Hire Your Dream Wedding Dress

Let’s face it, wedding dresses can be quite pricey and sometimes, with all of the other elements that you need to think about, budget for and pay off, buying your dream wedding dress might not be the best option. To save you a few bucks to put away for the ultimate honeymoon, here are a few bridal stores that offer you the option to hire a stunning wedding dress for your special day. Happy shopping!



Contessa Brides 

Whether you are looking to buy or hire a dress for your wedding day, Contessa Brides has a stunning selection of dresses for you to choose from, no matter what your budget or the style you’re looking for. The boutique is open by appointment only, so make sure you contact them if you’d like to visit and see if they have something that catches your eye. And not only do they rent wedding dresses, they also offer the option for matric farewell dresses and evening wear.

Details: www.contessabrides.co.za / 083 657 3639

Wedding Dress Creations

All the wedding dresses at Wedding Dress Creations are available for hire and are for sale, so no matter what your budget or style, they’ll certainly have something that’ll make you feel like a princess. You can expect to see wedding dresses from local designers, as well as international brands including Demetrios, Cosmobella and Oreosposa. Their dresses are all high quality, beautiful and affordable, costing between R1 500 and R9 500 to hire, depending on what style and brand you’re interested in. For a viewing or fitting, make sure you contact them to set a time and date that suits you best.


Details: www.weddingdresscreations.co.za / 082 928 8913 or 082 451 0207 / info@weddingdresscreations.co.za

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Bridal & Tuxedo Bridal Boutique

Every bride wants to feel like the belle of the ball and have all attention on her on her special day, which is why Bridal & Tuxedo Bridal Boutique in Fourways stocks an extensive range of beautiful gowns for you to check out. This boutique is dedicated to a bride’s every need, including exquisite and breathtaking wedding dresses, a lovely selection of bridesmaids dresses, flower girl dresses, and even suits to have the groom and his groomsmen looking sharp and handsome. With such a large selection of dresses to choose from, you’ll certainly find your dream dress with the help of the attentive staff at Bridal & Tuxedo.

Details: bridalandtuxedo.co.za / 011 465 3848 / info@bridalandtuxedo.co.za

AmberRain Bridal

If you’re in the Benoni area, head to AmberRain Bridal to suss out their wide selection of wedding dresses that are available for hire for your big day. You can choose from a variety of well-known international designers brands including Mori Lee, Modeca and Kitty Chen, along with a few other brands that have stunning styles, cuts and designs. They also offer a range of bridesmaids dresses (that are only available to be bought) as well as stunning accessories to tie the looks together (also only available to be bought). So, book your appointment and gather the bridesmaids for a fun and exciting day of dress hunting.

Details: www.amberrainbridal.co.za / 082 789 4738 / sc@amberrainbridalstudio.com

Wedding Dzine Bridal Boutique

You don’t need to spend a fortune to look like the belle of the ball on your special day. At Wedding Dzine Bridal Boutique, you can find that special dress and either buy or hire it at an affordable price. They have a great selection of wedding dresses, accessories and wedding shoes available in store, to suit every bride-to-be, budget, taste and size. They pride themselves on their personal service, attention to detail and dedication in making each bride-to-be special and unique on her big day. With regards to hiring, all dresses are R3 600 (price subject to change) to hire with a refundable deposit when returned. The dress can be collected the day before the wedding and must be returned the day after.

Details: www.weddingdzine.co.za / 082 881 6444 / weddingdzine@gmail.com / 867 Duiker Street, North Allens Nek, Johannesburg

Bridal Wearhouse

Bridal Wearhouse is one of the largest wedding dress hiring stores in the city. No matter what style, budget, design, silhouette or shade of white you’re looking for, or whether you’re planning on buying it as a keepsake or hiring it for your special day, they are sure to have it at their store at a great price. You can expect to see anything and everything from frilly dresses, ball gowns and fish tail cuts to split dresses, mermaid trumpets and A-line. The options are endless at the Bridal Wearhouse. To book an appointment to try on a selection of dresses and pick your favourite, contact them and set a date.

Details: www.bridalwearhouse.co.za / 082 442 0010 / info@bridalwearhouse.co.za / Near Bruma Lake, opposite Cameratron, Bruma, Johannesburg.

Imago Bridal

By appointment only, brides can try on as many dresses as their hearts desire at Imago Bridal & Evening Wear in Benoni. They have a stunning array of wedding dresses that you just cannot resist trying on. Their collection of dresses, along with different styles and cuts, changes daily, so you’re sure to see almost everything and anything possible when it comes to wedding dresses. You can choose either to buy your wedding dress or hire it. As far as numbers go for hiring, you can expect to spend about R2 000 to R4 500 to hire (prices are subject to change) your dream wedding dress for your special day.

Details: bridalwear.co.za / 011 823 HIRE (4473) / info@bridalwear.co.za

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