Reaches just to
the floor beneath your dress hem, ‘brushing’ the floor as you walk. This style
works with virtually all wedding types as it can be formal to less formal,
appropriate for outdoor weddings for its lack of drag, and fine for beach
weddings. Brides say they can move most easily in a train of this type.
Walking, turning and moving is not a problem during the ceremony, and they’re
happy not to have to carry around six pounds of bustled fabric all night.
French-inspired, very long train, often over 10 feet long.
Attached at the
waist and extends dramatically 6-8 feet behind the gown, as the train of choice
for many ultra-formal weddings.
A formal to
semi-formal style, the chapel train attaches at the waist and extends 3-4 feet
behind the gown.
A short and
maneuverable train, the court attaches at the waist and extends behind you for
Also known as the
‘Monarch’ train, since it has been used in royal weddings such as the late
Princess Diana’s. An ultra-formal style, the royal train extends ten feet or
more from its attachment position at your waist.
Extending for a
length of 5-7 feet behind the dress, this semi-formal to formal train is a mix
of chapel and cathedral-length.
at your shoulders or the top of your back (yes, like a cape) and falls most
often to the bottom hem of your dress, but may also be designed to reach just a
little bit beyond the hem.