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, or find your dream wedding dress in our Lookbooks (be sure to sort by "sleeves" in the Style drop-down menu to get this particular look).