(Closed) Bustle options?

posted 10 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2008

do u like simple? bc i would imagine that a single point over bustle would work well here…..

 i know i’ve seen a dress very similiar to this on someone’s bio who had the back of her dress done up in a few pickup points that looked very nice.

Leanna’s website is awesome! and she is great at answering emails too!

http://www.leanna.com/Bridal/Bustles.htm

definitely check it out if u haven’t already….

 Good Luck! 

 

Post # 4
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Newbee
  • Wedding: April 2009

OH!  I was thisclose to buying that dress, I love it!!!

When I tried it on, the saleslady showed me a traditional single bustle and a single French bustle.  I thought the French looked better, IMO. I have pictures of the French …

http://picasaweb.google.com/emily.schultz/DavidSBridal5130702?authkey=R_hl4L5yU84

In my experience, no dress "comes" with a bustle, therefore ensuring that you’re paying for alterations … although I just saw on someone’s blog they did it themselves and I was totally impressed … so don’t rule that out! 

Post # 5
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2008

I love french bustles….that option looks very pretty in the link above.

i’ll be getting a french as well.

Post # 7
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Newbee
  • Wedding: June 2009

Beautiful gown, and I second the French bustle idea!

Post # 8
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2008

Just a note — if you don’t need any alterations, I would suggest doing the bustle yourself.  It was incredibly easy and my fabric was very delicate chiffon.  With your dress it would be even easier because the fabric will be easier for  you to work with and you will have more room for "making mistakes".  If you have any questions about how I did it, just pm me! 

Thank you for those of you giving me props for doing my own bustle! 

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