Whether you’re planning a winter wedding, trying to channel Kate Middleton or just love the sleeved look, these long sleeve wedding dresses are lengths ahead of the rest.
Ever since the Duchess of Cambridge stepped out onto the steps of Westminster Abbey in that stunning Sarah Burton dress back in 2011, long sleeve wedding dresses have continued to grace bridal collections and prove popular with brides around the world.
And the Kate Middleton effect shows no signs of slowing down, as the trend is executing its staying power, thanks to new styles, fabrics and cuts. From high-octane Victoriana, to sleek and simple sheer sleeves, here are the fuller coverage wedding dresses we’re coveting this year.
Long Sleeve Lace Wedding Dresses
Madi Lane Airlee Dress, from £1,300-2,000
We love the full skirt and dramatic neckline of this gown. The ivory floral lace flows across the entire gown and into a long train for ultimate dramatics.
Grace Loves Lace Inca Dress, £2,700
This Grace Loves Lace dress is a unique combination of French and Japanese lace. The swirling shapes are cut to enhance the female figure and the low sweeping back creates an effortlessly sensual look.
Pronovias Aubrite Dress, from £2,470
Lace winds and swirls across the decorative illusion sleeves and back of this dress and we love the detail over the material to reveal hints of skin.
Long Sleeve Mermaid Wedding Dresses
Pronovias Cheryi Dress, from £2,200
The beautiful swirling details of this dress is truly mermaid-esque! We’re obsessed with the billowing sleeves that create a romantic element.
Jesus Peiro 2216 Dress, from £1,600-3,000
This gown is entirely covered in rhinestones and crystals so you shimmer with every step. The pareo sleeves add movement to the silhouette and are also removable – great for getting on the dancefloor later on.
Simple Long Sleeve Wedding Dresses
Justin Alexander Ebony Dress, from £1,000-2,000
Simple, soft and timeless, this dress is perfect for brides who want to be comfortable on their wedding day. Plated details cinch the waist to flatter your silhouette and the low cut V-neck is mirrored down the back, and we love the vintage inspired bishop sleeves that add romance and style to this gown.
Caroline Castigliano Rhapsody Dress, £2,700
For brides who love simplicity but still want to stand out, this dress is the perfect choice. The sweeping boat neckline and ruffled silk organza sleeves create a striking silhouette. Constructed from lavish Italian crepe the skirt hangs and pools beautifully on the floor.
Jesus Peiro 201 Dress, from £1,600-3,000
High Neck Long Sleeve Wedding Dresses
Grace Loves Lace Eve Dress, £2,300
This dress is classically beautiful with a sweetheart neckline and scalloped high neck draped completely in rose lace. We love that the skirt is made with a double layer of tulle and the key hole back that adds interest.
Lillian West 66214 Dress, from £900-1,700
This dress has a high neckline and a sexy open back all the way down to your waist. Perfect for boho brides.
Justin Alexander Juliet Dress, from £1,000-2,000
Perfect for the modern bride who loves the style of a high neckline and sleeves but doesn’t want to fully cover up, this dress would be wonderful for a winter wedding.
Pearl-Embellished Long Sleeve Wedding Dresses
Milla Nova Agnessia Dress, from £1,000-2,000
Combine straps and sleeves with this stunning wedding gown. The puffy tulle skirt flows out beneath a bodice adorned with pearls and the sleeves are removable to take you from ceremony to dancefloor.
Pronovias Donatella Dress, from £2,600
This Renaissance-inspired dress is an ideal pick for the bold bride, with a smattering of pearls across the neckline, as well as billowing sleeves and an elegant crepe skirt.
Maggie Sottero Sahar Dress, from £1,100-1,800
This a-line silhouette is modest but so flattering, and perfect for staying warm if a winter wedding is your dream. Pearl-accented tulle adds a gorgeous glittering details to the skirt.
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