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how do you store your wedding dress? and where?!

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msbunbury Fri 24-Jun-11 09:58:17

Have been hanging mine in the loft just in a sort of protector case thingy bu am shortly moving to a place with NO LOFT!! Eeek - where can I put it? Would an underbed thingy be suitable?
Help - tell me what you do with yours and inspire me!

PrinceHumperdink Fri 24-Jun-11 11:43:19

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Thehusbandsatcricketagain Fri 24-Jun-11 20:38:50

I got married last september & mine is still in the protective bag hanging off the side of the wardrobe lol,prob not the best person to ask

MollysChamber Fri 24-Jun-11 20:42:58

Chucked unceremoniously in the back of a cupboard.

Don't really know why I keep it tbh. Not like it still fits me I'll wear it again but it's been hanging around getting in my way for the last 14 years. Bit like DH really. grin

cat64 Fri 24-Jun-11 21:00:25

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tummytickler Fri 24-Jun-11 21:15:07

The dc used it for their dressing up box.
It was not a traditional style dress though, and I am not terribly sentimental about it.

themothershipcalling Fri 24-Jun-11 21:17:26

Hmmm... Mine is stuffed in an Office carrier bag in the loft somewhere, still mingy and covered with wine etc..... I do intend to do something about it one day!

kittencuddles Sun 26-Jun-11 11:39:25

I had mine dry cleaned and boxed at the cleaners. They put it in beautiful box and folded it so that the bodice is on the top. It is wrapped in acid free tissue.

It then slides under the bed but looks pretty enough to be out on the top of a wardrobe or something if you needed it to.

Flisspaps Sun 26-Jun-11 11:40:53

I gave mine to the YMCA shop.

Indith Sun 26-Jun-11 11:42:58

Mine is at my mum's house which is where I took it off after the wedding. i fully intend on leaving it there until she gets fed up of it. So far no pointed remarks grin.

Driftwood999 Sun 26-Jun-11 14:07:50

Same as tummytickler Mine was used by DD and her friends for dressing up, so it's had many happy outings! Now is stuffed in bin bag and stored in underbed draw. I was a Berketex bride circa 1983 smile

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