Although one of the most popular wedding-dress styles is a strapless gown, there are many designs featuring sleeves that work beautifully for nearly every body type. Long-sleeved wedding dresses complement a variety of personal styles and wedding events with various levels of formality – from luxurious ballroom affairs, to outdoor bohemian celebrations, to modern city soirées. Long sleeves also look gorgeous when paired with a number of bridal gown silhouettes, including ball gowns, fit-and-flare styles, mermaid wedding dresses, form-fitting sheaths, and A-line gowns.
If you're self-concious about your arms, choosing a long-sleeved wedding dress is an easy way to look elegant and cover your trouble area. However, even if your arms and shoulders are toned and slender, a long-sleeved gown can be an exquisite way to wear a more traditional wedding look that's also extremely stylish and on-trend. Also ideal for boho-chic brides, wedding dresses with long sleeves are polished and chic, yet they can likewise complement a relaxed celebration. Whether you choose a gown with long sleeves that feature solid fabrics, lace details, or illusion elements with delicate beading, the result will be a timeless style with a modern twist.
Browse the images in the slideshow above to see 10 beautiful long-sleeved wedding dresses worn by Inside Weddings brides. If you don't feel like wearing full-length sleeves, opt for a 3/4-sleeve gown or even a style with short or capped sleeves. For more wedding dress ideas, visit our inspiration board on Pinterest!