Are you looking for mother of the bride dresses with sleeves? Want to cover your arms in the dress, whether with a small cap sleeve, full-length sleeve, or 3/4 sleeves on your dress? We’ve got you covered! Read on for more + subscribe now for the latest to your inbox.
If you’re searching for the best Mother of the Bride dresses that cover arms in a most stylish way, look no further! In this blog post, we’ll show you where to buy mother of the bride dresses with sleeves: cap sleeves, long sleeves, and even 3/4 sleeves to keep you covered, but cool in the warmer months.
Mother of the Bride Dress That Covers Arms
This post was inspired by a recent Ask Emmaline question posed by Laura, whose daughter is getting married in August. She is having trouble finding a stylish Mother of the Bride dress with sleeves. She writes,
“Hi Emmaline Bride Team, I’m looking for a dress to wear to my daughter’s wedding in August. I am having trouble finding Mother of the Bride dresses that cover arms and don’t look too matronly. I want to be stylish but covered. Any ideas?”
Great question, Laura! You pointed out something I haven’t thought about: Mother of the Bride dresses that aren’t matronly, yet covered… especially dresses that cover arms. We did some research on the topic and found you a beautiful array of dresses that will keep your arms covered yet still look as stylish as ever.
Which of these Mother of the Bride dresses is YOUR favorite?
Mother of the Bride Dresses with Sleeves
If you want to cover arms, the best way to do it is with a cap sleeve or flutter sleeve for just a hint of shoulder coverage, a 3/4 length sleeve to cover most of your arms, or go full-on coverage with long sleeve Mother of the Bride dresses for ultimate coverage.
1. Short Sleeve Mother of the Bride Dress
This stylish dress features an elegant short sleeve and long floor-length skirt. It covers just the top part of your arms, in case that’s the area you’re trying to conceal. By Tadashi Shoji. Top-rated! Shop here.
2. Off-the-Shoulder Column Dress
If you want to cover your arms in the most stylish way possible, opt for a column dress and an off-the-shoulder neckline like this! The style is available in multiple colors. By designer Amsale. Shop here.
3. Long Draped Sleeve Midi Dress
This is one of the best dresses that covers arms and is perfect for the Mother of the Bride to wear. It has long sleeves with a draped style, sequins, and a stylish skirt. By Sachin & Babi. You can buy here.
4. Long Sleeve Maxi Velvet Dress
5. Belted Dress with Elbow-Length Sleeves
Ooh, this is the ultimate in style: a pretty blue dress with a belt, midi-length hemline, and a cute puff-sleeve that reaches near the elbow. This makes a perfect Mother of the Bride dress that covers arms while still looking stylish. By Sachin & Babi. Shop now.
6. Flutter Sleeve Open-Back Dress
7. Deep V-Neck Pleated Dress
If there is one satin dress the Mother of the Bride will love, this is it! It has a deep v-neckline, a flattering floor-length skirt, it covers the back, and covers the arms with a full length sleeve. By Mac Duggal. Buy here.
8. Velvet Dress with Flutter Sleeves
For Mother of the Bride dresses with sleeves that don’t look like the same old dress you’ve seen, check out this style by designer Jenny Yoo. It features a small flutter sleeve, a deep v-neckline, and a stylish open-back style. Very pretty! Many colors are available. Buy here.
9. Flowy Skirt and Soft Sleeves
This stylish dress, shown in many colors below, is a perfect Mother of the Bride dress with sleeves that are soft and flowy. It features a rich, vibrant color and sumptuous satin charmeuse. By BHLDN. You can see it here.
10. Empire A-Line Dress with Crescent Sleeve
There you have it: the top ten dresses, all perfectly covering your arms in a variety of ways. You can browse these styles and see more dresses at BHLDN here.