(Closed) Oh, that bustle…

posted 8 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
14494 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

I would do it before going into the reception.  I was just at a wedding a few weeks ago and the bride didn’t bustle her dress before eating and the first dance.  The bottom of the dress looked really dirty then worse when she bustled it.

Post # 4
9053 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2010

I bustled my dress after the ceremony/formal pictures, just before going into the reception.

Post # 5
4419 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: December 2010

I would agree that you should bustle it after pictures and before the reception.

I had a bustle sewn into mine, but I didn’t use it.  Instead I sewed a lace piece close to the end of my train and carried my train.  However, I didn’t have a reception, so I wanted an easy way to carry it and also put it down for our pictures. 

Post # 6
5984 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: January 1999

Bustle after photos are taken and befoer the ceremony! 

Post # 7
2214 posts
Buzzing bee

After the ceremony/pictures and before you go into the reception.

Post # 8
7695 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2010

I bustled right after our ceremony. I guess I could have left it down but the grass was still wet from it raining all day so I decided to bustle it.

Post # 9
18637 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2009

I bustled for our artsy photoshoot before the wedding and the entire reception.

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