If you’re getting married in the winter months of November- February, then the chances are you may have considered a wedding dress with sleeves, and following the plummeting temperatures of Irish climes this winter, who can blame you!?
Although the good news is, that long sleeve wedding dresses are a hot trend for 2018 and we have seen some seriously beautiful creations sashaying down the bridal catwalks! Whether you want to work a boho-chic vibe, a dress fit for royalty (á la Kate Middleton) or a sleek and sophisticate look, these dresses prove you don’t have to sacrifice style for warmth! Embrace the cooler temps and be inspired by our top ten long-sleeved wedding dresses, perfect for this magical time of year…
Channel your inner Grace Kelly in this gorgeous high neck lace gown. With Victorian lace buttons, delicate lace and A-line skirt, this dress could be fit for a princess.
Grace Loves Lace
If you are a bohemian bride-to-be, you’ll love Aussie bridal brand Grace Loves Lace. Perfect for a free-spirited and fashion-forward bride,this crotchet lace gown oozes style.
A lover of detail? The intricate beading on this SS18 gown by Naeem Khan will ensure you stand out from the crowd. With sheer fabric detail, floral beading and a light chiffon, this gown would look perfect at a winter wedding.
We love this glittering long-sleeved gown by Ronald Joyce. With sweetheart neckline, sheer sleeves and illusion paneling this gown is one of our favourites. The pearl and sequin detailing will ensure your dress reflects the winter light beautifully.
If you are looking for a simple yet striking gown then look no further. This minimal long sleeve dress by Pronovias screams elegance and sophistication. Pair this gown with some rich red winter blooms for the perfect winter wedding combo.
Hayley Paige has done it again! The ‘Mara’ gown seen below is a definite show stopper. Not only does the dress feature delicate sheer sleeves with lace applique and flattering A-line skirt, but it also has a statement back, with keyhole opening and beaded straps, a winner from all angles!
Edgy brides rejoice! If you are looking for a long sleeved wedding dress this winter, but are on the hunt for something that little bit quirky and out of the ordinary, then Rime Arodaky could be the designer for you. Keep it simple with off-white crepe, and make a statement with embellished ‘bell’ sleeves for a modern look.
Winter months are the perfect occasion to add a little glitter and sparkle into your bridal attire, and this Jenny Packham gown does just that! With a hint of art deco and vintage vibes, the ‘Freedom’ dress by Jenny Packham is both beautiful and bang on trend.
Are you looking for a winter wedding showstopper? This AW18 Berta gown makes a statement for a fashion-forward bride. Ticking many 2018 bridal trends including: sleeves, feathers, sequins, sheer and plunging necklines, you couldn’t get more trendy than this long sleeved beauty.
This Morilee by Madeline Gardner gown in a crepe fabric and large lace print is a beautiful option for a classic and clean-cut bride. We recommend opting for a chic up-do like below to complete the look.
Set feature image credit: (L-R) Pronovias, Ellis, Berta