There’s a lot of thought that goes into buying your wedding dress. The hours of browsing dresses online and shopping are all used to pick out the perfect dress for your wedding. However, once the wedding is over many people are faced with the challenge of figuring out what to do with their wedding dress. Outlined below are some great ways that you can use your wedding dress after your wedding.
Store it for later use
Although it may seem strange you’ll need to preserve your wedding dress if you plan on renewing your vows later in life. You may need to get the dress altered for your next wedding or vow renewal. You’ll need to first make sure you preserve it correctly. You can check with the store that sold you the dress for proper preservation techniques.
You can also hand your wedding dress down to your children. Although many brides today would rather have the dress altered to fit their personality or purchase an entirely new dress instead. This is a decision that will come later in life so be sure to preserve it if you plan on giving your dress to your daughter.
Sell or donate your dress
There are many places online today where you can sell a wedding dress including classified ads, social network sites, and more. You could even try to sell at local consignment shops. And if you really want to help another bride out you could donate the dress as well to thrift stores or Goodwill stores.
Reinvent your dress
Lots of brides are taking their dress to alteration shops and getting a custom dress made from the wedding dress. From the evening gowns to party dresses this could be a great way to repurpose your wedding gown.
Destroy your wedding dress
This would typically take place after the ceremony where you basically destroy your wedding dress. There are lots of ways you can destroy your wedding dress and the fun part will be wearing the dress is situations that aren’t entirely clean. One example would be writing a ATV through mud or simply frolicking in the ocean.
Whatever you decide to do with the wedding dress make sure his memorable is something that will bring a smile on your face for years to come. The something unique that will make you remember your special day forever.