Rent Your Runway: Here Are The 5 Best Closet Rentals In Singapore

Rent Your Runway: Here Are The 5 Best Closet Rentals In Singapore

Looking for dresses on rent online in Singapore? Try these five websites.

ICYMI, there is a surge in demand for dresses on rent online. Women across the globe are rushing to get their hands on rented designer outfits, as opposed to splurging hundreds of dollars.

This, all thanks to the emergence of shared economy that has disrupted the marketplace across many different industries. From transportation to real estate, and now, fashion, rental clothing has gained immense popularity over these past few years.  

With subscription, sharing and rental services like Uber, Airbnb and Netflix gaining market influence, it was inevitable that the trend will hit the fashion industry.

Fashion Rentals: How Do People Get Dresses On Rent Online? 

Fashion rental is a business model that allows clothing to have a longer service life. This, in addition to reducing environmental impact and negative contribution to climate change. Such a system allows the process of finding dresses on rent online to be much smoother and more convenient. Plus, you also feel a sense of contribution to the environment.

Ever since American company 'Rent the Runway' pioneered the trend and established itself as a significant player in the space, clothing rental has become a key future trend to look out for.

It has also paved the way for other clothing rental companies to follow suit. 

But, even though this is a great model, it scares many girls. Many fashion forward millennials are skeptical about renting designer clothes online. Many consumers still harbour a resistance to rental of lower-priced items that are just too easy to buy.  

So if you are one of those skeptical ones, we have a curated list of the best fashion rentals in Singapore and the Philippines. They provides services where you can swap your dresses, rent them online, and even return without any hassle. 

Scroll down to see the list of the top five best fashion rentals where getting dresses on rent online is a easier than using the microwave. 

Where To Find Dresses On Rent Online In Singapore

  1. Style Theory

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Singapore-based rental clothing company Style Theory offers a variety of casual and formal pieces from local and international designer labels. Dubbed Southeast Asia's largest fashion rental subscription service, customers get to browse the available collection and pick the three available items to ship over.

Clothes are delivered professionally dry-cleaned, pressed and ready to wear, and customers get to wear for as long as they like. They get to access unlimited designer clothing at $99 for the first month too!

2. Zarell

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Malaysia-based Zarell offers customers either a one-time rental or monthly subscription to rent different clothing for various occasions. You do so for as many times as you want throughout the month.

The monthly subscription will allow customers to rent three pieces. What's more? You can request for more pieces as soon as you return the last batch.  

3. Covetella

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Fans of the glam looks featured in the film Crazy Rich Asians will be pleased to know that the 70 dresses featured in the hit movie are available for rental.

Whether you're in need for an outfit for a black tie gala event, cocktail party or wedding, Covetella has you covered! How it works is simple.

"Your items will be given to you two days before your event. Borrow them for 4, 8, or 12 days. With our Compliment Guarantee, you'll never have to pay for a dress that didn't make you feel beautiful," the company claims

4. Rent A Dress

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Singapore girls love the Rent A Dress concept and the company boasts of a large number of clients. From gowns, to outfits for high tea, to black-tie affairs and even girls' night out, there is something for everybody. 

It also has dresses for Muslim women so they can look chic and enjoy a designer wear without splurging hundreds of dollars. The company was launched in Singapore in 2014 and since been in the hot list of many fashionistas. 

"With Rent A Dress, consumers can now spend their money wisely and invest in good classic pieces, while renting contemporary updates and events wear at a a fraction of the price! With the rise of sharing economy and financially savvy modern cosmopolitan women, this is the ultimate solution for the fashion conscious consumer," the company website claims

5. Runway.Rent

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As the website says, this company brings together a team that worked at La Belle Couture, one of Singapore’s top bridal house. 

"With the credentials of fitting more than 3000 women for the most beautiful day of their lives, you can expect our experts to guide you on selecting the right dress that flatters. Regardless of height, shape and size, you can be assured that everybody’s eyes will be on you and no one will have a bad comment on how you look," says the company statement. 

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Written by

Melia Widjaja