Basque - a dropped waist that starts near the natural waistline and dips to create a V shape.
Sophia Tolli Bridal
Corset Bodice - form-fitting and often strapless with boning; either lace or snap closures.
Dropped - seam is below the body's natural waistline.
Empire - located right below the bust
Inverted Basque - an inverted-V with the point at the center of the waist, with seam extending from the center to the sides forming an upside-down V shape.
James Clifford Collection
Natural - seam falls at the natural waist, the smallest part between the hips and ribs.