Fran @ Hitched
If your wedding budget doesn’t allow the purchase of a new dress
or you’ve decided to plan your wedding in just six weeks, then why not consider
hiring one! Something Borrowed based in London in an online hire hub for savvy
brides wanting to look super stylish but without paying the usual costs.
In four simple steps, brides-to-be can hire the wedding dress
of their dreams, eliminating the time that some wedding dresses may take to be
designed or ordered, and the cost. Something Borrowed also supply bridesmaids dresses too, so
if your best girls are too busy to hit the high street, this could be the
I caught up with the team at Something Borrowed to find out
more when it comes to hiring a wedding bridal and bridesmaid wear!
Q: What type of bride does ‘Something Borrowed’ work best
Something Borrowed works best for the savvy bride who
spends smartly, always looks stylish and stays worry free without compromising
on quality or design. Hiring a wedding
dress makes for some serious savings that a bride can keep, put towards an extended
honeymoon, an extra special holiday or for an important shared project with her
new husband. Brides will always be able to keep the full wedding experience
with the memories digitally captured for perfect recall at great value and no
Q: Do your wedding dresses cover every size?
We cover sizes 4-26.
If any of our current styles are not available in a bride’s preferred
size, we can easily order or have it made as most of our designs are produced
Q:Do brides come for a fitting in a store, or is everything
We have partner stores in London and for rest of the UK
everything is done online and from the comfort of bride’s own home including a
risk-free 24 hour return policy on all items with our 'Try Before You Rent' option.
Q: What if a bride is having a destination wedding? Can the
borrowing time be extended?
Absolutely. We also deliver and pick up direct to
location if necessary.
Q: Besides wedding and bridesmaids dresses, what else can a
bride hire from ‘Something borrowed’?
smthBorrowed.com offers exclusive bride & bridesmaid
collections, bridal accessories and styling services. Bride collections have been designed
exclusively for smthBorrowed.com by independent British designers Lillian
Mayro, Eva Letova, Evelyn London and Rozeva.
Up and coming headwear designer Camilla Carrington has created an
exclusive collection for smthBorrowed.com. Accessory rentals start at £15. An
extensive selection of high end shoes and clutches are available for purchase
from luxury footwear designer Karen K. We also offer the pick from the cream of
the crop of previously owned designer wedding dresses from happily married
brides who want them to bring joy and beauty to another bride and not be left
neglected in the back of the wardrobe.
Q: Do you have a particular design that is more popular than
Yes. It is a very
simple shimmering cream classic A-line wedding dress in silk with sweet heart
bust, rear buttons and train (by Evelyn London) that gives its wearer a royal
welcome stands out as the most popular dress so far.
Q:How far in advance does a wedding dress from ‘Something
Borrowed’ need to be reserved?
Some dresses can be borrowed the same day, though for the
most popular styles we would suggest booking at least 3 months in advance.
If you’re interested in renting your wedding dress or a
collection of bridesmaids dresses from Something Borrowed, be sure to contact
them directly. And, we’d love to feature your real wedding on hitched once you come
back from your honeymoon!