The wedding dress is the finest dress a woman will probably ever wear. It’s also one of the most expensive. After all, she’ll only wear it once. The day seems to move at lightning speed for the bride and the dress almost always has tell-tale signs of the day’s events in the form of rips, stains, dirty hems and fallen sequins. Luckily, expert restoration and preservation can repair the damage and return the dress to its perfect condition.
Cleaning is the first and most critical step in returning a wedding dress to its pristine state. A professional dry cleaner will have the experience and knowledge to remove even the most difficult stains, including sweat, makeup, red wine, and grass. They will also be able to gently clean delicate fabrics like lace, silk, and tulle without damaging them.
After the dress has been cleaned, it’s passed to alteration experts for a thorough inspection. This team examines the dress for missing beads, sequins, or threads. They then work diligently to ensure that every detail of the dress is repaired. Once the dress is restored to its original condition, it should be carefully packaged.
Why go through all the trouble of preserving your wedding dress? There are a few reasons:
- It can be reconstructed and worn by a daughter or a granddaughter.
- The dress can be transformed into a Christening gown for a new baby.
- It’s environmentally responsible to give your gown a second, third, or fourth life.
Of course, the most important reason is the sentimental value. Your wedding dress is a physical embodiment of one of the happiest days of your life. And it deserves to be treated with the utmost care and respect. You want to look at your dress and think back to your wedding day and all its beautiful memories.
You said “yes” to the dress and “I do” at the altar. Now, trust in Sudsies to meticulously restore your gown and preserve it to keep it looking as beautiful as the day you wore it. Contact Sudsies online or call us at 305.864.3279 to get started.