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Can I Wear My Wedding Gown After Preservation?

Posted by David Whitehurst on September 10, 2015

 

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Topics: wedding gown cleaning and preservation, wedding dress preservation, Wedding Dresses

Should I Preserve My Wedding Dress?

Posted by Brandi Kane on February 7, 2013

If you plan to sell your Wedding Dress, you should definately get it preserved.  Preserving a Wedding Dress can be done at anytime after a wedding.  This being said, do note that the sooner you get your Wedding Dress to a Wedding Gown Specialist for cleaning and preservation, the better the outcome.  The longer stains and oils sit on the fabric, the harder it is to get out.  There's even a chance that the stain may have set it and be impossible to remove.  Don't let this happen to you, take your dress in immediately.  Be Proactive, not Reactive. 

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Topics: wedding gown cleaning and preservation, wedding dress preservation, wedding gown care, Cleaning and Preservation

How to Store Your Wedding Dress Before and After Your Wedding

Posted by Brandi Kane on January 31, 2013

Smart brides don't wait until the last minute for anything, most importantly the Wedding Dress. Some even buy the perfect dress months or years in advance. Knowing how to store a wedding dress before the wedding, as well as after, is the key to ensuring that your dress stays as beautiful as you bought it.

Most brides know to protect their wedding gown after their wedding by cleaning and preserving it like the picture above, but they often don't often think about protecting their wedding gown before their wedding.

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Topics: wedding dress preservation, wedding dress, storing a wedding dress, Gown Restoration

Can I Use A Plastic Garment Bag To Protect a Wedding Dress?

Posted by David Whitehurst on July 12, 2012

A plastic garment bag is a great way to protect a wedding dress while transporting.  It will provide a good barrier from spills and rain, and provide some protection from "crushing" the dress so it can stay more wrinkle free.

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Topics: wedding gown cleaning and preservation, wedding dress preservation, Wedding Dress Care, Cleaning and Preservation

Can I Preserve A Wedding Dress In a Space Bag?

Posted by David Whitehurst on July 5, 2012

I've been asked several times about storing wedding gowns in vacuum seal bags such Space Bags.  And while I've never used the product, I do not recommend using a vacuum seal storage bags for storing wedding dresses.

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Topics: wedding dress cleaning, wedding gown preservation, wedding dress preservation, Cleaning and Preservation

Will I Ruin My Wedding Dress By Trying It On After Preserving It?

Posted by David Whitehurst on June 28, 2012

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Topics: wedding dress cleaning, wedding dress preservation, wedding dress preservations, Gown Restoration

Is Bridal Gown Cleaning a DIY Project?

Posted by David Whitehurst on May 21, 2012

 

 

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Topics: wedding dress cleaning, wedding dress preservation, wedding gown cleaning, Cleaning & Pressing

Is There Any Hope Of Restoring My Wedding Dress?

Posted by David Whitehurst on April 30, 2012

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Topics: wedding dress preservation, restore vintage wedding dress, vintage wedding dress restoration, Gown Restoration

Should You Preserve Your Wedding Dress In A Box Or On A Hanger?

Posted by David Whitehurst on April 4, 2012

 

Oh, the hanger. Such a versatile piece of equipment made for every item of clothing under the sun. Pants, dresses, suits, coats, ties, scarves — you can use these for anything, except maybe shoes.

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Topics: wedding gown preservation, wedding dress preservation, storing a wedding dress, Cleaning and Preservation

Keeping Your Wedding Dress Safe After Your Wedding

Posted by David Whitehurst on March 30, 2012

The kiss and the ride in the limo to your honeymoon comes first...but then comes the care for the wedding dress.

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Topics: wedding gown preservation, wedding dress preservation, wedding memories, Cleaning and Preservation

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