Contemporary bridal is making a big statement with one-of-a-kind sleeve designs that are pushing the boundaries of wedding fashion!
When it comes to deciding on your wedding day look, it is about so much more than picking between sleeves or no sleeves. Contemporary bridal styles have opened up the playing field with more statement sleeves styles than a bride could ever imagine. Sheer, removable, puff, you name it! Statement sleeves are trending and we anticipate seeing much more in the future!
01. Sheer Florals
Get ready for this floral mermaid to take your breath away. This romantic, feminine wedding style takes things to the next level with its removable sheer puff sleeves. A statement sleeve option that can give you two stunning looks in one!
02. Boho Goddess
Embrace your inner bohemian goddess with this next statement sleeve wedding gown from Rue de Seine. This entire gown makes a big statement with its all over intricate detailing. But the sleeves are where the drama really begins. The split bell sleeves, with the same dramatic detailing as the rest of the gown, add so much movement and texture to the overall style.
03. Pump Up The Volume
Pronovias knows how to add volume to a wedding gown with these detachable statement sleeves. What we love about detachable sleeves like this, is that they give the bride two completely different bridal looks - in one! So depending on your mood, or what part of the day, you can completely switch up your look!
04. Tulle Florals
The 3D floral embroidered tulle of this next gown is absolutely stunning. The draped puff sleeves are nothing shy of a statement piece that add so much drama to this captivating wedding gown.
05. Pearl Tulle
The sheer statement sleeves on this next wedding gown are so chic. The same sheer tulle overlay dotted with pearls as the rest of the gown, extends to these stunning off the shoulder sleeves. The sleeves add a transformative contemporary feel to this understated gown.
06. Modern Princess
This next statement sleeve wedding gown has a very modern princess vibe. Hand embroidered, lightly transparent tulle makes up the entirety of this gown, along with its voluminous off-the-shoulder sleeves.
07. Billowing Pleats
These billowing, pleated sleeves from Pronovias are sure to make a statement at any wedding. They add volume and texture to an otherwise minimal bridal style. This look is perfect for a contemporary, minimalistic bride!
08. Modern Princess
Next up we have a wedding gown fit for a modern princess. The statement sleeves on this gown absolutely steal the show. The sheer tulle of these puff sleeves extends up and around the bride's neck for a truly one-of-a-kind style.
09. Chantilly Lace
How do you crank up the drama on an otherwise understated bridal gown? With optional Chantilly lace bishop sleeves of course! The gorgeous lace mimics that in the twisted bandeau of the gown. This is how you take a traditional style, and make it feel contemporary!
10. Sleek Satin
This sleek satin strapless wedding gown absolutely steals the show with its show-stopping statement sleeves. These stain puff sleeves give this otherwise understated gown, a very dramatic feel.
11. Whimsical Embroidery
Pronovias brings us this next statement sleeve wedding gown. A gorgeous mermaid cut dress with all over embroidered tulle that has a very whimsical feel to it. To amp things up, this look includes detachable puff buttoned sleeves that transform the overall style.
12. Optional Boho Drama
Rue de Seine brings us this captivating modern boho wedding style that is sure to leave you breathless. We love the ultra chic high neckline and elegant embroidery. And if you really want to add some extra drama, add on the optional voluminous boho sleeves. Great for switching up your look between ceremony and reception.
13. Modern Blouson Sleeves
These modern blouson statement sleeves completely transforms this effortless wedding gown. A stunning feminine look with a touch of contemporary drama.
14. Bohemian Bells
We just can't get enough of these next optional bridal statement sleeves! These intricately embroidered bell sleeves completely transform this otherwise effortless strapless wedding style. The addition of these bell sleeves really amps up the bohemian drama of this look.
15. Clean Contemporary
This couture sculptural mermaid is an absolute show-stopper. Add in the chic puff sleeves, and you have a dramatic modern style that is sure to turn heads on your big day.
16. Sheer Statement
These next statement sleeves may seem simple at first, but they pack a big dramatic punch when it comes to the overall style of this bridal gown. These sheer illusion embroidered sleeves are so delicate that they appear painted-on. We love this subtle, yet impactful style choice!
17. Dramatic Ballerina
This dramatic ballerina ballgown is made from pleated silk tulle. The semi-sheer sleeves with intricate embroidered cuffs feel so ethereal and are absolutely irresistible.
18. Optional Tulle
Now you see then, now you don't. These optional matching tulle sleeves are absolutely gorgeous. This gown is the best of both worlds, as you can choose between strapless or full length sleeves.
19. Fringed Accents
The fringe accented bells of this next wedding gown are nothing short of captivating. These statement sleeves add so much drama to an otherwise effortless embroidered feminine style.
20. Vintage Puff
The puff, statement sleeves of this next wedding gown have a very antique feel to them. Our vintage loving brides out there are sure to love this captivating style.
21. Lavish Embroidery
This lavishly embroidered wedding gown from Victoria Kyriakides is all about the neck, shoulder and sleeve details. The gown may be one consistent design. But the drastic collar, shoulder accents and slight bell sleeves are surprising and exciting!
22. Illusion Embellishment
Where are our brides that love all that sparkles? It is hard to resist the appeal of this gorgeous embellished wedding gown! And the blinged out illusion statement sleeves are so lavish and beautiful!
23. Sheer Lace
The sheer lace puff sleeves of this next wedding gown from Rime Arodaky are so on-trend. If you are looking for a wedding gown with statement sleeves, this dress gives you just that in a chic and feminine way.
24. Floral Texture
These next statement sleeves are all about adding more texture and drama. This red carpet ready wedding gown features a mermaid cut and all over petal appliqué. With the addition of the textured tulle sleeves, this gown will demand everyones attention.By Kathryn Schrotenboer