Below left, you will see a burgundy black shot taffeta authentically made period correct bustle skirt made to be worn with an elliptical cage crinoline.The skirt has a matching bodice, but let's stay focused on the skirt and the correct cage for the skirt. Notice that the skirt is shaped like the cage crinoline above? The taffeta skirt is shown over the elliptical cage crinoline on the left with the bustle pad at the back waist projecting out he train.The cage crinoline gracefully fills out the skirt and defines the lines. The train is very noticeable and displays lots of drama.
In separate article, the Victorian bridal gowns of today and the cage crinolines are discussed. Many of today's brides are wearing Victorian themed bridal gowns. A gown can have a Victorian theme, and NOT be a true authentic period correct bustle dress gown.
Many Victorian themed bridal gowns have puffs or pouffs.The elliptical cage crinoline can be worn under some of the Victorian themed bridal and formal gowns. If the bridal gown is long waisted, or dropped waisted, the cage crinoline should be worn without the bustle pad. The bustle pad is used with authentically made period correct bustle dresses.
More posts will follow on this cage and the other cages.If you need a quick recommendation of the type of cage that is correct and proper for your dress or bridal gown, contact the author at firstname.lastname@example.org. Find elliptical cage crinolines here: www.victorianbustlesandbonnets.com