(Closed) Zipper or Corset back?

posted 6 years ago in Dress
  • poll: Zipper or Corset?
    Zipper : (85 votes)
    49 %
    Corset : (76 votes)
    44 %
    Dosen't matter much to me : (11 votes)
    6 %
  • Post # 3
    2755 posts
    Sugar bee

    If you’re at all concerned about size fluctuations, I’d go with a corset back – more forgiveness there and you can get a more customized fit.

    Post # 4
    13294 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 1999

    My dress has a zipper back.  I didn’t care either way.  But it has little tiny buttons all the way down the back of the dress (overlaying the zipper) and I love that!

    Post # 5
    2840 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    Okay, so when I was dress shopping I was dead set on having a zipper because I wanted the fancy covered buttons look.   But in the end, I wish I would’ve had a corset back because I could’ve saved money in alterations because you can tighten or losen a corset, but not a zipper.  There’s more flexibility in a corset.  So my recommendation would be to get a corset dress.

    Post # 6
    11068 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2011

    @SoontobeMrsAM: I had zipper with buttons as it looked better, corset back just didn’t look right

    Post # 7
    1193 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: April 2013

    I voted doesn’t matter because while the built in sizing flexibility of corsets is great, I’m sorta over the corset dresses. I’m also over exposed zippers but you didn’t ask that ๐Ÿ™‚

    Post # 8
    4284 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    I had a zipper, no buttons. Buttons are super hard to do and undo, corset can loosen throughout the night, and everyone I knew had one or the other so I wanted something different ๐Ÿ™‚ I had a large bow on the back of my dress…

    Post # 9
    8422 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2012

    I just love the look of corset backs personally and love how they can be adjusted. I found corsets really defined my waist much more than zippered backs.

    Post # 10
    601 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    I prefer the look of the zipper backs over the corsets. Depends on what dress though because some dresses have beautiful corsets and others don’t.

    Post # 11
    2335 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: November 2012

    Zipper.  I really dislike the look of corset lacing.  I know it can do great things for someone’s shape, but I find it too much like lingerie.

    Post # 12
    77 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: July 2013

    I love corset backs. I purchased my dress Sunday and it was corset. You can make them look so good on your body! Very Slimming in my opinion.

    Post # 13
    8576 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2014

    I love the look of corsets, and it’s also handy if you gain or lose a few pounds!

    Post # 14
    6110 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: October 2013

    I love how a corset can give you a better figure but I prefer the look of a zipper with buttons. My dress has a zipper with buttons

    Post # 15
    11233 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: August 2013

    It didn’t really matter to me, but I ended up with a zipper.

    Post # 16
    1202 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    My dress has a zipper because it has buttons all the way down the dress so it would be really hard to have a corset back and I think it would take away from the uniqueness and beauty of the buttons down the entire back of the dress. ๐Ÿ™‚ Otherwise I think I would have probably gone with a corset back which like PPs said gives you a little more room! ๐Ÿ™‚ 

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