Hiding a corset back???

posted 3 years ago in Dress
Post # 2
2514 posts
Sugar bee

Kaites4:  I know dresses can have a modesty panel, so your skin isn’t showing through the laces, so can you ask them to put the modesty panel OVER the laces instead of behind them?

Post # 3
559 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2014

have them remove the corset and add a hidden zipper!

Post # 5
285 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2015

There are some Maggie dresses I hear, with an INNER corset. Can they rock that on this style? 

Descriptions often say “inner corset  with button closure” or something similar on her site. 

Hope you can find something that works! 

Post # 6
309 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: February 2015

Kaites4:  If it is fit vs look go for FIT. I mean you will not see much of your back, your front will be in most of the pictures/portraits.

For me NOTHING fits me like a corset top. It is the fit that makes you feel amazing! For me no bra is HUGE deal, I dont want any more layers and things cutting in if the dress can take care of that.

PS I love the jacket!


PPS Sorry forgot to add – I think the button jacket back + corset does not bother me in the least. This way you get best of both worlds – fancy buttons and the shape.

  • This reply was modified 3 years, 3 months ago by  AnnaVictoria.
Post # 8
183 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

I honestly think that if that is the size you ordered you should go for a zip/buttons replacement, when the corset is closed like that it will be the same surely.  A corset gives you an amazing shape when it is the v shape at the back and can pull you right in. If it is already closed, it can’t pull you in anymore.  You might find it’s just the perfect style and fit anyway, the boning, cut and fit of the Maggies/Sotteros really is special. 🙂

Post # 10
309 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: February 2015

Kaites4:  Maybe you can have the buttons changed to some ‘see through’ more subtle variety?


Post # 11
2279 posts
Buzzing bee


True the dress won’t be quite as snug as with the corset but as long as you have the zipper dress tailored really well it should support you and bring out your shape. That’s the only thing with zippers is that they need more alterations compared to corsets, it does all the tailoring for you instant gratification. 

Post # 12
2643 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

Kaites4:  I have a few ideas,

1. try to order extra lace, and add a “over panel” of lace over the corset. You can have the panel be divided in half going down, and add buttons to fasten the 2 sides of the over panel together. So the corset will be partially seen if you look through the lace. 

I took the liberty to try and draw my idea out (i used my note tablet, but it’s messy cuz I went fast) excuse the poor lace drawing skills. 


2. Get a different belero jacket that reaches to the top of the hips. So the lace can cover the corset. 


For both of these Ideas you would need to use a really thin corset string, so it’s not so bulky, also possibly get rid of the inner panel so you don’t have 3 layers going on to add bulge. 

of the 2 ideas I like the first one..but the 2nd one is easier. 

  • This reply was modified 3 years, 3 months ago by  KingsDaughter.
Post # 14
2643 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

Kaites4:  no problem!!! 

Although I think if you did this I think I would get a dress that fits and isn’t so big, I think it works better when there is  little more of a gap in the corset maybe. 

Post # 15
3 posts
  • Wedding: June 2016

I am having a smilar issue, funny enough, when I tried the dress on, the sale’s person put sash on me, big enough for the bow to cover up most of the corsage lacing. I can’t find examples of results for ‘OVER panel’. If anyone does please share it…

So she convinse me to try on a strapless with a jacket; and I said yes, because the lace was very beautiful.

  • This reply was modified 2 years, 2 months ago by  PTJA40.
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