wedding dress rentals

Can we rent our wedding attire?

There are many benefits to renting wedding attire rather than buying it.
May 9, 2014 | By: The idoo.ca staff

These days everyone is trying to find ways to reduce the costs associated with weddings. One of the most costly parts of the wedding is the wedding attire. Wedding attire includes the bridal gown, the bridesmaids dresses, the groom’s tuxedo, and the groomsmen’s tuxedos. While the groom and groomsmen typically rent their tuxedos, it hasn’t been a common experience for women to rent their wedding dress.

Renting the wedding gown is certainly a good way to save money. You can often rent a bridal dress for a small fraction of the price it would normally cost if you purchased it outright. There are many benefits to renting wedding attire rather than buying it.

When you rent a bridal gown you can get a much better value for your money. For a small price tag you can rent a bridal dress that is much fancier than a dress you could purchase. There are designer websites that offer high quality couture gowns for rent. Renting is an easy option because you can complete the entire procedure online if you like.

Some brides are hesitant to rent a gown because they won’t be able to keep it. It’s important to keep in mind that most brides stow away their dresses and never look at them again. Also, if you think that your daughter may someday wear your gown, it’s highly unlikely. The styles change and most young brides prefer to choose a new style wedding dress rather than wear a vintage one. For these reasons, you don’t need to worry about not being able to keep your wedding gown after wearing it.

When you rent a wedding gown you’ll have many more choices open to you. There are so many different price points available and by renting you’ll be able to have a truly gorgeous gown that is one of a kind. You can get a lot more dress when you rent than when you buy. You’ll still need to stick to your budget, but you’ll be amazed at the wonderful options open to you.

If you are not sure about renting your wedding attire you can make a list of the pros and cons. For some, the idea of wearing a dress that isn’t their own is an option they don’t want to consider.  Keep in mind that you can have the dress tailored to fit perfectly so getting a proper fitting gown isn’t a problem. When you rent the dress you may be able to save money that you can put towards other, more important parts of the wedding, so it’s helpful to keep an open mind.

The idoo.ca staff.

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