The increasing popularity of "rental" stores allows average Joes and Janes to dress like a celebrity. From these stores you can rent everything from a couture gown to a designer purse. Typically offering access through a membership fee and by paying a higher membership fee, you get access to higher end designer items. Some brands, such as Rent The Runway, charge a fee based on the dress, and will allow you to pick two different sizes.
Some Websites for rentals:
Rent The Runway which offers dress rentals, two different sizes as well as the option to rent shoes, accessories and purses.
Bag Borrow or Steal offers purses, watches, jewelery and sunglasses both for rent and purchase.
Wear Today Gone Tomorrow become a member then have access to rentals priced from $30-59.
Girl Meets Dress is a service based in the UK which also offers wedding dress rentals.
What do you think, is renting items a yay or nay? Have any of you done it before and had a good or bad experience?