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Steaming Appointment Request Form

Dates, Times, & Locations

The steaming appointment is normally set for the wedding day at the same time as or just before the cosmetology appointment begins so the dress will be as fresh as possible for the ceremony & pictures.  We recommend scheduling your steaming at least 3 hours before your ceremony or pictures, whichever comes first. More time may be needed if you have additional garments. If you are having an early morning ceremony or pictures the steaming should be done the day before.


If the steaming will be in a hotel room, you will need to contact us with the room number after you check in.  Most hotels will not give out that information for security reasons and we will not be able to find you without it. This is especially true for all of the Disney Resorts. They require that we know the room number and the name the room is registered under before they will connect a call.

Items to be Steamed or Pressed

For on-site steaming, there is a minimum of 1 bridal gown OR 4 dresses (formals, bridesmaids, flower girls, etc.) and/or tuxedos (in any combination).  There are no minimums on in-store steaming.  If you are unsure of how many additional dresses will need to be steamed with a bridal gown, it is always better to over-estimate.  The number can easily be reduced, but we may not have time available for extra items.

(Veils, slips/crinolines, wraps/shawls, etc. are considered additional items and may be added below.)

If you are requesting a bridal gown steaming, please select the style from the following:

A-Line Gown Full A-Line Gown Ball Ggown with Pick-ups

Check this box if your gown cannot be steamed and needs to be pressed (ironed), and use the box below to tell us about your gown's fabrication.

(Bridesmaids, flower girls, mothers dresses, veils, shawls/wraps, slips/crinolines, capes, etc.)

(Each tuxedo/suit is considered 1 piece.  This includes the jacket, trousers, shirt, vest, & tie.)

  The type of fabric (satin, chiffon, crepe, georgette, taffeta, etc.) is actually a description of the weave of the fabric. We need to know that, as well as the type of fiber the fabric is made of (polyester, silk, acetate, nylon, etc.). This information should be on a tag inside your gown (the tag is most often found at the zipper). Certain fabrics, including silk satin, any type of taffeta, and any type of faille, cannot be steamed and must be pressed with an iron.  We do not normally bring an iron unless we are notified in advance that it will be needed. If you are unsure of the fabric, check the label or consult the store where you purchased your dress.

Will you be shipping your garments to our store prior to your wedding?
  • If you decide to ship your garments to our store before your wedding, there is an additional storage fee that is due upon our receipt of your items. This fee includes delivery if we are steaming your garments at your hotel.
  • Please DO NOT ship accessories such as shoes, undergarments, purses, headpieces, veils, purses, etc.
  • You must set up your steaming appointment before you ship your garments to make sure we are able to deliver and/or steam them.
  • We recommend shipping your garments no more than 2 weeks before your wedding. Additional storage fees will apply for garments shipped farther in advance.
  • Be sure to use a delivery service that allows you to track and insure your garments.
  • The outside of the box should list the wedding party name and wedding date. For example: Jane Smith/Sam Jones 2/1/03. If you wish to keep your box you need to include a note on the packing slip. However, we DO NOT deliver boxes so you will need to pick it up during regular store hours.
  • Please enclose a detailed list of all items you are including so we can inventory them when they arrive. This list should also have a contact name, address, and telephone number in case the label on the outside of the box is damaged and unreadable.

    For example:

    Jane Smith/Sam Jones Wedding on 2/2/02

    Contact: Jane Smith
    123 Maple Street
    Any City, FL 33333
    (305) 555-4567


    1 bridal gown
    1 detachable train
    2 bridesmaid dresses
  • Payment for storage must be enclosed, and may be made by credit card (Visa, Master Card, or Discover) or money order. We do not accept checks, and we do not recommend sending cash.
Bridal Party Information
 (first & last)
 (first & last)
Contact Information

Who is the primary contact for this appointment?


Who is the secondary contact for this appointment?


Please note that all submissions are considered requests until we contact you to confirm your appointment.  If the date and/or time you request is not available we will be happy to suggest alternates, if available.

We respect your privacy!  Carolyn Allen's will never share any of the information you provide.