Shopping for a fancy gown or dress can be a lot of fun, but it can also come with a hefty price tag and take up unnecessary space in your wardrobe because let’s face it, most of these dresses would probably be worn only once – or twice at the maximum! But, what if we tell you that there is a better way to wear beautiful, quality dresses without breaking the bank or cluttering the wardrobe? Well, we’re talking about renting them.
Below, we have rounded up a few boutiques that offer a variety of stunning, some one-off and designer pieces to rent at affordable prices.
1. Rent A Gown
Just as its name, Rent A Gown is one of the most popular gown rental boutiques to have established in the town. Not only does this boutique provide fabulous outfits for all kinds of occasions, from pre-wedding to prom, graduation, gala dinners and much more, Rent A Gown also offers formal wear to rent for men and children. While Rent A Gown offers dresses in a variety of sizes, the boutique also offers alteration and styling services to help you attain the perfect fit.
2. Dress Codes
Dress Codes is one of the largest gown rental boutiques in the city. The boutique offers about more than 400 brands of authentic luxury and casual evening dresses, including those by renowned local and international designers such as Sebastian Gunawan, Vera Wang, and Peggy Hartanto, to name a few. You are spoiled for choices here, from bridal wear to ball gowns and more. Dress Codes can also ship your orders to certain cities outside Jakarta, including Bali, Surabaya, Medan, Palembang, and Batam.
Address 1: Ruko Golden 8 no. 8M, Jl Arteri Panjang, Jakarta Barat
Tel: (+62 878) 8959 2789
Belsbee is a rental boutique store that is not only known for renting gowns but also kebayas. Aside from having a variety of quality outfits that are mainly created by Indonesian designers for every possible occasion, Belsbee also offers fitting sessions with their very own stylist at your doorstep and easy delivery and return policy. Belsbee also has an insurance scheme just in case you get a little clumsy with that glass of wine while wearing your rented gown. In addition, pre- and post- dry cleaning service charges are on Belsbee.
4. L O T A
From short dresses, ball gowns, long dresses, evening wears to kebayas, LOTA has got your outfit needs covered for all kinds of occasions. LOTA, which is located in Tangerang -the Western border of Jakarta – has also served several public figures including Reisa and Cici Panda. On top of a selection of more than 400 available pieces, LOTA also offers alteration services as well as delivery and pick up options.
5. Style Theory
If you’re looking for something beyond just formal wear, Style Theory is the way to go. This online-platform offers rental for all kinds of outfits from professional to casual and formal wear. Not only do you get to experiment and personalize your entire look with a variety of style options, but Style Theory also helps with your fit. Expect to find a range of renowned brands to rent including Coast, BCBGMaxazria, Calvin Klein, Ralph Lauren, Tex Saverio and Karen Milan here. “Experience fashion without commitment” with Style Theory.
By: Divyha Pridhnani-Bhojwani