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24 beautiful summer dresses you can rent for under €125


By Sarah Finnan
15th Jun 2022
24 beautiful summer dresses you can rent for under €125

Whether it's a wedding guest outfit or fun festival attire you're looking for, renting is the way to go.

Buying is no longer the only option when it comes to finding a gorgeous outfit to wear and several Irish rental services have stepped up to cater to the demand for more sustainable fashion choices. 

Here are just a few of our favourites. 

greens are good for you

Set up by friends Johanna Dooley and Kara O’Sullivan, greens are good for you was born out of a shared mission to reduce waste and encourage others to have fun with their fashion choices (without the guilt!).

byBorrow

Founded by Irish entrepreneur Laura White, byBorrow is an online rental service that allows users to upload items they’d like to lend (or sell) to others. Laura’s aim is to empower all women in making more sustainable wardrobe choices, no matter their shopping habits.

 

 

Rag Revolution

Rag Revolution’s story began with Edel Lyons, a frustrated millennial who wanted to wear her favourite brands and designers while experimenting with fashion in a more sustainable way. Finding that rental services didn’t really exist at the time, Edel decided to launch one of her own.

Happy Days

Based in Dublin, Happy Days is a fashion rental company that endeavours to be as inclusive and sustainable as possible. Their goal is to provide an innovative, circular way of accessing fashionable items for special occasions.

High-End Hire

A premium clothing rental company based in Dublin, High-End Hire wants to help women look and feel their best by giving them access to a limitless wardrobe that will help them themselves and dress for the important events in their lives – whether that’s a special look for a big event, important business meeting or job interview.

Borrower Boutique

In a world where trends are changing faster than ever, Borrower Boutique is here to help reduce overconsumption and encourage people to increase the lifespan of garments by sharing them around.