5 Ideas On What To Do With Your Wedding Dress After The Big Day

Before you do anything with your dress, get it professionally cleaned at a dry cleaners — like us!.

At Hangers Cleaners, we help our customers get their wedding dresses ready for storage. We also help freshen up wedding dresses that have been in storage for a few years. We understand that wedding dresses are delicate and very important. We clean them without using any harsh chemicals or agitation.

Wedding dresses are tricky because they hold so much sentimental value. Brides don’t want to get rid of their wedding dresses, but also have trouble finding a second use for the dress.

Don’t worry, there are several things you can do with a wedding dress after a wedding. Here are a few suggestions.


1. Make your wedding dress into jewelry.

Many brides take the lace from their wedding dresses and turn them into sentimental jewelry. This way you can keep your wedding dress conveniently with you.

It also makes for some pretty eclectic jewelry.


2. Use the fabric to make another special garment.

Many families have their children christened as babies. The sentimental value a wedding dress holds translates perfectly into a new kind of celebration. Christening dresses are always white, just like a wedding dress.


3. Do a fun photoshoot.

You spent so much time planning and preparing for your perfect wedding day. Now it is time to let loose.

Your wedding dress has served its purpose. Now you have a beautiful dress waiting to be turned into a new piece of art. Consider doing a Trash The Dress photo shoot for unique photos that will surely live in albums forever.


4. Sell the dress.

Your dress cost a pretty penny. It might be a good idea to get some cash for it to help you start this new chapter in your life.


5. Donate your dress.

There are many charities that accept wedding dress donations. You could also hang on to it for a family member or friend that could use it.

If you want to keep the dress in the family, it may be some time before you can do anything with it. In that case, it is important to have it properly cleaned and stored. This way, however many years down the road, you can resurface your wedding dress for someone and it will be good as new.