Your wedding gown is one of your most precious possessions. It is a symbol of an important event in your life and should be treated with special care. Whether you are borrowing it from a relative or buying it new, your gown deserves professional attention. The key to beautifully cleaning and preserving your gown is to begin the process as soon as possible. Stains will not have time to set and/or oxidize, which can make it much more difficult to achieve complete stain removal.
As proud members of the Association of Wedding Gown Specialists, we are licensed to use the safest, most effective methods developed for preservation and restoration of all heirloom fabrics. A blind test of four nationally known gown preservation services conducted by the National Bridal Service proved our MuseumCare™ preservation is the cleanest, provides the safest packaging environment, and offers the most comprehensive guarantee.
3325 W. Bryn Mawr Ave.
Chicago, IL 60659
1920 Harrison Street
Evanston, IL 60201
Vacuum or plastic seals and other acidic materials damage gowns. Your finished gown is placed in a 100% acid-free archival-quality wedding chest. Our preservation specialist will wrap your gown in pre-washed bleached muslin beautifully detailed in lace and satin roses and personalized with your monogram. Our archival-quality 100% acid-free tissue paper is then placed in all the folds of your gown to buffer any potential wrinkles. Your Wedding Gown Specialist box is then closed and then gently slipped into a Treasured Memories muslin sleeve. Attached to every preservation are 100% white cotton gloves. After our brides put on their gloves, they are able to touch and see their gowns whenever they desire without damaging their dress. In fact, we advise our clients to open their wedding chest every year and let air circulate around their gown. This is of particular importance because natural fibers need to breathe.
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