Wedding Gown Stories

What makes your wedding gown special to you? Where did you buy it? Was it love at first sight? Tell us the details of your wedding gown story

The Perfect Malibu Wedding Dress

Posted by on Jun 14, 2018 in Wedding Gown Cleaning, Wedding Gown Preservation, Wedding Gown Stories | 0 comments

The Perfect Malibu Wedding Dress

A Wedding Dress Story By Diane S. I purchased this gown at L’elite Bridal on Newbury Street in Boston. My wedding and reception were at Rancho del Cielo in Malibu. I went into the appointment with another gown from the website for L’elite Bridal in mind, but ended up falling in love with my dress immediately. Our wedding venue is essentially an intimate garden overlooking the ocean (best of both worlds, and reflective of Malibu in a really lovely way), and I thought that this dress was perfect for it. I couldn’t have asked for better weather on the day of the wedding. We...

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Jen’s Not Too Poofy Perfect Wedding Gown

Posted by on May 29, 2018 in Wedding Gown Stories | 0 comments

Jen’s Not Too Poofy Perfect Wedding Gown

Jen Backer’s Wedding Dress Story This dress was worn by Jen Backer when she married Jeff the first time on April 6th and the dress she will wear again when she marries him a second time on June 16th. (Why two weddings? The bride and groom live in Arizona; their families and friends live in Wisconsin.) Jen never dreamed about her wedding day, so when it came time to go dress shopping, she was clueless but she knew she didn’t want big and “poofy”. As Jen perused the store – Brilliant Bridal in Mesa, Arizona – the dresses looked too poofy, even though they...

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Nikki Mark Zunino Sample Wedding Dress a Perfect Fit

Posted by on May 17, 2018 in Wedding Gown Stories | 0 comments

Nikki Mark Zunino Sample Wedding Dress a Perfect Fit

A Wedding Dress Story By Nikki Cole Nikki met Joan Roberts, who was the Director of Sales at Kleinfelds in New York City at a wedding in 2011. Nikki and then boyfriend, Jason had a great visit with Joan and her husband and Joan encouraged Nikki to give her a call when she got engaged as she would love to help her select a wedding gown. It was several years later (2014) when Nikki got engaged. She doubted Joan would remember her so she went on her own to the Kleinfeld Bridal store in New York City. But Joan did remember her and gave her a big hug when she saw her and then gave her the royal...

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Jaylin to Wear Grandmother’s Gown After Wedding Dress Restoration

Posted by on Apr 25, 2018 in Before and After, Wedding Gown Restoration, Wedding Gown Stories | 0 comments

Jaylin to Wear Grandmother’s Gown After Wedding Dress Restoration

A Wedding Dress Story By Jaylin Thacker This wedding dress was my grandmothers, whom I am extremely close with. When my grandfather passed away, we rummaged through the attic in hopes to find some comfort. Finding old keepsakes and photos to remember the good times. My grandma actually thought she lost her wedding dress! It’s a long story, but she was so shocked when I came across this old beat up garment bag. So naturally, we immediately went back downstairs to take the dress out of it’s bag. I put the dress on for laughs, really. And now that I’m thinking about it…...

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Jamie’s Allure Bridal Gown Beautiful Again

Posted by on Mar 29, 2018 in Before and After, Wedding Gown Cleaning, Wedding Gown Preservation, Wedding Gown Stories | 0 comments

Jamie’s Allure Bridal Gown Beautiful Again

A Wedding Dress Story By Jamie Lovato I married my Husband, Kenneth Lovato on May 26, 2017 at Casa Rondena Winery. I found my dress at Bridal Elegance by Darlene in Albuquerque, NM. It is a great boutique with wonderful Ladies that are so helpful and caring. Check out a few pictures of our beautiful day. Our two boys, Uriah and Nehemiah got to be apart of the festivities. Jamie’s Wedding Dress Preservation We were thrilled to clean and preserve Jamie’s lovely satin and lace Allure Bridal’s wedding dress with beaded embellishments. It must have been a fun celebration because...

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Kelsey’s Lazaro Wedding Dress is Perfect

Posted by on Mar 20, 2018 in Before and After, Wedding Gown Cleaning, Wedding Gown Preservation, Wedding Gown Stories | 0 comments

Kelsey’s Lazaro Wedding Dress is Perfect

A Wedding Dress Story This beautiful wedding dress was worn by Kelsey Sugg when she married Grayson Wallace on her grandparents picturesque property in Dufur, Oregon on September 23rd, 2017. It was the first wedding that has ever been performed there. Kelsey purchased her wedding dress at Ania Bridal in Portland, Oregon. The reception took place on the property as well in an indoor riding arena that was converted into a beautiful reception area. Kelsey and Grayson celebrated their day with about 400 guests. This wedding dress was the first dress she tried on, and she knew it was the perfect...

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Sarah’s Vintage Inspired Wedding Dress is Stunning

Posted by on Mar 14, 2018 in Before and After, Wedding Gown Cleaning, Wedding Gown Preservation, Wedding Gown Stories | 0 comments

Sarah’s Vintage Inspired Wedding Dress is Stunning

A Wedding Dress Story Sarah Crossland married Matt MacFarland on September 30, 2017, at the Glasgow Farm in Fredericksburg, VA. On her wedding day, Sarah wore this vintage-inspired, illusion-back lace gown by Willowby by Watters. Sarah actually had her eye on it before they even got engaged, and when the dress went on sale at BHLDN (shortly after their engagement), she bought it without even trying it on first! Luckily, it fit like a glove—except for the fact that Sarah’s only 5’3″ and the dress was made for someone 6′ tall! She took the dress to Tang’s...

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Custom Train and Veil Amazing on Lela Rose Wedding Dress

Posted by on Mar 7, 2018 in Before and After, Wedding Gown Cleaning, Wedding Gown Preservation, Wedding Gown Stories | 0 comments

Custom Train and Veil Amazing on Lela Rose Wedding Dress

A Wedding Dress Story This dress was worn by Stephanie September 2, 2017 when she married her sweetheart at Callanwolde Fine Arts Center in Atlanta, Georgia. Her wedding dress is a Lela Rose dress that she purchased at Kelly’s Closet in Atlanta.   By Stephanie W. My family is from Jakarta, Indonesia and my mom had a designer working on a custom dress for me for a second celebration at home. His name is Yefta Gunawan. He actually added all of the beading and sequins to the embroidery. He custom made my veil. He also custom made the train that was attached to the dress during the...

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Kate is the Perfect “Belle” on her Wedding Day

Posted by on Feb 27, 2018 in Before and After, Wedding Gown Cleaning, Wedding Gown Preservation, Wedding Gown Stories | 0 comments

Kate is the Perfect “Belle” on her Wedding Day

A Wedding Dress Story My name is Kate K. and I married the love of my life on October 11th, 2014 in Lincoln, Nebraska. My gown was Belle from Alfred Angelo’s Disney Fairy Tale Wedding collection and purchased at Alfred Angelo in Lincoln, Nebraska. I had found my Prince Charming and now I had always dreamed of a fairy tale wedding dress, so nothing could have been more perfect. I had originally selected one the the Cinderella gowns from the same collection. When I made an appointment for my mom and future mother-in-law to see the dress, I felt bad having them travel to only see...

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Coti’s Pnina Tornai Wedding Dress Preservation

Posted by on Feb 21, 2018 in Before and After, Wedding Gown Cleaning, Wedding Gown Preservation, Wedding Gown Stories | 0 comments

Coti’s Pnina Tornai Wedding Dress Preservation

This beautiful, off white Pnina Tornai tulle wedding dress with attached jeweled belt was worn by Coti B. on October 6, 2017 when she married her sweetheart at The Caramel Room at Bissinger’s in Saint Louis, Missouri. Coti found her gown at Kleinfeld Bridal in New York City. Her gown includes a sweetheart illusion bodice and a skirt trimmed in silk ribbon. Coti’s Wedding Dress Preservation Coti, no doubt had a wonderful celebration as indicated by the very dirty hemline, as well as some stains and tears in some of the skirt layers. Any outside activities usually will leave the...

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