French bustle, photo by DeLane Robinson Photography, WeddingLDS.com
Photo Courtesy of DeLane Robinson Photography
French bustles, also called Victorian bustles or under bustles, are drawn up from the bottom, folded underneath themselves, and secured by means of hooks or ribbons sewn to the dress. They give a full, “tiered” look. More tiers equals more fullness. French bustles look best on “fairy tale” ball gowns that have a relatively plain skirt. Read more…