There are several types of bustle dress styles and patterns.There are seven (7) basic bustle cages that will properly fill out and shape the various styles of dresses.These seven cages are:
- round hoop cage
- short mini bustle
- knee length lobster tail bustle
- lobster bustle with train supporter
- elliptical cage crinoline
- bell shaped cage
- bustle pillow(not a cage)
This cage was mostly used during the Civil War Period. This cage is still popular today for bridals,formals, and reenactments.
Today, bustle cages are used by brides, historical reenactors,cosplay,faires, theatre,dramas, opera, museums, history hobbyist, Victorian Dickens Civil War Reenactors and more. In the following articles, each cage will be discussed in detail. Pictures of cages , and dresses that are worn over the cages will be posted. If you need immediate help to determine which bustle you need for you bustle dress, contact the author at firstname.lastname@example.org.