(Closed) Would you add these capped sleeves to this dress?

posted 3 years ago in Dress
Post # 16
2318 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: March 2019

I also think the dress looks perfect as is! I wouldn’t touch a thing! 

Post # 17
1364 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2020

I’m a huge fan of cap sleeves, but in this instance, absolutely NOT. You’re dress looks amazing as is!

Post # 18
808 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: February 2019

I don’t know that I would.  The bodice of your dress is already quite ornate and, even if you were able to get matching fabric/embellishments I think it might look busy.

Post # 19
112 posts
Blushing bee

I think that capped sleeve would look gorgeous with your dress especially if they were lace, do whatever makes you happy!

Post # 20
559 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: December 2018 - City, State

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happybridetobe1988 :  

that dress is gorgeous and I think cap sleeves would look stunning as well. but not beaded like the screen definitely needs to be the same materials and lace as your bodice.

I think I’m the only one who said yes lol 

Post # 21
1440 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2015

I added cap sleeves to my dress (it was strapless and I wanted more coverage) – they were ordered from the dress designer to match the intricate beading on the bodice and a seamstress easily attached them. It is definitely doable. 

But your dress is gorgeous as it is – so only do it if you’re really obsessed with the idea! Your gown will be lovely either way 

Post # 22
247 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2018

Bee, your dress looks like it was made for you!  It’s absolutely gorgeous, and the addition of cap sleeves is totally unnecessary and may even throw the whole look off.  

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