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Vane5/06
08-01-2005, 09:29 AM
Sat i purchased my dress(Maggie Sottero VINCENZA) and when i asked my sales lady about the bustle for my dress she suggested a plane one :(
It kind of look like this one
http://im1.shutterfly.com/procserv/47b2da23b3127cce9d65d22d51a00000004410
I was thinking something like this doe! :rolleyes:
http://im1.shutterfly.com/procserv/47b2d611b3127cce90537b647bea0000001410
this is my dress from the back!
http://imagehost.vendio.com/bin/imageserver.x/00000000/designergowns/MSVincenza3.jpg

DianaFaye
08-01-2005, 10:05 AM
I just went for my first fitting this past Saturday and I wanted a fairly elaborate under bustle. She tried it out - sort of. It didn't look right so I just gave up and let her go with the one point over bustle like in your first pic. Not exactly what I wanted but whatever. I am so beyond all these little wedding details now. I give up! :o

BethElena
08-01-2005, 10:40 AM
oh! I didn't even know there was an option! i think mine is more like that "3 tier" looking one...sorry, no pic.

MLA
08-01-2005, 12:35 PM
I loved this thread over on WC. I'm glad to see it being started here.

Here's my bustle -- a costume designer friend of mine designed it. It was permanent. It was very unique, and I loved it! :D

http://im1.shutterfly.com/procserv/47b5da06b3127cce910e0f10c88d00000025108AcsmrNq2atn
http://im1.shutterfly.com/procserv/47b5da04b3127cce910681adf91d00000015108AcsmrNq2atn

Natasha
08-02-2005, 02:02 PM
MLA--Your bustle has always been one of my favorites!

MLA
08-02-2005, 08:22 PM
MLA--Your bustle has always been one of my favorites!


Thanks! :o I really liked that it's unlike any other I've seen.

Reebs
08-03-2005, 05:15 AM
The favorite part about my dress was the bustle. It was a french bustle. Here it is (sorry for the poor quality pics):

http://im1.shutterfly.com/procserv/47b3cf05b3127cce9b48ea39ac1b00000025108AaM3DNq0aNV
http://im1.shutterfly.com/procserv/47b3cf05b3127cce9b48ea3a2d2800000035108AaM3DNq0aNV

Side view
http://im1.shutterfly.com/procserv/47b3cf05b3127cce9b48ea2dac0f00000025108AaM3DNq0aNV

I think your dress would look FABULOUS with a bustle. Good luck! :D

Sposa06
08-03-2005, 06:53 AM
Wait ... there are options for bustles? I thought there were just a couple ways and whatever worked best with the dress was the one used! Good to know! Actually ... any pictures of a bustle less plain than the first pic posted, but not quite as complex as the rest? Also, when do the bride's mom or MOH (or both ... or more!) get taught how to bustle the dress? Seriously, ladies, I am clueless about bustles! Want to fill me in? Thanks! :)

GeekGirl
08-03-2005, 12:38 PM
Ooohh! Does anyone have pics of bustle options for a tulle skirt?

Sunshine
08-04-2005, 09:22 AM
I ALWAYS wanted a larger number point bustle too, but when the I asked the seamstress for somethng elaborate, she said she thought the 1 point would be best:p sigh.............

here were a couple I liked...
http://photos4.flickr.com/9040965_c9829e1584_m.jpg
http://www.priscillaofboston.com/images/styleguide/2746BF.jpg
http://www.priscillaofboston.com/images/styleguide/2725BF.jpg
http://www.ericandleandra.com/photos/karriendave/images/25-bustle.jpg

maplekitty
08-04-2005, 10:50 AM
Some bustles that I always liked:

http://im1.shutterfly.com/procserv/47b2d832b3127cce9e1eafb6492e0000001110

http://images.snapfish.com/33%3B9273923232%7Ffp46%3Dot%3E232%3A%3D565%3D748%3 Dxroqdf%3E23234%3C8975279ot1lsi

http://im1.shutterfly.com/procserv/47b4d727b3127cceb5a47844d9090000001610

http://im1.shutterfly.com/procserv/47b5df23b3127cce9db278159fed00000016108BYt2rVwyau

mel7dog
08-07-2005, 07:21 AM
I love bustles!! Big huge under bustles!!!

Austrian Bustle
http://www.silverdrake.com/austrianbustle.jpg

(From Redheadbride2b)
http://www.silverdrake.com/redheadbride2b2.jpg


How funny, those are exactly the two pics I brought to my seamstress! I wanted a combo of the two, here's what mine looked like :)
If I remember corrctly, mine had 12 points with 25 strips of ribbon. All the ribbons were different colors, so my BM knew which ones to tie together! It held up all night and everyone commented on how much they loved it :D

http://im1.shutterfly.com/procserv/47b5d626b3127cce93338b9c0ae200000015108Aas3Dhi2Yt0 http://im1.shutterfly.com/procserv/47b5d626b3127cce9333898e8bc100000015108Aas3Dhi2Yt0

amtaylor
08-07-2005, 07:43 AM
Here's mine....

Before:
http://images.snapfish.com/3446655523232%7Ffp3%3B%3Dot%3E2328%3D868%3D766%3DX ROQDF%3E23239729355%3A5ot1lsi

After.. not the best picture, but you can get the idea :)
http://images.snapfish.com/3446655523232%7Ffp47%3Dot%3E2323%3D%3A63%3D926%3D3 232%3A63835%3C%3A4nu0mrj

mel7dog
08-08-2005, 08:19 PM
http://im1.shutterfly.com/procserv/47b4df39b3127cce86effe25f46b0000001610 http://images.snapfish.com/33%3B585%3A%3B23232%7Ffp63%3Dot%3E2328%3D%3C58%3D5 28%3DXROQDF%3E23235%3A7495%3A77ot1lsi http://im1.shutterfly.com/procserv/47b4d637b3127cceb4d60923cd250000001610 http://im1.shutterfly.com/procserv/47b4ce34b3127ccea8f39134a23d0000003610

mel7dog
08-08-2005, 08:21 PM
http://im1.shutterfly.com/procserv/47b4d702b3127cceb771e1b2726c0000001610 http://images.snapfish.com/33%3B%3B%3A%3B7923232%7Ffp54%3Dot%3E2326%3D%3A88%3 D%3B%3A3%3DXROQDF%3E23236586%3A85%3B4ot1lsi http://images.snapfish.com/34259%3C%3A%3B23232%7Ffp7%3Enu%3D3243%3E24%3B%3E%3 B54%3EWSNRCG%3D32327%3A5859376nu0mrj http://im1.shutterfly.com/procserv/47b5dd32b3127cce90e754ef66c400000015108AZtWTRs0Zt_

mel7dog
08-08-2005, 08:24 PM
http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y169/MrsBap/DSC00765.jpg http://im1.shutterfly.com/procserv/47b5d809b3127cce922d13f00ecc00000035118AcNHDZu3ZNs http://im1.shutterfly.com/procserv/47b5d931b3127cce92edeed39ff700000015108QYtmjRyxbE http://im1.shutterfly.com/procserv/47b3ce00b3127cce802ad684aa6f0000001610

mel7dog
08-08-2005, 08:28 PM
http://im1.shutterfly.com/procserv/47b3cf28b3127cce81ef6c55c2550000001610 http://im1.shutterfly.com/procserv/47b4dc00b3127cceb8a85209a4f90000001610 http://jessandjer.jeremiahblatz.com/pics/suzanne/s3-pp.JPG http://im1.shutterfly.com/procserv/47b2cf06b3127cce921c880993d90000005610 http://im1.shutterfly.com/procserv/47b3da28b3127cce964d158ccbcb0000001610

mel7dog
08-08-2005, 08:32 PM
http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid28/pf2dff230066ccff57f5be103a173b8b1/fd65c437.jpg http://im1.shutterfly.com/procserv/47b3d627b3127cce8c62874b56c00000001610 http://www.shutterfly.com/jsp/proceserv.jsp?state=67b0de21a76d50974590&co=-1&js=1060695335225&p=7&pa=0.5&rx=304&ry=304 http://im1.shutterfly.com/procserv/47b3da08b3127cce97652de2cbb30000002611

mel7dog
08-08-2005, 08:33 PM
http://www.noirfemme.com/images/final1.jpg http://im1.shutterfly.com/procserv/47b3da00b3127cce96f790fe1e520000001610 http://im1.shutterfly.com/procserv/47b3da00b3127cce96f790d59f490000003611

Camdynlyn
08-08-2005, 08:36 PM
Mine was very simple and easy! I loved it though!

http://im1.shutterfly.com/procserv/47b4d920b3127cce9bae256238e200000015109AYuGjFk2am
In action!
http://im1.shutterfly.com/procserv/47b4d627b3127cce9bae258a345000000086109AYuGjFk2am

calliope_muses
08-13-2005, 09:19 PM
Our minister stepped on my train during pictures and broke a bunch of my bustle loops, so I don't have a good picture of it from the wedding. :mad:

Here's a picture from the seamstress' first attempt though:

http://im1.shutterfly.com/procserv/47b3db24b3127cce9fb51f70700000000016108AaMmTJw5Zs0

Sazoo
08-14-2005, 08:57 AM
My train was just a layer of tulle/netting, so it didn't have enough stiffness to do a big fancy bustle. My seamstress ended up doing a simple 3-point bustle.

Here it is before being bustled:
http://images.snapfish.com/3447263923232%7Ffp7%3Enu%3D3238%3E9%3C8%3E3%3A2%3E WSNRCG%3D32327568%3A468%3Anu0mrj

And after:
http://images.snapfish.com/3447263923232%7Ffp58%3Dot%3E2329%3D%3A%3B9%3D493%3 DXROQDF%3E232366598%3B64%3Bot1lsi

http://images.snapfish.com/3447263923232%7Ffp63%3Dot%3E2329%3D%3A%3B9%3D493%3 DXROQDF%3E2323665999%3B68ot1lsi

http://images.snapfish.com/3447263923232%7Ffp46%3Dot%3E2329%3D%3A%3B9%3D493%3 DXROQDF%3E232385%3B95%3A874ot1lsi

Here is another bride who wore the same dress style as I did:
http://images.snapfish.com/3447263923232%7Ffp3%3B%3Dot%3E2323%3D537%3D37%3B%3 D323253728%3A3%3A6nu0mrj

http://images.snapfish.com/3447263923232%7Ffp3%3B%3Dot%3E2323%3D537%3D37%3B%3 D323253728%3A3%3A%3Anu0mrj

mrsfromage
08-14-2005, 09:13 AM
http://im1.shutterfly.com/procserv/47b5d626b3127cce9333d416cbef00000025118BctWjNwybU

here's what mine looked like...

mel7dog
10-20-2005, 05:56 PM
http://www.priscillaofboston.com/images/styleguide/2746BF.jpg
http://www.priscillaofboston.com/images/styleguide/2725BF.jpghttp://www.priscillaofboston.com/images/styleguide/2790BFT.jpghttp://weddings.pirate-king.com/images/bustle.jpg

mel7dog
10-20-2005, 05:57 PM
http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid163/pdde34ff9a1cb4ce3c41958235c0e0442/f4993d45.jpg
http://im1.shutterfly.com/procserv/47b5db23b3127cce91d74bc30f2e00000015108BZNW7lo4bq
http://www.leanna.com/Bridal/bimages/French02.jpg

mel7dog
10-20-2005, 06:02 PM
http://im1.shutterfly.com/procserv/47b5d907b3127cce937f8a4d057c00000015108AcNWjFo0aNT
http://www.emmasart.com/emma/albums/annsphotos/47b5d724b3127cce98548e93a6d300000026108AZMXLZq4ctz .jpeg

aligirl
10-20-2005, 06:34 PM
I never even thought to get a good shot of the bustle of my dress - probably because it's simple - but here are 3 pics - the 1st of what it looked like un-bustled and the other 2 of it bustled... not the best views but it gives you an idea. The train was semi-cathedral length and had 3 hooks on it that had 3 corresponding buttons. I asked about a French-bustle but it would've been unmanageably large given the size of my skirt & train....

http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a337/alison53103/bustle3.jpg

bustled..

http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a337/alison53103/bustle.jpg
http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a337/alison53103/bustle2.jpg

nuhmah
10-22-2005, 09:19 AM
Some bustles that I always liked:

http://im1.shutterfly.com/procserv/47b5df23b3127cce9db278159fed00000016108BYt2rVwyau


This is me!!! I was just coming here to post my bustle - it was an 11 point Austrian bustle - this was my inspiration pic

http://im1.shutterfly.com/procserv/47b4da02b3127cce9b2d2b84ec6700000015108BYt2rVwyau


And here is a pic from the side of how my bustle turned out
http://im1.shutterfly.com/procserv/47b5df23b3127cce9db26ef51e3600000026108BYt2rVwyau
(dancing with my dad)

nuhmah
10-22-2005, 09:22 AM
Sorry to double post...

Just adding that if someone wants to give you a sweep train on the end of your bustle, tell them NO!!! It gorgeous and elegant - but a pain in the neck to carry around, DH kept stepping on it, someone broke a couple of the ribbons (and it needed to be repinned), and it was hard to dance.

Soon 2B Mrs.M
10-22-2005, 05:32 PM
I liked my bustle, but it did get stepped on a lot. No worries because my wedding planners were there with saftey pins...but one piece of advice: make sure someone has safety pins just in case!

http://images.snapfish.com/3453257923232%7Ffp45%3Dot%3E2343%3D5%3B4%3D485%3DX ROQDF%3E2323%3B7675%3A389ot1lsi

http://images.snapfish.com/3453257923232%7Ffp7%3Enu%3D3252%3E4%3C3%3E394%3EWS NRCG%3D3232%3C67669479nu0mrj

http://images.snapfish.com/3453257923232%7Ffp63%3Dot%3E2343%3D5%3B4%3D485%3DX ROQDF%3E2323%3B85%3B4%3C63%3Bot1lsi

kate
10-22-2005, 08:00 PM
OMG! That bustle is AMAZING! Exactly what I was looking for! Thanks for posting

Vorian's_Leronica
10-23-2005, 07:30 AM
I had a combination bustle.
the white undesrkirt and train were overbustled (american bustle). 3 points.
The silver over skirt was underbustles (french bustled) 4 points.
My neighbor did it for me so we kept it simple.

I don't really have very good pics of the back of my dress but here's a general idea:
Before:
http://im1.shutterfly.com/procserv/47b4d839b3127cce9b4fa3c7401c00000016108AbOGTZkzZtX


After:
http://im1.shutterfly.com/procserv/47b4d839b3127cce9b4fa247000400000015108AbOGTZkzZtX
http://im1.shutterfly.com/procserv/47b4d839b3127cce9b4fa24a813900000015108AbOGTZkzZtX

luzbel
10-23-2005, 10:20 AM
Sheath bustle anyone?
I have a wonderful sheath with just a tiny bit of train, enough to step on it and ruin it. So I'm a bit worried, what I should do with it

nicole
10-23-2005, 11:03 AM
luzbel - I'm having the same problem! My dress has a detachable train, and then there's just a little sweep train, but it's definitely enough for someone to step on and ruin it! My dress should be in in about a month, so I'll get to talk to the seamstress about my options then. I'll let you know what I find out if I find out first.

Here's (http://www.leanna.com/Bridal/Bustles.htm) a good page with lots of bustles on it.

GeekGirl
10-23-2005, 11:15 AM
Here's a previous thread (http://www.constantchatter.com/showthread.php?t=7290) about bustles for sheath-type dresses. Hope this helps!

lins_n_derek
10-26-2005, 09:44 AM
I love bustles! I can't wait to bustle my dress. I have been to several weddings lately that they didn't bustle their dress for the reception and it got in the way! I love the look of bustles!

nicole
10-26-2005, 08:39 PM
I found some bustle pics doing an image search

I've never seen anything like this one before
http://weddingplacebridal.com/images/events_pics/01-21-05_show_3.jpg

This one's pretty unusual too
http://www.deniseclarke.com/pics/bustle.jpg

http://reba.bluedream.com/Love/wedding/WEDDING/nicebustle.jpg

http://www.bridalinsider.com/discussionboard/uploads/AGriff/image0032VR.jpg

I don't think I've ever seen this kind of bustle on such a slim dress
http://homepages.nyu.edu/~jat252/bustle-pinned.jpg

http://www.rweddingsite.com/photos/404321059967474.jpg

nicole
10-26-2005, 08:46 PM
And a few more

http://a1000.g.akamaitech.net/f/1000/806/12h/images.theknot.com/GownDesigners/justinamccaffrey/jmcgf03shons.jpg

http://www.alterationpro.com/Images/JK2.jpg

http://www.alterationpro.com/Images/bustlestyle.jpg

http://www.ericandleandra.com/photos/karriendave/images/25-bustle.jpg

ADSigMel
10-27-2005, 10:25 PM
I originally wanted something a little fancier, like:

http://www.leanna.com/Bridal/bimages/French02.jpg

or

http://im1.shutterfly.com/procserv/47b3da00b3127cce96f790fe1e520000001610


But my dress is silk with an English netting overlay, so it was really hard to bustle. My seamstress wanted to do a 1-point American bustle, but I begged until she agreed to try a French bustle. Here is what she came up with:

Before
http://im1.shutterfly.com/procserv/47b5d838b3127cce921ea1426e7e00000015108WbMmrVxA

After
http://im1.shutterfly.com/procserv/47b5d705b3127cce94156f1d0fd200000025118WbMmrVxA

maplekitty
10-27-2005, 10:36 PM
I think your bustle looks great Mel :D

dpangel33
10-28-2005, 09:39 AM
One point bustle with 3 hooks:

http://static.flickr.com/65/234210243_023751d5e7.jpg?v=0

kithara
10-28-2005, 11:28 AM
Can anyone point me to some pictures of bustles on chiffon dresses? I'd love to get some ideas for my dress.

sportyj
10-29-2005, 09:02 PM
Not so great side shot, I had a french bustle *I think* and my sash was bustled as well.

http://im1.shutterfly.com/procserv/47b3d923b3127cce9c286292f2cd00000015108ActXLFo1atC

ETA : I just found this one from a fitting, the sash ended up not being so high though.
http://im1.shutterfly.com/procserv/47b3db05b3127cce9c2862e4a99100000025118ActXLFo1atC

nuhmah
10-30-2005, 12:45 PM
sportyj - what a gorgeous bustle and gown! Technically, I think you have an Austrain bustle (it is basically a layered French bustle).

lil_geek
11-01-2005, 11:54 AM
Jen aka sportyj

How was your bustle in terms of comfort for sitting? I just read soemthing in another thread.... and got to thinking that all those points must have been noticable when sitting for dinner?

mel7dog
01-16-2006, 07:50 PM
http://im1.shutterfly.com/procserv/47b6df37b3127cce96bcc16a4e2200000016108Aas3Dhi2Yt0
http://im1.shutterfly.com/procserv/47b6df37b3127cce96bccac68f2300000015108Aas3Dhi2Yt0

Michelle&Russ
01-17-2006, 08:28 AM
Here's my bustle (pics from final fitting). I think it has 5 points, its under bustle so I guess its a french bustle? My seamstress just got creative and this is what she came up with - I love it! :D

From the side
http://images8.fotki.com/v108/photos/1/15572/2450582/dress002-vi.jpg?375500

Close up
http://images14.fotki.com/v255/photos/1/15572/2450582/dress003-vi.jpg?375500

maplekitty
04-02-2006, 09:32 PM
my bustle
http://jerfer.smugmug.com/photos/33986072-M-1.jpg

Natasha
04-03-2006, 12:43 AM
I'd love to see bustle ideas for dresses with tulle skirts...

GeekGirl
04-03-2006, 01:42 PM
I would as well. I have a fitting tomorrow and we're supposed to talk bustles. I really want an underbustle, but my seamstress says it wouldn't lay right because the skirt is tulle...:(

ruledbymercury
04-12-2006, 05:12 PM
I had an unadorned train, so I went with a french bustle.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v65/ruledbymercury/Wedding/DSC00065.jpg

stephie61706
04-19-2006, 10:20 AM
Here is mine from my first fitting.... I know I look like I'm being arrested ;)
http://static.flickr.com/55/131429007_d71f2bc347.jpg?v=0
and from the side
http://static.flickr.com/51/131429011_3133e759cf.jpg?v=0

stacyface
04-19-2006, 12:31 PM
This was taken at my second fitting. The first fitting the bustle was just pinned, here it is now! The seamstress also added more into it at my last fitting, done a week ago...I'll get to wear it this saturday! There are 16 points, whew-wee!

http://images.snapfish.com/34686%3A%3A94%7Ffp345%3Enu%3D3256%3E8%3B4%3E948%3E WSNRCG%3D3233633666568nu0mrj

http://images.snapfish.com/34686%3A%3A94%7Ffp339%3Enu%3D3256%3E8%3B4%3E948%3E WSNRCG%3D3233633666567nu0mrj

I'll post pictures of my bustle at the wedding! Three days to go :)

BerBer
04-21-2006, 09:14 AM
Mine was a very simple double french bustle with a sweep train to add drama!
;)

The first dance
http://images.snapfish.com/3468869%3C9%7Ffp346%3Enu%3D3252%3E979%3E4%3C8%3EWS NRCG%3D323366855%3A%3C43nu0mrj

After Ceremony walk... think you can see the sweep much better in this pic.
http://images.snapfish.com/3468869%3C9%7Ffp339%3Enu%3D3252%3E979%3E4%3C8%3EWS NRCG%3D323366855%3A%3C27nu0mrj

Soon 2B Mrs.M
04-23-2006, 02:06 AM
Here are some pics of my bustle

http://images.snapfish.com/34689%3A8%3B7%7Ffp45%3Dot%3E2343%3D5%3B4%3D485%3DX ROQDF%3E2323%3B7675%3A389ot1lsi

http://images.snapfish.com/34689%3A8%3B7%7Ffp63%3Dot%3E2343%3D5%3B4%3D485%3DX ROQDF%3E2323%3B85%3B4%3C63%3Bot1lsi

from the side:
http://images.snapfish.com/34689%3A8%3B7%7Ffp7%3Enu%3D3252%3E4%3C3%3E394%3EWS NRCG%3D3232%3C67669479nu0mrj

Tip for bustles: Make sure a BM has safety pins. My wedding planner had to keep pinning my bustles because they kept getting stepped on and ripping. Apparently this is a common problem, but with all the safety pins the wedding planners came armed with, it was a quick fix and back to the dance floor for me :)

Rosebud
04-23-2006, 10:51 AM
I wore the same dress as Stacyface (just above) but my bustle was different:

http://images.snapfish.com/3468%3A4%3A42%7Ffp343%3Enu%3D323%3A%3E65%3A%3E567% 3EWSNRCG%3D32336764%3C768%3Bnu0mrj

http://images.snapfish.com/3468%3A4%3A54%7Ffp343%3Enu%3D323%3A%3E65%3A%3E567% 3EWSNRCG%3D32336764%3C866%3Bnu0mrj

Natasha
03-17-2007, 03:02 PM
Bump!! Let's see some more bustles!

Sol
03-17-2007, 03:37 PM
I really didn't want a bustle, I never liked how they look so angular from the side, and my dress was already quite busy, especially since my dress had "tails" or a sash, so we folded the train inwards and tied it with ribbons and loops to look like a floor-length plain gown, and tied the sash loosely over that to reach the same length; I was thrilled:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v354/Sol_solved/Reception/_MG_2471Custom.jpg

nicole
03-17-2007, 05:42 PM
My dress had a detachable chapel-length train and a very small sweep train on the dress itself.

Here's a pic with the train attached
http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c256/goddessnike13/Wedding%209-10-06/IMG_0355crop.jpg?t=1174178193

The sweep train unbustled
http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c256/goddessnike13/Wedding%209-10-06/IMG_0255crop.jpg?t=1174178168

Bustled
http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c256/goddessnike13/Wedding%209-10-06/IMG_0509crop.jpg?t=1174178238

nuhmah
05-16-2007, 08:50 AM
Did anyone just *happen* to keep a picture of a former WC'er named Bombedier's bustle? She wore a sash dress, but replaced the sash with her family tartan.

Thanks!

lil_geek
05-16-2007, 10:28 AM
MAYBE at home... but I do have my dress with the sash..

http://images1.snapfish.com/346%3A883%3B5%7Ffp344%3Enu%3D3233%3E64%3B%3E956%3E 232464%3B%3A47%3B4%3Bot1lsi