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wedding dress with sleeves

So you’re looking for a wedding dress with sleeves? Well, first: we think your arms are gorgeous. That said, we support you finding a wedding dress that feels awesome, so this is our collection of REAL brides wearing REAL wedding dresses with (yes) REAL sleeves.

Feast your eyes on this joyful Chicago elopement with donuts & dogs

Feast your eyes on this joyful Chicago elopement with donuts & dogs

Chris and Anne’s Chicago elopement took place one April afternoon on the six year anniversary of the day they met. The guest list included immediate family, including their adorable pups, Coorah and Luka. Anne’s sister officiated the intimate lakefront ceremony on Lake Michigan underneath two budding trees.

Afterward, they hopped on a trolley and headed downtown to Stan’s Donuts for some Raspberry Bismarks.

Heart eyes for the lace, tulle, and fringe of this bohemian dress collection

Heart eyes for the lace, statement sleeves, and fringe of this dreamy bohemian dress collection (& a pop-up shop event in NYC!)

The last time we featured some of the fabulous wedding gowns from our partner CocoMelody, y’all went wild. Their collections of ready-to-wear and custom styles (made to fit YOU!) are colorful, diverse, super well-made, and available in extensive sizes. It’s that super rare dress source that actually gets offbeat readers. Let’s peek at their Bohemian Nomad Collection which is making me swoon with romance meets modern meets laid-back meets gorgeous dress bliss.

Chotronette on Offbeat Bride 2 alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

These ready-to-bloom floral wedding dresses let you be your own bouquet [Updated for 2022!]

“Florals for Spring? Groundbreaking.” We know, Meryl, but actually, florals for Spring is always on trend and especially now. I’m living for it! Whether it’s a multicolored floral print dress, flowers made of silk or chiffon, floral embroidery overlays, or a chic floral suit (you don’t have to wear a dress!), I found a whole bunch of ways to be your own bouquet on your wedding day. Let’s get our flower power on…

A Reiki healer marries an actor in their Ojai backyard (made to look like their home!)

A Reiki healer marries an actor in their Ojai backyard (made to look like their home!)

Savannah and Nick live in Los Angeles but wanted an intimate wedding at their Ojai vacation home. Savannah, an interior designer and reiki practitioner, and Nick, an actor, had a vision of recreating the feel and look of their apartment in the garden. The wedding was special, personal, and wonderfully imperfect — exactly what they wanted.

This viking elopement inspiration is all about untamed beauty on the coast

This viking elopement inspiration is all about untamed beauty on the coast

We love a good viking wedding and this viking wedding inspiration was more wild and untamed than we’d ever seen. It’s adventurous, romantic, and seriously inspiring if you’re planning one of your own. Set on the beautiful Oregon coast and inspired by Nordic traditions, they rocked bold blues, silvers, and greens to match the atmosphere. There are two different looks to see, both separate love stories in themselves. Don’t miss the era-inspired weaponry, the gorgeous geode cake, the cave-dotted landscape, the custom-made gowns, and the chill-inducing florals. I can almost hear the battle cries now…

Don't miss the fancy car cake at this glitzy Ohio wedding

Don’t miss the ultra speedy groom’s cake at this glitzy Ohio wedding

What do you get when you combine amazing candid shots, beta fish centerpieces, amazing balloon art, a sexy car cake, and a super cool photo booth? You get Mackenzie and Sydney’s glamorous, glitzy, and totally fun Ohio wedding. Don’t miss the bride’s fab long-sleeve gown, the succulents in her bouquet, the floral lapels on the groom’s suit(!), and the confetti-filled balloons.