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Rent The Runway | A Lovely Way to Wear Designer Dresses, Gowns & Accessories

Rent The Runway is girl’s dream closet…

… It’s a magical place where in-the-know fashionistas (like you and me) can go to rent designer apparel for a fraction of the retail cost. Rent The Runway’s massive closet boasts over 50,000 dresses and accessories from jewelry to handbags and clutches.

“Why drop a huge sum on a dress that people are only going to see once?”

I was recently presenting at an awards show and this was my exact sentiment.  I needed a gown – but not just any gown.

I like to think she found me. By “she” I mean my gown – a gorgeous, floor-length Badgley Mischka in Rose Gold.

 If you’re undecided about what to wear for your next black tie event, wedding, shower, dinner or cocktail party, read on. You’re going to love this…

How Does Rent The Runway Work?

Rent the Runway’s brilliant, user-friendly website allows you to browse dresses by designer, occasion, price, color, length, trend, sleeve type, neckline and size. The “Find Women Like Me” function allowed me to search by putting in my personal measurements to find customer-submitted photos of women with my body type wearing the gowns they rented.

Don’t know what you want? Rent the Runway has a stylist ready to help you navigate their closet.

I Found My Dress! What’s Next?

Rent it! Book a reservation up to 4 months in advance. RTR (Rent the Runway) recommends having your dress shipped 1-2 days prior to your event. Here’s the best part; you get TWO dresses. Your order includes the size you choose as well as a backup size. Brilliant!

In the event that your dress doesn’t fit, you send it right back and receive a refund.

How Do I Get My Dress?

My dress was shipped via UPS and arrived in this smart package.

How Long Can I Keep My Rental?

You have the option of renting dresses/accessories for a 4 or 8 day period.

How Do I Return My Dress?

You won’t believe how convenient this is: I returned my beautiful gown by folding it and placing it back in its plastic protective bag and then dropped it into a UPS envelope the next day. Really – that’s it. Free returns are part of the deal! I took the sealed envelope to my local UPS office, but you can drop it right into a UPS Drop Box or even arrange for them to pick it up at your door. So Simple.

Rent The Runway Perks:

  • Rent The Runway’s bonus gift – a Black and Pink Garment Bag
  • Create an account on Rent The Runway and get $25 off first rental
  • Free Returns
  • Back Up Dress Size
  • 24 hour guarantee if dress doesn’t work for you
  • No sweat if you spill or snag – Just don’t set it on fire or run it through a paper shredder
  • I received a goody bag with body wash, cotton swabs  and coupons


What are you waiting for?  The Fall Collection is out. Start browsing Rent The Runway!

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