This bateau neckline keeps the front modest while the sleek, open back shows just the right amount of skin. We love the royal, Meghan Markle, vibes we get from this dress.
We hope you feel inspired to rock a long-sleeved dress of your own on your big day! If you’re ready to find your dream wedding dress, follow the links to find your local Essense of Australia, Stella York, and Martina Liana retailers near you!