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This wedding/festive season, if you wish to look a million bucks without spending as much, why not rent clothes? Here is a list of affordable renting options for all!
Wedding season is here! Yes, it is that time of the year when everyone or their cousin is getting married one after another. And what’s to not like about it? It’s an amazing opportunity to eat delicious food, catch up on all the family gossip and dress up in the latest trends.
But wait. There’s the problem. All those gorgeous looks can make quite a dent in your wallet. So it is understandable that many people don’t want to buy clothes they would probably only wear once.
Now here’s a novel solution: rent outfits. You’ve heard of renting cars and houses, why not clothing? Today several companies offer a service that allows you to rent party wear not just for weddings but for absolutely any function.
Whether you are looking to impress that auntie (or that cutie), compete with your cousin. Or if you simply want look a million bucks without actually spending a million bucks, this might be the best solution for you. Here is a list of places you can rent your festive season clothes from!
A convenient service that allows you to rent party wear for any occasion. There are four easy steps to putting together your perfect outfit with Flyrobe.
First, you select your city, then you choose from the 5000+ choices available. You, then, place your order after specifying the date and duration you will need the outfit for. Give your measurements either online or in the store. Et voila! The dress is on it’s way.
Flyrobe currently has 4 offline stores in Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Delhi but has offline services in more than 20 Indian cities. The stores are a good option for if you need something urgently.
They even have a pick up service for your convenience. Isn’t that convenient?
Check out their selection of ethnic clothes for rent for example at their website here.
“Dolling up people is our forte!” claim the founders of The Clothing Rental. Started in 2015, the company has been a top destination for celebrities, stylists and fashionistas.
Here you can rent high quality outfits at affordable prices with brands sourced directly from their New York buying office. They offer an extensive array of rent outfits for any occasion.
You can place your order online at their website or visit them at their boutique in Bandra or Versova, Mumbai (by appointment).
An amazing place to find ethnic clothes on rent. Stage Three offers an array of trendy outfits that will for sure have you turning heads wherever you go.
Their collection contains items from a number of well known designers They also offer a cool feature where you can copy your favourite celebrity look with their celebrity closet feature.
Stage Three is located in Delhi where their boutique offers personalised assistance. They also offer a customised styling experience and a unique curated collection of rent outfits.
You can check out their website here.
Stylease is an e-commerce platform started by Jheal Shah – fashion enthusiast and graduate from the Parsons The New School of Design.
She aims to bring to the fashion conscious costumers a wide range of ethnic clothes on rent. Her collections have everything from from swoon-worthy lehengas to Ridhi Mehra’s easy separates, to Mahima Mahajan’s sultry silhouettes. What’s more is that their collection is renewed and expanded monthly.
A unique feature offered by Stylease is ‘rent for a cause.’ This is a special collection of rent outfits which give the cost of the rental to their partner NGOs. Some of these organisations include Muskan, Humsafar and Letters of Love.
Check out Stylease right here.
In 2009 a small shop opened in a corner of Patel Nagar called Rent a Party Dress. At that time, it was a concept ahead of its time offering party wear for rent.
Fortunately the idea took off and today Wrapd has six branches across four states offering a range of designer rent outfits from menswear to womenswear, wedding dress and ethnic clothes on rent.
To order an outfit from Wrapd there are three easy steps: just visit one of their stores, pick out a perfect dress, get it fitted and viola! Enjoy !!
Check out their website here. Also do check out their blog which offers fashion and style tips.
Now that you have this list of renting option, go, channel your inner model and strut around the wedding and the parties like the divas that you are!
Picture credits: Still from movie Veere Di Wedding
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