We’ll be honest: planning your debut can be a tad bit stressful, especially when expenses begin to pile up. But we can assure you that with a little resourcefulness, it’ll still be lots of fun.
In terms of the wardrobe department, we’ve listed down a couple of places where you can find and rent gowns or dresses at an affordable rate for your legendary 18th:
Location: A. Venue, Makati
Starts at: P500
With over 600 dresses sourced from some of Asia’s best cities: Seoul, Hong Kong and Taipei—you’re sure to find something that suits you. You can even rent out shoes and accessories to match with your dress.
Brands 4 Lease
Starts at: P800
If you don’t have time to drop by and if you’re pretty confident with how familiar you are with your sizing, Brands4Lease offers an all-online rental service.
Gowns for Rent By Damsel
Location: Makati Cinema Square, Makati
Starts at: P1,500
If you already have a particular color in mind, you’ll have tons of pieces to choose from at Gowns For Rent By Damsel. Their showroom boasts of over 5,000 pieces that cater to practically any special event you could think of.
Location: BGC, Taguig
Contact details: 0995 366 8939
Starts at: P2,000
Do you particularly have a penchant for Australian designs? Talulah’s Closet gives you access to a wide array of Australian designs. Each dress can be rented out for 4-8 days at a fraction of the price.
Location: Salcedo Makati
Contact details: +63 917 804 3381, email@example.com
Starts at: P4,000
RSVP is the first ever all-luxury gown rental service that makes ocassion dressing very easy and personal. Just make sure to book your appointment at least two weeks before your desired rental date.
Starts at: P500
While not a rental service, Goodwear is a platform for reselling pre-loved items. Score some fresh-off-the runway pieces from your favourite luxury labels and even some local designers at prices that won’t hurt your budget.
Looking your best doesn’t have to cost a fortune. Even more so, being a mindful consumer is one of the best ways you can help curb the environment’s problems while still celebrating your special day.