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Dresses with sleeves, do they exist?!

(13 Posts)
nothingtowear Sat 20-Jun-15 22:54:04

Hi ladies, have got a wedding coming up end of July and HATE having my arms on show. Was hoping to find a dress with sleeves to the elbow or longer...if anyone has any tips would be v grateful to hear them.

Other criteria:
Knee length or longer
Size 16-18
About £70 budget but would spend more on something really nice
I suit blues/greens/purples and deep reds

Thank you!

Dowser Sat 20-Jun-15 23:08:23

I used to be in that camp but now I'm happy to bare arms. If dress is pretty enough it doesn't matter.

In fact I'm starting to feel old fashioned if it's a summer dress with sleeves. I have one or two and find them a bit odd to be honest.

What about a sleeveless dress with a lightweight jacket.

Dowser Sat 20-Jun-15 23:16:40

I love the Vivienne of holloway dresses. They do some with sleeves. You need to order a size bigger.

I got my 60 th birthday dress from them.

( oh heck! Just thought. I've no idea how old you are and they might be a bit mumsy for you :-( )

SnipSnapCrashCrack Sat 20-Jun-15 23:18:14

Elsies attic have some if you like vintage style smile

SnipSnapCrashCrack Sat 20-Jun-15 23:19:20

No1warnedme Sat 20-Jun-15 23:23:16

I love phase eight for this very reason smile

Dowser Sat 20-Jun-15 23:23:29

I wore the black and white polka dot version of this dress to my 60 th

UseHerName Sat 20-Jun-15 23:23:52

Phase eight!!!

Melonfool Sun 21-Jun-15 00:17:13

I also like sleeves, hard to find at this time of year. Try JL or Debs online and look at Kaliko dresses.

burnishedsilver Sun 21-Jun-15 00:45:48


BikeRunSki Sun 21-Jun-15 00:50:22

I am currently wearing the grey version of this to death. I think you could dress up the green version for a wedding though.

MrsTattoo Sun 21-Jun-15 01:18:43

Littlewoods and LaRedoute are usually pretty good for having a good choice with sleeves.

LaRedoute have an offer on at the moment too, £50off when you spend £100 so some real bargains to be had! grin

goodasitgets Sun 21-Jun-15 01:39:18

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