The fall semester is a time for football, cozy tailgates
For many girls, finding the perfect dress for this event can prove to be quite difficult. With formals occurring twice a year, it easily becomes very expensive to find a trendy and appropriate dress to wear. Enter Curtsy — an app used by college women across the states to find the perfect outfit for dressier occasions.
Users browse through an online marketplace of dresses available to rent from their peers. In this way, users can contact the owner of the dress and request to try it on to hopefully wear it to their function. Doing this provides a much cheaper alternative to buying two expensive dresses a year that may never be worn again while providing extra money to those who have extra dresses sitting in their closet.
The idea is simple. Users can rent the dress for a weekend or set amount of time and return it back to the owner when they are finished. Aside from damaging the dress, this exchange ensures a risk-free experience for both parties.
I have had the opportunity to try this service for myself when I was searching for a formal dress last semester. With short notice and not much money to spend, I found myself desperately needing a floor-length gown with no options. After finding a dress on the app and contacting the owner, I was able to try it on and rent it for the entirety of the weekend. It was extremely
I was skeptical at first, but after such a positive experience, I recommend Curtsy to all of my friends looking for a quick fix during
With the app gaining popularity, there has been an influx of renters especially in the Fall and late Winter. If you are looking for a cocktail dress or even a floor-length ball gown, Curtsy is a phenomenal resource for Auburn ladies. By modernizing the way college women trade or borrow dresses, Curtsy becomes an essential part of every fashionista’s experience in designer items at a remarkable price.
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