|I'm starting with the most recent photo, because I'm too embarrassed to start by showing you the horrible ones!|
If only things looked as good on my actual body as they do on my dress forms.
|This was the hellish demon spawn bodice I had a few nights back, with only one stay over the bust seam on the right side.|
Things were/are still a little buckle-y, sure, although I'm comforted ever-so-slightly by seeing the same sort of buckling in extant gowns (like this one)(and this one). I know, I'm making excuses. It's just really hard to go up against satan and win.