Planning 101 24th October 2013

Cleaning Your Wedding Dress

Your wedding dress is the most important, memorable item of clothing that you will ever wear! It is essential that you have your wedding dress professionally cleaned after your big day.


Cleaning and storing your wedding dressYou will want to cherish your wedding dress for a very long time. The last thing you want is for there to be stains across the front and dirt on the train.

Your wedding dress should be cleaned as quickly as possible by someone professional. This way, any stains or marks can be removed and your dress will be left looking pristine! If you leave it you could risk the material turning a yellowy-brown colour, permanently.

What to do…

Do not try and remove the stains or marks yourself, leave it to the experts.
Do not cut out cleaning labels in the dress!
Do have your dress cleaned as soon as possible.
Do ask your wedding shop for any manufacturer’s guidance on cleaning and share this with your wedding gown cleaner.
Invest in a Wedding Dress Box- this will protect your dress!

Other Timeless Advice you might want to read:
‘Leaving Your Reception- Outfits and Plans’
‘Wedding Insurance’