If the idea of going fully strapless scares you then why not consider a beautiful long sleeve wedding dress for your big day?
Not only do long sleeves provides coverage to your arms if you’re self conscious of showing them, they can also really set off your dress and give a look of elegance and beauty. Whether you choose to go for an ultra glam gown with stunning embellished sleeves or a traditional lacy number, we’ve rounded up our favourite styles which we hope you love just as much as we do.
Style 2439 – Alfred Angelo
This dress is what dreams are made of! This beautiful style from Alfred Angelo is made from gorgeously delicate lace and has lovely long illusion style sleeves. The flattering fit and flare cut leads into a long train that would glide elegantly behind you as you walk down the aisle.
Style 2505 – Benjamin Roberts
This long sleeve wedding dress from Benjamin Roberts has an alluring off the shoulder neckline, which reveals a dash of décolletage to display a pretty necklace or hairstyle. If you take a closer look at the dress, you’ll see how intricate the embellishment is which gives a really luxurious element to it.
Jordan – Enzoani
How beautiful is the Jordan dress from Enzoani? This gown has ‘dream dress’ written all over it with its sleek satin skirt and intricately embroidered top half. You’ll feel tall and statuesque in this dress, which is given shape with an embellished waistband. The sleeves are sheer yet your arms will still feel covered,thanks to the detailing which ends at the wrist with a scalloped lace hem.
Style 2701 – Mori Lee
If you want to make a sexy statement with your bridal look then this v-neck long sleeve wedding dress could be ‘the one’ that you’re looking for. Style 2701 from Mori Lee has a plunge neckline that would flatter bigger busts, however this is balanced out by the floor length skirt and long illusion sleeves. We love how the sleeves flare out slightly at the wrist which complements the dramatic mermaid skirt.
Style 3898 – Sincerity Bridal
Style 3898 from Sincerity Bridal is an utterly feminine style with lace detail cascading down the dress and elegant embroidered sleeves. The subtle v-neck overlays a pretty sweetheart neckline. You wouldn’t need to pair many accessories with this gown as the detailing does all the talking.
Style 9815 – Signature Justin Alexander
This awe inspiring wedding dress from Signature Justin Alexander has all over embroidered detail that you just want to look at forever. The slightly shorter sleeves still sit below the elbow so that you have plenty of arm coverage but will be kept cool if the sun is shining down on your day.
Style 69005 – Ronald Joyce
Style 69005 from Ronald Joyce oozes sex appeal with its flattering mermaid silhouette. The lace embroidered sleeves give a vintage element to the dress, leading to a high neckline with keyhole detail. One thing’s for sure, you’ll turn heads in this gorgeous gown.
Style D5250 – Eternity Bride
This stunning satin gown from Eternity Bride is a traditional wedding dress that is full of glamour and elegance. The ruched bodice leads into a fabulous fairytale skirt that would swish beautifully as you move. The long sleeves are cropped slightly which is ideal if you want to pair the dress with a bracelet.
Style 9817 – Signature Justin Alexander
You’ll wow everybody in this mermaid wedding dress that has barely-there sheer sleeves. The stunning silver embroidery really sets off style 9817 from Signature Justin Alexander and the fitted material makes it look as if the patterns are part of your skin. The mermaid style is flattering on a multitude of body shapes as it creates curves in all the right places and gives the wearer a sexy hourglass figure.
Dalton – Maggie Sottero
If you’re looking for a traditional long sleeve wedding dress then this lace number from Maggie Sottero would be a lovely choice for your big day. Covered head to toe in cascading, delicate lace, this beautiful gown would be ideal all year round as a winter or summer wedding dress. Leave hair loose around your shoulders in soft curls for a truly romantic look.
Style F161069 – Jasmine Collection
A versatile dress for stylish brides of any age, this all round flattering style from the Jasmine Collection would give you a look of grace and elegance. The angular neckline would give shape to smaller busts and the lace sleeves elongate the arms.
Hamlet – Blue by Enzoani
Without the long sleeve lace jacket, the Hamlet style from Blue by Enzoani is a simple yet stunning strapless A-line gown. However, add the jacket and you have yourself a flawless long sleeve wedding dress that doubles up as two looks in one. The jacket has an elegant scalloped neckline and buttons down the front to give texture to the gown. Wear your hair in a refined chignon with some drop earrings.
Style VR61557 – Veromia
If you’re searching for a long sleeve wedding dress but don’t want a style with embroidered sleeves, then consider style VR61557 from Veromia which offers embellished opaque sleeves instead. You’ll make a real statement in this satin dress which has an A-line shape with a sweeping train. It’s hard to choose a highlight with this dress as every inch of it screams bridal glamour – we’re in love!
Style 2510 – Benjamin Roberts
Tick off a stylish wedding dress trend with this high neck gown from Benjamin Roberts. Style 2510 has beautiful sheer sleeves and an embellished neck which gives the illusion that you’re wearing a glamorous statement necklace. The satin material would dazzle in the light as you move and the fit and flare cut creates a stunning silhouette.
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