Most married women like to store their wedding gown at home no matter what. This ordinary method is useful to keep their love story memory so that in the future, it can be shared to the next generation in the family. Several methods of wedding dress preservation are required in this case. We must know that keeping a wedding gown is not equal as like we keep daily clothing in the closet. Some techniques must be done to ensure the durability of the gown. Of course we want to see our special dress ever looks great though it has been several years later.
The most general technique of wedding dress preservation is by doing regular cleaning to the gown in certain time a week, month or year. As we know before, the wedding gown is not similar with other clothes in the closet. Thus, don’t store it in the same way as like the other clothes. A box is perfect storage to keep the gown clean and new. Don’t forget to fold the gown neatly and carefully so that the folding line doesn’t break the design of the gown. If you want a simpler and more effective method to store the wedding gown in your closet, use hanging rack to hang the gown. With this method, you have to cover the gown with plastic or sheer cloth. This covering method is functional to protect the gown from dirt and dust. It is better to take the gown out of the closet and release it from plastic cover sometimes. And then we can hang the gown on the wall near window to avoid fungus existence on the gown.
For long term wedding dress preservation, storing the gown in a box is the best technique ever. Try to find a good box which has suitable dimension for the gown width. Find soft cover cloth like muslin to wrap the folding gown in the box. When you are going to fold the gown, try to insert the sleeves under the gown. And lay some free acid tissue on every dress folding and motif or embellishment to avoid creasing.