Category Archives: Weddings

Sell Your Wedding Gown: Five Easy Tips

Trends in the wedding industry come and go with every season, but it seems a growing trade in pre-worn wedding gowns is here to stay. Wedding dresses were once considered untouchable – an heirloom to be treasured and preserved for future generations. However, a growing number of brides have discovered that unloading their gown after […]

Wedding Gown Storage Tips

We’ve been preserving and restoring wedding gowns more than fifty years at Meurice. I’m proud to say that we’ve seen subsequent generations wear many of the earliest gowns we preserved! With proper care, a wedding gown can be worn by daughter, grand-daughter, and even great-grand-daughter of the original bride! When we receive yellowed, stained gowns […]

Filene’s Running of the Brides 2011 Union Square

Meurice was back at Filene’s Basement for this year’s Running of the Brides event in Union Square on Friday, and as always we had a great time at the event. Where else can you find so many eager brides lining up to score their dream wedding gown (at a fraction of the original retail price!)? […]

Running Of The Brides 2011 Mayhem Video!!

Friday February 18th, Team Meurice  worked Running Of The Brides at Filene’s Basement on Broadway  to help all brides to be get a great fit for their gowns. Simply put, it was pure mayhem. For some great video of the insanity follow the break.

Running Of The Brides 2011 Discounts!

To all brides to be who attended Filene’s Basement’s Running Of The Brides 2011 this past Friday, February 18th, Remember to SAVE YOUR BRACELETS! We handed out a bunch of purple silicon Meurice Garment Care branded bracelets and post cards. Make sure you wear you’re bracelet and bring in your bridal gown to receive $25 toward […]

Team Meurice @ Running Of The Brides.

Team Meurice held down the fort this past Friday at Filene’s Basement’s Running Of The Brides event. It was absolutely an insane and amazing experience. The doors opened at 8am. By 8:02, just about every bridal gown had been ripped off the racks and snatched up by marriage hungry brides to be. It was soo […]

Filene’s Basement Running Of The Brides 2/18/2011

Friday February 18th, Meurice will be attending Filene’s Basement’s Running of The Brides event. Our expert tailors will be on hand to help all brides to be get that runway fit for their wedding gowns. The event will be held at 8:AM Friday February 18 2011. Follow THIS LINK to sign up at the Facebook […]

Vera Wang Bridal Gown Brought Back To Life

Recently, we saw a very unhappy women who spent a small fortune to have her gorgeous Vera Wang bridal gown preserved after her wedding 2 years ago. She brought us her gown for a proper wedding gown restoration. Have a look at the images below – it’s a dramatic difference. BEFORE As you can see, […]

New letterpress wedding invitation

We work with a wedding salon on Long Island that extends a discount at Meurice to their customers. In the past, we’ve handed out gift cards, but I decided I wanted to give them something a little more memorable. So, I designed these custom wedding invitations and printed them letterpress-style. I’m so pleased with how […]

Interesting wedding dress label… what materials burst into flames when washed?

. Just saw this bizarre wedding gown care label. Another member of the Association of Wedding Gown Specialists forwarded it to me this morning. I’ve heard of materials that are combustable when machine-dried before, but gowns exploding in the wash is a new one for me! An important reminder: care labels are required by the […]