(Closed) To Sleeve or Not To Sleeve

posted 9 years ago in Dress
  • poll: To Sleeve or Not to Sleeve, that is the Question??

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  • Post # 3
    1263 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    This dress is so gorgeous with such a unique neckline. Don’t change it!!!

    Post # 4
    3360 posts
    Sugar bee

    I think it looks perfect as it is ! 

    Post # 5
    6889 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: March 2012

    I’m gonna have to say no. That dress is magnificent, in part due to the drama of the current neckline/sleeve design.

    Post # 6
    10 posts
    • Wedding: January 2013

    It’s a beautiful dress even without the sleeves. But I think that it really depends on your arms… I mean, if you have nice petite arms then great. But many women make the mistake of wearing sleeveless when they have bulgy arms.. I’m thinking of having cap sleeves on my wedding dress .. or a small jacket or shawl to go with the dress in case I don’t feel comfortable showing my out-of-shape arms lol. here are some websites that I was looking at earlier for designs of sleeves. Hope that helps. And I think that if you do go half sleeves, then consider haveing a bell design as it would make the dress look more elegant. 





    Post # 7
    181 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: September 2012


    I don’t like the idea of making major alterations to any dress. You never know how it will turn out.

    It’s a beautiful dress, but if you’ll be more comfortable in sleeves, look for something else.


    I considered a strapless dress with a bolero before I found my dress.

    Post # 9
    6253 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: March 2014

    That dress is going to look really 1960s with long lace sleeves. If you’re ok with that, go for it!

    Post # 10
    9120 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: August 2013 - Rocky Mountains USA

    Gorgeous dress!  I like it as is.  Where is it from??

    Post # 13
    7975 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2013 - UK

    I’m torn. I think it will look really nice either way, to be honest. Why not post pics of you in the dress as it is, and then in the dress with a bolero on, so we can get an idea of what the sleeves will look like. Either way, that’s a tough one…

    Post # 15
    370 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    I think it’s a beautiful dress! I honestly don’t see there being any problem if it had sleeves. It looks great both ways in my opinion

    Post # 16
    1991 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: April 2012

    normally i am ALL about sleeves (I added them to my own dress actually) but this dress is perfect the way it is!

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