I had the same problem. I think the sleeves made the dress look cheap. It would have been so much better if it had just a simple cap sleeve. I tried a bunch of stuff on because I'm going on vacation to palm beach tomorrow, but the only thing I liked was the white tunic. It was super soft and I figured it would be a nice transitional piece for on the plane. I also liked the white bikini, but I didn't want to chance what it would look like wet.