We have been searching the archives and this was one of my favorite posts. Brides spend a lot of money on their wedding dress and it is important that you know how to care for your Wedding Dress.
Hello, I am Rosario Intelisano, my specialty, my passion, the core of my ambition is hand restoring and preserving bridal gowns. With many years in the industry, I am excited to share with you my little black book of tips to help you care for your dream gown.
As well as tips, I will include some of my personal experiences from working in this industry and the dresses (plus their stories).
Here are some common questions and tips I am asked:
- “What do I do if I stain my dress?”
- The second best tip is to avoid direct heat. Heat in general weakens material causing the fabric to yellow and age. This is why dry-cleaning is thought to “torture” the fabric and is avoided when it comes to restoring bridal dresses.
- Lastly, I would recommend you take the garment to be professionally cleaned within a month of the stain occurring, the more time that passes, the more difficult it is to remove the stain making it harder to restore the dress to its original state.
I hope this article helps you next time you are in a state of frenzy from an incidental stain. Collect yourself and remember to leave the stain, let it air dry and take it to be professionally removed as soon as possible.