The corset didn't just have a huge influence in lingerie now a days but also in wedding dresses as you can see above. The lace up corset was build into wedding dresses to give the bride a better tight fit. I think it was a great idea!
Style > Bridal Gowns, Wedding Dresses > by Alvina Valenta > Shown Ivory French Alencon Lace over Light Gold Satin Faced Taffeta softly Fluted gown. Off shoulder V-neckline with Sheer back & Jewelled Belt at waist (catalogue pic)