32 Puff Sleeve Wedding Dresses You’ll Love For 2023

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Let’s give some attention to the trend that’s somehow managed to combine ’80s vibes with fairy-tale fashion and cottagecore aesthetic — and do it well. We’re talking about wedding dresses with puff sleeves! There was a time in our not-too-distant history where wedding dresses trends favored the strapless neckline. And while it’s still a perfectly good look, there’s just something about a sleeve.

Puff sleeves run the gambit from exaggerated and over-the-top to understated and Austen-esque. If you find yourself somewhere in the middle, we’ve got something for you, too. Below, we rounded up 32 of our favorite puff sleeve wedding dresses in all lengths and styles. Let’s have a look!

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1. Off-the-Shoulder Puff Sleeves: Tiered Sleeve Cameron Gown

Willowby by Watters Cameron Puff Sleeve Gown

This stretch mesh gown is a GWS favorite. It comes in extended sizes and features a flattering corset bodice with a mini train trailing oh-so-effortlessly behind you.

Shop This Dress From BHLDN

2. Off-the-Shoulder Puff Sleeves: Romantic Tulle Gown

tulle puff sleeve wedding dress

This gorgeous gown is such a showstopper! We LOVE that dotted tulle, but it’s the puff sleeves that MAKE this dress. Next to that spotted tulle bustier, of course.

Shop This Romantic Tulle Gown

3. Off-the-Shoulder Puff Sleeves: Two-Piece Gown in Black + More

black puff sleeve wedding dress

This stunner of a gown is actually a corset matched with a detachable skirt. If you like a dress that does double duty, the corset pairs SO good with jeans. And while we’re suckers for a black wedding dress, this one also comes in a variety of colors — including white.

Shop This Dress From Mila Bridal on Etsy

4. Off-the-Shoulder Puff Sleeves: Graphic Floral Lace With a Low Back

lace puff sleeve wedding dress

This dress has all the things! A beautiful mermaid silhouette, graphic floral lace with gorgeous texture, a low back with a tassel tie, and those romantic balloon sleeves.

Shop This Dress From David’s Bridal

5. Off-the-Shoulder Puff Sleeves: Sweetheart Neckline With a Corset

sheer long sleeve lace plus size ball gown wedding dresses

This corseted gown is a real show-stopper with those poofy sleeves — and the lace-up back just adds to the romance!

Shop This Dress From Brides and Tailor on Etsy

6. Off-the-Shoulder Puff Sleeves: Custom Sleek Pillar Dress

black off the shoulder puff sleeve dress

Fame & Partners designed a simple puff-sleeve wedding dress with major class. The dress is custom, so you can choose from a variety of colors.

Shop This Dress From Fame & Partners

7. Princess Puff Sleeves: Whimsical Floral Lace Dress

Willowby by Watters Lilia Puff Sleeve Gown

This dress will have you singing to sweet little animals of the forest in no time! The sleeves can also be worn off the shoulder when it’s time for your big ballroom dance.

Shop This Dress From BHLDN

8. Princess Puff Sleeves: Graphic Lace Puff Sleeve Wedding Dress

floral lace puff sleeve wedding dress

It’s the combination of the lace and that silhouette that we just cannot get over!

Shop This Dress from Poxi Bridal on Etsy

9. Princess Puff Sleeves: V-Neck Princess Dress

princess puff sleeve wedding dress

You can’t get more classic than this one when it comes to a princess-worthy dress. All you need is a glass slipper!

Shop This Dress from Poxi Bridal on Etsy

10. Short Wedding Dress with Puff Sleeves: Meringue Silk Mini Dress

Shiny Mini Puff Sleeve Wedding Dress

The ’80s called and we aren’t even mad about it. The textural details and shiny fabric are such a good combination!

Shop This Dress From ETSY

11. Short Wedding Dress with Puff Sleeves: Dreamy Organza Dress

midi wedding dress with puff sleeves

This dress doesn’t just leave the puff to the sleeves! The ruffles totally work — and so does that square neckline.

Shop This Dress From Lebride Atelier On Etsy

12. Short Wedding Dress with Puff Sleeves: Chic Mini Dress

mini wedding dress with puff sleeves

This darling dress with an A-line skirt would be perfect for the rehearsal, the reception, and even the big day.

Shop This Dress From Lebride Atelier on Etsy

13. Short Wedding Dress with Puff Sleeves: All-Over Lace Dress

floral lace short puff sleeve wedding dress

This chic dress features a mesh back but other than that, it’s all lace, baby.

Shop This Dress From Revolve

14. Fairy Tale Puff Sleeves: Cottage-Core Organza Dress

boho organza wedding dress with puff sleeves

This light and airy custom dress is made for the dreamers among us. With a tie-up back and delicate lace at the neckline

Shop This Dress From LeBride Atelier on Etsy

15. Fairy Tale Puff Sleeves: Floral Puff Sleeve Dress

floral puff sleeve wedding dress

Love florals and tulle and romance? Then this floral sleeve puff dress is for you! You will definitely make a statement when you walk down the aisle in this gorgeous gown.

Shop This Dress From BHLDN

16. Fairy Tale Puff Sleeves: Corset Dress With Billowy Sleeves

satin corset puff sleeve wedding dress

This stunning dress gives off some major fairy-tale vibes with that drop waist. But the billow of the tiered sleeves just makes the look!

Shop this Dress From Reev Bridal On Etsy

17. Fairy Tale Puff Sleeves: Starlight Celestial Dress

celestial puff sleef wedding dress

We’ll add a celestial dress to a roundup every chance we get! This one is perfectly magical with its star + moon motif.

Shop This Dress From Flora and Lane

18. Romantic Puff Sleeves: Floral Print Wedding Gown

Romantic Floral Print Puff Sleeve Wedding Dress

This floral print dress features ruching on the bodice for a dress that’s form-fitting before billowing out into a flowy skirt and sleeve. The pink and green floral print has us dreaming of a summer wedding!

Shop This Dress From ETSY

19. Long Puff Sleeves: Simple Off-the-Shoulder Wedding Dress

Simple Puff Sleeve Wedding Dress

This dress drapes beautifully thanks to the delicate silk fabric. And the billowing sleeves are the perfect combination with a sweetheart neckline.

Shop This Dress From ETSY

20. Short Puff Sleeves: Coco Gown With Floral Appliques

Simple Floral Puff Sleeve Wedding Dress

Boho meets Bridgerton in this dress! Covered in floral appliques with short puff sleeves, it’s modern romance in a dress.

Shop This Dress from BHLDN

21. Short Puff Sleeves: Midi Puff Sleeve Gown

Midi Puff Sleeve Wedding Dress

Talk about a dress that stuns! This dress is a perfect choice for a unique minimalist wedding, engagement party, or rehearsal dinner.

Shop This Dress From ETSY

22. Long Puff Sleeves: Open-Back Sophie Dress

backless puff sleeve wedding dress

This modern chiffon dress features the most stunning open back! How beautiful is that shape?

Shop this Dress From Reev Bridal On Etsy

23. Long Puff Sleeves: Ella Gown With Extra Long Sleeves

square neck long puff sleeve wedding dress

This beautiful dress features the most whimsical long sleeves paired with a square neckline and a stunning fit + flare silhouette.

Shop this Dress From Reev Bridal On Etsy

24. Long Puff Sleeves: Backless Dress With Button Cuffs

long puff sleeve wedding dress lulus

It’s the perfect combination of classy and sexy — a classic silhouette with an open back to die for!

Shop This Dress From Lulu’s

25. Long Puff Sleeves: Midi Dress With Pearls

midi silk long puff sleeve wedding dress

Speaking of an open back, this one comes to a beautiful point. And how romantic are the pearl details?

Shop This Dress From Lebride Atelier on Etsy

26. Long Puff Sleeves: Shell Bodice With a Train

seashell corset long sleeve wedding dress

The seashell cups are an unexpected and totally dreamy detail to this whimsical wedding dress.

Shop this Dress From Reev Bridal On Etsy

27. Laid-Back Puff Sleeves: The Evelyn Dress

short puff sleeve wedding dress

This short white dress with puff sleeves is perfect for your engagement party, rehearsal dinner – or a causal backyard wedding! This dress is made of floral lace and the softest organza with a lace-up bodice. Perfect for the bride that’s unfussy and ready to play.

Shop This Dress From ETSY

28. Pearlcore Vibes: The Jasmine Short Puff Wedding Dress

pearl detailed puff sleeve short wedding dress

This simple dress is a modern version of a fairytale romance. The dress is crafted from a soft tulle with pearl bead detailing all over – pearlcore vibes are trending for 2023 brides! The tulle underskirt and sleeves add a little volume along with the featured design element – a 3D flower applique that is delicately hand sewn around the bust, back + waistline. What a fun dress for an elopement or rehearsal dinner!

Shop This Dress From ETSY

29. Laid-Back Puff Sleeves: Exaggerated Jaquared Top + Pant Combo

puff sleeve wedding jumpsuit

When you want to go big with the puff sleeve trend, this lace-back corset top puts the billow in billowy.

Shop This Corset Top + Pant From Houghton

30. Detachable Puff Sleeves: Gathered Removable Sleeves

removable puff sleeves for wedding dresses

For when you love a puff sleeve but you don’t want to commit, detachable sleeves are the perfect option. These gathered puffy sleeves give you the option to customize as you like.

Shop This Removable Puff Sleeves Dress

31. Detachable Puff Sleeves: Tutu Tulle Sleeves

detachable tutu puff sleeves

For a more understated addition, we love these custom tulle removable sleeves.

Shop Detachable Sleeves From Mia Ateliers on Etsy

32. Detachable Puff Sleeves: Stylish Mini Dress With Gloves

Stylish Mini Puff Sleeve White Dress With Gloves

Looking for a simple minimal short wedding dress that you can custom a bit? We love that the gloves have a puff sleeve! Such a fun detail!! If you love this idea but don’t want the gloves, you can customize the sleeves to not have gloves. The perfect option for your engagement party or rehearsal dinner.

Shop This Puff Sleeve Dress from Lebride atelier on Etsy