Your wedding dress is not just a gown; it's a meticulously crafted piece of art. It's important that it's kept pristine until the big day, and long after.

Follow the helpful tips below for storing your gown.

Choose a Cool, Dark Place: Find a cool, dark, and dry place to store your dress, away from direct sunlight, moisture, and extreme temperatures. The back of your closet or under your bed in a breathable garment bag is ideal.

Avoid Plastic Bags: Never use plastic bags for long-term storage. They can trap moisture and lead to yellowing or mildew growth.

Professional Cleaning First: Ensure your dress is professionally cleaned before storing it. Even invisible stains can develop over time and become permanent if left untreated.

Use Acid-Free Tissue: Place acid-free tissue paper between the folds to prevent creases and wrinkles. Avoid coloured tissue paper as it can transfer dye.

Regularly Check Your Dress: Periodically inspect your dress, even during storage, to ensure it's in perfect condition. If you notice any issues, consult a professional.Your dress represents a significant investment, both financially and emotionally. By following these steps, you'll preserve it for generations to come.

Life is unpredictable, and sometimes, your dress might encounter water or chemicals. Here's what to do in such situations.

Water Exposure: If your dress gets wet, don't panic. Blot the wet area gently with a clean, white cloth or paper towel. Avoid rubbing, as it can damage delicate fabrics. Let it air dry naturally; do not use heat sources like hairdryers.

Chemical Spills: In case of contact with chemicals like makeup, wine, or food, act swiftly. Blot, don't rub, the stain gently with a clean cloth. Avoid using water or any cleaning products at home, as they can set the stain. Instead, consult a professional cleaner as soon as possible.

Seek Professional Help: When dealing with unexpected incidents, the best course of action is professional cleaning. They have the expertise and tools to treat stains effectively without causing further damage.Remember, quick action is crucial. Delaying treatment can make stain removal more challenging.

Our wedding dresses deserve the utmost care and attention, which is why we recommend a top-tier professional cleaning service.Choose a professional cleaning service is tailored to bridal gowns. Here's why it's a must for your dress:

Expertise: Choose a team that are experts in handling delicate fabrics and intricate designs, ensuring that every part of your gown is meticulously cleaned.

Stain Removal: Choose a service that specialises in stain removal, even for the most stubborn marks. Our techniques are gentle yet effective, preserving the integrity of your dress.

Fabric-Friendly: Choose a team that use industry-approved cleaning methods and eco-friendly products to ensure your dress is cleaned without harming the environment or your gown.

Inspection: Your dress will undergo a detailed inspection to identify and address any issues, such as loose beading or loose threads.

Preservation: After cleaning, ensure it's kept in a preservation box, with gown wrapped, acid free tissue paper to keep your gown in pristine condition, ready for storage or display. For Preservation Boxes and Tissue Paper, Trust a professional cleaning service to keep it in perfect condition long after your event.

At Elly Sofocli, we take pride in offering industry-best warranty protection for your made-to-measure bridal dress.

Quality Assurance: We stand by the quality of our craftsmanship. Your dress is made with precision and care by our expert designers and tailors.

Durability: Our dresses are constructed using the finest materials, ensuring long-lasting durability. We use only the best fabrics, threads, and embellishments.

Warranty Coverage: Our warranty covers any defects in workmanship or materials. If you encounter any issues, contact us, and we will assess and address the concern promptly. If Damage was done outside of Delivery, there will be an assessment made by Elly's team and additional fees Applied.  

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