14/08/2014 16:36 BST | Updated 22/05/2015 10:12 BST

Winter Wedding Inspiration: Dresses With Sleeves

Strapless styles will always be the most popular with brides-to-be, but that doesn't mean that a wedding dress with sleeves is any less elegant. (Need proof? Here's a reminder of Duchess Kate in her dreamy long-sleeved McQueen bridal gown).


Plus, a winter wedding requires a bit of warmth - even if it is from an extra piece of delicate lace.

Although the no-sleeves style dominates the market, there are plenty of options for alternative designs. A 3/4 length or off-the-shoulder sleeve will add coverage, without looking too frumpy.

Need some inspiration? Here's a few of our favourite long-sleeve designs from the recent bridal fashion weeks:

And for the perfect hairstyle? Here's a lesson in a classic vintage updo: