10 Places Where You Can Rent Formal Dresses in Manila

Why buy when you can borrow?

(SPOT.ph) The modern fashion girl is all about reducing her clothing carbon footprint, and one way to achieve that is by renting, wearing, and returning. This is something every girl can do when there’s a big event coming up. Why spend lots of money on a dress that will only be worn once when there are a lot of places where you can rent RTW pieces? Below, we round up some stores where you can borrow formal dresses for your next big event.

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Like a modern-day fairy godmother, RSVP.ph lets you in its dreamy studio filled with a closetful of covetable eveningwear: Pre-loved pieces, a carefully curated in-house collection, and designer gowns by Vania Romoff, Sassa Jimenez, Martin Bautista, and Stacy Rodriguez. All you need to do is schedule a fitting on their website two weeks prior your event, visit the studio, and fit and decide on a dress. A stylist will help you out, or you can let your BFF tag along, too!

RSVP is located at Joya Building, Rockwell Center, Makati. For more information, log on to RSVP’s website.

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Brands 4 Lease

Fall in love with the solid-colored gowns that drape like a dream at Brands 4 Lease. The universally flattering dresses are from known labels like H&M, River Island, Apartment 8, BCBG, among others, and are available for rent at reasonable rates. They have an online catalog where you can conveniently see all the pieces. To rent, just submit an order form, wait for their confirmation, then they'll deliver the dress to your doorstep.


Brands 4 Lease is exclusively available online. For more information, refer to their FAQs on their Instagram page or their Facebook page. You may also view their full collection for rent on their online catalog.

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Gowns for Rent by Damsel

In the middle of a fashion emergency? Don’t fret. Gowns for Rent by Damsel is a full-service rental shop that offers 24/7 assistance. They have over 5,000 options to choose from which can be rented at only a third of their retail price. Sweet! Just book an appointment before visiting the shop to make sure a styling assistant will be ready to take you through its racks and racks of luxury evening wear.

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Gowns for Rent by Damsel is located at LG/F Makati Cinema Square, Chino Roces Avenue, Makati City. For more information, log on to Gowns for Rent by Damsel’s website.

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Gown For Rent

If you need a gown, stat, this is where you should go. Gown For Rent’s customers can just walk in, choose a dress on the spot, and wear it to the event right after! You’ll go crazy over their stunning collection of about 200 gowns for perfect for practically any occasion. If you’re not planning to rent on the same day, you can check out their available dresses online, reserve it, and book an appointment for a fitting at the studio.

Gown For Rent is located at 77 Building, Visayas Avenue, Quezon City. For more information, log on to Gown For Rent’s website or Facebook page.


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Royanne Camillia

Royanne Camillia’s couture designs are ideal for debuts, weddings, and even prenup shoots. What’s great about this service is the rental packages that offer you more dress rentals for a discounted price—y’know, in case you need a wardrobe change mid-event. All you need to do is browse the online catalog for options, secure a studio visit, and make your dress rental.

Royanne Camillia has branches in 215 A. Bonifacio Road, Marikina City and 70 Santolan Road corner Granada Street, Quezon City. For more information, log on to Royanne Camillia’s website.

Gallery D

Gallery D boasts a collection of over 600 dresses from South Korea, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. Each dress comes with subtle details, making them stand out from your usual gowns. Plus, Gallery D also offers discounts for students and group packages for you and your girl friends.

Gallery D is located at G/F A. Venue Mall, 7829, Makati Avenue, Makati City. For more information, log on to Gallery D’s Facebook page.


GDS Gown Rental

At GDS Gown Rental, OTT is the name of the game. The sweetheart-neckline dresses come with huge, heavy ball skirts that are sure to be eye-catching. These dresses are ideal for grand events, a debut, or even a masquerade ball—up to your imagination! A visit to their shop in Pasig lets you see these glamorous dresses up close.

For more information, log on to GDS Rental’s Facebook page.

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Talulah’s Closet

Talulah’s Closet specializes in Australian designer dresses, including Keepsake the Label, La Maison Talulah, Asilio, and Cooper St, among others. Its collection is noticeably modern, chic, and edgy, and is arranged by dress type. Book an appointment via the website, or visit the showroom and rent on the spot. The dress is yours for four to eight days, after which you can schedule it for pick-up. Talulah’s Closet is pretty new, but you can expect new arrivals every week.


Talulah’s Closet is located at The Luxe Residences, Unit 302, 28th Street corner 4th Avenue, Bonifacio Global City. For more information, visit Talulah’s Closet’s website.

Gown Rental MNL

Gown Rental MNL puts the elegance back in evening wear, with its selection of floor-length gowns that cascade in flattering drapes, chic beadwork, and subtle ruffles. You can browse through the collection online, send your choice via private message, and then wait for it to be delivered to you. Or better yet, book an appointment to have a fitting at Gown Rental MNL’s store in Cainta.

Gown Rental MNL is located at Monte Carlo Tower, Il Centro, right across Sta. Lucia Mall, Cainta. For more information, log on to Gown Rental Manila’s Facebook page.

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Style Army

Style Army is like an online department store that will make you browse for hours and hours without realizing it. They have a collection of playful pieces that will make you feel like a princess! Find the dress you like, choose your size (options range from XS to 3XL!), and it will be delivered and picked up for you. The dress is yours for four days.


Style Army is located at the 2nd floor of Dawg’s Boardgame Cafe, Lilac Street, Marikina City. For more information, log on to Style Army’s website.

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