30 Stunning Bridesmaid Dresses With Sleeves

From flirty flutter sleeves to long, lacey styles.

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Whether you’re planning a wedding in the cooler months, getting married in a church where conservative silhouettes are ideal, or have ‘maids in your brides squad that feel their best with a little coverage up top, a bridesmaid dress with sleeves is the perfect silhouette.

No matter the shapes or sizes of your bridesmaids, dresses with sleeves feel timeless and sophisticated whether you’re planning for a trendy, mixed bridesmaid palette, an all-white wedding party, or want to choose a more colorful hue like plum, gold, or lavender. All sleeves don’t have to be the same for your bridesmaids—you can opt for a lineup of all long sleeves or plan for a mix of sleeves shapes like a flutter, short, cap, or puff sleeve. Whatever sleeve shape you choose, the effect is utterly elegant.

From classic silhouettes to modern styles, we've rounded up the latest and the best bridesmaid dresses with sleeves.

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Reformation V-Neck Wrap Dress

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 Courtesy of Reformation

A wrap dress will always be the most flattering option for your bridesmaids and this style comes in twelve gorgeous colorways–perfect for creating that mismatched look that is as unique as each of your 'maids.

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White By Vera Wang Long Sleeve Cold Shoulder Chiffon Dress

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 Courtesy of David's Bridal

Sleeves or no sleeves? If you're on the fence about it, consider a cold-shoulder style for the best of both worlds. We love this look for an elegant black-tie wedding.

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BHLDN Velvet Flutter Sleeves Dress

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Courtesy of BHLDN 

Fall and winter brides–velvet is the stylish answer to keeping your girls warm. Flutter sleeves are a great option if you're looking for a style with coverage that isn't too constricting.

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Eloquii Long Sleeve Lace Dress

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Courtesy of Eloquii

Texture and contrast play a big part when it comes to finding a bridal party look that makes a lasting impact. This plus size style boasts a pleasing juxtaposition of modern graphic lace and soft feminine pleats.

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Reformation Emerald Long Sleeves Dress

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 Courtesy of Reformation

Puff sleeves are oh-so-trendy and oh-so-flattering. With a little lift at the shoulders, your bridesmaids will feel elegant and statuesque. Not to mention, a high-slit will give them legs for days.

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Show Me Your Mumu Mock Wrap Midi Dress

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Courtesy of Show Me Your Mumu

If you're having a summer or destination wedding, your bridal party will appreciate the ease of this effortless midi dress. Short ruffle sleeves are ideal for warm-weather and are the perfect alternative to a spaghetti strap style.

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Birdy Grey Convertible Dress

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 Courtesy of Birdy Grey

Not only is this dress convertible and can be styled in eight different ways, but at such an affordable price point this style is ideal for gifting your bridesmaids (if it's within your budget of course!).

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Plum Pretty Sugar One-Shoulder Floral Dress

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 Courtesy of Plum Pretty Sugar

If you're wanting to incorporate a pattern into your mismatched bridesmaids look or if you're looking to have all of your girls wear a pattern, opt for a subtle and muted floral motif like this one-shoulder number so as to not completely overwhelm the color palette.

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Show Me Your Mumu Twist Dress

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 Courtesy of Show Me Your Mumu

For an utterly chic and monochromatic bridal party, go for this satiny flutter sleeve dress in a timeless champagne hue.

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After Six Bell Sleeves Dress

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 Courtesy of Dessy

Gone are the days of long sleeve dresses being frumpy and unimaginative. This modern design boasts unique and romantic split bell sleeves–perfect for the bride who wants her bridesmaids to feel covered and sexy.

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TFNC Pleated Maxi Dress with Lace Sleeves

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 Courtesy of ASOS

We can't get enough of the cool details this dress has to offer, from the gauzy lace sleeves to movement-making pleats to sheer panels that really show off some leg.

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Alfred Sung Cap Sleeve Full Length Dress

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Courtesy of Nordstrom

Brides looking for a conservative look with a vintage twist will love this style from Alfred Sung. Elegant cap sleeves plus a structured yet feminine silhouette is just the classic yet retro look you've been searching for.

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Fame and Partners Puff Sleeves Dress

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 Courtesy of Fame and Partners

Calling all brides who are looking to make a statement! These attached puff sleeves are such a unique idea, we guarantee none of your friends have thought of it. Plus, this dress is also completely customizable– from the fabric color to the neckline to the length.

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Maya Delicate Sequin Wrap Maxi Dress

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Courtesy of ASOS

Brides who love glitz and glam, you need this allover sequin stunner. With sizing available from petite to plus to maternity, you'll be sure to find a fit that makes all of your girls sparkle.

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Jenny Yoo Flutter Sleeve Dress

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 Courtesy of BHLDN

Wispy and ethereal, this flutter sleeve dress is a dream. We suggest having your bridesmaids sweep their hair up and away from their shoulders to really showcase the stunning neckline.

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Birdy Grey Cap Sleeves Convertible Dress

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 Courtesy of Birdy Grey

The toughest part about picking a bridesmaids dress is that no two bridesmaids are alike–so what to do? Enter: the convertible dress. This Birdy Grey number can be styled from subtle cap sleeves to one-shoulder sleeves to no sleeves at all!

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Oasis Lace Bardot Maxi Dress

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Courtesy of Oasis

A surefire way to show off gorgeous shoulders is to accent them with an off-the-shoulder bodice made from delicate lace. We know that you know that when it comes to weddings, it's all in the details and this maxi dress is no exception!

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Dessy Sheer Crepe Dress

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Courtesy of Dessy

Never underestimate the power of a good long sleeve wrap dress. Not only will your bridesmaids feel secure and covered, but they're also able to adjust the bodice to fit them perfectly.

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The Jetset Diaries Maxi Dress

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 Courtesy of Revolve

If your girls are as fashion-forward as you, then they'll love this flutter sleeve dress. Not only is it coo-girl-chic, but it's absolutely a dress they'll wear time and time again.

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BHLDN Floral Beading Dress

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Courtesy of BHLDN 

Wanting to inject a little 3D floral embellishments and sparkle into your bridal party? Then look no further than this sophisticated yet playful wrap dress. Short and flouncy sleeves provide the perfect amount of coverage for a springtime wedding.

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Jenny Yoo Ruffle Wrap Chiffon Dress

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Courtesy of Nordstrom

The perfect alternative to a strapless or spaghetti strap dress is a sleeve that just barely covers the shoulder cap. This sweet ruffled bodice dress not only achieves this look but it's also super bra-friendly.

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ModCloth Maxi Wrap Dress

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 Courtesy of ModCloth

A short frilly sleeve goes hand in hand with a short and frilly hemline and this dress has both going for it. As pretty as it is inclusive, this style comes in sizes from petite to plus.

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DB Studio Long Sleeve Chiffon Faux-Wrap Dress

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 Courtesy of David's Bridal

Not only do you want your bridesmaids to feel good about the dress they're wearing, you also want them to feel comfortable in it too. While we are loving the elegance of the sheer long sleeves on this dress by DB Studio, we are loving the ease of the elastic waist even more.

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Monique Lhuillier One-Shoulder Dress

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Courtesy of BHLDN

This luxe, silvery grey charmeuse dress is meant for those seeking the sophistication of old Hollywood glamour. This draped one-shoulder style will have your bridesmaids feeling like they're walking the red carpet.

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Boohoo Satin Kimono Maxi Dress

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 Courtesy of Boohoo

With sleeves hitting just above the elbow, a subtle v-neck, and a high-slit, this satin Kimono dress has all of the elements of a flattering and comfortable dress.

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Fame and Partners Drape Sleeve Ruffle Dress

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 Courtesy of Fame and Partners

It's your big day, but your bridal party also deserves to have their individuality celebrated. While you might have decided on what type of sleeve they'll wear, why not leave options like the hem length and fabric type up to them with a dress that's customizable like this one from Fame and Partners.

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DB Studio Long Sleeve Chiffon Faux-Wrap Dress

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Courtesy of David's Bridal

A faux-wrap dress gives your 'maids the best of both worlds as a wrap style naturally cinches them at the waist but they won't have to worry about retying their dress throughout the night.

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Adrianna Papell Floral Beaded Dress

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 Courtesy of Macy's

Nothing says refined elegance like a sheer beaded cap sleeve. If you're having a black-tie wedding, then this embroidered tulle gown is a must. Keep accessories modern and minimal so as to not compete with the overall look.

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Lulu's Navy Blue Long Sleeve Lace Maxi Dress

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 Courtesy of Lulu's

We don't need to tell you that photographers will be taking photos from all angles so it's important to remember that the back of a bridesmaid dress should be just as beautiful as it's front. We also maintain that you can't go wrong with an elegant open-back dress, especially if it comes complete with gorgeous lace sleeves.

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Azazie Blouson Sleeves Dress

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Courtesy of Azazie

These blouson sleeves with just a sliver of skin showing through are diaphanous and fun. With 50 (!) colorways to choose from, we have no doubt you'll find the perfect match for you and your bridesmaids.

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