6.23.2011

rent the runway.

if you're like me, you absolutely love designer fashion but can't exactly afford to splurge on this season's hottest looks. rent the runway has the perfect solution... a website packed with tons of amazing designer dresses, handbags, and accessories that you can rent for a fraction of retail price!

if you've got a special event coming up and want to knock 'em dead with a gorgeous, stylish look, you've come to the right place. rent the runway will send your choice of dress in two sizes, so a perfect fit is almost guaranteed. when you're done, just toss the dress into the pre-paid shipping envelope and you're done! how easy is that?

dress rentals start at just $50, so now you have no excuse not to look fabulous! click here to sign up.

here are some looks i've put together to help you look amazing for your next party, holiday, or date night...

dress by temperley london. retail: $1,550 rental: $200
earrings by badgley mischka jewelry. retail: $65 rental: $25
ring by erickson beamon. retail: $408 rental: $45

dress by badgley mischka. retail: $510 rental: $75
earrings by miguel ases. retail: $400 rental: $50
clutch by lauren merkin. retail: $195 rental: $25

dress by carlos miele. retail: $1,100 rental: $150
necklace by gemma redux. retail: $680 rental: $50
clutch by judith leiber. retail: $995 rental: $100

dress by brian reyes. retail: $1,250 rental: $150
cuff by kara ross. retail: $395 rental: $40
clutch by kara ross. retail: $975 rental: $45

11 comments:

brittany leigh said...

great idea! why buy a dress you are going to wear a handful of times when you can rent! great money saver and great way to try fun new things with no risk :)

-brittany-
http://prettylittlevintage.blogspot.com

lesley said...

i know, right? i can't wait til i have a special event where i can wear one of these fabulous dresses!

xoxo,
lesley

Paige (Final Clothes-Out) said...

I've heard of this and it's an awesome idea. Now if only I had someplace to go in that blue dress...

lesley said...

paige - that's my problem too... i have a whole wishlist of dresses i would love to wear, but nowhere to wear them!

xoxo,
lesley

JLR Designs said...

Very cool idea!!!!! Now, I just need an event to go to :)

Melissa at bubbyandbean.com said...

Yes! Rent the Runway is amazing! I haven't used it yet, but one of my best friends gets dresses from there for literally every events and always looks amazing!

xo,
melissa

lesley said...

jlr - same here! anyone have a black tie event they want to take me to? ;)

melissa - that's awesome... i'm sure the dresses are even more amazing in person!

xoxo,
lesley

Chelsea Elizabeth. said...

Wow! What a cool site, I have never heard of such a site. Thats awesome!

<3Chelsea Elizabeth
http://www.organizedxxmess.blogspot.com

lesley said...

thanks for stopping by, chelsea! i hope you find an amazing dress to rent :)

xoxo,
lesley

Joyce said...

Such a great idea! LOVE LOVE LOVE the looks you put together.

lesley said...

thanks mom! you should totally rent a dress for your next big event or wedding. the blue dress would look awesome on you!

xoxo,
lesley