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Restore – Restyle – Reuse

Posted by on Oct 16, 2019 in General, Heirloom Garment Restoration | 1 comment

Restore – Restyle – Reuse

There’s more than one reason to wear a vintage, heirloom dress! But certainly most people do so for the sentimental value the dress has. We recently restored and restyled this lovely communion gown to be used for a third generation. After restoring the color, we needed to find a way to bring it into the 21st century. The hemline was let down to add length to the gown, but unfortunately we couldn’t press out the permanent fold line left behind. So we covered the hemline with some trim instead. Darling! Still wanting to add some more...

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Save $50 on Heritage Couture Service

Posted by on Oct 1, 2019 in General, HGP Promotions | 0 comments

Save $50 on Heritage Couture Service

Enjoy $50 off any Heritage Couture Service throughout the month of October with coupon code: Couture50off Pamper your wedding gown with Heritage Couture™ premier wedding dress cleaning and preservation. Your wedding dress will receive the Tender Loving Care it needs to be returned to premium condition. Heritage Couture™ Benefits Safe and thorough wedding gown cleaning by hand (or dry cleaned in virgin solvent) Hand pressed for the best finish 3 accessories included* All embellishments and hemline conditions are included 2...

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Get the Facts on Wholesale Wedding Gown Care

Posted by on Sep 28, 2019 in General, Wedding Gown Cleaning, Wedding Gown Preservation | 0 comments

Get the Facts on Wholesale Wedding Gown Care

Behind just about every dry cleaner’s counter are a number of preservation boxes with wedding gowns inside. But that does not mean that the wedding gown was cleaned at that shop.  In fact, many local dry-cleaners do not clean and preserve wedding gowns in their own shop, but choose to send their customer’s bridal gowns out to wholesale dry-cleaners. Wholesale dry-cleaners provide a service for local cleaners who don’t want to worry about damaging those expensive wedding gowns, or taking all of the the space in their...

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Which Bridal Gown Preservation Method is Best?

Posted by on Sep 20, 2019 in General, Wedding Gown Preservation | 2 comments

Which Bridal Gown Preservation Method  is Best?

One question our customers frequently ask is “Which method of wedding gown preservation is best – hanging or box?” Our standard answer is “Hanging preservation” if you have closet space. This answer comes from understanding the goals of wedding dress preservation. The word “preservation” can be confusing. For instance, one definition common in the English language is the term used for the preservation of food. To preserve a can of peaches the oxygen is removed allowing the fruit to be edible for much longer. But...

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Museum Method™ Strapless Gown Preservation

Posted by on Sep 11, 2019 in General, Wedding Gown Preservation | 0 comments

Museum Method™ Strapless Gown Preservation

A question we are often asked is how do we preserve strapless wedding gowns with Museum Method™ (hanging) wedding gown preservation? Or what about a gown with thin spaghetti straps, or straps made of delicate fabric? Are those small straps supposed to bare the weight of the whole wedding gown? Excellent questions… Gravity – it’s very useful for keeping us all on the ground, but not very helpful for storing textiles. If you are like most people, you have probably had a sweater or two ruined by hanging on wire hangers....

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$20 Off Wedding Dress Preservation Code

Posted by on Sep 5, 2019 in General, HGP Promotions | 0 comments

$20 Off Wedding Dress Preservation Code

Like Our Facebook Page For $20 Discount So simple!  Throughout the month of September, just Like our Facebook page and you will receive $20 off for your wedding gown cleaning and preservation.  You will love our top notch wedding gown cleaning, restoration and preservation services including… Hand cleaned or dry-cleaned in virgin solvent Unsealed preservation – admire anytime! Two museum quality (acid-free, lignin free) preservation options Free shipping Excellent customer service Be sure to get your instant, online quote and...

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A Winter Wedding in Grand Cayman

Posted by on Aug 21, 2019 in Before and After, Uncategorized, Wedding Gown Care, Wedding Gown Cleaning, Wedding Gown Preservation, Wedding Gown Stories | 0 comments

A Winter Wedding in Grand Cayman

A Wedding Dress StoryBy: Rebecca R. “My husband Cody and I got married on December 8th on Seven Mile Beach in Grand Cayman. I wanted a dress that was classic and romantic, but was fun and modern enough to match our Caribbean setting. My mom, aunt, brother and I started shopping for my dress in Atlanta, where my husband and I live. This Sienna by Casablanca dress was the first one I tried on at Suite Bridal and we all loved it, but I was sure the first dress couldn’t be the one!  I tried on at least a dozen...

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A Tribute

Posted by on Aug 16, 2019 in Before and After, Heirloom Garment Restoration, Heirloom Garments, Preservation Products, Uncategorized, Vintage Weddings, Wedding Gown Care, Wedding Gown Preservation, Wedding Gown Restoration, Wedding Gown Stories | 0 comments

A Tribute

A Wedding Dress StoryBy: Michelle N. “My parents Michel & Elizabeth D. were married on July 25, 1959 in LaPorte, Indiana. My father is an immigrant from Belgium and my mother was an immigrant from the Netherlands. My mother purchased her dress at Robertson’s department store in South Bend, Indiana. Her gown is being restored as a tribute.“ Michelle’s Mother’s Wedding Dress Restoration When we received Michelle’s mother’s lace gown, it had moderately aged with yellowing and oxidation...

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Strapless Wedding Gowns Save $30

Posted by on Aug 1, 2019 in General, HGP Promotions | 0 comments

Strapless Wedding Gowns Save $30

Is your wedding gown strapless or have thin spaghetti straps? If so, you’re in luck– during the month of August. you can enjoy $30 off your wedding gown cleaning and/or preservation with coupon code Strapless30off on a strapless (or almost strapless) dress! You can choose wedding gown cleaning, cleaning and preservation, or restoration of an aged, vintage wedding gown. Choose any of our services and save $30 on your cute strapless gown! How to Order and Use Wedding Gown Preservation Discount Get your quote for your wedding...

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Laura’s Dress was “Love at First Sight”

Posted by on Jul 17, 2019 in Before and After, Wedding Gown Care, Wedding Gown Cleaning, Wedding Gown Preservation, Wedding Gown Stories, Wedding Planning | 0 comments

Laura’s Dress was “Love at First Sight”

A Wedding Dress StoryBy Laura H. “The search for my wedding dress was such a special day! My mom, mother-in-law, maid of honor, bridesman, and I made a day of it. It is one of my favorite memories of the wedding planning experience.  My dress came from RK Bridal in New York City, and was one of the first dresses I tried on. True to the experience of many brides, my wedding dress ended up being nothing like I had imaged I would wear on my wedding day. I thought for sure that I didn’t want a strapless dress or...

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