(Closed) Lace dresses with support built in

posted 8 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2009

Unfortunately, I think most lace dresses do not have boning in them because the bone would show through the lace, but I’m definitely no expert so I could be wrong. But, depending on the dress, you could probably get away with a bustier. I have an anne barge that’s a silk taffeta that has the bone in the dress, but I’m not sure if that designer has lace dresses. Do you have your heart set on lace? If you’re looking for a dress with built-in support, don’t be afraid to try on other dresses that you think aren’t your style. You may be surprised by what you end up liking.

Post # 4
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2009

My lace dress had a hook-and-eye corset built in which was then zipped under the lace. It gave me the waist I never had and the only undergarments I wore were underwear. My dress was by Demetrios.

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Post # 5
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: December 2010

jenirae – your dress is soooo pretty! mind sharing which style demetrios it is?

Post # 7
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

Maggie Sottero – almost all her gowns have corset backs.  Mine is Poppy and all lace.

Post # 8
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: February 2011

@jeni- I LOVE your dress!

Post # 9
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2009

WHat about Augusta Jones?

I have a dress of hers that I love and I think she is British.  She has some beautiful lace dresses.

Post # 10
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Bumble bee

I just saw a Jacquelin (part of Christina Wu) that was lace with cups & boning on ebay.

Post # 11
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Newbee
  • Wedding: June 2009

All Justina McCaffrey dresses I tried on, including lace, had hook and eye corsets built into them.

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