54 Plus Size Party Dresses with Sleeves

A collection of fifty-four plus size party dresses with sleeves. 

It’s been a long time since I last created a “round-up” of party dresses, but I polled y’all on Instagram and you said you’re heading to some parties this holiday season!

54 Plus Size Party Dresses with Sleeves

54 Plus Size Party Dresses with Sleeves - Alexa Webb

Inclusive Sizing and Pricing

These dresses are gorgeous and I tried to include something for everyone and everyone’s budget. 

These dresses range in sizes from 12-36, but the majority come in sizes 14 – 24. 

As always, make sure you use my Plus Size Shopping Guide to look for places to shop for cocktail dress and/or plus sizes above size 24. 

And the dresses range from $50-$398, with the majority around $150 or less.  Plus, many are on sale!

My Disclaimer

If you’re new here, you might be wondering why all of these plus size party dresses have sleeves.  Personally, I prefer to have my upper arms covered. 

I have some “in progress” body image issues and feel most confident with a sleeve.  However, finding fancy dresses with a sleeve is actually quite challenging. 

Although I think it is getting better or maybe I’ve just gotten better at finding them. 

Either way, I try to do all of the searching for those of us who want some coverage and have grown tired of wearing shrugs, wraps, and boleros.

However, all of that said, I by no means think that anyone of any shape or size should ever feel obligated or more accepted if their arms are covered.  Oh hell no!  That is not my message. 

If you want to wear a sleeveless or strapless dress, please do!  If you want to show up to the party half-naked, or hell, totally naked, I support that! 

Whatever makes you feel awesome.  You do you. 

But, if like me, you struggle and want to rock out with your arms not-out, here are my top picks for the season so far:

54 Plus Size Party Dresses with Sleeves

Just click the images below to go to the dress’ retailers page.

I hope you found a pretty dress to wear this holiday season!

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3 thoughts on “54 Plus Size Party Dresses with Sleeves

  1. This is a fantastic selection! I have my eye on one of these that would be usable for my winter birthday and Valentine’s Day too. I am going to a festive rock concert close to Christmas and wondering if I could wear one of these, or if it would be too much? I have no idea.

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