Wedding season has officially arrived, and guests and bridesmaids alike need the proper attire for all those vow exchanges. Grab one of these stylish long-sleeved wedding guest dresses to look polished and chic from your seat in the audience all the way through to dancing on the dance floor!
1. Long-Sleeve Maxi Dress
Long-sleeve maxi dresses offer a contemporary way of looking glamorous without appearing frumpy. To achieve this effect, select a style with an indented waistline to create an eye-catching figure.
A draped corset style dress such as this Aje dress, with its waist cinched in at the waist, makes an elegant choice for weddings, black tie events, and formal events when accessorized with heels and dainty jewelry. Or try opting for a loose maxi shirtdress that ties at the front with buttons undone at the front to show off your arms – perfect for weddings, black tie events, and formal affairs! To avoid looking downdy, choose lighter/brighter fabrics such as jersey or chiffon.
2. Long-Sleeve Midi Dress
Long-sleeve midi dresses add feminine flair to any ensemble, giving any ensemble that extra feminine touch. Just a quick note about dress length – typically, a midi is worn below the knee, mini about 5 inches above and mid-thigh, while a maxi extends all the way from ankle length up. Midis can be styled with heels, boots, or even sneakers, depending on fabrication and skirt type; we’ve even seen them belted and worn with fedoras or denim jackets!
Make an impression in this pleated collar long-sleeve midi dress featuring long pleated sleeves.
3. Long-Sleeve Mini Dress
Long-sleeve mini dresses are essential pieces for cold-weather styling. Combine it with combat boots and a black coat for an edgy look, or add delicate jewelry such as huggie hoop earrings for added refinement.
Hello, Molly offers a selection of long-sleeve mini dresses designed for you! Choose between floral prints, lace trims, and bodycon designs to find something suitable – Hello, Molly has something for everyone – shop now! The Jessell Mini Dress exudes romance with its cowl neckline, fitted corset-style bodice, long balloon sleeves, and velvet floral pattern design. Shop it now!
4. Long-Sleeve Wrap Dress
Long-sleeve wrap dresses are timeless closet essentials. Their versatile silhouette makes them suitable for almost every event and setting; pair it with boots, a structured tote bag, and a floral print for date night; use sneakers with sling bags as everyday wear; elevate the look at special events with pumps or high heels and chic clutch bags to complete your ensemble! Check out Lulus’ selection of wrap dresses to find your ideal one – it may just be hiding right there in their inventory! This elegant, long, sheer dress features a collared surplice neckline, long bishop sleeves with pleated details at shoulders and cuffs, plus a self-tie that cinches tight around the waist.
5. Long-Sleeve Little Black Dress
A stylish wardrobe essential, the little black dress is an indispensable go-to piece. Showcase your shoulders in a strapless number from Reformation or Givenchy, or keep things casual with an understated cowl neck minidress by Khaite or Norma Kamali.
If you prefer something warmer, Brown states that selecting an LBD that makes you feel confident and sophisticated should be your priority. Choose between body-hugging velvet dresses or lacy-detailed midis. Whatever silhouette suits you best is up to you: all it depends on what looks good on you and how comfortable it makes you. Find something that makes you feel truly fabulous and sophisticated!
6. Long-Sleeve Maxi Dress
Maxi dresses have become an increasingly popular choice for black tie and formal events, offering both elegance and sexiness! This Aje maxi dress, complete with heels, dainty jewelry, and an accompanying clutch, will leave you feeling fabulous at any special event!
Loose, baggy maxi dresses can make you appear frumpy and aged; to avoid this look, seek out one with an elasticated waist that nips in at the waist – for instance, a wrap or crisscross style will work wonders at emphasizing feminine forms while maxim shirtdresses offer casual but modern elegance.
7. Long-Sleeve Mini Dress
Long-sleeve mini dresses are versatile wardrobe essentials that can easily transition between nighttime wear with heels and curls and day-to-day casual wear with sneakers and a jacket. Lulus offers an assortment of long-sleeved mini dress options from floral prints to bodycon styles that flatter all shapes and sizes, perfect for every occasion!
Find a long-sleeve knit dress to keep warm as temperatures cool off, or opt for a glittery sequin number at your next soiree. Complete your ensemble with dainty jewelry and an edgy leather jacket for a classic yet modern aesthetic.
8. Long-Sleeve Wrap Dress
Get lost in this dark navy blue long-sleeve wrap dress by Lulus’ My Whole Heart dark navy blue wrap dress! Featuring an attractive self-tie design with a fitted waist and sultry collared surplice neckline trimmed in covered buttons, long sheer bishop sleeves with pleated details at shoulders and cuffs, and gauzy woven chiffon skirt, you will feel completely at ease in this dramatic piece! Secure it by feeding through its tie through one hole on either side of your body before adding statement jewelry or an elegant clutch for an impressive finish!
9. Long-Sleeve Maxi Dress
If you love maxi dresses but worry that they may make you appear frumpy, consider purchasing one with an adjustable waist tie – this will make you appear thinner and younger!
This Aje dress is an outstanding example! Wear it to formal and black tie events by pairing it with heels and an eye-catching clutch.
One way to prevent looking outdated in long-sleeve maxi dresses is to roll or push up the sleeves so just a hint of forearm shows, instantly modernizing your appearance.
10. Long-Sleeve Maxi Dress
Long-sleeve maxi dresses feature an eye-catching and feminine aesthetic, making them suitable for numerous formal events like weddings, black tie events, and balls when accessorized with heels and delicate jewelry. Look for dresses with form-fitting busts that cinch at the waist with seductive slits at either front or back for optimal results.
Frustration can set in quickly with loose, baggy maxi dresses that create an unattractive and aging appearance, so opt for ones with waist nips to give a feminine, youthful silhouette like Aje’s long-sleeve jersey maxi dress.