Lusting over that statement Thurley dress, perfect for the Spring Racing Carnival, but not quite sure how you can afford it? You're in luck! There's a plethora of fashion hire stores on offer and we've put together a roundup of our top picks.
The idea is simple - select your stunning (typically designer) stand out piece, hire it for a specific day, ensure you take lots of fabulous photos, and then return it good as new. No long term commitment required!
Here's our picks for the best fashion hire stores perfect for the Spring Racing Carnival:
Popular online dress hire store Her Wardrobe boasts an excellent range of dresses from designers such as Yeojin Bae, Self Portrait, Thurley and Lover. Equally as exciting is ‘Her’ millinery with statement headpieces, crowns and hats from popular millinery brands Allport Millinery, DE Millinery, Viktoria Novak, Natalie Bikicki available to hire. With dress hire prices starting at $89 (including shipping) a peruse through Her Wardrobe’s range is a must this Spring Racing Carnival!
With a selection of dresses specifically for the Spring Racing Carnival, Glam Corner offers a glamorous selection of designer dresses available for hire for a fraction of the retail price! There's also a huge amount of designers to choose from, so if you're not sure what exactly you're looking for, you're sure to find something here. Glam Corner also allows you select your hire dress by date and has a range of accessories for hire including millinery from favourites such as Olga Berg and Morgan Taylor. If all else fails and you need some serious help with your Spring Rracing Carnival look, Glam Corner also offer a personalised stylist service where you can schedule a one on one chat with one of their in- house stylists.
Rent the Runwaw
The name says it all really - with Rent the Runway, you can literally do just that! With over 1,000 designer dresses up for grabs, you're sure to find a stunning Spring Rracing Carnival outfit to hire. What's even better, Rent the Runway features an aAccessories section that covers a huge range of brands and covers everything from jewellery to handbags and even sunglasses!
With a Melbourne boutique in Richmond, Something Borrowed offers you the option to shop online as well as book an appointment to try on a piece in the boutique. With Spring Racing Carnival regulars including Alex Perry, Alice Mccall, Manning Cartell and Yeojin Bae available for hire, Something Borrowed is a one stop shop for your perfect race day outfit. Their one request? Hired pieces be dropped off at On The Spot Drycleaners the Monday after your event. Could it be any easier?!
Style Theory is the go-to hire store for this year's Spring Racing Carnival. Offering designer labels such as Thurley and Self Portrait for hire. What's even better, Style Theory has a great range of must -have Christie Nicolaides jewellery, as well as stunning Demillinery head pieces. Make sure you check out Style Theory for your complete head to toe Spring Racing Carnival outfit.
Make sure you use #SpringCarnival in your Insta posts this spring and show us your race day outfit to join in the fun!