(Closed) How to choose a bustle

posted 5 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
Member
960 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

@beautifulmama28:  I would have the woman at your alterations show you how each would look when bustled and then you’ll know what works best.

My dress they actually did that before ordering for me (because I was debating choping the train off entirely) and they showed how different details would be shown with each bustle. I think that would be the best way for you to decide… see for yourself! 🙂

Post # 4
Member
5423 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: November 2012

I think bustles are a personal choice, but also by fabric.  I think on your dress a french bustle would look fantastic with the lace.  I chose a french too, to highlight the dress ruffles.

 

Post # 5
Hostess
23602 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2011

I agree that you should have your alterations consultant show you how a few different bustles would look – totally preference based! 😀

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