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Great Lakes Wedding Gown Specialists

Holland , MI

LOCATION

Holland, MI 49423 US (map)

PHONE

616-283-2995

WEBSITE

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ABOUT US

Treasure. Restore. Restyle.

That's what we do! We provide complete wedding gown care services, from gown preservation through vintage gown restoration and restyling.
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Treasure. Restore. Restyle.

That's what we do! We provide complete wedding gown care services, from gown preservation through vintage gown restoration and restyling.

If you're familiar with TLC's Something Borrowed Something New TV show, you'll be happy to know that we've been restoring and restyling vintage gowns for over 10 years. Our team of fabric care specialists and seamstresses would love to meet with you and see if we can help you create your dream gown starting with a vintage gown of your choice.

After your wedding, whether you wore a modern or vintage gown, we can clean and preserve it with the best care and knowlege available in the industry.

Serving West Michigan and beyond!



Great Lakes Wedding Gown Specialists was the parent company of September's Bride, a bridal boutique in Downtown Holland. In July of 2014, September's Bride was sold to Spring Sweet, who maintains a beautiful lifestyle and bridal boutique at the same location. Read less
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INFO FOR DRESS & ATTIRE

Who do you provide services for?
Bride, Flower Girls
What accessories do you provide?
Hair Accessories, Veils
Does a client need to schedule an appointment? How do the client appointments work?
Our gown specialists work by appointment to meet with brides about their vintage gown restoration and restyling needs.
What is the typical turn-around time for a dress?
4-6 months for vintage gown restyling
 4-6 weeks for gown preservation
Do you have a seamstress onsite?
Fittings are available at our location.
In addition to wedding dresses, what other products do you sell?
We offer Wedding Gown Preservation and Vintage Gown Restoration and Restyling

REVIEWS

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Courtney
Wedding:
10/3/2015
5.0/5.0
I was so happy to get to meet Tami and work with her for my wedding attire! I was looking for someone to help me clean and basically re-image my mother's veil so I could use it for my wedding. My mother's veil was made specially for her by her godmother, so it is a treasured piece. Tami cleaned the veil so that it practically shone with newness even though it is quite old! It looks amazing. She also took it off of my mother's juliet cap and placed it onto a comb so I can wear it easily in my updo. It is stunning, and the price was so reasonable that I almost didn't believe it. If I can hire Tami and the Great Lakes Wedding Gown Specialists again (for this wedding or a relative's wedding), I absolutely will!
I was so happy to get to meet Tami and work with her for my wedding attire! I was looking for someone to help me clean and Read more...
I was so happy to get to meet Tami and work with her for my wedding attire! I was looking for someone to help me clean and basically re-image my mother's veil so I could use it for my wedding. My mother's veil was made specially for her by her godmother, so it is a treasured piece. Tami cleaned the veil so that it practically shone with newness even though it is quite old! It looks amazing. She also took it off of my mother's juliet cap and placed it onto a comb so I can wear it easily in my updo. It is stunning, and the price was so reasonable that I almost didn't believe it. If I can hire Tami and the Great Lakes Wedding Gown Specialists again (for this wedding or a relative's wedding), I absolutely will! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Thank you so much for the restoration/cleaning of my mother's 56 year old wedding gown for my daughter. You did an amazing job and it turned out fabulous! My mom was so happy to see her granddaughter wear her wedding gown. It brought tears to my eyes also. It is so wonderful to have a place in the area to provide this service. You picked the dress up from my work in Grand Rapids. Cleaned it in a timely manner and delivered it back to me. Very professional and excellent service!!
Thank you so much for the restoration/cleaning of my mother's 56 year old wedding gown for my daughter. You did an amazing Read more...
Thank you so much for the restoration/cleaning of my mother's 56 year old wedding gown for my daughter. You did an amazing job and it turned out fabulous! My mom was so happy to see her granddaughter wear her wedding gown. It brought tears to my eyes also. It is so wonderful to have a place in the area to provide this service. You picked the dress up from my work in Grand Rapids. Cleaned it in a timely manner and delivered it back to me. Very professional and excellent service!! Read less
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Great Lakes Wedding Gown Specialists responded with the following comments:

Thank you! I would love to see a photo. :)
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Robin
Wedding:
6/28/2014
5.0/5.0
Tami was wonderful! She had great suggestions and was so knowledgable about my dress questions and concerns. I would definitely recommend her to any bride!
Tami was wonderful! She had great suggestions and was so knowledgable about my dress questions and concerns. I would Read more...
Tami was wonderful! She had great suggestions and was so knowledgable about my dress questions and concerns. I would definitely recommend her to any bride! Read less
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Kim
Wedding:
3/15/2014
5.0/5.0
Tami was so helpful in the whole preservation process and did a great job!
Tami was so helpful in the whole preservation process and did a great job!
Tami was so helpful in the whole preservation process and did a great job! Read less
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Angela
Wedding:
10/13/2013
5.0/5.0
September's Bride was so awesome to work with! They really care about the customer's experience and it shows in all that they do. I was lucky and found a silk gown for a steal in their consignment boutique (SB & Beyond) along with a (new) Jennifer Leigh veil. They took care of me every step of the way. Alterations were done fantastically and in a relatively short amount of time. Sherry is seriously a sewing magician. I wish I could buy another gown just to have a reason to give them repeat business. I have been and will continue to refer my friends there! Thanks, September's Bride!!
September's Bride was so awesome to work with! They really care about the customer's experience and it shows in all that Read more...
September's Bride was so awesome to work with! They really care about the customer's experience and it shows in all that they do. I was lucky and found a silk gown for a steal in their consignment boutique (SB & Beyond) along with a (new) Jennifer Leigh veil. They took care of me every step of the way. Alterations were done fantastically and in a relatively short amount of time. Sherry is seriously a sewing magician. I wish I could buy another gown just to have a reason to give them repeat business. I have been and will continue to refer my friends there! Thanks, September's Bride!! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
I used Tami's services from Great Lakes Wedding Gown Specialists to clean and preserve my wedding gown. Our wedding was 7/6/13, but I didn't contact her until November of 2014 (oops! forgot about cleaning my dress!). Tami was immediately responsive by email, AND even came to my house to pick up and drop off my gown! (My home was a 30-45 minute drive for her.) Cleaning and preservation of my gown was exceptional and very professionally done. I would highly recommend her services to anyone!!
I used Tami's services from Great Lakes Wedding Gown Specialists to clean and preserve my wedding gown. Our wedding was Read more...
I used Tami's services from Great Lakes Wedding Gown Specialists to clean and preserve my wedding gown. Our wedding was 7/6/13, but I didn't contact her until November of 2014 (oops! forgot about cleaning my dress!). Tami was immediately responsive by email, AND even came to my house to pick up and drop off my gown! (My home was a 30-45 minute drive for her.) Cleaning and preservation of my gown was exceptional and very professionally done. I would highly recommend her services to anyone!! Read less
Services Used: Dress & Attire
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
Being the father of the bride, and not fully aware of the value a wedding planner adds to the planning process and the actual event, I was a little reluctant to hire a wedding planner.

However, being 9 hours away from the wedding venue and knowing we couldn't stay on top of all the planning and certainly could not "manage" the actual event, we contracted with Rachel at September's Bride in Holland, Michigan.

I cannot praise Rachael and Tiffany highly enough fior all they did. They were absolutely outstanding to work with in every regard and took the entire load of of our shoulders so that we could fully enjoy the moment.

From the earlier in the day set up of the outdoor wedding site to the reception venue and the departing of the bride and groom at the conclusion of the reception, they were on top of every detail.

The best investment you any father of the bride can make is contracting with a professinal wedding planner and September's Bride, with Rachel and Tiffany in particularly, are the best.
Being the father of the bride, and not fully aware of the value a wedding planner adds to the planning process and the Read more...
Being the father of the bride, and not fully aware of the value a wedding planner adds to the planning process and the actual event, I was a little reluctant to hire a wedding planner.

However, being 9 hours away from the wedding venue and knowing we couldn't stay on top of all the planning and certainly could not "manage" the actual event, we contracted with Rachel at September's Bride in Holland, Michigan.

I cannot praise Rachael and Tiffany highly enough fior all they did. They were absolutely outstanding to work with in every regard and took the entire load of of our shoulders so that we could fully enjoy the moment.

From the earlier in the day set up of the outdoor wedding site to the reception venue and the departing of the bride and groom at the conclusion of the reception, they were on top of every detail.

The best investment you any father of the bride can make is contracting with a professinal wedding planner and September's Bride, with Rachel and Tiffany in particularly, are the best. Read less
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Great Lakes Wedding Gown Specialists responded with the following comments:

Thank you! Rachel and Tiffany were delighted to work with your family for the wedding; it was truly our pleasure!
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Tracey
Wedding:
5/22/2013
5.0/5.0
I got my dress for my vow renewal from September's Bride. The staff was kind and patient, even finding me a hair tie so I could see what the dress looked like with my hair up as I was trying them on. And my dress? It was so lovely and beautiful, I only wish I could wear it every day.
I got my dress for my vow renewal from September's Bride. The staff was kind and patient, even finding me a hair tie so I Read more...
I got my dress for my vow renewal from September's Bride. The staff was kind and patient, even finding me a hair tie so I could see what the dress looked like with my hair up as I was trying them on. And my dress? It was so lovely and beautiful, I only wish I could wear it every day. Read less
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Jamie
Wedding:
9/15/2012
5.0/5.0
September's Bride was awesome to work with. I found my dream dress right away. I was especially impressed my the woman who did alterations - she was beyond fabulous. I am extremely short and while they ordered a petite size the torso was way too long. I couldn't believe how well she fit the dress to me. She also restored my mother's veil so I could wear that with my dress. Awesome experience. I would definitely recommend getting your dress at September's Bride. You will get one on one attention and great customer service.
September's Bride was awesome to work with. I found my dream dress right away. I was especially impressed my the woman who Read more...
September's Bride was awesome to work with. I found my dream dress right away. I was especially impressed my the woman who did alterations - she was beyond fabulous. I am extremely short and while they ordered a petite size the torso was way too long. I couldn't believe how well she fit the dress to me. She also restored my mother's veil so I could wear that with my dress. Awesome experience. I would definitely recommend getting your dress at September's Bride. You will get one on one attention and great customer service. Read less
Services Used: Dress & Attire
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
Best place to go for a wedding dress in West Michigan!
Best place to go for a wedding dress in West Michigan!
Best place to go for a wedding dress in West Michigan! Read less
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DEALS

20% Off Bridesmaid Dresses
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When you purchase your wedding gown from September's Bride, we thank you by giving you and your wedding party 20% off bridemaid dresses. We offer the complete lines of B2 and Belsoie by Jasmine.
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