Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Rent the Runway

A friend introduced me to Rent the Runway a few weeks back and I'm not going to lie, I'm obsessed. It's an online rental service where you can rent designer clothes, jewelry, and other accessories at a very affordable rate. 

I first rented a dress, earrings and a necklace for dinner in the city for my birthday. The thing I loved most about the whole experience is that I was much more adventurous in what I chose. The dress I chose was all sparkles and that's not something I would ever wear. The earrings and necklace were huge statement pieces that 1. I never wear and 2. are usually priced more than what I'd be willing to spend on something I would rarely wear.  

Then, three days before I  was set to go to a wedding (that was the day after my birthday), the dress that I had ordered weeks ago from Modcloth still hadn't come in so I hopped on to Rent the Runway and ordered this gorgeous dress that was green sparkles on the bottom. Again, not something I would typically buy but renting it made it so much easier to try it out. Since the wedding was the day after my birthday I was able to wear the jewelry pieces I rented again.

Both rentals came in a really nice gown bag that folded into a smaller, more compact size and you got to keep the hangers! 
I wasn't paid for this review or anything, I won't get any kind of credit if you check them out but if you are in need of a dress or some jewelry, or even a clutch, for an event, definitely check them out! 

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  1. Love those dresses, you look beautiful! I have heard great things about Rent the Runway, will definitely keep them in mind!

  2. I've never used it before, but I have friends who LOVE it. It's such a great concept, I'd just be terrified of spilling something on the dress lol

    Midwest Darling

    1. you don't have to worry about it! they have insurance and they do their own dry cleaning. it's awesome!

  3. The first one is so pretty! I want to wear it for NYE (so far away, I know!)

  4. I've heard such great things about Rent the Runway. I should check them out sometime.

  5. Cool! I love both of your dresses that you rented. I haven't had the need but I definitely would.

  6. I love rent the runway!! I use it for special occasions


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