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Balloon-Sleeved Wedding Dresses We Love

  |   By Alison McGill

Dress by Ines Di Santo. Headpiece by David Dunkley Fine Millinery. Earrings by Rita Tesolin. Rings from Carole Tanenbaum Vintage Collection. Photography by Carlyle Routh. Makeup & hair by Ashley Readings for Nudestix/Kérastase/Plutino Group. Styling by Joan Balda. Model, Annapurna at Sutherland Models.

You may have noticed the biggest thing happening this year during awards season on the red carpet are sleeves. As in oversized, seriously '80s feeling puffy and blouson sleeves. Beyonce, Jodie Comer, Olivia Colman and Cate Blanchett all wore gowns with grand, over-inflated sleeves at recent events. The fact is bridal designers hit the mark with this trend early last year when gowns started flowing down the runways featuring this distinct design detail that took as way back to the 1981 royal wedding of Princess Diana and her iconic gown.

Puffy sleeves are girly, romantic and dramatic. We love the volume the give a bridal silhouette and they look great on literally everyone. The trick to wearing a puffed sleeve is to keep the rest of your look a little simpler to let this design detail soar. Here are some of our favourite designs for 2020.

Dress by & For Love.

Dress by Rivini by Rita Vinieris.

Dress by Rime Arodaky.

Dress by Halfpenny London.

Dress by Francesca Miranda.

Dress by Justin Alexander.

Dress by Zac Posen for White One.

Dress by Theia.

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