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These Wedding Dresses With Sleeves Are Stunning

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It’s getting cold outside, my friends. Gone is the season of sexy illusion dresses and here we are in the midst of winter wedding dresses. I know, that happened fast, right? It’s the time of year that the fashion folx bless us with all the wedding dresses with sleeves (big and small), lots of layers, and the most luxurious fabrics.

Personally speaking, I love wedding dresses with sleeves. I like that they add a statement and ooze sophistication while doubling as a practical way to keep warm (like my order of priorities there?) Plus, with all the options for embellishments like sequins or embroidery in addition to a wide array of sleeve styles there’s a dress for every winter wedding setting. If you’re planning on getting hitched at home or just want to go ALL OUT for your elopement, let’s get you a wedding dress with sleeves to warm you up this season.

And believe it or not, I’m pretty certain there’s a wedding dress with sleeves out there for everyone. Whether you’re into a minimal sleeve a la Meghan Markle, statement sleeves like Celine Dion or you fall somewhere in between like most folx you’ve got options and plenty of them. And if you’re not in the market for a winter wedding dress, join us in a little #escapism. It’s time to go shopping!

Wedding Dresses With Sleeves

embellished long sleeve wedding dress

Ruffled Sequin Embellished Tulle Gown by Needle & Thread via NET-A-PORTER

We could just stop the roundup here right? Those embellished sleeves are IT.

white puff sleeve dress

Celestina Ruffled Georgette Flounce Dress by Costarellos via Moda Operandi

This goes to show that wedding dresses with sleeves don’t all have to look one way. Puffed sleeves count, and I love a puff sleeve. But if you’re thinking of having a backyard wedding this chic dress is perfect for your intimate ceremony.

woman wearing bridal separates

BHLDN Kelby Topper & Catherine Deane Corello Skirt

So technically this isn’t a dress but actually wedding separates! Who knew a white tee under a fancy topper could look so stunning?

smiling woman wearing a veil and lace wedding dress

Off-The-Shoulder Plus Size A-Line Wedding Dress via David’s Bridal 

If you’re looking for something more classic, girl, we gotchu.

open back long sleeve wedding dress

Demi Dress by Chi Chi London

This dress is PERFECTION. It’s minimalist, modern, has short sleeves, and shows skin in the classiest way possible.

not the most typical of wedding dresses with sleeves

Mac Duggal Floral Sequin Long-Sleeve Column Gown via Nordstrom

Wedding dresses never needed to be al white, but one of the joys of the pandemic is that all rules are off. So! Want to wear a piece of art? Now is your chance!

wedding dresses with sleeves should all look like this

Cape Long Sleeve Crepe Gown by Tadashi Shoji via Nordstrom 

Again, there is no one vibe for wedding dresses with sleeves. Is it a cape? Is it a sleeve? Doesn’t matter, we’ll take it as is!

plus size lace long sleeve dress

Watters Brides Frederique Gown via BHLDN

What’s do you like more, statement sleeves or a statement skirt? We can’t decide, But this dress is both classic and extra, and YES YOU CAN WEAR IT AT YOUR BACKYARD WEDDING WITH FIVE PEOPLE. Permission granted.
kaftan wedding dress

Beige Feather Isabella Kaftan by Bambah

Can I just add this to my everyday wardrobe? Please? Ok, fine. Most of you are probably in camp “hate it.” But the few of you in camp “love it” are definitely my people.

polka dot wedding dress

Ganni Polka Dot Silk Dress via The Outnet

A wedding dress with sleeves that you can wear again and again. The mini black dot is graphic and modern.

short plus size vintage style wedding dress

Plus Size 1950s White Lace Long Sleeve Martinique Bridal Dress by Unique Vintage 

Oh, add this vintage number to your cart ASAP.

modern long sleeve wedding dress

Solace London Quinn Handkerchief-hem Evening Dress via Farfetch

Contemporary chic, here for it.

button-back gown

Cordelia Dress by Azazie

Y’all this stunner is under $200, what are you waiting for? Hop to it!

kaftan cape gown

SemSem Cape-Effect Maxi Dress via NET-A-PORTER

Not all wedding dresses with sleeves were created equal. Hello, goddess vibes!

short white suit dress

Haney Fitted Blazer Dress via Saks Fifth Avenue

For when you can’t decide if you want to go with a dress or a suit.

lace overlay plus size dress

Plus Size Glinda Gown by Tadashi Shoji

I know I said we’re out of illusion dress season but the high neck on this one makes it totally winter appropriate.

What’s your take on wedding dresses with sleeves? Love ’em? Hate ’em? Give us your fashion two cents in the comments!

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