(Closed) Trumpet/Mermaid brides adding crinoline to gown….

posted 8 years ago in Dress
  • poll:
    Lower your heel height : (1 votes)
    6 %
    Forget about the crinoline : (8 votes)
    50 %
    Add a single layer crinoline : (6 votes)
    38 %
    Add a double layer crinoline : (1 votes)
    6 %
  • Post # 3
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    2201 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    I like the fullness in the photo – so if that’s what it looks like on you, I vote to stay as-is.

    Post # 4
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    3613 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2010

    I’m curious about this too. How many inches does one layer of crinoline raise up the skirt? I got mine custom ordered at HTH=57″ at 5’3″ + 3″ heels + 1″ of margin in case I want to wear higher shoes. I didn’t think about the crinoline until later. I’m wondering if the extra inch will cover this if I want to get one?

    Post # 5
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    637 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    I dont know what I am doing yet, but my dress kind of has a similar bottom.  I tried on the dress with crinoline and without, and I couldn’t tell a huge difference (altho my dress is a little more “naturally” poofier than yours).  I WILL say it made me super hot even just walking around in the dressing room with that on.  

    I would suggest trying it on locally with the crinoline to see if it makes a difference to you.  If you still can’t decide right now, i would say add an inch to your height, if you would feel comfortable wearing an inch higher shoes if you end up not wanting to wear the crinoline.

    Post # 7
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    1 posts
    Wannabee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    i’m petite (5’1″, 95 lbs) and i got the same dress. for me the train was way too long. i’m getting a permanent bustle meaning they’re lifting and stitching it up. it looks soo much better on me like that.

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