When it comes to wedding dress trends, we’ve seen a real spike in brides leaning towards a more conservative, covered-up option for their big day, electing for long-sleeves over strapless wedding gowns. However, a long-sleeved wedding dress doesn’t necessarily mean that you can’t flex your fashion muscles!
There’s a wealth of gorgeous long-sleeved gowns available in Australia right now, so we’ve selected our favourite 10 to share with you so you can start wedding dress shopping STAT.
The V-neckline on this gown will accentuate your décolletage and the sheer side panels are a see-through design to emphasise the waistline which has been highlighted with a pearl belt. You’ll have a hard time choosing between three different sleeves options, but the gorgeous fitted skirt with a back godet for a flowing train will have everyone staring at you on your wedding day.
Mixing drama and soft bohemian aesthetic, Dia is the ultimate showstopper. This vintage inspired regal wedding dress creates a beautifully light & breathable silhouette with a delicate yet dramatic skirt. Finished with a natural sash belt adorned in lustrous Swarovski embellishments which sits neatly on the waist. Dia is the perfect gown to reuse after the wedding, by making it shorter and with a colourful slip making this gown sustainable and reusable for different occasions.
An abundance of enchantment tied with a hint of the renaissance period. A secured bodice is enhanced with a smocked trim and billowy sleeves which meet at the wrist only to bow out again over the hands. A dreamy number fit for wandering the wildflower details adorned in decadent jewellery.
At New York Bridal Fashion Week there was a real focus on minimalist silhouettes and high necklines. Ellery’s turtleneck gown is flatteringly cut on the bias from ivory silk-satin and has Kym’s signature flared sleeves. The train is long enough to make an impact in photos but also manageable on the dance floor.
Featuring unforgettable sheer detailing and floral lacework this gown tows the line between conservative and playful perfectly. From their Constellation Collection, this Anna Georgina wedding dress is sure to turn heads in all the right directions.
Stella McCartney is responsible for dressing some of the world’s most beautiful women for moments that’ll go down in history – think back to Meghan Markle’s reception gown. Inspired by the look she designed for Rihanna’s 2014 Met Gala appearance, this bridal gown is made from ‘Pure White’ stretch-crepe and turns to reveal the same open back and pooling train captured by photographers when the singer posed on the famous steps.
AMELIA’ Long sleeve structured gown with a flattering neckline, drop shoulder feature, cinched in waist, high centre split and exposed back. The gown is fully lined and has a straight hem for a clean and minimal finish.
Brides-to-be, assemble – Anaya With Love is the sister brand of occasion-wear label Maya, presents it’s gorgeous bridal collection, featuring this stunning maxi dress with clever cape detailing. Cue the confetti.
Posie is a chic and elegant wedding dress made from pretty French cotton lace, floaty organic silk chiffon and a natural bamboo silk lining. Featuring graceful three-quarter length sleeves, a sheer lace low back with a stunning scalloped edge, and a flattering fit and flare skirt with a beautifully refined train.
A high necked beauty with sheer structure and intricate petal detailing, this wedding gown is available to wear with a slip skirt underneath or a simple body suit for brides who want to show off their beautiful bodies on their big days!