How to cover a BMs arms?

posted 3 years ago in Bridesmaids
Post # 2
8896 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2015

Sleeves, bolero/shrug, scarf, wetsuit?

Post # 4
2756 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: March 1996

scarlettbegonias87:  Does the BM have any ideas? I would think she would be the best judge of what would work for her. As long as she’s on board with having her arms covered, of course.

Post # 6
1248 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2014 - San Francisco, CA

Bolero. Cardigan. Pashmina.

Post # 7
1620 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2014

Long sleeved shrug or bolero would be the best option I think. If its going to be hot you could get a light fabric like chiffon or linen.

Post # 8
600 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2015

A little shrug sweater.

Post # 9
2032 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

Can it be a dress with illusion (see-thru) sleeves?

Post # 10
725 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: February 2015

How covered does she want to be? And what is her reasoning? 

If its going to be hot, I’d suggest a chiffon wrap. 

Post # 11
6766 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2014

If she’s wanting to cover tattoos or scars, a makeup artist may be a good idea, especially if it will be too hot for a shrug or bolero.

if she wants to cover up for reasons of modesty or self-image, most of the Chinese replica dress makers will do made-to-measure boleros so you and she can choose the exact style and fabric/weight, and have control over the fit.

Post # 13
968 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2014 - Merritt Winery

scarlettbegonias87:  can you add a pic of the dress she will be wearing ? And does she HAVE to be covered shoulder to wrist ? Or is this something she is willing to compromise on? 

Post # 14
130 posts
Blushing bee

If a bolero is a no go, the only other options are adding sleeves to the dress, wearing a shawl, or if you have an h&m close they have body fitting long amd 3/4 sleeve shirts she can put under it. Depending on the dress this might look weird though

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