(Closed) Bustle – pictures please

posted 7 years ago in Dress
Post # 4
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248 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2010

 

Oh yes, I would definitely do a bustle. I had a small train and I still did one because even for sitting down it’s much easier to manage the dress. I’m not sure what mine was called, but it had 5 little loops the hooked onto hooks by my butt. I pretty much had it bustled the whole day except for the ceremony. 

Post # 5
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8354 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: March 2011

A bustle is not absolutely necessary; however, if you want to keep the bottom of your gown from being stepped on and also from getting extremely dirty, I highly suggest getting one for your gown. In your case; depending on the length and weight of your train, you might be able to get away with a wrist strap instead.

I have a six-point French bustle in my gown. Here is a picture of the train on the model and a picture of me with it bustled.

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