Puff sleeves are making a big comeback in bridal fashion and modern brides don't want to miss it.
The puff sleeve trend may have began in the Renaissance period, and had a big moment in the 1980's, but now modern bridal fashion is refreshing this trend in bold contemporary ways. Modern brides are craving bold sleeve styles, and if they are optional, then even better! You may think puff sleeves aren't your thing, but this list may just change your mind. Puff sleeves may come and go, but if you ask our opinion - this has to be their biggest moment yet!
01. Eisen Stein: Feminine Florals
Get ready to fall head over heels in love with this first puff sleeve bridal gown from Eisen Stein. A sultry and feminine floral gown that features an exposed corset bodice, and delicate off-the-shoulder puff sleeves.
02. Half Penny London: Watercolor Floral Puffs
Half Penny London embraces a touch of color with this watercolor floral ball gown with dramatic matching puff sleeves. The enlarged puff sleeves match seamlessly with the gowns watercolor design, but they are also optional, so you can change up your look as your please.
03. Rita Vinieris: Dramatic Silk Ball Gown
It is hard to resist a clean, white silk ball gown. But this next bridal style from Rita Vinieris has a modern touch with its detachable pleated puff sleeves. Switch up your look from classy to contemporary with the addition or subtraction of the optional puff sleeves.
04. Watters: Puff Sleeve Mini
Loving the puff sleeve bridal trend, but looking for a less formal wedding day look? Then you don't want to miss this next gown from Watters. A super chic mini with a plunging neckline and glamorous puff sleeves. And this look is up-cycled! Made from remaining stock of Dupioni Silk from previous seasons.
05. Dana Harel: Dotted Feminine Puff Sleeves
Dana Harel knows what today's brides are craving with this next off-the-shoulder puff sleeve bridal gown. A sweetheart neckline gown in the most stunning dotted fabric with intricate floral embroidery. And the look is finished off with detachable puff sleeves.
06. Yolan Cris: Dramatic Tulle Puff
Yolan Cris is bringing the drama with this next puff sleeve bridal gown. This tulle gown features an asymmetric neckline, leather flower embroidery and dramatic tousled puff sleeve accents.
07. Pronovias: Detachable Statement Puff Sleeves
Straight out of a whimsical fairytale. This next puff sleeve bridal style comes from Pronovias. A stunning semi-transparent dress with the most irresistible detachable statement sleeves in a matching design.
08. Galia Lahav: Fairytale Romance
Love a good romance novel? Then you don't want to miss this next bridal gown from Galia Lahav. A dreamy silk tulle strapless gown that features dramatically draped off-the-shoulder puff sleeves with bold black satin bow accents.
09. Yolan Cris: Modern Taffeta
Yolan Cris brings us this exciting taffeta puff sleeve gown. Featuring a unique embroidered bodice, and an adorable ankle length that allows you to show off those killer wedding shoes!
10. Rita Vinieris: Draped Silk Puff Sleeves
The detachable draped silk puff sleeves from this next stunning bridal style add a touch of contemporary sophistication. These detachable puff sleeves have a timeless glam feel to them like classic bridal gloves. And they can be taken away or added to switch up the look in the same way!
11. Galia Lahav: Statement Puff Sleeve Ball Gown
This lavish satin ball gown from Galia Lahav is sure to make a bold, couture statement. Featuring dramatic puff sleeves, a chic peplum corset bodice and a full gathered skirt.
12. Watters: Chic Lace Mini
Modern brides are demanding more mini bridal looks, whether for a less formal style, or for a chic second look at their reception. So what better way to embrace this puff sleeve trend than with a chic bridal mini? And we absolutely can not resist this style from Watters.
13. Viktor Rolf: Enlarged Detachable Puff Sleeves
Viktor Rolf is bring the drama with this next bridal gown. A chic high-low cut gown crafted out of eco-friendly satin duchesse with a trending tiered skirt. The strapless neckline features a V-slit and a wide draped waistband for a unique bodice style. And to really finish off this dramatic style, Viktor Rolf has paired it with enlarged detachable puff sleeves.
14. Galia Lahav: Dramatic Puff Tulle
It is safe to say that this next bridal gown from Galia Lahav is a statement making look. This fitted mermaid gown features all over dimensional lace florals and dramatic draped tulle puff sleeves.
15. Dana Harel: Mikado Silk Cape
Our next puff sleeve bridal style is a trending cape made from the most luxurious and luxe Mikado silk. It pairs beautifully with the matching strapless sweetheart corset gown. Clean, modern, and absolutely irresistible for modern brides.
16. Galia Lahav: Ruffled Puff Sleeves
Optional ruffled puff sleeves are the perfect finishing accent to this dramatic bridal gown from Galia Lahav. This lavishly designed sweetheart trumpet gown is sultry and glamorous from every angle.
17. Watters: Daring Contemporary Feminine
Watters describes this next gown as "feminine and simple, yet bold and daring" and we completely agree. This gown is clean and classy, yet bold and daring with its trending off-the-shoulder puff sleeves. And what makes this gown even more exciting, is that the puff sleeves are optional, so you can completely switch up the look of this style.
18. Galia Lahav: Statement Puff Sleeve Cape
We are loving this untraditional bridal look from Galia Lahav. A super chic wrapped bridal mini that is paired with a bold and trending puff sleeve cape. This look is exciting, unique, and everything statement-making modern bride could want.
19. Yolan Cris: Striped Two Piece
Next up we have a modern two piece bridal style from Yolan Cris. Featuring a cropped top and voluminous A-line skirt made from beautiful striped organza fabric. And did we mention those fabulous off-the-shoulder puff sleeves?
20. Markarian: Duchesse Satin Gown
Fittingly named the "duchesse satin gown," this next puff sleeve bridal gown has a very regal feel to it. This timeless satin ball gown is sure to have any bride feeling like a princess.
21. Watters: Folk Inspired
Willowby from Watters will make all of your Bridgerton dreams come true with this next stunning bridal style. A feminine empire waist gown reminiscent of those from the Regency Era, with delicate puff sleeves and stunning lace embroidery. Perfect for a dreamy countryside garden wedding day.
22. Inbal Dror: Dramatic Glam
Our next puff sleeve bridal gown comes from Inbal Dror. This unique style features optional puff sleeves that adjoin with a collared neckline. Wear the sleeves for added drama, or ditch then to reveal the soft halter neckline of the gown underneath.
23. Watters: Feminine Floral Embroidery
We are swooning over this next bridal gown from Willowby by Watters. This captivating strapless gown features delicate off-the-shoulder puff sleeves and beautiful floral embroidered inserts that add a romantic feel to the look.
24. Yolan Cris: Modern Vintage
We are loving the vintage, yet modern feel of this next bridal style from Yolan Cris. This puff sleeve dress has the most stunning and intricate tulle and floral embroidery. The puff sleeves are in dramatic contrast to the slim silhouette of the gown. And did we mention that beautiful semi transparent train?
25. Kaviar Gauche: Contemporary Bridal Blazer
This next puff sleeve bridal style from Kaviar Gauche is definitely not your average bridal look. This chic and contemporary bridal blazer features short, dramatic puff sleeves, and a single button closure. Paired with slim trousers, this modern look is perfect for a less formal wedding day.
26. Yolan Cris: Contemporary Taffeta Puff Sleeves
The exaggerated puff sleeves steal the show with this next bridal style from Yolan Cris. A contemporary taffeta gown that is sure to steal the hearts of our modern brides out there. And the gown is finished with floral embroidery at the neckline and the edge of the sleeves.
27. Wiederhoeft: Regal Couture Drama
Wiederhoeft brings us a regal, couture bridal style like nothing else. This dramatic puff sleeve bridal gown is definitely not for the faint of heart. But if you are looking to make a big, couture statement on your wedding day, this dress is sure to do just that!
28. Kaviar Gauche: Contemporary Midi
This is definitely not your mom's 80s puff sleeve prom dress. This chic jacquard puff sleeve gown is a modern brides dream. And the slightly shortened midi length lets you show off your killer wedding day shoes!
29. Yolan Cris: Wool Macrame Bridal Coat
Want to embrace this puff sleeve bridal trend in a more optional way? Then you don't want to miss this stunning wool macrame bridal coat. A chic addition to your winter wedding day wardrobe.
30. Viktor Rolf: Puffed Cape
Viktor Rolf makes this puff sleeve bridal trend optional with a matching cape with dramatic puff sleeve design. Wear the cape for a little more volume and drama for your ceremony, and then ditch it for an entirely different look at your reception.By Kathryn Schrotenboer