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Kendrika's Wedding Gown Preservation in California

Real Bride Kendrika looked absolutely stunning for her wedding. She walked down the aisle dressed in her mother's wedding gown--a beautiful, self-designed French lace masterpiece--and a cathedral length veil with a lace trim that was hand-sewed on. One of our prominent members in California, Door to Door Cleaners did a splendid job cleaning and preserving this true family heirloom of 42 years. Read Kendrika's mom's touching responses to our questionnaire, and check out the photographic documentation of the event, below:

Beautiful vintage French lace wedding gown


Kristen's Wedding Gown Restoration in Ohio

Kristen wore a very special gown for her wedding--it was originally designed by Kristen's grandmother in 1958 and was then passed down to Kristen's mother. Fifty-eight years later, it was Kristen's turn to get married! Our member in Ohio, Kimmel Wedding Gown Preservation and Restoration, altered and restored the gown for Kristen, making it as flawless for her third-generation nuptials as it was at her grandmother's wedding. Check out the full post for more on Kristen's touching story!

,vintage wedding gown restored and worn by three generations


Alicia's Wedding Gown Preservation in Connecticut
Real bride Alicia, who wore Maggie Sottero for her nuptials, came to Sally Conant, Ph.D of Orange Restoration Labs to clean and preserve her gown. Alicia chose to have her ceremony on the same day as her parents and grandparents did, many years before her, making the day that much more special. Sally caringly preserved Alicia's dress, thus ensuring that this beautiful part of her sacred day will last a lifetime. To read about Alicia's Connecticut wedding and see more of her breathtaking photos, continue to the full blog post below! 
Bird's eye view of the bride going down the stairs in her Maggie Sottero dress
These Dresses Offer Fresh Takes on Old Classics

For today's entry, we have opened up the doors to a guest writer! Wendy Dessler via Outreach Mama, in collaboration with Azazie, explores ways of adding a contemporary touch to the classic bridesmaid look. Read the full article below for helpful tips on picking color and accessories for your girls-- we are certain you will get inspired for your big day!

guest post about bridesmaids style by Azazie


Amy's Wedding Gown Preservation on Hamilton Island

On a harmonious, aptly sunny and likewise breezy Australian November day, Amy wore a custom-designed, light champagne wedding gown for her nuptial proceedings. The setting was the panoramic coast of Queensland, Australia, where the rich naval views beautifully accentuated the wedding's natural color scheme. Our wonderful member in Australia, Master Drycleaners, ensured that this unforgettable memory lasts forever by carefully cleaning and masterfully preserving the bride's one-of-a-kind wedding gown. Get the full scoop on Amy's Real Bride Spotlight below:   

bride with groom getting hitched on Hamilton Island, Australia


Aya's Wedding Dress Cleaning in California

Aya got married to the love of her life wearing a mesmerizing Marisa gown in a fairytale-like California setting. Surrounded by their friends and family from all over the world, the happy couple became Mr. and Mrs. in a humorous yet sentimental ceremony. GreenStreets Cleaners took great care of Aya's dress following the outdoors ceremony, ensuring it looked just as marvelous as it did when the bride first put it on! 

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Amanda's Wedding Gown Preservation in Florida

Real bride Amanda had her absolutely breathtaking nuptial ceremony held in Ravello, Italy. The stunning location came, perhaps, second only to Amanda's gown, which was an exquisite Martina Liana creation. Clare at Oceanside Cleaners ensured that the garment was properly cleaned and preserved following the joyous celebrations. Read on for more about Amanda's wedding day! 


Monica's Wedding Gown Preservation in Orange

Real bride Monica had her gown cleaned and preserved at Orange Restoration Labs in Connecticut following her intimate destination wedding in Miami, Florida. Find out about Monica's delightful nuptials and see more pictures of her gown, below!


Monica's Wedding Gown Preservation in California

Monica's marriage to the love of her life, Susie, seemed to reflect both of their personalities in a vibrant and playful manner. The outdoors ceremony boasted quirky details such as "flower grannies" (Monica's grandmother and her sisters!), while the entire wedding weekend followed a well-executed summer camp theme. The fact that the place of celebration saw rain that day for the first time in over 30 years only added to the magical atmosphere, and Monica could confidently leave it to GreenStreets Cleaners in San Francisco to take care of her muddied gown thereafter. Get the inside scoop on Monica's creative wedding and see more photos of the breathtakingly charming couple below! 


Amanda's Wedding Gown Care in California

Amanda had two close friends officiate the nuptials when she married the man of her dreams--can you say "wedding day perfection"? Following the ceremonious proceedings, GreenStreets in San Francisco took fantastic care of this beautiful off-white piece.