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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.
Plum Pretty Sugar One-Shoulder Floral Dress
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.
Fame and Partners Puff Sleeves Dress
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.
Jenny Yoo Flutter Sleeve Dress
Wispy and ethereal, this flutter sleeve dress is a dream. In a soft lilac that will flatter most skin tones, this style is perfect for the romantic at heart. We suggest having your bridesmaids sweep their hair up and away from their shoulders to really showcase the look.
DB Studio Long Sleeve Chiffon Faux-Wrap Dress
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, we are loving the ease of the elastic waist even more.
Fame and Partners Drape Sleeve Ruffle Dress
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.
Lulu's Navy Blue Long Sleeve Lace Maxi Dress
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.