We’ve all had days where we want to bust out some (imaginary) cash on that one gorgeous outfit, but unfortunately, our pockets just won’t allow it. What do you do then? Don’t worry, ladies, we’ve come to your rescue. Do you know there are websites where you can actually rent clothes out for a fraction of the price of actually buying them? Allow us to lead the way.
This website offers its clients a chance to choose from curated pieces from the collections of some of India’s finest fashion and jewellery designers like Nikasha, Payal Singhal and Manish Malhotra to name some. There are stylists on the website which make personalised recommendations based on what you’d like your ideal look should be. Win-win!
Get it here: www.stage3.co
This Mumbai-based service started in 2005 and is the go-to destination for professionals from the glamour industry. Apart from sourcing garments from high-street brands like H&M andBebe, it also allows you to rent out luxurious brands like PORT 1961, Alexander Wang, Georges Chakra, Marca Eggplant andBadgley Mischka from their New York office.It also has two stores in Mumbai in Bandra and Versova respectively. The website specialises in Indian as well as western wear for men and women.
Get it here: www.theclothingrental.com
Klozee only functions in Bangalore, and luckily, requires no security deposit whatsoever. The website also offers a service called the Klozee Express which delivers outfits in just three hours for an extra charge. You also have the option to buy, and not just rent clothes.
Get it here: www.klozee.com
Flyrobe is a Mumbai-based rental service which rents out bags, jewellery and apparel for every occasion. Launched last year, it has an array of high-street and luxury brands in its arsenal. You can rent an outfit for a period of three days at a time, and it also delivers the goods in three hours straight. You don’t have to pay a security deposit for high-street brands like ASOS, BooHoo, Style London, Club L andCerise Uk to name some, but a 20 per cent deposit is charged for luxury brands like House of Ombre, 6Y Collective, Kalki and Zayah amongst others.
Get it here: www.flyrobe.com
You can reserve an outfit on the website and it will be delivered two days prior of the event you need it for. But, the outfit needs to be returned the very next day. You can keep the outfit for a maximum of four days, but you’ll have to shell out a security deposit equivalent to 50 per cent of the rental fee.
Get it here: www.swishlist.in