When Shopping For Vintage Wedding Dresses
Yet, shopping for vintage wedding dresses can be easier said than done, because you have to deal with various problems, such as stains, rust and missing parts. But do not worry if you have your heart set on a vintage wedding dress with these tips.
Check your measurements
Vintage clothes are often of different size clothes shopping for the latest. As such, you should be armed with a complete set of body measurements, your measurements, of course, his arms around the shoulders.
Better yet, buy a corset or girdle, and laid them before her on the clothes. This is because most women, the clothes were often wore corsets and belts look for a sculpture. In addition, it will look good to have curves on your wedding day!
Check to see if spots
Some stains are harder than others to remove. If you believe, comes not from one spot and it shows in a very visible, then perhaps you should just walk away and look for other vintage wedding dresses.
Some tips to help remove stubborn stains should be removed from your dream vintage wedding dresses, assuming it can without a restoration expert during dress.
* Put your clothes in a tub with warm or cold water with a mild liquid detergent mixed filled. Be sure to remove metal and plastic accessories first, as these can add to your problems of the restoration can. Soak for at least 24 hours to solve stubborn stains and mitigate the yellowish discoloration.
* Remove stains with a gentle spray soap and brushing with a toothbrush. Not only with a club-soda-solution, because it will worsen the stain to set even more in the dress.
What ever you do, do not rub vigorously on the cloth. It can be as fragile as any drastic twisting, friction, pressure may break down and cleaning work done on it. And then where would you be? Perhaps you will say goodbye to everything vintage wedding dresses or not, and it would be a shame.
Look for missing parts
Some vintage clothes are older than your grandmother for the missing parts check - buttons, embroidery, ribbons and other things - is a must. If you can find a shop that sells vintage accessories, it is best for your restoration efforts.
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If you have no knowledge of such a transaction, try to find a possible replacement. Some stores may even carry reproductions of vintage accessories that you use in order to cover the missing parts.