30 Gorgeous Bridesmaid Dresses with Long Sleeves

You don't need to compromise on style for comfort.
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Emma Lawler
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Updated Oct 08, 2020
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There are lots of great choices out there when it comes to picking your bridesmaids' attire. But there's something so wonderfully romantic and elegant about long-sleeve bridesmaid dresses. If you love the look as much as we do, you're in luck—we've done the hard work for you. We've searched the web for all the best long-sleeve bridesmaid dresses on the market. And to prove that bridesmaid dresses with sleeves can look stunning all year round, we've found options for different seasons, dress codes and color palettes. Now all you have to do is choose your favorite style.

1. Blush Pink and Buttoned

blush bridesmaid dress with buttons

Delicate buttons adorn the back of this blush bridesmaid dress with three-quarter length sleeves. Pair it with gold accessories for an easy and elegant look.

Lulus Glamour Galore button back maxi dress in Blush Pink, $96, Lulus.com

2. The Greatest Cape

blue bridesmaid dress with cape

Enter the winter wedding bridesmaid dress of our dreams. A sequined cape is the perfect finishing touch to this icy blue bridesmaid gown.

Maya Bridesmaid allover contrast sequin cape maxi dress in Blue, $237, ASOS.com

3. Va-Va-Velvet

velvet bridesmaid dress with sleeves

Long-sleeve velvet bridesmaid dresses—especially in a gold tone—are effortlessly sophisticated, so we wouldn't blame your bridesmaids if they wanted to wear this gown around the house after your wedding.

Jenny Yoo Ryland velvet maxi dress in Marigold, $295, BHLDN.com

4. Open Back, Chiffon Sleeves

floral print bridesmaid dress with long sleeves

Talk about a showstopper! This bold floral bridesmaid dress with sleeves features a dramatic open back and puffed sleeves, with a relaxed skirt for easy movement.

Reformation Milena dress in Arcadia, $388, TheReformation.com

5. Chic Crisscross Detailing

crisscross bridesmaid dress with sleeves

A long-sleeve burgundy bridesmaid dress will stun at a fall or winter wedding. This gown's crossover bodice is subtle but elevates the look.

After Six crisscross stretch crepe evening gown in Burgundy, $231, Nordstrom.com

6. Boho and Beautiful

bridesmaid dress with long balloon sleeves

Choosing balloon sleeves is an easy way to make your long-sleeved bridesmaids dresses look a bit more bohemian. This gown's wrap style and elastic waist makes it so comfy to wear all day.

Show Me Your Mumu Lady long sleeve bridesmaid gown in Silver Sage Crisp, $198, ShowMeYourMumu.com

7. Dreamy Details

black and white embroidered bridesmaid dress

This black bridesmaid dress is perfect for a fashion-forward wedding. The elbow-length sleeves are comfortable and flattering, while the embroidered white flowers are wedding worthy.

Needle & Thread Amber Petal tiered embroidered Swiss-dot tulle gown in Black, $600, NET-A-PORTER.com

8. Short and Super Sweet

short blue lace bridesmaid dress

Short bridesmaid dresses are just as elegant, especially in a rich jewel tone like this sapphire style. Plus, the scalloped lace edging? So stunning.

Kiyonna Mademoiselle lace dress in Sapphire Blue, $148, Nordstrom.com

9. Take a Bow

gray bridesmaid dress with bow back

A beautiful open back with a bow accent is the only embellishment this bridesmaid dress with long sleeves needs.

TFNC Bridesmaids long-sleeve bow back maxi dress in Gray, $92, ASOS.com

10. Flirty Flutter Sleeves

high low chiffon dress

If you love the look of bridesmaid dresses with long sleeves but you think it might be too warm (hello, unpredictable spring and fall weather!), flutter sleeves are a super-cute middle ground. This dress is made of floaty chiffon and boasts a dramatic high-low skirt.

Jenny Packham flutter sleeve high/low chiffon gown in Cabernet, $271, Nordstrom.com

11. Chic and Shiny

shimmery mauve long sleeved bridesmaid dress

We love all things shimmery, and this long-sleeve bridesmaid dress combines sparkle with a cool dusty mauve tone. It can even be worn backwards to change up the neckline! How cool is that?

Show Me Your Mumu Rosaline dress in Magic Mauve Glitter, $198, ShowMeYourMumu.com

12. Best of Both Worlds

one shoulder sequin gown

A one-sleeved bridesmaid gown is unexpected and bound to make an impression on your guests. This gunmetal color is seriously chic, too.

AQUA one-shoulder sequin gown in Black/Gunmetal, $298, Bloomingdales.com

13. Fall in Love

chiffon bridesmaid dress with long sleeves

A simple tie waist makes this fall bridesmaid dress with sleeves super stylish. Tip: Opt for a pair of statement heels to show off through the slit in the skirt.

David's Bridal long sleeve chiffon faux wrap dress in Merlot, $120, DavidsBridal.com

14. Red Hot

red wrap bridesmaid dress with sleeves

The jersey fabric of this plus-size bridesmaid dress with long sleeves makes it so easy to wear. Meanwhile, the red color is super eye-catching.

La Femme plus size V-neck long sleeve jersey column gown in Red, $378, NeimanMarcus.com

15. Blush Beauty

blush and lace bridesmaid dress with long sleeves

Everything about this bridesmaid dress with sleeves is classic, from the soft blush tone to the illusion lace back and floor-length trumpet silhouette. What's not to like?

Dessy long sleeve illusion-back lace trumpet gown in Blush, $278, Dessy.com

16. Go Green

green wrap bridesmaid dress

Here's another elbow-length option if you're torn between short and long sleeves. Team this elegant draped bridesmaid dress with strappy gold sandals and drop earrings for a look your squad will love wearing.

BHLDN Thorton dress in Dark Emerald, $198, BHLDN.com

17. Ribbon-Wrapped Waist

navy lace bridesmaid dress

Three-quarter sleeves are a stylish option if you don't want to commit to a bridesmaid dress with full-length sleeves. On this dress, they're made from classic lace for an effortlessly elegant look.

David's Bridal ¾ sleeve illusion lace and mesh bridesmaid dress in Marine, $175, DavidsBridal.com

18. Ready for Rosy Memories

pink sequin bridesmaid dress

The sequin-embellished top and rich rose tone of this bridesmaid dress is made for celebrating. This gown comes in extended sizing too, including tall, plus-size, petite and maternity.

Maya delicate sequin long sleeve maxi dress with tulle skirt in Rose, $143, ASOS.com

19. Three-Quarter Sleeves

short navy wrap dress

This short navy dress is elegant and understated, and it's great if your bridesmaids want to be able to wear their dresses again. The subtle embellishment elevates it enough for your special day, though.

Alex Evenings bell sleeve sheath dress in Navy, $259, Nordstrom.com

20. For Junior Bridesmaids to Join In

blush long sleeve junior bridesmaid dress

Have a junior bridesmaid in your party? They'll love this airy full-length dress. It comes in so many colors for easy coordinating with your other bridesmaids' dresses.

Azazie Angelica junior bridesmaid dress in Dusty Rose, $100, Azazie.com

21. Beach Bound

short sleeved wrap bridesmaid dress

This relaxed wrap dress is ideal for breezy outdoor celebrations. It comes in several different colors, including a bohemian floral pattern, but the navy is our favorite. The sleeves aren't super long, so they're great for warmer weather.

Reformation Winslow dress in Navy, $268, TheReformation.com

22. Illusion Sleeves

bridesmaid dress with long mesh sleeves

There's something so effortlessly regal about the crisscross waist on this bridesmaid dress. The sleeves are made of mesh for a long-sleeved look without too much coverage.

David's Bridal mesh illusion long sleeve bridesmaid dress in Apple, $160, DavidsBridal.com

23. Dramatic Lace

blush lace maternity bridesmaid dress

Searching for the best long-sleeve bridesmaid dress for every member of your party? Your expecting friend will be charmed by this gown's lace overlay.

PinkBlush Maternity lace mesh overlay maternity maxi dress in Mauve, $95, PinkBlushMaternity.com

24. Lace It Up

black lace bridesmaid dress

The swishy skirt of this long-sleeve lace bridesmaid dress is ideal for walking down the aisle and hitting the dance floor.

Torrid lace mock neck midi dress in Deep Black, $90, Torrid.com

25. Ruffle Some Feathers

short navy bridesmaid dress with sleeves

You've probably gathered by now that we're fans of wrap-style dresses, and this affordable bridesmaid dress is no exception. We love the flounces on the skirt and how easy it'd be to accessorize.

Kiyonna Whimsy plus size wrap dress in Navy, $88, DavidsBridal.com

26. All Tied Together

burgundy long-sleeved bridesmaid dress

An expertly draped bridesmaid dress with sleeves is as flattering as it is comfortable. The satin sash and deep burgundy color gives it a holiday feel.

Alfred Sung jersey and mikado A-line gown in Burgundy, $229, Nordstrom.com

27. Bridesmaids in Bell Sleeves

bridesmaid dress with bell sleeves

On the hunt for a bridesmaid dress with bell sleeves? This lace option is available in a whole host of colors, but we're partial toward the green.

Azazie Hurley lace bridesmaid dress with bell sleeves in Dark Green, $129, Azazie.com

28. Purple Power

purple wrap bridesmaid dress with long sleeves

A tie-waist detail and front slit makes this bridesmaid dress with sleeves one to remember. And the bold purple color? Amazing.

Dessy long sleeve wrap maxi dress with front slit in Tahiti, $257, Dessy.com

29. One-Sleeved and Wonderful

one sleeved bridesmaid dress

From the cool gray shade to the fit-and-flare skirt, this one-sleeved bridesmaid dress is sure to be a hit with your crew.

Amsale Ezra bridesmaid dress in Platinum, $270, Brideside.com

30. Party in the Back

bridesmaid dress with sleeves and cowl back

Let their accessories do the talking with this elegant bridesmaid dress with sleeves. An cowl back and three-quarter kimono sleeves add a touch of contemporary style to the timeless fit.

TFNC cowl back bridesmaid maxi dress with kimono sleeve in Pink, $95, ASOS.com

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