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Wedding Gown Preservation

Leave your treasured gown in the capable hands of Nichols Hills Cleaners!

Museum Quality Wedding Gown Preservation

There’s no better keepsake of the most important day of your life than your wedding gown. At Nichols Hills Cleaners, we use museum-quality techniques and products to expertly preserve your wedding gown so it retains its color and integrity for generations to come.

As the only Certified Wedding Gown Specialist in Oklahoma certified by the Association of Wedding Gown Specialists we maintain the highest standards in our wedding gown cleaning and preservation. Learn more about the preservation process below.

intricate lace wedding gown

The Preservation Process

Learn the ins and out of our wedding gown preservation services.


Before the process begins, we start by carefully inspecting your dress to ensure the proper techniques and products are used. We test a small patch of fabric to make certain it doesn’t stain or damage the fabric. We also inspect for stains or damage that may need special treatment.


Based on the inspection, we prepare the proper products for your gown’s cleaning. Also certain aspects of your gown will have to be covered or removed, such as bead work or hoops. These items are carefully removed and marked to be replaced after cleaning.

Pretreatment & Spot Cleaning

We will meticulously go over each inch of your gown and pretreat it by hand prior to cleaning. We will spend an unlimited amount of time spot treating any stain and soil. Not every stain can be removed, but we will spare no expense in trying.


Next, we clean your wedding gown and give it an anti-sugar stain treatment. We use special machines and cleaning solutions specifically made for the fabric of your gown. Once cleaning is complete, we use a white glove treatment to maintain cleanliness and prevent any new soils. 

Pressing & Steaming

Having your wedding gown steamed and pressed is the perfect way to have your gown looking pristine and beautiful for your special day. Once your gown is cleaned, it will be pressed or steamed to prepare it for storage in the museum quality case.

Reassembly & Inspection

Lastly, we inspect the gown to remove all visible stains. We invite you to join us in the inspection to guarantee your satisfaction. All elements of the gown are reassembled and placed in a museum-quality chest with acid-free tissue to prevent yellowing.

Inquire About Wedding Gown Services

To learn more about our wedding gown services or schedule an appointment, contact us today!

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