(Closed) does my corset back dress look too big to you? :( [PICS!]

posted 8 years ago in Dress
  • poll: What do you think about the corset, and what should I do?
    The corset is too close together. Alter the side seams to pull it open wider. : (57 votes)
    53 %
    The corset is too close together. Make it into a zipper. : (18 votes)
    17 %
    The corset is just fine!!! Quit freaking out! : (33 votes)
    31 %
  • Post # 16
    Member
    192 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: April 2012

    The corset is too close together. It should be between 4-6 inches apart at the top. It is your preference, but think of it this way. The corset is supposed to “Work”, not look “pretty”. Corsets are designed to help shape the body into an hour glass shape. Yours is not “working” for you. The wider the corset, the more “work” it is doing, like a shoe lace on a shoe. The wider the laces, the tigher the shoe can get on your foot. Its the same with the dress.

    Plus when you lace it up completely the way it is, it will look like a braided rope on the bottom and cause the dress to ripple/stick out funny in most cases.

    Talk to your seamstress again. they can pin and lace it for you until it is how you like it, but make sure they lace it all the way down so you can see how it will look the day of.

    hope this helps

    Post # 17
    Member
    6593 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 2010

    @elliestan: Thanks 🙂

    Post # 18
    Member
    2299 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    I think it’s just what you prefer. Some people like the look of reaslly wide corsets and others would rather have a little sliver. Here’s the back of my gown:)

    Post # 19
    Member
    1042 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    I like the more open corsets on a heavier looking dress. I think because your dress is so delicate, it would look better the way it is. You are rocking that dress as is!

    Post # 23
    Member
    3367 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: March 2011

    Yay… I got it to post! 

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