Hire Don’t Buy! 4 Reasons Why You Should Rent Your Next Outfit.

Rebecca Wilson, passionate about recycling across South Yorkshire
Rebecca Wilson
4 Dec 2023

Do you have a special occasion coming up that requires a new outfit? Or maybe you just want a new wardrobe that keeps up with the trends without breaking the bank?

 Renting outfits instead of buying them could be the right option for you.

Clothes on a rail

Rental fashion services allow you to hire clothes and accessories for a set period of time. This could be for clothes you wear every day or for a special occasion, such as a wedding or school prom. Once you have worn the items and your rental period is up, you simply return them.

Here are some reasons why you should give it a go:



Hiring clothes could be a more affordable option if you know you will only get a few wears out of your items or if you regularly change up your style. It also means you could access more high-end/designer items without the price tag that usually comes with them.


    If you want to try a new look but don’t want to commit to buying a brand-new wardrobe, hiring items could be for you so you can find out what you like (and what you don’t like!).


A large variety of clothing can be rented including bridal gowns, suits and DJs/tuxedos, cocktail dresses, prom dresses, an outfit for the day at the races, date night or even just clothes for everyday wear. Why not team up with your friends to make a grand entrance by hiring matching outfits for that special occasion?



The way our clothes are made, transported, and disposed of has a huge impact on our planet and is not sustainable.


Since the rise of fast fashion, the lifetime of our clothes is decreasing but their environmental impact is increasing.


Up to 100 billion garments are produced globally each year but as much as 92 million tons end up in landfills.


By renting, you extend the life of each garment and reduce the number of resources needed to make a new one.



Clothes renting services:

By rotation - designer fashion including dresses, bags, occasion wear and everyday outfits for both men and women. You can also hire out your clothes to others through this service.

John Lewis - designer womenswear available to rent for special occasions. can be rented for 4-30 days.

Moss bros - suits and tuxedoes hire.

Hirestreet- womenswear hire- can rent your whole wardrobe for up to 30 days.

The Devout- monthly wardrobe rental subscription service of high-end and designer clothes

The little loop- Childrens clothes renting service.

Bundlee- Baby and toddler clothes renting service.

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