Category archives: How To

Bridesmaid Trend: Off-Shoulder Dresses

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After the proposal; telling everyone the news, and the bachelorette party comes the big day. The wedding. After months of touring venues, arranging flowers, and choosing the perfect wedding dress, comes one important thing- the bridesmaids. Whether for sisters, cousins, or best friends, finding the perfect dress to accompany the bride becomes a top priority [...]

Feel Glamorous This Holiday Season: Style Tips From Mary Ciancibello

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How to Feel Glamorous This Holiday Season: Style Tips From Ottawa Wardrobe Consultant Mary Ciancibello This time of year - specifically New Year’s Eve - is an awesome opportunity to get dolled up and fabulous. Ottawa puts on some incredible champagne-level parties complete with glitz and style. If reading these words is making you sweat, it probably means y[...]

Last Minute Halloween Ideas = More Reasons to Rent!

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Invited to a last minute Halloween Party and not sure what to wear? It’s happened to all of us that's why RfR has you covered! We’ve got the best last-minute ideas that will appear as though you’ve been working on this costume for weeks… and it’s all part of our mission to create “Less Stuff and More Life”. We’ve put our creativity to the test and came up[...]

Do Halloween Right: The Masquerade

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Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth. -Oscar Wilde In just a few short weeks, the sight of goblins and ghosts with pumpkins and candies will be a sight all too familiar. With the cobwebs and witchery comes the shining moments of nostalgia and remembrance of dressing up and sharing a collecti[...]

Frock Friday: Allison Parris Tulle Trumpet Gown

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It’s Friday. You have a weekend full of parties and galas but nothing to wear. You look through your closet to find a dress and you’ve narrowed it down to 2 options. Either you wear something that you have worn and fallen out of love with, or you open the passage to your secret second closet, Rent Frock Repeat for your dress of dreams. This weekend: Allis[...]

Trend Tuesday: 90's Revival

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Slip dresses, crop tops, and plaid, oh my! We've seen the trends of the 90's re-emerge in a big way in the past few years but if the runways and your fave celebs have anything to say about it, these trends are going nowhere fast. If you're a little apprehensive about how to make the quintessential trends of the 1990's work for you, fear not! There are ton[...]

Stylist Spotlight: Dress Code - What Would Camille Do?

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Stylist Spotlight: Camille When she’s not styling our fabulous clients at the RfR Ottawa showroom, RfR Stylist, Camille, enjoys creating and designing; writing, sewing, painting, drawing and sharing her passion for fashion in our Stylist Spotlight column. She also loves a Vodka Martini or a wonderful Cabernet Sauvignon and has recently taken a liking to Bac[...]

Stylist Spotlight - Camille: 1 Gown, 3 Events

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Stylist Spotlight: Camille When she’s not styling our fabulous clients at the RfR Ottawa showroom, RfR Stylist, Camille, enjoys creating and designing; writing, sewing, painting, drawing and sharing her passion for fashion in our Stylist Spotlight column. She also loves a Vodka Martini or a wonderful Cabernet Sauvignon and has recently taken a liking to Bac[...]

Prom Trends: 2016

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It is officially March, which means high school girls everywhere are beginning their hunt; the hunt for the perfect prom dress. With so many options, it can be confusing where to start. Do you want to go for a long gown? Or a short frock? Maybe bright and bold? Or simple and elegant? We here at RfR have done a lot of the heavy lifting for you. We have the[...]

How To Frock: On Vacation

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Even in a mild winter this February has us begging the question, “When is my next vacation?” It’s time to give yourself a pat on the back for sticking to those New Years resolutions (or, well, sort of sticking to them...) and treat yourself to a get-away! Whatever your dream vacation may be, every fashionista knows a fabulous frock is a must on the packin[...]

Pantone Colours Of The Year

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A new year, means a new year of styles, trends and fashions to try. Pantone has dropped their colours of the year, and personally, we here at RfR are super excited for the colours. This year's colours of the year from Pantone are: Rose Quartz and Serenity Blue. Rose Quartz is a soft, yet warm pink hue. It is feminine and universally flattering. Also, did [...]

How To Frock: New Years Eve On A Budget

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Tis the season for giving, and spending, and outings and socializing. However, sometimes the holiday season can leave you tight for money. This is when the Rent Frock Repeat team has you covered! The beauty of Rent Frock Repeat, is that it was made by women (Kristy and Lisa!) for women. Now, you're probably wondering how can a designer dress site help me [...]