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Is wedding dress preservation worth it?

Is wedding dress preservation worth it?

Your wedding dress, veil, and keepsakes create cherished memories and preserving those pieces for future generations can be done with just a bit of care. The key to preserving a wedding gown or any type of fabric like baby clothes is to protect it from the elements, especially light and moisture. With proper handling, the gown and accessories should last for hundreds of years. Every wedding gown should be cleaned before being stored away for more than a few weeks even if it doesn't look soiled. Perspiration, food and drink stains, and makeup stains can show up later and become...

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What are the Do's and Don'ts of storing your wedding dress?

What are the Do's and Don'ts of storing your wedding dress?

A wedding gown is one of the most expensive, delicate and sentimental pieces of clothing you will ever wear. After the big day, you need to take the right precautions to keep your dress looking pristine for years to come. Preserving and storing your wedding dress can be tricky, but it isn't rocket science. THE DO'S Make sure that your dress is cleaned before you store and protect it. This can be done right after your honeymoon or perhaps ask your maid of honour or a family member to send it to the dry cleaners the day after your wedding....

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Why You Shouldn’t Store Your Wedding Dress in a Vacuum Bag

Why You Shouldn’t Store Your Wedding Dress in a Vacuum Bag

After the big day is all said and done, you are left with the most expensive and meaningful dress you have ever bought, how do you preserve and protect it for the future? There are many options here, you can even pay bridal shops to preserve the dress for you, but this comes with a heavy price tag. Most wedding dresses manufactured are made out of a combination of cotton or bleached wool. However, most dresses also contain some elements that are made of polyester or other synthetic materials. In most cases, these types of materials are extremely durable. However,...

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How to Clean Your Wedding Dress

How to Clean Your Wedding Dress

Your wedding day is the biggest day of your life, and of course, every bride wants to feel special in a beautiful dress. Throughout the day mishaps do happen as emotions are running high, and it's easy to spill food and drink onto your gown. Or maybe you're celebrating outside and get a bit of mud on them. Either way, it's important to know about washing a wedding dress. Although many should be dry-cleaned, and it can be tricky to dry clean a wedding dress at home, some may be appropriate for home-washing depending on the fabric and construction. Washing...

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How Much Does it Cost to Get Your Wedding Dress Dry Cleaned?

How Much Does it Cost to Get Your Wedding Dress Dry Cleaned?

Many brides choose to re-sell their used wedding gowns after the "Big Day". But making sure your dress is clean and ready to go to a new bride is essential to the selling process. When choosing how to clean your wedding gown, dry cleaning is the safest and most affordable way to prepare your dress to be sold. But how much will it cost to dry clean your wedding dress? How long did you spend selecting your perfect wedding dress? The answer always varies, but it takes most brides a couple of months to find the one, and when you...

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