(Closed) When something borrowed means the wedding dress!

posted 5 years ago in Dress
  • poll: would you rent your wedding dress?
    yes : (10 votes)
    48 %
    no : (8 votes)
    38 %
    not sure? : (3 votes)
    14 %
  • Post # 3
    7561 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: January 2013

    This is quite common in other countries. It makes so much more sense than buying dresses – not only is it cost effective but there’s so much less waste! 

    Post # 4
    1814 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: May 2013 - Pavilion overlooking golf course scenery, reception at banquet hall

    I personally would not because I’m a huge sentimental packrat, but if you aren’t I don’t see why not! It sounds like the perfect solution.

    Post # 5
    46600 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 1999

    @miah1031:  I think it’s a great idea. I’m sure the fact that I have been married before influences my feelings, but wedding desses are a huge expenditure for most brides.

    There is a place in the suburbs of Vancouver that rents wedding dresses.


    I’m sure there are vendors near you too.



    Post # 6
    366 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2013 - The Fox Hill Inn

    @miah1031:  I had briefly considered renting my weddig gown, but ended up falling in love with one while dress shopping with my mom and bought it instead. There are a few shops in Flushing, NY which is part of Queens (sort of a Chinatown/Koreatown area) where you can rent wedding gowns. It’s fairly common in  some Asian traditions. 

    Post # 7
    301 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2014


    I’m considering this still! Although there are no rental places where I’m from, I don’t think. Let me know how it goes!

    Post # 9
    9549 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: August 2013

    I would!!!

    I didn’t, but I did just dye my dress black and wear it to a formal dinner, so at least I’ll get multiple uses from it!

    I agree that it’s a shame to spend a bunch of money on an amazing dress that will be worn once and then just take up space. If you can find a dress you love, I think renting is a great option!

    Post # 10
    130 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: August 2014

    @miah1031:  Renting is a great idea! I wish I had thought about it before I ordered my dress a few months ago because I already know that I won’t be keeping my dress after my wedding. My current plan is to donate it.

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