(Closed) Calling all long sleeved wedding dress Brides!!

posted 5 years ago in Beauty
  • poll: Hair up or down with a long sleeved dress?!
    Hair up : (23 votes)
    74 %
    Hair down/half up, half down : (8 votes)
    26 %
  • Post # 4
    887 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: March 2010

    Commenting to follow– I love long sleeved wedding dresses and am so glad they’re becoming popular again! 🙂

    Post # 5
    7977 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2013 - UK

    The Duchess of Cambridge had her hair down…

    Post # 7
    455 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: March 2012

    Here are a few pics of my dress! The lace jacket was removable… so I was able to take it off for the reception. I got soooo many compliments from people who kept saying they were so sick of brides in strapless dresses. I wore my hair in a low chignon because it doesn’t hold curl well and I knew it would look horrible by the end of the night otherwise. 

    Post # 9
    228 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    Here are a couple of mine pics in a dress with sleeves.  I chose to wear my hair down mainly because I decided to have an intricate brooch in my hair in lieu of a veil.

    I liked it down though it was so humid out that day that by the time we hit the reception, most of the curl had fallen out.


    Post # 11
    54 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    Yep!  I’m wearing a beaded lace 3/4 sleeve jacket with my dress (the one in the picture is slightly too big and the wrong colour, but you get the general idea.  My dress hasn’t been taken in yet either, hence the cleavage dropping in to view (it kept falling down at my first fitting!)

    I’m wearing my hair up high, with a long veil tucked underneath. 

    Here’s my dress and jacket;


    I’m not wearing a necklace, but I have some fairly blingtastic earrings;



    And my hair inspiration is somewhere between the two below (sweep across the forehead, but a nice bit of oomphy bump in the back.  I want it fairly sleek and simple so it doesn’t detract from the dress.  I have a strict ‘no curls’ policy in place. 

    My hair trial is in two days, so we’ll see how it turns out!



    Post # 12
    26 posts

    You look lovely too Sharebear!

    Post # 13
    26 posts

    You look AMAZING!

    Post # 14
    1144 posts
    Bumble bee


    I’m wearing a 3/4 sleeve bolero for the ceremony and will be wearing my hair half up. 🙂 I’ll post pics when I do the trial.

    Post # 15
    1935 posts
    Buzzing bee

    mine was up

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