5 of the best long sleeved wedding dresses

Planning a winter wedding? Let's face it our Irish weather doesn't leave much scope for a spaghetti strap gown in January. So here's my top picks for the coolest long sleeved wedding dresses that are perfect for an A/W bohemian wedding.


The crochet lace sleeves say it all really. High fronted neckline but with a deep V back, and it promises to make your booty look hot with a figure skimming fit. No one does a fitted boho dress quite like Daughters of Simone.

(This is probably the only dress on the list that wouldn't work for a high summer wedding but fret not - there is a cap sleeve version too.)

Pic Credit -  Paula Gillespie

Pic Credit - Paula Gillespie


This is a bit of an exclusive as we can reveal that Paris by modern cool label And For Love will be joining our permanent collection in the Spring. With a gorgeous deep V and fluted sleeves this gown is made for all the curves. A true bohemian beauty.

long sleeved wedding dresses - paris
and for love Paris dress


Modern minimal gorgeousness from Minna Hepburn. Anya oozes style in such an effortless way. I just LOVE how A12bride jess styled hers with a green foliage crown and long veil. And watch out for the new lace version Naomi arriving in store very soon.

pic credit -  Future Looks good

pic credit - Future Looks good

Pic credit -  Future Looks Good

Pic credit - Future Looks Good


If you want something with the real wow factor then Abbott by DOS is the dress for you. Full circle cut out back, slits in the arms and legs for a bit of VA VA VOOM and a train to die for. You can also have the skirt fully lined or half lined for a bit more leg on show. 



Venus - the goddess of love, and trust me you will feel like a goddess in this dress. I literally can't get enough of those sleeves. Part of the 2018 galactic love collection Otaduy makes it so easy to wear this gown.

long sleeved wedding dresses - venus

You can see all these dresses plus a lot more at the Archive 12 studio. Get in touch here to book your appointment.

Wondering how to wear a bra with your backless dress? check our blog post on bra solutions, even if you have a big bust.

Much love,

Claire x




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