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
Everything you need to know about cleaning your wedding gown before you get married. There are a lot of reasons you may need to clean your wedding gown before you tie the knot. There are always risks involved when cleaning bridal gowns, so if it’s not dirty, don’t clean it. If your dress is dirty, then don’t fret, the chances of something happening to your… Read More »Cleaning Your Wedding Dress Before Your Wedding
Janet Davis Cleaners is proud to announce their involvement with The Brides Project. The Brides Project is a non-profit organization that sells donated wedding gowns to help fund free support services to those who have been touched by cancer. How to Purchase A Gown The Brides Project is a bridal boutique that sells donated new and pre-worn wedding gowns at the retail location in downtown… Read More »The Brides Project
From time to time, we post examples of the work we do here at Janet Davis Dry Cleaners. This dress is a one of kind Paola D’Onofrio Wedding Gown. The entire bodice is covered in sewn on Swarovski crystals and there are stripes (for lack of a better word) of crystals going down the skirt of the dress. There is glitter that covers most of the dress… Read More »Paola D’Onofrio Wedding Gown Cleaned (Very Carefully!)
Many brides today are opting to sell their wedding dresses to help cover the costs of the wedding (or to afford a more expensive dress than otherwise possible). There are many ways to sell your dress and a few things you have to do in order to get the most for your dress. The biggest decisions you have to make are whether you want to… Read More »How to Sell Your Wedding Dress After Your Wedding
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 am often asked by people outside Michigan (and even by a few people outside the United States) how to find a local dry cleaner than can properly clean their wedding gown. It is important to find a specialist that knows what they are doing when it comes to your wedding gown, you don’t want to leave anything to chance. Here are a few ways… Read More »How to Choose a Dry Cleaner to Preserve Your Wedding Gown
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?
Last night Roma Sposa Atelier presented A Night of Wedding Style at the Townsend Hotel in Birmingham, MI. The main event was a fashion show with three isles/runways so there wasn’t a bad seat in the house. There was a book signing by Grace Ormonde for her new book and Ines Di Santo was a special guest. The first part of the fashion show presented… Read More »A Night of Wedding Style Presented by Roma Sposa Atelier
One of the most important pieces of advice we give our brides as they pick up their wedding gowns is to keep your wedding gown in a room you’d live in, not in an attic or basement. This Amelia Casablanca wedding gown came to us to be cleaned after it had been in a basement flood. The (now married) bride brought us the gown over… Read More »Amelia Casablanca Wedding Gown in a Basement Flood