Rent the Runway March Shipment Review

Last month, I re-subscribed to the Rent the Runway monthly update. Our Minnesota winter has gone on far too long, and I’ve exhausted my winter wardrobe. Instead of investing in more sweaters and jackets, I thought it would be cheaper (and more fun) to get back on Rent the Runway.

As I reviewed before, I’m torn between really liking the subscription but also just wanting to buy my own clothes. I have so many summer skirts and dresses, so I will probably stop once the weather gets warm enough to wear them. For now, it’s nice to have access to more cold-weather options!

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Rent the Runway: July Shipment

For my second month of Rent the Runway, I wanted to refresh my summer wardrobe with pretty dresses and skirts for work. I felt more prepared this order, because I was able to shop all month and “like” items that I was interested in renting instead of being in a panic trying to sort through everything to get my order.

I again found it frustrating that there isn’t a lot of availability of a lot of the items. Of my likes, about half were available in my size. I’m always looking for 1-2 skirts and 2-3 dresses in a variety of formal and fun looks, so it’s actually pretty difficult when the ones you really wanted aren’t available and you have to try to find backups. As I said in my first month review, I’m also really only interested in renting designer items that are worth the money– if I want to wear a $40 free people dress, I’ll just go buy it!

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