There are many types of sleeves in wedding dress sleeves, long sleeves being the most popular. Most dresses are actually sleeveless in order to leave open the option for a bolero. Lower quality / price bridal gowns often don’t offer the option to have sleeves as they add manual work to the manufacturing process. We have an entire guide dedicated to the quality and price of bridal gowns for more on that topic.
Long sleeved wedding dresses are popular as many brides prefer a bit more modest and traditional look on their big day. Here you can find examples of wedding dresses that have long sleeves.
Most wedding dresses are sleeveless as this leaves open the option to wear a bolero for part of the evening and then take the bolero off for the rest of the night. Here you can find examples of wedding dresses that are sleeveless.
Cap sleeves are short and cover only the shoulders. Here you can find examples of wedding dresses that have cap sleeves.
Half sleeves cover the arms only to the elbows. Here you can find examples of wedding dresses that have half sleeves.
The fit of sleeves can be very tricky and they often require some adjustments. We highly recommend trying on the dresses in a bridal shop if you are planning on wearing a wedding dress with sleeves or a bolero.