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Bridal Gown Preservation Guide
Why do you want to clean your gown?
Your dress may have noticeable stains from food or make-up, or the hemline may be soiled. Or your dress may look clean to you, but don’t be fooled, spills from alcoholic beverages or clear soda may dry clear, but oxidize with time, turn brown and become more difficult to remove later. Body perspiration may cause the dress lining to turn brittle over time. Your dress needs to be cleaned in order to keep it in the best condition possible.
Why not just keep the gown in plastic bag?
Gowns kept in plastic gown bags are exposed to the most harmful environment possible: plastic fumes. Most plastic gives off chemical fumes that cause the yellowing of bridal gowns. Some brides take the initiative to get their dress cleaned, but still leave their gown in the dry-cleaner’s plastic wrap or garment bag.
What are the benefits of preserving the wedding gown?
Wedding gown preservation can provide protection against yellowing, permanent creasing, mildew and mold, prevent oxidation spots, sunlight, and dust.
What are the steps to preserve the wedding gown?
Your dress is first cleaned and pressed, and then folded into a wedding dress storage box. Sharp creases are avoided, and acid free tissue is used to buffer the folds. The storage box is made out of acid free breathable material, thus the dress fabric can still breathe.