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Formal Wear to Share

The ASYMCA After 5 Boutique is a formal gown lending closet available to service members and their families. The After 5 Boutique offers a selection of dresses in all lengths and colors, styles from date night to formal, and sizes from children's through a woman's 24W. The After 5 Boutique also offers accessories, shoes, and clutches to polish your look for your special night.



  • The After 5 Boutique is located at our Luke Avenue Welcome Center on JBER, and at our ASYMCA office on Ft. Wainwright.
  • Space to try to dresses is available at each location.
  • Dresses can be checked out at no charge, but must be returned clean per the instructions on the dress. Many dresses will require professional cleaning at the borrower's expense.
  • Borrowers are given up to two weeks to return their dress after the date of their event.



  • Users of the After 5 Boutique must be active duty, guard, or reserve service members, or a member of their immediate household.
  • Retirees and DoD contractors may be eligible on a case by case basis.



  • Visit one of our participating locations during regular business hours.
    • Luke Avenue Welcome Center (Main Office on JBER), Monday -Friday, 0800-1700
    • Fairbanks Satellite Office on Ft. Wainwright, Monday - Friday, 0800-1700
  • Browse our selection of dresses and find the perfect dress.
  • Complete the checkout form.
  • Clean and return the dress following your event.