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The Importance of Caring for Your Gown After the Wedding Day

As the whirlwind of your wedding day wraps up, the absolute last thing on your mind is what to do with your wedding gown. With a honeymoon, thank you notes and an official name change on the horizon, it’s no wonder that wedding gowns often get tossed by the wayside. Tip: Order your Prestige Preservation Kit before the wedding, that way you can send the gown in right after you’ve worn it. However, it is important to avoid this pitfall as it can do damage your gown in the long run. Over time, stains can oxidize if they are not treated properly and quickly. Which means that you might not think a minor champagne spill on your gown is a...

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Experts in Gown Preservation Since 1998

Prestige Preservation ™  was founded in 1998 by a group of wedding gown preservation specialists. The founder of Prestige Preservation is Jim Douglas, who has over 40 years in the garment cleaning industry teaching drycleaners best practices in cleaning fine garments. Prestige Preservation has been providing quality preservation packaging and processing techniques for over 16 years. We have garment preservation experts across the globe and strive to achieve superior cleaning results and preservation methods using our exclusive museum style preservation method. We preserve many items from christening gowns, prom dresses, band uniforms, military uniforms, baby clothes, your child’s favorite items to our most popular preservation item-wedding gowns. Wedding gowns are our passion. We specialize in delicate fabrics and trimmed items....

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How To Choose the Perfect Venue for your Wedding

Depending on where you live, ideal wedding venues can be limited which makes it that much more competitive when locking one down. In most areas, venues book up fast! We recommend reserving your venue at least 9-12 months in advance. Before you settle on a venue, here are a few things you’ll want to consider: Will this be a local or destination wedding? Will the event be formal or informal? Will it take place during the day or night? Will it be indoors or outdoors? What is my budget? What is my estimated guest count?   Once you have nailed down these details, you are ready to start making appointments to check out venues. Most venues will have a dedicated Event...

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Gentlemen: Will You Be Popping the Question this Engagement Season?

“Engagement Season” is a relatively new term that has popped up in the last couple of years. It falls in between Thanksgiving and Valentine’s Day, mostly because so many couples become engaged around the holidays. For all of you gentlemen who plan to pop the question in the upcoming season, we have compiled the top tips that will help make your proposal unforgettable. The idea of a proposal being a complete surprise is incredibly romantic for most people. However, it might not be the most practical way to go about it. It is a good idea to “ask before asking” in other words, consider having a conversation about marriage prior to proposing to ensure that you are both on the same...

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How Many People Should Be On Your Guest List?

Planning a wedding can seem like a daunting task. Between finding a venue, sending invitations, hiring a photographer, choosing a dress- there is lots to consider during this process. Deciding on the ideal size or guest count of your wedding is a good place to start as this will dictate many of the decisions that you will be faced with such as location, entertainment and menu. When it comes to planning a wedding, sometimes less can be more. Each couple is different, some couples are highly social, while others are more low key. Some prefer to celebrate with 400 guests, while others prefer a small intimate gathering of 40 guests. Whatever your preference is, it’s important that you and your...

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