Long sleeved wedding dresses are making a comeback, but the style has dramatically changed for their latest incarnation. Full-material sleeves have been replaced by illusion mesh, lace and intricate beading to create a truly feminine look. When coupled with a plunging cut on the back, the latest long sleeved dresses are truly awe-inspiring.
Here are some of our favourite long sleeved wedding dresses this season.
The Bella features a stunning rose gold beaded mesh with plunging ‘V’ neckline and full illusion sleeves.
The gowns open open back with statement floral detail and floral accents through sleeves and hips complement the narrow skirt with sweep train.
This beauty is available at the Eternal Bridal Sydney Boutique and is part of the exclusive Galia Lahav Haute Couture ‘Le Secret Royal’ collection.
This mermaid wedding dress in ivory beaded lace with plunging ‘V’ neckline and full lace sleeves is elegance personified.
The Navona features a low back with illusion details and crystal accents, ruching through the hips, and long crystal-studded organza train.
It is available for Eternal Bridal’s Sydney Boutique and is part of the Galia Lahav Haute Couture ‘La Dolce Vita’ collection.
This stunning Clarke Gala mermaid dress in ivory lace has a high-cut neckline and full sleeves with a modern exposed demi cup detail and keyhole feature at back.
The extravagant lace skirt with scalloped hem and long train will make any bride feel like a real princess.
The Clarke is available at Eternal Bridal’s Sydney Boutique as part of the Galia Lahav ‘GALA no. II’ collection.
Sweetheart mermaid masterpiece
If you desire a chapel train, but are looking for a mermaid design that guests and your partner will remember forever, the Valentina by Lazaro is ideal.
This ivory lace mermaid dress features a sweetheart neckline and gorgeous lace sleeves as well as a low back with lace accents and Venise lace appliques throughout the bodice.
The Valentina is available at Eternal Bridal’s Melbourne and Sydney Boutiques.
This sheath wedding dress, named Valerie, is made with stunning Alencon lace with sweetheart neckline and off-the-shoulder lace sleeves.
Features of this stunning design include a sheer bodice with exposed boning detail, embellished crystal band at the natural waist, and a lace skirt with scalloped hem and chapel train.
This gorgeous gown is available at Eternal Bridal’s Melbourne Boutique.
The flowing Hayley dress is other-worldly with its high-cut illusion top, full sleeves and tulle skirt with cathedral train.
The Hayley Paige A-line design features embellished appliques throughout the bodice, hips and sleeves and a statement closed back.
Classic style with a twist
With a high-cut neckline and full sleeves, the Madelyn is every bit the demure and classic styled dress.
But when the bride turns, a statement open back with keyhole detail is revealed.
Other features of this dress include a jeweled band at the natural waist, and close-fitting lace skirt with horsehair trim and chapel train.
Madelyn is available in other colours from the Eternal Bridal Melbourne Boutique.
This ballgown with elegant lace sleeves features a statement back with piped detail, exposed boning through corset-look bodice, and floaty layered skirt with horsehair trim and chapel train.
Called Elysia, this beauty is party of the Hayley Paige collection and is available at Eternal Bridal’s Melbourne and Sydney Boutiques.
The Hayley Paige Remington design is the perfect execution of the illusion look.
This A-line cut features a high illusion neckline and floral embellished sleeves as well as a low back with accents and a sheer bodice.
When couple with the soft tulle skirt and chapel train, this gown is an eye-catching design.
The Remington is available in different colours at Eternal Bridal’s Sydney Boutique.
Princess for a day
The cascading layered skirt is the hallmark of the Lorelei by Hayley Paige, and also its most stunning feature.
The high-cut illusion neckline and lace sleeves are offset by an open back and exposed boning through the bodice.
This ballgown features horsehair trim and a chapel train and is available from Eternal Bridal’s Melbourne and Sydney Boutiques.
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