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Long Sleeve Bridesmaids Dresses

Updated on June 15, 2013

Bridesmaids Dresses for Fall and Winter Weddings

Choosing dresses for the women in your wedding party is almost as difficult as finding a wedding dress. It is especially difficult to find long sleeve bridesmaids dresses.

I know, I was married in the middle of winter. I was lucky only to have a maid of honor so I didnât have to worry about finding dresses that would fit different styles and body types. I only had to worry about my best friend and me. I wanted her to be comfortable, look beautiful and not freeze to death as we hustled from the church to the reception hall. I looked everywhere for a long elegant classic dress with long sleeves. I couldnât believe that the bridal shops only had strapless and spaghetti strap gowns on the racks. It was December! We eventually settled on a two piece gown with a halter top and long skirt.

It wasnât exactly what I was looking for but it was the perfect color and we found a beautiful sheer bolero to wrap around her shoulders when we were outside. She ended up losing it half way through the night because she was having such a good time and perfectly warm on the dance floor.

Here you will find a variety of long sleeve bridesmaids dresses, three quarter sleeve formal dresses as well as a few jackets and boleros.

Buy GEORGE BRIDE Blue Chiffon Sheath/ Column Sweetheart Evening Dress With Long Sleeves at Amazon.com

Choices

It may be a little harder to find long sleeve gowns but you do have a variety of styles to choose from. Some of the different sleeves are lace, sheer, and ¾ length.

You should take a few things into consideration when you are selecting the dress. It should look great on all of your bridesmaids and you want to be thoughtful of their opinions. It is your day but celebrating with family and friends is what make the occasion so special. You don't want your maid of honor to think back and only remember how uncomfortable she was that day.

Long sleeve dresses are not just for fall or winter weddings. You can wear them in spring and summer. They are a great option for more conservative bridal parties or for a bride that wants her wedding to really stand out from any other.

There are many gowns made of light weight, breathable material in beautiful pastel colors that will work great for outdoor weddings and warmer weather.

Conservative or Fashionista

Why do you want long sleeve dresses for your bridesmaids?

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Spring and Summer

Standing Out from the Crowd

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Did you know that June and August are the most popular months in the United States to get married? Why wouldn't you? The weather is fabulous, kids are out of school, families are taking vacations and everything is alive and beautiful.

Don't worry if you have decided to get married in the summer

You can still be your wild crazy self. Don't get overwhelmed by fashion trends. You want your personality to shine through in your choice of colors, decor and of course clothing. Your wedding planner may think it is a little crazy to have your girls wear long sleeves but it is your wedding and you don't want to have any regrets.

Short and Sexy

herafa p31922-8 Prom Dresses Gorgeous V-Neck 3/4 Sleeve Hand-Sewn Beads Lace Applique mini Sheath Blue
herafa p31922-8 Prom Dresses Gorgeous V-Neck 3/4 Sleeve Hand-Sewn Beads Lace Applique mini Sheath Blue

This is a beautiful dress that I know most of my friends would love. It has a gray satin layer covered with a beaded lace overlay. It is available in Sizes 2-28 plus

 
London Times Women's Caplet Shutter Dress
London Times Women's Caplet Shutter Dress

This is a beautiful pastel gown that is flirty but still appropriate for most churches. I love the long shear sleeves. I could see this dress at a beach or outdoor wedding. Available in sizes 4-16

 
herafa p31725-2 Cocktail Dresses Elegant Halter Long Sleeve Ruched mini Sheath Grey
herafa p31725-2 Cocktail Dresses Elegant Halter Long Sleeve Ruched mini Sheath Grey

This is not an ordinary bridesmaid's dress. This is something your friends may actually wear again. Available in sizes 2-28 plus

 
Orifashion Elegant White Long Sleeves V neck Short Dress WDSORJ110, US Size 2
Orifashion Elegant White Long Sleeves V neck Short Dress WDSORJ110, US Size 2

Here is a skin tight short sexy dress with long sleeves. This dress isn't for everyone but if you have some bridesmaids with rock hard bodies that aren't afraid to show it. This might be the dress your looking for. Available in sizes 0-12

 
Jax Women's Bell Sleeve Lace Dress, Blue, 10
Jax Women's Bell Sleeve Lace Dress, Blue, 10

This is a beautiful and classy short dress that would be perfect for a spring or summer wedding. Available in sizes 6-14

 

Will She Wear It Again

Have you seen the movie 27 dresses with Katherine Heigl. The movie is about a young woman that has been a bridesmaid 27 times and has all of these crazy dresses that she saves in her closet but will never wear again. Do your friends a favor and pick out a beautiful little black dress that will never go out of style.

Fall

The Vibrant Colors of Fall

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Chiffon Column Sweetheart Evening Dress With Long SleevesCHECK PRICE

Black Lace Sleeves Off the Shoulder Mother of the Bride DressCHECK PRICE


3/4 Sleeve A-Line Evening Gowns Floor LengthCHECK PRICE

Winter

Why a Winter Wedding

I really enjoyed getting married in the middle of winter. We were living in the south at the time so it wasn't too cold. My husband and I were young and in love and we didn't want to wait until spring.

I didn't have to worry about my makeup running because of the sweat dripping down my forehead or mosquitoes swarming around our heads while we were trying to take our wedding photos. The air was crisp and cool. It was one of the most amazing days of my life.

We were also able to take advantage of a honeymoon suite on a beach in Florida at a fraction of the price because it was considered the off season. The water was too cold to go swimming but we didn't care.Our room was beautiful and we were about to celebrate the holidays for the first time as husband and wife.

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Long sleeve A-Line Dress Floor Length Ruched GreenCHECK PRICE

Long Sleeve Chiffon Sequins Women's Evening DressCHECK PRICE

1/2 Sleeve A-Line Dresses Floor Length Delicate Beading PurpleCHECK PRICE


What If You Fall In Love With a Strapless Dress

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Plus Size 3/4 Sleeve Cropped Bolero Shrug (1X, Blue)
Plus Size 3/4 Sleeve Cropped Bolero Shrug (1X, Blue)

You can also incorporate more of your wedding colors by choosing a bolero that compliments the color of the dresses but is a different color.

 
R&M Richards Womens Beaded Taffeta Jacket Dress Set (14 Petite, Fuchsia)
R&M Richards Womens Beaded Taffeta Jacket Dress Set (14 Petite, Fuchsia)

You always have the option of choosing a 2 piece outfit. The ladies can wear the jacket to the church and take it off when the partying gets started. This is a petite gown available in sizes 12-16

 

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