September 17, 2016 | News & Updates

The Best Way to Preserve Your Wedding Gown

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PreOwnedWeddingDresses.com recently wrote a super helpful blog post about the importance of choosing a wedding gown specialist who is recognized by The Association of Wedding Gown Specialists and we wanted to pass it along to our readers! The site helps brides buy or sell used wedding gowns, which is why they are also experts in knowing how to make sure that a dress retains its value after it has been worn. Enjoy!

Find the original post by Josie at PreOwnedWeddingDresses.com:

Nervous about selecting a wedding dress cleaner for your beloved gown?  Don’t be. The Association of Wedding Dress Specialists will give your gown the care it needs to achieve its highest resale value, or to be cleaned and preserved for a future daughter to love.  

Want to know why we recommend them so highly?  Here are our 5 top reasons:

They are true experts
An Association member will clean your gown to standard museum-quality practices.  They’ll also give you a free consultation on your gown and advice on cleaning both visible and invisible stains.

They’re industry recognized
More than 70 different designers sew Association of Wedding Gown Specialists care instructions into their wedding gowns.  See the full list of designers who recommend the Association here.

They’ve been awarded in blind testing
National Bridal Service did blind testing of four national preservation companies and proved that the Association of Wedding Gown Specialists preservation was the cleanest, provided the safest packaging, and offered the most comprehensive guarantee. See the full results here.

They’re eco-friendly
Through a donation to Carbonfund.org, the Association offsets all carbon emissions resulting from cleaning and preserving your gown.  (Even including your travel to the Specialist near you!)

They offer a written guarantee
Each member of the Association honors the written guarantee of other members. So you can bring your wedding gown preservation to any member to have your gown inspected and pressed at no charge.

(Pst! We are members of The Association of Wedding Gown Specialists! Check out our wedding gown cleaning and preservation services.)

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