Tuesday, July 29, 2008

UP AND DOWN: ALL ABOUT TRAINS AND BUSTLES


Back in the Middle Ages when fabric was in short supply, the length of one’s train conveyed a person’s wealth and standing. For Victorians, bustling the train was considered an art form with all kind of intricate floral and lace treatments. Today a gown with a train still suggests formality; typically the longer the train, the more formal the wedding. So what is a train exactly? A train is that extension in the back of the skirt that follows when you move. Read more


1 comment:

Heather G. said...

Way to go! This dress is so beautiful.