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Wedding Gown Care

Wedding Gown Care Before and After Your Wedding


Ablitt’s Fine Cleaners & Tailors understands what a bride’s wedding gown means to her. As Santa Barbara’s only member of the Association of Wedding Gown Specialists, we can guarantee your gown will receive the special care and attention it needs. Our specialist will have your gown pressed to perfection prior to your biggest day. Afterward, we will clean and preserve your gown in an heirloom quality box for you to keep for future generations. Click here to contact our specialists.

Before Your Wedding Day




We press your wedding gown with meticulous care. Whether we prepare your gown for you wedding day, or ship it to your destination wedding, your gowns is prepared with a bodice form as well as tissue to keep it wrinkle free. We also provide free pickup and delivery to local hotels and resorts.


Hand Cleaning


We know you may worry about cleaning your gown before the wedding. We are a Certified Wedding Gown Specialist™, and you can trust us to carefully hand clean your wedding gown with gentle chemicals that dissolve the different kinds of stains. Once all stains are dissolved, your wedding gown is rinsed in pure solvent until it is completely clean and ready for pressing.

After Your Wedding Day


Bridal Gown Cleaning


We clean gowns according to standard museum-quality practices plus we take extra steps to be certain all stains, both seen and unseen, are removed because wedding day spills such as soda, wine and cake (many times caused by a guest and unnoticed by you) can dry without leaving a visible mark. These sugary stains, which are not dissolved during ordinary dry cleaning, will caramelize into ugly brown stains.


Bridal Gown Preservation


Turn the memory of your special day into an heirloom with the wedding gown preservation service you can trust–guaranteed! Inspect your gown personally before it is carefully layered with acid-free tissue and folded into an acid-free, archival-quality wedding chest that protects it from exposure to light and air. No chemicals are added, and our preservations are carbon-neutral. When your gown is to be used again, return it to any member in more than 500 cities around the world, and your gown will be inspected and pressed at no charge.

Contact Your Wedding Gown Specialist

Santa Barbara is a destination location for brides from all over the world! Every year Santa Barbara hosts weddings for the Hollywood elite, jet setters, athletes, politicians, CEO’s and our favorite, Santa Barbara locals.


As the wedding gown specialist in Santa Barbara, Ablitt’s has had the privilege of cleaning gowns from Davids to Vera and from Monique to Grandmother’s treasure.


Ablitt’s Fine Cleaners has cleaned thousands of wedding gowns over the years and has developed unmatched cleaning expertise in the process. In addition to having two wedding gown specialists with over 20 years of experience, twice every year Ablitt’s brings in outside training for our entire staff to ensure we are updated in the latest cleaning methods and the newest fabrics.


Don’t trust your gown to anyone but the experts! Contact us now for a personal consultation.