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How do you get wine out of a wedding dress?

How do you get wine out of a wedding dress?

Honestly, it makes me nervous to even say "wine on a wedding dress" out loud. But, in the spirit of being prepared for your big day, it's a good idea to have your maid of honour, or other helpful friends, knowledgeable about emergency stain care. (Remember how your mom always talked about an "ounce of prevention?" This is a very, very good place for that ounce). If – God forbid – there is a wine spill, (take a very deep breath) and work to contain it immediately. Natural fibres (like silk) are hollow- so they absorb. Get as much of...

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How far off the ground should a wedding dress be?

How far off the ground should a wedding dress be?

There are a lot of things to know about bridal gowns before you go shopping. I'm sure you've read blogs about the best gown for your shape, the trendiest necklines and the off-the-runway details. Honestly, you've probably never done this before, and it can be very overwhelming.  I went in thinking I wanted a gigantic, Cinderella-like ball gown only to realise that I hate the way I look in them with a passion. I thought I wanted lace - turns out I don't like lace on me either. Everything I love to see on other brides, the details that I...

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How do you keep the bottom of your wedding dress clean?

How do you keep the bottom of your wedding dress clean?

The very idea of your wedding dress getting dirty can send chills up a bride's spine. But the reality is that between all of the running around between venues, heading outside for photos, the chance of off weather, and drunk wedding guests, there are plenty of opportunities for that pristine dress to become dirty during the wedding day. Having photographed hundreds of weddings, we've seen it all. We understand if you're not willing to lose the photographs taken in nature or have your heart set on a wedding outdoors, so instead, we're here to offer tips on how to keep...

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Can a yellowed wedding dress be whitened?

Can a yellowed wedding dress be whitened?

Most of the brides try to clean their yellowed wedding dresses gowns at home. They don't want to contact the professional cleaners to make the wedding gowns clean. The yellowish wedding dress looks very ugly and awkward. I must tell you that cleaning a delicate thing like a wedding dress yourself can be risky.  Most brides want to preserve their dress as a keepsake, perhaps for their own daughter to wear on her wedding day. Experts in the cleaning industry recommend that you have the dress cleaned before storage. The dress may have invisible stains from beverages, body oil, and...

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What is the best way to store a wedding dress?

What is the best way to store a wedding dress?

Your final wedding dress fitting will likely take place anywhere from two weeks to a few days before the big day. Brides, this is what we call the home stretch. But once your tailor has ticked off all the boxes to ensure a perfect fit, it's up to you to take your wedding dress home and keep it safe until the ceremony. As it turns out, there is a right way and a wrong way to store your bridal gown in the days leading up to your wedding. To no one's surprise, wedding dresses are the most high-maintenance clothing item...

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