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Cara’s Dreamy Greece Wedding

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

Cara’s Dreamy Greece Wedding

Wedding Dress StoryBy Cara P. “My wedding gown is by Rue de Seine and it’s called “The Avril”. They design and create their own lace and no gown is pre-made or the exact same, they are all handmade and are only made when a bride orders that gown; it took 6 months to receive and was so comfortable to wear! It was purchased at Lovely Bride in California. We had our destination wedding in Greece, where my family is from (on the island of Milos).  The gown designer is Rue de Seine.My atelier was A Stitch in Time, in Los...

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Ally’s Gorgeous Fall Wedding

Posted by on Jul 17, 2020 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Ally’s Gorgeous Fall Wedding

Wedding Dress StoryBy Ally W. J. Where it was purchased: Marina Morrison, San Francisco CAWhere is was altered: Noliza Wedding Gowns Alterations, San Francisco CA Designer: Lihi HodDress: Luna Dress Wedding date: September 28, 2019Wedding location: Calistoga Ranch, Calistoga CA Ally’s stunning dress was in great condition and only required a small repair to a hole on the seam of the train. She chose our Heritage Select™ package for the Slim Style Wedding Gown Cleaning and Preservation which is a great choice for most...

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Rebecca’s Love at First Sight Wedding Gown

Posted by on May 21, 2020 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Rebecca’s Love at First Sight Wedding Gown

Wedding Dress StoryBy Rebecca K. “I purchased my dress from Vera’s Bridal in Madison WI. I was going wedding dress shopping for the first time with my mom and sisters. Unsure what type of dress I wanted, I saw this shopping trip as more of a trial run and had no intention of buying a dress that day. When my mom saw the dress on the mannequin at Vera’s, she insisted I try it on first. I admitted that it looked gorgeous on the mannequin but wasn’t sure how it would look on me. Turns out the dress fit beautifully and was so comfortable! Not...

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Megan’s Lovely Lace Gown

Posted by on May 1, 2020 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Megan’s Lovely Lace Gown

Wedding Dress StoryBy Megan S. “I wore the dress on our wedding day, September 14th, 2019.  My now husband (Jacob) and I got married in Grafton, IL at Aerie’s Terrace. I purchased the dress from Sincerely Yours Bridal in Manchester, MO. Melanie helped me find the perfect dress! Some modifications were made to the dress. We added different straps, as the original were thin straps with beads, and I preferred thicker straps with lace. We also added the belt to give more definition and shine.” When we received Megan’s beautiful gown, there were...

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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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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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Third Time’s the Charm for Ariella

Posted by on Jul 10, 2019 in Before and After, Uncategorized, Wedding Gown Care, Wedding Gown Cleaning, Wedding Gown Preservation, Wedding Gown Stories | 0 comments

Third Time’s the Charm for Ariella

Wedding Dress StoryBy Ariella “After having no luck at the first wedding dress store that I visited, I was discouraged and doubtful on whether or not I would find a dress for my special day.  Those feelings disappeared as soon as I walked into Here Comes the Bride in San Diego, where my older sister had found her beautiful wedding dress. I guess the third time really is the charm, as the third dress that I tried on turned out to be the one! With its unusual jeweled top, open back, and graceful skirt, I knew that I had found my dress!”...

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