I don't know how I got it, but a couple of weeks ago, I got an offer in my email from Rent The Runway. If you don't know what Rent the Runway is, it's pretty cool. You can rent designer dresses and accessories for a quarter of the original price! As a military wife, this is a phenomenal idea. Don't have to store a bunch of dresses and jewelry.
But, back to the offer. It said I could test run any five dresses for $50. Wait, what? Cause, we all know the problems with ordering online. What if it doesn't fit? What if it looks terrible on me? What if the color is wrong? This is perfect. I have ordered a dress for a hot date on here before and it ended up just looking terrible. $120 down the drain. Though, now, you can try these dresses on before the date, and see how they look! I, personally, think this is a great deal. Though, the only issue is, you have about 12 hours to try them on. Well, depends on when you get your package. I got mine around 7pm. You HAVE to return them by noon the next day, or else you get penalized. Which, is fair. Unless you don't have a UPS store around you, which could be a bit of a problem. ANYWHO.
Here's what I tried on:
David Meister: Blue Niles Falls Gown Retail: $695 Rental: $125
Bibhu Mohapatra: Zemu Glacier Gown Retail: $2975 Rental: $375
Nicole Miller: Tempted By You Gown Retail: $995 Rental: $160
Narciso Rodriguez: Clean Cut Dress Retail: $1595 Rental: $225
Holy crap, y'all. If I had the money, I'd buy this dress. I'd do everything in this dress. We'd be BFFs. I don't even know how to describe the flawlessness of this dress. GET. IN. MY. CLOSET.
Alberta Ferretti: Red Rimini Dress Retail: $995 Rental: $150
I'm sad I didn't get any pictures of me in the dresses. I just didn't have the time. Or a tripod. But, if I get this option again, you bet I will!
If this opportunity comes to your inbox, jump on it. It's a brilliant idea, really. I hope it opens up to everyone, soon, because I have some other dresses I'd like to try on!
Please consider using my referral link. It'll give you $20 off your rental!
Note: Rent the Runway did not pay me or bribe me to do this. I did this post on my on free will in a way of saying "thanks" and in hopes to get some referrals!