The Best Places to Rent Your Prom Dress
Prom has always been a big deal for graduating seniors, but let's face it ... we live in a social media world where high-schoolers are going viral and definitely out-shining all of our mediocre prom memories.
But one thing certainly hasn't changed. Going to prom is still extremely expensive, and parents usually end up spending a pretty penny to help their kids make a few hours of memories. But don't worry. There are several ways to save and still shut down the 'gram.
Instead of burdening your parents with the expense of purchasing a prom gown that you're only going to wear once, do what the guys have been doing for years and rent one. There are several places to rent your prom dresses from, and we've gathered the top three below. Each one of these clever brands offers dresses that typically retail between $300 to $1000, but you can rent them for a fraction of the cost. Whether you’re looking for the traditional belle of the ball gown, something more modern, or a pick from your favorite high-end designer, these sites have you covered. And not only do they have you covered in taste, but also in size as they have options that go up to size 20.
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Rent the Runway
A name that doesn’t get much more self- explanatory than that. With a tag-line of “The world saw a dress. We saw an opportunity," your options are endless at Rent The Runway. This dream come true offers you options from some of the most premier designers in the world such as Badgley Mischka, Jill Jill Stuart, ML Monique Lhuillier, Oscar De La Renta, and more. Rent The Runway offers you three unique ways to rent your favorite dress, whether it’s one or more at a time.
We’re not exactly sure who Charlotte is, but she lets you pick out your three favorite dresses, try them on at home, and rent the one you love the most. There’s a range of gowns here for those looking for something that will satisfy the parentals to those that are ready to shut down the internet.
JJ’s House has more than 1000 prom dresses, from simple to the most remembered dress of the night. Some of the gowns are so detailed it’s hard to imagine how they were able keep them budget friendly with discounted ranges from $60 - $300.