Photo: Getty Images Though today her brand is famous for its celebrity following, Monique Lhuillier’s couture wedding gowns are designed to make real women feel stunning. The designer has the rare ability to convey both timelessness and modernity in her gowns, seamlessly combining well-worn traditions with fresh touches which brides worldwide find irresistible. Since opening her business 3 decades ago, Lhuillier’s designs have only… Read More »Monique Lhuillier: Profile of a Couture Wedding Gown Designer
Your wedding dress is a precious garment full of memories, so it’s understandable for you to be skeptical bringing your dress to the dry cleaners. Take a look at why you can trust us for professional wedding dress cleaning. You found the perfect dress, the perfect partner, and had the perfect wedding. Congratulations! Now what do you do with your investment, we mean your gown?… Read More »Is it Safe to Take Your Wedding Dress to the Dry Cleaners?
Real bride Shana, who looked dazzling in her Pronovias wedding gown, was married at Planterra Conservatory in West Bloomfield, MI. Choosing Janet Davis Cleaners to clean her gown was an easy choice since her mom also used Janet Davis for her gown many years ago. What was your wedding date?December 23, 2016. What was your wedding location and venue name?Planterra Conservatory… Read More »Real Bride Spotlight: Shana’s West Bloomfield Wedding & Pronovias Gown Cleaning
Do you need to have your wedding gown steamed or pressed before your wedding? The answer is probably not. If you purchased your gown and had your alterations done at the same place, chances are they pressed or steamed the gown for you before you picked it up. Regardless of how you acquired your dress, ask your seamstress to be sure. If you need to… Read More »Pressing or Steaming Your Wedding Dress
A little bit of preparation goes a long way when trying to keep your wedding gown stain free. When asked, a brides biggest worry is that her dress will look perfect for pictures throughout her wedding. I’ve compiled a few tips to keep your wedding dress spot free on your big day. Before your wedding Keep your wedding gown some place that is a moderate temperature,… Read More »How to Prevent Stains in Your Wedding Dress
Yes, it’s true, Costco now carries everything, including Wedding Gowns (and no, you don’t have to buy in bulk). They don’t however just keep them on the shelf. There is a Special Event, this weekend only (July 7-10), at Costco in Bloomfield Michigan where you can buy designer wedding gowns from Kirstie Kelly at a fraction of the normal cost. Price RangeYou can expect to… Read More »Wedding Gowns at Costco?
I was talking to a bride from Rochester Hills who picked up her wedding dress a couple months before her wedding and she asked me how best to care for her gown so it looks its best on her big day. Here’s what I told her: Most wedding gown shops will steam or press your gown after they perform the necessary alterations. To preserve the… Read More »What is the best way to store my wedding gown prior to my wedding?
You have a lot invested in your wedding gown and you want to be sure the dry cleaners you chose to preserve your gown will invest as much care in your wedding dress as you have. Here is a list of questions to ask the dry cleaner before leaving your gown to be preserved. Where is my gown going to be processed? Who is going to… Read More »Questions to Ask Your Dry Cleaners Before Preserving Your Wedding Gown
1. Hands Off! Do not touch your wedding gown with your bare hands after it is clean. The oils from your skin will be absorbed by the dress which could yellow your gown over time. Use gloves (cotton works best) to handle your wedding gown after it is clean. 2. Treat invisible stains. Most sugar based stains (from cake icing, white wine, etc.) are invisible… Read More »10 Secrets to Preserve Your Wedding Gown Forever