(Closed) what is the COST to steam wedding attire?

posted 6 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
206 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

It was like $60 for my dress alone when I had it done a few weeks ago.

Post # 4
7795 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 2010

Try the store where you bought your dress.  They should do the dress for free.

Post # 5
2425 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

I didn’t get my crinoline steamed (did it at home by handing it in the steamy bathroom) but the salon I bought my dress and veil from pressed them for free the week of the wedding.

Post # 6
171 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

I was quoted from $50-120 at two different dry cleaners in my town. And that was their base price, it could go up from there! I was astonished at that prices. My seamstress ended up steaming my dress for $40. And she’s going to touch it up the week before the wedding at no charge. I would definitely call around and check with the store where you bought your dress.

Post # 7
928 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

My seamstress only charges $20.

Post # 8
2457 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

My seamstress didn’t charge for it – Probably bc I was doing so many other things with it. They even offered to re-steam it if it wrinkles before Saturday 🙂

Post # 9
3697 posts
Sugar bee

We put a garment steamer on one of our registries (around $35), and a thoughtful relative got it for my shower (as I was hoping would happen). We’ll be using that to do our own steaming for the wedding stuff (and, since I detest ironing, it’ll be nice to have afterward!). Maybe look at doing that, if you’re comfortable DIYing the steaming?

Post # 11
328 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: March 2013

The bridal salon I bought my dress from does it for free.

Post # 12
1765 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

The best thing to do is call some different places to get their prices. I got quite a wide range, from $50-$100. 

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