Scored an invite to a spectacular soiree this festive season? Here's how to be the belle of the ball without a major investment
When a special occasion calls for an amazing gown, evening dress or cocktail frock, don’t panic. Looking fabulous doesn’t always have to come with a hefty price tag. Whether it’s for a black tie gala event, wedding or cocktail party, we’ve got you covered with these dress rental places in Singapore. Consider all your wardrobe woes solved.
If you’ve always dreamt of having an infinite wardrobe (don’t we all!), the fashion gods have answered your prayers. Consider Style Theory your ultimate sartorial lifesaver: for only $129/month, this fashion subscription service lets you pick up to $600 worth of designer clothes and accessories and will deliver them right to your doorstep. With designer labels like Finders Keepers, Zac Posen, Elizabeth & James and many more on offer, the choices are endless. The best part? If you love your new outfits, keep them as long as you want. Once you’ve returned them, Style Theory will deliver your next three pieces – easy peasy! Includes free shipping and dry cleaning. Note that you won’t find evening gowns here, but you will find cocktail and party dresses galore.
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Always aspired to dress like a glamour Goddess? Now it’s perfectly achievable, thanks to Covetella. As Singapore’s first online marketplace for fashion rentals, it offers an amazing range of sartorial options for any event – be it gala parties, proms, weddings, and even fancy vacays. From glitzy beaded gowns and cocktail dresses to luxe resortwear from the likes of Halston Heritage and Roland Mouret (amongst others), the selections here will leave you spoilt for choice. We also love the Compliment Guarantee – that means you’ll never have to pay for a dress you didn’t have a good experience in. What’s even better: you can also earn by listing your dresses and accessories for rent on Covetella.
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Style Lease is the gateway to your dream closet, thanks to its stellar lineup of over 30 designers ranging from Diane Von Furstenberg to Vera Wang, and even Self-Portrait. Prices are also incredibly wallet-friendly, starting from $50 for a short cocktail dress. Rental period is for four days, with the option to self-collect or have your order couriered to your doorstep. No dry-cleaning or return shipping costs either – sweet!
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Rent A Dress
Forget about buyer’s remorse: Rent A Dress is your answer to designer dresses without bruising your wallet. The online dress rental portal stocks a curated collection of both contemporary and elegant designer dresses by Badgley Mischka, Marchesa Notte, Alberta Ferretti, and many more. You can choose between four or eight days’ rental, with prices starting from $45 for short cocktail dresses (including delivery).
Luxe For Lease
Got a serious case of Chanel envy? We feel you, sister. Luxe For Lease is a luxury bag rental service that lets you get your hands on a coveted Chanel bag for a nominal fee: starting from $79 per week to $149 per month. Genius! Luxe For Lease’s options include the timeless 2.55 Classic Jumbo or Chanel Boy – perfect for those special occasions.
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The Gown Warehouse
Dreamy wedding gowns aside, this bridal studio also stocks a sizeable collection of full-length evening gowns in head-turning designs. The kicker? You don’t have to fork out a ton of dough for that dream dress: you can rent it as a much more affordable option. Make an appointment with The Gown Warehouse to view the entire collection.
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Having trouble finding a dress that fits? Don’t sweat it. With a wardrobe filled with over 200 pieces, Love Potion provides a vast selection of affordable evening gowns to rent starting from $58. Elegant gowns are available in sizes up to XXXXL. Alternatively, you can opt for the made-to-measure service where you can customise, add sleeves to current dresses or start one from scratch with a brand new design.
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Taking easy rentals to whole new level, Runway.Rent allows you to browse, book and have the chosen dress delivered and picked up in the comfort of your own home. Choose from a collection of evening gowns, statement gowns and little black dresses that are perfect for dinner dates, formal affairs, gala nights, parties and weddings. Plus, you can rent any two dresses for the price of one from now until 31 December 2017! So why not rent one for your lady plus one?
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Gowns4Rent makes the party dress hunt easy peasy. The process is a no-brainer; sift through the catalogue, simply add your pick to the shopping bag and book your free fitting in-store. Decided you love it? Make payment, and your gown will arrive on your doorstep two days before your big event. Returning is a breeze too, as the vendor will pick it up from your home the day after. Not all photographs on the site are great, but with a keen eye, you’ll be racking up items in your shopping bag.
Gowns4Rent, 14 Scotts Road #04-137B Far East Plaza, Singapore 228213
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