When it comes to wedding dresses, it seems one of the biggest trends right now is to choose something with sleeves. In fact, thanks to the Duchess of Sussex and that incredible Givenchy gown, styles with full sleeves seem to be popping up everywhere. Pinterest UK has reported a 75% increase recently in pinning activity around wedding dresses with sleeves, which also ties in with an overarching bridal theme right now of true comfort: as well as arm coverage, brides are opting for high necklines, flat shoes and jumpsuits too.
Really, it should come as no surprise, as we all know just how elegant a full-sleeve frock can be—some of the most iconic bridal gowns of our time have beautiful sleeve detailing, from Princess Diana's puffball extravaganza to Solange Knowles's minimalist cape. Whether you've been inspired by Meghan, your nuptials are in winter and you need protection against the chill or you simply want to cover up your arms for a super-flattering silhouette—a sleeve is an undeniably chic option for your big day.
Just how easy is it to find the one? A quick search from some of our favourite wedding dress destinations—think ASOS, French Connection and The Outnet—shows a number of iterations from classic to boho and from lace to minimalist minis, you'll be hard pushed to make a decision here.
Keep scrolling to see our edit of the best out there right now.