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Buying an expensive wedding dress can be hard to justify, especially because you only get to wear it once. If you’re looking for a less expensive alternative and don’t want to shop the high street, it may be time to think about renting. Luckily, there are a handful of places that offer wedding dress hire in London, so finding the gown of your dreams shouldn’t be too tough.

Here’s where to look for wedding dress hire in London.

Vonlee Bridal Hire

At Vonlee Bridal Hire, renting out wedding dresses is the name of the game. It’s got gowns of all wedding dress silhouettes and styles available, so whether you’re on the hunt for a vintage lace creation, a curve-hugging sexy number or something completely different, you should be able to find a frock that fits the bill. As an added bonus, a tiara, veil and underskirt are included in the hire fee, so you won’t have to hunt those bridal accessories down on your own.

The Bridal Gallery

The Bridal Gallery has over 100 gowns in-store available for wedding dress hire, giving you plenty to choose from. You’ll find gorgeous creations from big names like White One, Cizzy, Diane Legrand and Zavana Bridal, plus tons of accessories, so you can complete your entire bridal ensemble in one fell swoop.

W Wedding Bridal

W Wedding Bridal both sells and hires out premium wedding dresses in North London. From elegant fairytale ball gowns to chic and sleek frocks, this shop really does have it all. It offers free consultation appointments to brides, so, really, there’s no reason not to check this one out.

Girl Meets Dress

If you prefer online shopping, Girl Meets Dress is a great option for wedding dress rentals. Its ever-changing list of designer gowns includes frocks by Jovani, Marchesa Notte, Alice and Olivia and more. The great thing about this service is that you can order multiple gowns and return what you don’t like free of charge. If you’d rather shop IRL, it also has a showroom in London that you can set up an appointment at.

One Night Stand

If you’re not fussed about getting a gown from a wedding dress designer, One Night Stand may be the dress hire service for you. It has over 500 evening dresses available, ranging from ball gowns to stylish minis, many of which are wedding-worthy. Even if you can’t find something that suits you, you may be able to find your bridesmaid dresses here.

Front Row

Front Row is another online dress rental service in London that specializes in renting out luxury clothing and accessories. While wedding dresses aren’t its thing, many of its cocktail gowns would fit the bill for a less traditional celebration. As for designers, you’ll find Stella McCartney, Dolce & Gabbana, Balmain and more. P.S. It offers next-day delivery in Central London, so it’s a great option if you’re trying to find something at the eleventh hour.

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