Who wants to buy and waste it when you can rent and fake it? Yes, we’re talking about those blingy outfits that you enthusiastically buy for family/close weddings and then royally ignore for years. This means no more, “Oh no, I have nothing nice to wear”.

This year, we suggest you let some sense prevail and hit these awesome places that’ll rent sparkly and designer {or not} clothes, along with baubles to match.


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Even with INR 500 in your pocket, you can get started on renting for pre-wedding functions. Swishlist has a stunning list of international and homegrown designers – think Anita Dongre, Manish Malhotra, Ridhi Mehra, Rohit Bal, Jill Jill Stuart, Jean Paul Gaultier, Halston Heritage, Herve Leger and lots more.

Also, they will deliver your final outfits to your doorstep.

Rent here.


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Liberent is perfect for those on a strict budget. You can opt for a trial at INR 350 to ensure your garment fits like a glove and they don’t charge a security deposit. They also make alterations to your size and have a range of saris, anarkalis and lehengas to pick from.

Rent here.

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From traditional saris and trendy sari gowns, to designer one-piece dresses for the crazy bachelorette party, Stage allows you to rent for up to a week by offering a lot of convenient services – try at home, personal stylists and home delivery.

Their pastel coloured options have us drooling and they stock Raw Mango sarees, Manish Malhotra, Shantanu & Nikhil and Papa Don’t Preach that you can rent starting INR 2,000. P.S. You can also rent jewellery here.

Rent here.

    Soni Sapphire

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    More than 50 years old, this three-storey shop in bling central {Rajouri Garden} has an array of anklets, bracelets, earrings, hair accessories, bangles and the like sourced from Jaipur, Hyderabad, Calcutta, Coimbatore and other parts of the country that are known for their craftsmanship.

    Check it out online or drop by at the store at J-90, Main Market, Rajouri Garden.

    Hari Singh And Co.

    The jewellery here will not leave you penniless, and the staff is super courteous. They have really chunky options that can double up as statement pieces. They stock up on silver, kundan, rani haars and traditional-looking gold sets.

    Check them out at Shop Number 1793, Main Market, Chandni Chowk

    Mod Jewellers

    Just as suited to the bride as to the bride’s closest peeps, this place is tried and tested – if you find the neckpieces too overwhelming, pick from a range of nose rings, earrings, bangles, maang tikas and co.

    They have a good variety of neutral as well as colour specific stuff that’s likely to match with most wedding outfits.

    Check them out at 9-E, Kamla Nagar Market

    Om Sons

    From kundan to oxidised temple jewellery and a crazy range of colourful bangles, to ornate maatha pattis, this shop has a lot to offer.

    But if you don’t find something that makes you happy, you’re already in Lajpat Nagar and the market has so many other jewellery rental shops, including Anannya Fashion Jewelry and Honey Churi Wala too.

    Check them out at E-11/A, Main Road, Lajpat Nagar 2, near Sabhyata

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