{Treasure}  {Restore}  {Restyle}

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Great Lakes Wedding Gown Specialists is the area expert when it comes to wedding gown care, cleaning and preservation. We also provide vintage gown restoration and restyling.

Treasure

Treasure your gown by having it professionally cleaned and preserved so that in years to come, its beauty can be admired again the same as on your wedding day. With our hand-cleaning process and museum quality chest with acid-free muslin and tissues, your gown is guaranteed against yellowing.

Restore

Restore the family heirloom gown that you dreamed of wearing as a little girl for your wedding someday. Let us restore your vintage gown with our process that treats your family treasure with delicate hands and attention to detail. Your someday has arrived.

Restyle

Imagine restyling a vintage gown to give it a modern flare. From adding or removing sleeves or straps to utilizing lace from a vintage piece into a new gown or even just making minor alterations to a once-loved gown, we specialize in restyling vintage gowns.

Testimonials

...Tami was refreshingly honest...and professional; she definitely knows how to handle expensive wedding gowns...she is a miracle worker and I highly recommend her skills with wedding gowns. - Peggy in Holland
Thank you for the beautiful job you did whitening and restoring our mother's (70-year-old) wedding gown. It is so beautiful and a precious family heirloom now. - Jean in Holland, MI
I'm so glad I found you right here in West Michigan; my gown looks beautiful! - Connie from Allegan
I appreciate all of the work you've done to make this dress just perfect! - Belinda from Grand Rapids 
One gown...two brides! My daughter, Melanie, wore my 25-year-old gown and Tami made it look fresh and new. - Laurie from Byron Center

Services

From cleaning and preserving to vintage gown restoration and restyling, Great Lakes Wedding Gown Specialists gives your treasured gown the care it deserves.

Gown Cleaning & Preservation

Having your gown cleaned as soon as possible after your event is very important! You can trust us with your treasured gown and know that it stays right here in West Michigan while it is being cleaned and preserved.

Vintage Gown Restoration & Restyling

We specialize in restoration and restyling of vintage gowns without damaging the delicate fabric. If you would like to wear a family gown but need it restored to its original color or to have the design updated, call us!

Wholesale Gown Cleaning & Preservation

Add gown cleaning and preservation services for your bridal boutique at wholesale pricing. Your brides’ gowns stay right here in West Michigan throughout the whole process. Pick up and delivery is also available.

Our Portfolio

From once-loved gowns restored and restyled to new gowns cleaned and preserved, please feel free to browse some of our gown projects. Please contact us if you have any questions or need more information.

 

Bailey

Bailey is modeling a vintage 1970′s wedding gown that has been reconstructed.

Jackie

Jackie wore her mother's gown after we restored and restyled it into a beautiful strapless gown.

Bethany

Bethany was the 4th bride in her family to wear her grandmother's wedding gown.

Julie

Julie purchased a new gown and had us add lace from her mom's gown to the waist and bottom.

Sarah

Sarah wearing her mother's gown after Great Lakes Gowns restored and restyled her gown.

Liz

Liz wore her mother's Pricilla of Boston gown after we restored it for her.

Meet Tami

Tami Parks

I'm passionate about fine fabrics and all things bridal!

Owner & Textile Specialist

Tami Parks is the founder and owner of Great Lakes Wedding Gown Specialists. Passionate about all things bridal, Tami recently sold her successful bridal boutique, September’s Bride, after owning the store for 7 years. She has now returned to her first love: caring for wedding gowns, preserving gowns, and restoring vintage gowns.

Tami has been trained as a dry cleaner and is a Certified Gown Care Specialist with the Association of Wedding Gown Specialists. The staff at Great Lakes Gowns professionally cleans each gown right here in Holland, Michigan. Gowns are never shipped out to another location. Your gown stays safe with us and is cared for with personal, detailed attention.

Find us

Great Lakes Wedding Gown Specialist

By appointment for consultations in Holland or Grand Haven, Michigan. Call us for drop-off and pick-up locations around West Michigan.

Phone: (616) 283-2995

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  • Gown Cleaning & Preservation
  • Vintage Gown Restoration & Restyling
  • Wholesale Gown Cleaning & Preservation