Long Sleeved Wedding Dresses: Our Favourite Picks

The Kate Middleton effect is still going strong so we've picked out some of our favourite long sleeved wedding dresses to inspire you


We know it’s been years but we’re still obsessed with Kate Middleton’s long sleeved wedding dress. Gowns with long sleeves are the perfect choice for brides who want a vintage style wedding dress, aren’t so confident when it comes to showing off their arms, or for those planning a winter wedding.

We’ve picked out some of our favourite long sleeved wedding dresses, but if you want more inspiration, why not check out our celebrity inspired wedding dress feature, which includes the Duchess of Cambridge!

D1950 – Essense of Australia

This Essense of Australia wedding dress is simply stunning. It features a keyhole lace back, illusion lace sleeves and a gorgeous lace trimmed train.

Long sleeved wedding dress - Essense of Australia

69005 – Ronald Joyce

This lace wedding dress from Ronald Joyce is actually strapless, but comes with a matching lace jacket that can give the impression of sleeves – perfect if you’re searching for a more modest look for your wedding ceremony.

Long sleeved wedding dress - Ronald Joyce

8812 – Justin Alexander

The 8812 from Justin Alexander has pretty lace illusion sleeves with lots of lace around the cuffs, and a sheer back which will really make a statement as you stand at the altar saying your vows.

Long sleeved wedding dress - Justin Alexander

8816 – Justin Alexander

Brides searching for a more traditional dress will love this offering from Justin Alexander. The lace sleeves are perfectly complemented by a satin sash and full satin skirt.

Long sleeved wedding dress - Justin Alexander

5511 – Tia by Benjamin Roberts

Tia by Benjamin Roberts describe this gown as being influenced by Kate Middleton’s iconic dress. There’s a bateau illusion neckline and a beautiful A-line skirt with a traditional train.

Long sleeved wedding dress - Tia by Benjamin Roberts

5508 – Tia by Benjamin Roberts

Another strapless dress that is completely transformed with a lace bolero. This gown would work well all year round.

Long sleeved wedding dress - Tia by Benjamin Roberts

Lorna – Badgley Mischka

At first glance, this appears to have elbow length sleeves, but a closer look reveals elegant lace detailing which cascades down the arms for a subtle but striking effect. This Badgley Mischka gown is the perfect choice for someone looking for a twist on tradition.

Long sleeved wedding dress - Badgley Mischka

Fleur – Ivory & Co

This traditional wedding dress complete with lace bodice and sleeves from Ivory & Co is perfect for a winter wedding. Keep your wedding makeup natural with a flushed cheek to really emphasise the look.

Long sleeved wedding dress - Ivory and Co

Kacey – Enzoani

This Enzoani gown is the perfect choice for an elegant bride looking for a sophisticated dress to walk down the aisle in. The silver embellishment will catch the light as you walk down the aisle and will make sure everyone’s eyes are on you.

Long sleeved wedding dress - Enzoani

18023 – Ellis Bridals

Kate Middleton herself would probably approve of this traditional style wedding dress from Ellis Bridals, complete with lace sleeves. The low back prevents you from being too covered up.

Long sleeved wedding dress - Ellis Bridals

18019 – Ellis Bridals

Brides looking for a more fitted wedding dress will love this creation from Ellis Bridals. It is slim fitting and the lace fabric will be light weight, making it easy to move around in. The sleeves help to balance out the revealing back.

Long sleeved wedding dress - Ellis Bridals

T172002 - Jasmine Couture

This elegant mermaid style gown from Jasmine Couture features a plunging v-neck and three quarter length, luxurious lace sleeves, ideal for a wedding taking place during the autumn or winter months. A rustic bouquet and simple jewellery could complete your look.

Jasmine Couture Style T172002

Breya - Monsoon

This romantic, long sleeved wedding gown marries both vintage and Indian-inspired metallic embroidered tulle and is covered with miniature pearls that will shimmer as you walk down the aisle. Priced at under £500 this glamorous wedding dress from Monsoon will not only compliment your figure, but it will also keep you warm at the same time!

Monsoon Breya

2505 - Benjamin Roberts

This lovely long sleeved wedding gown by Benjamin Roberts features sensational detail throughout; from the neckline down to the wrists and the floor too! Pair this glamorous wedding dress with glittering earrings and a bold lipstick.

Style 2505 by Benjamin Roberts

Windsor Halls - Lyn Ashworth

This beautiful, long sleeved wedding dress by Lyn Ashworth screams country garden wedding theme! With your hair styled up and touches and floral accents on your wedding reception tables, you’ll simply adore your wedding photography when it’s sent back to you after the big day!

Lyn Ashworth Windsor Halls

Once you've picked out your dream wedding dress, why not take a look at our guide to choosing the right wedding shoes for you?


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