10 Long Sleeve Wedding Dresses To Fall In Love With
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10 Long Sleeve Wedding Dresses To Fall In Love With

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There’s two types of people in this world: those that love a long sleeve and those who prefer to go completely strapless. If you’re in the former camp, this is the place for you. Whether you’re a fan of the royal lace sleeve (otherwise known as the Kate Middleton special) or crave a billowy puff sleeve decked out in pearls and feathers, we’re sure you’ll find ‘the one’ with our edit of the best long sleeve wedding dresses.

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Long Sleeve Wedding Dresses To Fall In Love With

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Woman in long-sleeve white dress


Silk Jacquard Dress, £895, rixolondon.com

This vintage-inspired gown is perfect for small ceremonies in the city, or even as a reception outfit for later in the evening. This is a piece with oodles of old-school glamour, ideal for partying the night away…

Woman on beach wearing long white dress and hat

Shona Joy

La Lune Balloon Sleeve Dress (Multiple Sizes), rent from £96.94, hurrcollective.com

Destination wedding on the cards? Opt for this airy, puff sleeve number from Shona Joy (available to rent on HURR), which features a cheeky cut-out on the back and trailing skirt.

Black woman in white long sleeve dress

Halfpenny London

Coco Dress, £5,800, halfpennylondon.com (available from the end of February 2023)

The home of wedding dress dreams, Halfpenny London has a gorgeous range of dresses, separates and accessories in romantic styles. The Coco dress in particular is the perfect blend of dreamy sophistication.

Woman in white mini dress with puff sleeves

Christie Nicole

Eileen Mini Dress (Size UK 8), rent from £307.05 or buy secondhand for £3,485, hurrcollective.com

Fun and flirty, this mini dress from Christie Nicole keeps all of the party at the top: puff sleeves, pearl beads and a sheer slip make this a great option for the laid-back bride.

Woman in wedding dress walking down stairs

Emilia Wickstead

Luisa Dress, £POA, emiliawickstead.com

Want to emulate a royal wedding look? A favourite of the Princess of Wales and Meghan Markle, Emilia Wickstead creates ultra-elegant dresses with lots of character. The perfect pick if you’re after a statement gown.

Woman in ornately decorated room wearing long white dress

Monique Lhuillier

Off The Shoulder Feather Trim Long Sleeve Gown, £‌6,900, moniquelhuillier.com

Steer away from tradition with this feather-trimmed dress from Monique Lhuillier, which comes with a sexy slit in the skirt and long bell sleeves.

Woman in white ruffle ball gown

Milla Nova

White Dress (Size UK 10), rent from £1,185, byrotation.com

What. An. Entrance. The perfect dress for glamorous brides craving a statement piece like no other, this design from Milla Nova will turn heads in the best way possible.

Black woman in white gown with sheer sleeves

Vivienne Westwood

Rhea Gown, £POA, viviennewestwood.com

From punk icon Vivienne Westwood, the Rhea is a fuller take on the column silhouette – meaning you get to allude to the sexy outline of your figure while keeping a full skirt.

Woman in white dress with puff sleeves

Jesus Peiro

Wedding Dress With Cape (Size UK 14), rent from £662, byrotation.com

Not a fan of big embellishment? The winning details from this Jesus Peiro gown lie in the silhouette created by its dramatic shoulders and sleeves – the stars of the show (aside from the bride, of course).

Woman in white long sleeve wedding dress

Ghost London

Luna Crepe Wedding Dress in Ivory, £495, ghost.co.uk

Perfect for the anti-frill contingent, Ghost London specialises in elegant designs with a timeless quality. The Luna, with its loose puff sleeves and swooping skirts, keeps all the drama in the back with a large cut-out.

Featured image: Halfpenny London