Detail is what counts today, whether sleeves are barely-there illusion, sweet little caps, off-the-shoulder or a cascade of fine lace
Style: VRK61802 | RRP: £1,450 | veromia.co.uk | +44 (0) 20 8502 2257
Detail on detail is the story here, with off-the-shoulder tight tulle and lace sleeves that flute out from the elbow to add another dimension of shape and texture – perfect on this lace fishtail.
Style: Hudson dress with Memphis shrug | RRP: £2,600 | stephanieallin.net | +44 (0)1792 361477
Going down the separates route, a tailored chiffon dress with a classic sweetheart neckline, topped with a tulle shrug that features lace motifs on the upper arm and deep cuffs to finish the look.
Style: 823 | RRP: POA | demetrios.com
Bare back and sculpted waterfall sleeves that are more than an illusion! The look is dramatic, the fabric a combination of lace, tulle and chiffon, the colour ivory over nude, the effect is nothing short of stunning.
BLUE BY ENZOANI
Style: Keaton | RRP: £1,350 | enzoani.com | +44 (0) 1792 572828
A touch of vintage and a blend of boho come together in a chic over-lace mermaid gown. The cap sleeves are a special feature – beautifully shaped – and a sexy keyhole back features, too.
MARTIN THORNBURG: A MON CHERI COLLECTION
Style: Meghan | RRP: POA | mon-cheri.co.uk | +44 (0) 1954 232102
Cool, classic and contemporary, the master of sleek lines has delivered an immaculately-cut bateau-neck gown in diamond white crepe with elegant three-quarter length sleeves… and a court train.
Style: Pippa-S | RRP: £1,499 | belladonnabridal.co.uk | +44 (0) 7771 542042
From the French Collection by this great Australian designer comes this body skimming number in lace appliquéd tulle, nude over ivory. The motif-scattered sleeves are fastened with three neat little buttons.