Whether You’re Inspired by Kate or Kim, Here Are 18 Gorgeous Long-Sleeved Wedding Dresses

Portrait by Monique Lhuillier. All photos in this post courtesy of the designers.

Portrait by Monique Lhuillier. All photos in this post courtesy of the designers.

When Kate Middleton—excuse me: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge—wore a long-sleeved wedding gown to marry her prince in 2011, it started a bit of a  long-sleeved wedding-gown craze, and I liked it. I think long-sleeved dresses are beautiful, different and romantic, and I haven’t gotten tired of them yet.

And that’s a good thing, it looks like, because ironically enough, the wedding-gown choice made by none other than Kim Kardashian this past weekend will, I have no doubt, prolong sleeves’ moment in the bridal spotlight.

So whether seeing another famous bride wear a long-sleeved gown has got you wanting something very much along the lines of what Kim wore (in which case, look to Monique and Marchesa), a slightly more glam version (Ines di Santo) or a kind of bohemian interpretation of the long-sleeved look (Claire Pettibone), we’ve rounded up some pretties from the fall 2014 collections to get your inspiration—and shopping urges—flowing.

Anyone planning on wearing a long-sleeved wedding dress? What was your inspiration? 

RELATED: 33 Beautiful, Feminine Cap-Sleeved Wedding Gowns 

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