How to store wedding dress

How to store wedding dress

The wedding dress is one of the most important elements of any wedding and has great sentimental value for them. This is why once married, the bride will surely want to keep her dress for posterity and, above all, prevent it from deteriorating over time. For this, it will be necessary to carefully store the wedding dress so that it remains impeccable; Follow the tips and you will learn how to store your wedding dress.

Steps to follow:

Step: 1

To preserve the wedding dress correctly, it will be necessary that once its use is finished (ceremony, banquet, previous and/or subsequent photographic report, etc.) take the wedding suit to the dry cleaners so that they can carry out a correct cleaning. Most likely, it has a stain, so it will be necessary for professionals to remove it in the most appropriate way.

Step: 2

Once you have your wedding dress clean, you should proceed to store it correctly. It should be noted that it should not be stored in a plastic cover because it increases the possibility of it being damaged, so if they have delivered it to you at the dry cleaner’s, you will have to remove the plastic.

 Step: 3

The best thing to do is to get a cardboard box big enough to put your wedding dress inside. This box must be resistant to preserve the dress from light, dust, humidity, etc. but it should not be made of plastic either. The most recommended are those made without acids, so they will not spoil your dress.

Step: 4

You will also need colorless tissue paper to wrap your dress before placing it in the box, so that it can absorb the moisture from inside the box.

Step: 5

Once you have wrapped the dress and have it already in the box, you should cover the box well and store it in a dark, cool, and dry place. Attics or attics are not recommended, since they are usually very humid places.

Step: 6

On the other hand, it is best to ventilate your wedding dress with a certain periodicity, every 6 months or at least once a year. In this way, you will avoid leaving marks due to being folded and you will verify that it is still in perfect condition.

Step: 7

It should be noted that there are also acid-free and pH-neutral covers on the market that are ideal for storing your wedding dress, although they are not always easy to find or can be a bit expensive.

Billie Eilish

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