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Should I Clean My Wedding Dress Before the Wedding?

Posted by Brandi Kane on December 25, 2012

I Am Asked Often About The Need For Cleaning a Wedding Dress Before The Wedding. 

If you bought a new dress and you don't have dirt, grass stains or other "junk" on your wedding dress, you should NOT need to get it cleaned before your wedding.

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Topics: wedding dress cleaning, wedding dress stains, second hand wedding dress, Cleaning & Pressing

A Warning About Handling Your Dress Before Your Wedding

Posted by David Whitehurst on October 13, 2011

 

Avoid extra handling of your dress before your wedding and take these precautions when you do.

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Topics: wedding dress cleaning, wedding dress stains, wedding dress alterations, Alterations

Tips For Spot Cleaning Silk Wedding Dresses

Posted by David Whitehurst on July 4, 2011

 

Dealing with Two of the More Common Stains - Wine and Lipstick - On A Silk Wedding Dress

Silk is one of the most delicate fabrics known today, and also one that is high on many Bride's list.  Unfortunately, the temperamental nature of this fabric can be dangerous around wedding time, so here are some tips for spot cleaning silk wedding dresses to help you protect your dress before making it to a wedding gown preservationist.

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Topics: wedding dress stains, Silk Wedding Dresses, Wedding Dress Care, Wedding Gown Specialist

Tips to Preserve Silk Wedding Gowns

Posted by David Whitehurst on June 14, 2011

Caring For Silk Wedding Gowns So They Will Last A Lifetime

Silk is a very popular fabric to use in a wedding gown because it is lightweight and elegant.  However, silk is very delicate and requires special care.

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Topics: wedding dress stains, wedding gown, Wedding Dresses, Silk Wedding Dresses

Champagne And Your Wedding Dress

Posted by David Whitehurst on May 24, 2011

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Topics: wedding gown cleaning and preservation, wedding dress cleaning, wedding gown restoration, wedding dress stains

Protecting the Hemline of Wedding Dresses

Posted by David Whitehurst on May 22, 2011

 

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Topics: wedding dress repairs Birmingham Alabama, wedding gown cleaning and preservation, wedding dress stains, wedding dress preservation

Common Problems Found In Used Wedding Dresses

Posted by David Whitehurst on May 12, 2011

Tomato Juice on a Wedding Dress

Many women choose to spend their most special day wearing a used wedding dress.  Whether the wedding dress is passed down from Mother to Daughter or bought at a consignment shop, the market for used wedding dresses is growing every year.

There is nothing wrong with this, as second hand wedding dresses bought through consignment shops or on line offer advantages over their brand new counterparts, especially when it comes to price.  It is not unusual to find pre-owned wedding dresses at 50% of  the price of the gown new.  Some brides would not even be able to purchase a dress if it weren't for the wide variety of used wedding dresses available.  Here’s a link to my recent article on the Pros and Cons of Buying Used Wedding Dresses.

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Topics: wedding dress repairs Birmingham Alabama, wedding dress cleaning, wedding dress stains, Used Wedding Dresses

Emergency Wedding Gown Stain Care

Posted by David Whitehurst on May 5, 2011

 

Your wedding gown is likely the finest dress you'll evey wear.  But with all the festivities surrounding a wedding, your gown will be exposed to more than it's share of stains.

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Topics: Bridal Gowns, wedding dress stains, Wedding Dresses, wedding gown care

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