(Closed) My dress came in! What do we think about adding sleeves?

posted 8 years ago in Dress
  • poll: Should I add sleeves to my dress?
    If it will make you more comfortable, sure! : (12 votes)
    24 %
    No way! : (17 votes)
    35 %
    If you do add sleeves, try style #1 (Reem Acra) : (7 votes)
    14 %
    If you do add sleeves, try style #2 (straps with lace) : (13 votes)
    27 %
  • Post # 3
    776 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2015

    If you can get lace that matches your dress, I would suggest the lace sleeves. The beaded sleeves might be a little overbearing with your dress.

    Post # 4
    34 posts

    Both are very beautiful. If I had to choose I’d say the lace sleeves though. So pretty.

    Post # 5
    1580 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2015

    I’m a big sleeve lover so definitely yes to sleeves! I don’t think the beaded Reem Acra type sleevs would look good with your dress though, I’m afraid they might overpower it. Also, if a lace keyhole bolero made your shoulders look too wide for your liking, there’s a good chance cap sleeves might too because they hit where most people’s arms and shoulders are widest. You have a lovely balanced figure and it would be a shame to let the wrong sleeves spoil the pretty picture, right? πŸ™‚


    I think your best bet are wide lace straps so you’ll still get the coverage that will make you feel comfortable without competing with your dress or body type. The second option you posted is lovely. I’m adding my own suggestion just for good measure πŸ™‚ Oh, btw, if you need ideas maybe go over the Aire Barcelona, Rosa Clara and White One websites. They’re Spanish and great with lace – and since Spain is very Catholic they’re very good at covering the shoulders for church weddings πŸ™‚ 



    ETA: I forgot to tell you that I love your dress! You look absolutely radiant in it πŸ™‚

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