Now events and parties are back your social diary is no doubt filling up. Make sure you’re dressed to impress without breaking the bank or damaging the planet by checking out our roundup of the best fashion rental services. From luxury retailers to small independents, everyone is getting on board with renting garments.
By Rotation is the brainchild of Eshita Kabra-Davies, who saw first hand how damaging fashion can be during a trip to Rajasthan. Since then she has launched By Rotation, a fashion rental app that allows users to rent designer items at a fraction of the price. The service is more than just rental, forming a community for their users and hosting an array events every month from bottomless beading to flower crown workshops.
Hurr is one of the OGs of the fashion rental game starting out back in 2017. It now has over 10,000 designer items up for rental, from clothes to bags to accessories. The company is also carbon positive and as members of Ecologi they offset all their emissions. You can also visit their store in Selfridges and try before you rent. Love a garm you’ve rented? You can purchase their pre-loved designer items on Depop.
Last year Selfridges made history by launching their Project Earth initiative and now they’re at it again with a debut rental service. Selfridges Rental gives you the chance to shop a curated selection of new season designer picks across womenswear, menswear and accessories. The pieces will be available to rent for 4, 8, 10 and 20 day periods, and better still, prices start from just 20 quid.
If you like to change up your wardrobe regularly then The Devout is perfect for you. The rental service is a monthly subscription, delivering a different box of clothes to your door each month. It costs £78 per month, which gets you over £500 worth of clothes. Just pick five pieces you like and check out, it’s as easy as that!
Onloan was started by two friends who shared a passion for fashion and a mission to reduce waste. The rental service is a monthly membership with two options available. Get two designer items for £69 per month or four for £99. Like to keep on-trend? Check out the Onloan regular style journal for some inspo and their top picks, what’s trending and interviews.
Got a last-minute plan you need a new outfit for? Rotaro has next day delivery so you can have your clothes in no time. The rental service offers its users the chance to rent designer clothes without having to pay a deposit or dry clean the product. They also arrive carbon neutral, packed in reusable Rotaro bags and boxes.
My Wardrobe HQ
Earlier this year Harrods launched its own rental service – My Wardrobe HQ. As expected, it is filled with a selection of super-luxe products and you can rent online or in-store. Getting wed? Check out their bridal rental services, where you can rent £1000 dresses for only £26 per day – bargain!
Hire Street UK
Hire Street UK offers you the chance to rent high street brands for a small price. Whilst you won’t find super-luxe brands on the Hire Street rental service, with brands including Asos, Rat & Boa and Nobody’s Child, prices start at £12. Need some inspo for an upcoming event? Head to their occasions round-up for ideas.
Set up by three female friends, Loanhood is a peer-to-peer rental service aimed at Gen Z, where you can rent out your own clothes to make a bit of money or you can borrow clothes from other users. As well building a community on the app, Loanhood often hosts events like clothes swaps IRL.