Found the dress! Now I just need to find a bustier with a low back! Help!

posted 3 years ago in Dress
Post # 2
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10989 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2009

So glad you found a dress you love! It’s beautiful!

My only thoughts are these:  Not all dresses are engineered with enough support in the bodice to be able to be worn strapless, so please be sure you discuss this with your seamstress in advance of purchasing the dress.  The other thought I had is that I’ve seen other bees post that David’s Bridal does not allow its alterations department to in any way modify the design of the store’s dresses, so, you may need to find someone else to alter the gown to your specifications.

As for a long-line bra, you may want to check online resources such as barenecessities.com, bravissimo.com, and figleaves.com for basques and bustiers. Most sites have a bridal section.

Post # 4
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774 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2013 - Dalhousie Castle

If the dress already has a lot of boning you could just add cups then you could go without a bra, unless you want shaping underwear. I would definitely suggest not having it altered at DB. They costs are enormous! 

Post # 6
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42472 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

If you are just wanting a tummy smoother, shapewear like Spanx or Flexees might be more appropriate than a bustier.

Post # 7
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10989 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2009

BellieBee:  That’s great that the bodice has all of the boning you’ll need and even better that your mother is a seamstress and will be able to perform the extra alterations! 🙂

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