Wedding Gown Preservation

Learn the details about excellent wedding gown preservation in our blog posts…

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Posted by on Apr 9, 2020 in Heirloom Garment Restoration, Heirloom Garments, HGP Promotions, Preservation Products, Wedding Gown Care, Wedding Gown Cleaning, Wedding Gown Preservation, Wedding Gown Restoration | 0 comments

Take 20% Off- Limited Time Offer!

We know during this extra time at home many of us are organizing closets and finding wedding dresses or heirlooms that have yellowed over time. Or maybe you just haven’t found the time to have your wedding gown cleaned and preserved after your special day? So we are offering 20% off all Heritage Select™ and Heritage Couture™ wedding gown cleaning and preservation packages for the whole month of April. DISCOUNT CODE: 20offApril2020. Tell a friend and then you can both enjoy this amazing discount! We are still open during our normal business hours and are...

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A 50th Anniversary Wedding Dress Restoration

Posted by on Feb 28, 2020 in Before and After, Heirloom Garment Restoration, Heirloom Garments, Preservation Products, Uncategorized, Wedding Gown Care, Wedding Gown Cleaning, Wedding Gown Preservation, Wedding Gown Restoration, Wedding Gown Stories | 0 comments

A 50th Anniversary Wedding Dress Restoration

A Wedding Dress StoryBy: Cheryl F. “My wedding gown story began in May 1969 when I became engaged and started looking for a wedding gown for my November wedding.  I first went to a bridal shop above a jewelry store in Ontario, CA.  I tried on several gowns and found one I really liked but since it was a summer gown, it had to be ordered within a few days.  I couldn’t decide if it was the ‘one’ and wanted to look around at other shops. The deadline for ordering came and passed and I still had not found a wedding gown that I liked as well. At...

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Megan’s Intimate Maui Wedding

Posted by on Jan 23, 2020 in Uncategorized, Wedding Gown Care, Wedding Gown Cleaning, Wedding Gown Preservation, Wedding Gown Stories | 0 comments

Megan’s Intimate Maui Wedding

A Wedding Dress StoryBy: Megan G. “The gown was purchased at a bridal salon in Boston [by designer Anne Barge] and it was a wedding gift from one of my closest friends. I wasn’t going to buy a gown because I’m not usually excited about wedding things, but she insisted I have one and she was right. I loved it, and I felt like a princess. I especially loved the tulle ball gown.   Megan and Jeff on the beach in Maui Our wedding was just the two of us, and we got married at the Maui Four Seasons.” Photographer: Chris James Evans We...

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Kristina’s Lace Ball Gown Dress

Posted by on Dec 17, 2019 in Uncategorized, Wedding Gown Care, Wedding Gown Cleaning, Wedding Gown Preservation, Wedding Gown Stories | 0 comments

Kristina’s Lace Ball Gown Dress

A Wedding Dress StoryBy Kristina T. “I, Kristina, wore this dress on my wedding day on January 1st, 2018 in Tucson Arizona. I purchased the dress at Lilian Lottie Couture in Scottsdale Arizona. I added on the scarab lace on the bottom and the lace sleeves. I wanted a dress with lace but that was also more of a princess ball gown style. This bridal boutique had just what I was looking for and they were so generous to help me add the extra things I was looking for. This was the first wedding boutique I went to when I started my search. As soon as I put on the dress my...

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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 dry-cleaning machines.  Some wholesale cleaners...

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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 “preservation” is also the word used to describe the efforts...

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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. Which is why you now always hang sweaters from...

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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 more dresses, but couldn’t get this one out...

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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 stains primarily at the top of the dress. A few...

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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 beading, but the consultant encouraged me to give it a...

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