(Closed) Long trains??

posted 6 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

How long you talking about?

Post # 4
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

Did you see Kate Middletons dress and train?

Post # 6
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: November 2012

I think that girls don’t want to lug around a long heavy train for one hour then pin it up.  MOre than likely the trend is just to have a smaller train.  Also, you see a lot on instances where the veil extends out farther then the train, espeically ones extremely detaileed. But there are still tons of designers with long trains.

Post # 8
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: January 2013

It seems like as receptions have gotten bigger and longer, trains have gotten shorter. It makes sense – in our parents’ day, everyone had dinner and danced for an hour. Now it’s an all night event. Who wants to carry around all that fabric? 

Post # 9
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: February 2014

I’ve tried on about 50+ dresses and only one had a big long train. I hated it, it was heavy and cumbersome. That’s probably why they make less and less of them. 

Post # 10
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

my dress has a chapel length, but I didn’t want a train, so I had a French bustle done and that’s how I’m wearing it on Saturday!

 

Post # 11
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

I agree that smaller trains have become more popular. Most of the dresses I tried on had chapel length or even no train! I didn’t even see any with a cathedral. I actually ended up with a sweep train, which surprised me because I have always dreamed of this big long train. But I agree they are just too heavy and cumbersome.

Post # 12
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Newbee
  • Wedding: November 2012

I have a VERY long train and I love it!  It just sucks that I have to bustle it up right after the ceremony 🙁

 

Post # 13
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

I have a Semi-Cathedral (in between a Chapel and Cathedral) train, which is probably the same length (but different style) as aloisk57 above.  I have not seen a true Cathedral train in person in the past 10 years or so.  Most dresses now are Chapel length, and a lot of the ruffle dresses are closer to a Sweep train.

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