Finally—Here's How to Bustle a Wedding Dress

Not even sure what a bustle is? We have the answers.
by The Knot

So you've heard the word "bustle" before, but you're not sure what it is, how to do it or if you even need one. To be clear, a bustle gathers up extra fabric or a train with buttons, or ties to keep the hem of your gown from dragging on the floor, which is especially useful when you want to walk around and dance at your reception. You might not need one if your gown has a circular hem and just skims the floor, but if you're rocking a longer gown or dramatic train, you're going to want to figure out your bustle situation with your tailor—and make sure to bring your maid of honor or a bridesmaid along to one of your final fittings so they can learn how to do it. Watch the video below to see exactly how it's done. 


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