Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Rent The Runway Review

If you are like me you HATE shopping for dresses. I think it's knowing I am only going to wear them once and it will just sit in my closet. When I found out I had two weddings in a month, I was on the search for two great dresses. Well, as my luck would have it, I could only find one I liked. I was in panic mode.

My girl Lauren shared an app with me called Rent The Runway. This website/app has TONS of designer dresses that you can rent for an event, and then send it back. It doesn't sit in your closet and it saves tons of time from wondering around the mall trying to find the perfect dress. I'm in!

When you register for RTR you are asked a few questions about your build. This will help when you review your choice for others. There are also a few questions they ask about the event you are attending, the style you are looking for and when you need the dress. From those answers RTR give you a few options to start with.

So as you scroll through RTR you can save dresses you like by pressing the heart at the top of the dress. 

If you see a dress you aren't sure will look great on you, just click on it and see the TONS of reviews. There are pictures of ladies who are REAL, not models, so you can tell how it will look on someone like you. The review tabs at the top list the height/weight/bust of the reviewer, and what size worked best for them.

This is the dress I decided on.
When I chose my dress I read all the reviews, and decided to take the dive. You can chose to rent your dress for four or eight days. I rented mine from Thursday to Sunday. As I'm entering my information I noticed something super cool, they offered two sizes for the same price! That way if you are usually between sizes, you have that option. I also added $5 on for insurance just in case something spilled on it.

Okay, so say your dress comes in and you HATE IT or it just doesn't fit at all. RTR has an option for that too! For a small fee they will overnight you another dress that is available. 

My dresses came on Thursday. They came in a nice travel bag, which was super helpful for traveling. Also included in the bag was a return shipping label. You just replace the label with your address on it and boom, off it goes.

Instantly I needed to try this on. This dress fit like a dream! I was so excited! I cannot tell you how happy I was!

I took both dresses with us to the wedding, just in case. Guys, it was a hit! I had people complimenting me all night. I even had two women come up to me on the dance floor needing to touch it.  

To return it, you take the bag to the UPS Store or drop off and it goes back. Since I rented the dress Thursday through Sunday, I had until Monday at Noon to get the dresses to the UPS Store. 

That's it! It's so simple! I rented this dress for $40 and it retails at $400! The best part about it, IT ISN'T IN MY CLOSET!! I don't have to feel bad about never wearing this dress again! I have so many plans for renting more dresses for event coming up. This is so easy and I am so mad I didn't know about it earlier!

I also wanted you guys to save some money while using RTR. Click here for my referral code to take $20 off your first rental! It really is that easy!

Rent The Runway did not ask me for this review, it is all my own. I really felt the need to share this all with you guys!


  1. $40?! for such a GORGEOUS dress. I wish I had an occasion coming up I could try one on for!! I will definitely keep this in mind for the future. You look beautiful!

    1. Thanks Ciara! Just go on the website/app and play around! It's so much fun to just look!

  2. I loved this dress on you! So cool that you tried RTR...the only people I've heard of that have tried it were being sponsored, so it's good to hear an actual review. I'll definitely try it out (and use your code duh)!!

    1. You know I love saving money! If it wasn't so simple I probably wouldn't have even thought about blogging about it!