10 trending OTT sleeves for bridal couture


The year 2020 has been extraordinary without a doubt, and so have been the fashion trends for the year. We recognise undeniably that every detail matters in bridal couture and we can’t stress enough on the same. Wedding Affair also recognises that the fashion of exaggerated sleeves has its own history. We came across some major dramatics in the sleeves for this bridal couture season. And we suggest you add these gorgeous sleeves as evergreen accessories to your arms as you step out as a bride. Have a look at these sleeve styles and forget sleeveless at least for this season.

Faux Feathers

Falguni Shane Peacock

Do you want all eyes on you when you walk into a room? The best way is to wear an outfit with exaggerated faux-feather details. The feathers amp up the traditional ante with a touch of boho vibes. Faux feathers highlight the extravagance of a blouse and add to its pomp and flair. Also, these dreamy extensions give an iconic touch making it a big part of bridal collections.

Hand Embroidery

Abhinav Mishra

If you wish to make your outfit stand out as an Haute Couture thing of beauty, why not incorporate embroidery into your outfits? Design your outfit for your most important day with luxury fabric accentuated to the ultimate level of extravagance with beautiful hand embroidery.

Ruffles, Puffed and Flared All in One

House of Masaba

The look is practical yet contemporary at the same time. Hence, you can easily incorporate in your wardrobe too! Ruffles are definitely making a big comeback as a retro trend. The straight-forward style will keep your look chic and classy. Ruffles took over the latest Spring/Summer fashion shows by a storm, and we still can’t get enough of this super chic style.


Manish Malhotra

Sheesha embroidery is definitely hitting the fashion industry with bling. Mirror work is yet another example of our cultural legacy of art and handicrafts. Mirror work embellished sleeves have been around from our mother’s and even grandmother’s time. It is an amalgamation of traditional as well as western fashion which goes with any colour tone and pattern.

Stones & Chunky Beads

Tarun Tahiliani

This is one of the looks that we just absolutely adore! This look goes out and loud and screams bridal fashion. The embellishments add that extra factor to your bridal attire effortlessly. Achieve your heavily embellished bridal look with such beautiful sleeves.

3D & Retro Vibe


Looking for the perfect reception outfit? Then go for the one that highlights retro trends with modern aesthetics. It can serve as an ideal look for your cocktail party as well. Well, when you want to grab all the eyeballs, this outfit from the collection could be your pick for your big day. This outfit is a whirlwind of metallic effect and it’s the perfect choice for a bride with a bold and experimental sense of fashion. It catches attention instantly because of all its 3D finish.

Mosiac & Drama

Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla

Here’s a look that would make a bride stand out in the crowd without a doubt. Mosaic arts is a celebration of our country’s beauty, the culture and of course our own selves. Fashion is always dynamic. And the modern styles keep on adding to the rich history of our dramatic outfits.

Kanaka Extravaganza (Gold)

Neeta Lulla

This one is a great alternative to monotonous designs. This kind of attire is best for the brides who are looking to curate an interesting wedding trousseau. This amazing gold-netted sleeve designed outfit shall help you go a little extra on the sleeves in a true sense. While the chunky details in the outfit are sure to attract attention, the gold extravagance adds a voguish touch to your bold bridal outfit.

Shimmer & Puffed Muse

Shyamal and Bhumika

Netted sleeves made the arms look delicate and are the perfect base to add on more! A simple pairing of net and shimmer is one fail-safe that never gets too old no matter what.

Slash and Slits

Rimple and Harpreet Narula

Who doesn’t love a slit? We are guessing – no one. When slits are involved, you want to play with lines. As with all things, balance is key. There’s no looking away from these bold sleeves. Carry these slits in sleeves with simplest to boldest attires and let the sleeves do most of your talking.

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