How to save $200 cleaning your wedding dress

After asking around for recommendations to clean and preserve my wedding dress, I got one piece of advice that made the most sense (and was the friendliest on my wallet – the cost of having your dress cleaned can be upwards of $150!): wash it yourself.

WHAT!? But this is some kind of magical garment whose seams will unravel and it wither to nothingness if it should come in contact with plain, common water and household detergent!

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