Dear brides-to-be here is to answer some of the questions we've been getting about different Wedding dress train lengths and a little more. Enjoy reading. #SlideIntoMyDM if you have more questions.
Attaches to the gown at the shoulders and falls loosely to the hem.
Also called a "brush," this is the second shortest train, extending back one foot or less after the fabric hits the floor.
Extends one foot beyond the sweep train.
A popular option that extends three-and-a-half to four-and-a-half feet from the waist.
Extends four-and-a-half to five-and-a-half feet from the waist.
A formal option that extends six-and-a-half to seven-and-a-half feet from the waist.
Also known as "royal;" flows to 12 feet (or more) from the waist.
A special tip:
If your dress doesn't have a detachable train, you'll want to bustle it (gather the fabric at the back of your dress and secure it with buttons or hooks) after the ceremony, so you can move around freely at the reception. As with every element, there are different options to choose from.
This style of bustle is made by raising and securing pieces of the outside of the train to the waistline of the gown.
This simple bustle requires the least amount of buttons (sometimes just one) and matching eyelets to create a little lift to your gown's train.
This unique bustle is created by tying a series of numbered or coordinated ribbons underneath the gown's train. On the outside, it looks like an understated fold.
This type is ideal for a gown that already has a series of pickups or tufts on the train. A seamstress can easily create more tufts to blend and shorten the train to floor length. ---Picture culled from #pinterest