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“You’ll wear it again,” every bride tells her bridesmaids…but will they? Really? Honestly, the odds aren’t great. So why not consider frocks that can be rented for a fraction of the cost? Here, 15 fall and winter gowns, midis, jumpsuits and everything in between, all of which can be loaned out from good old Rent the Runway.

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rtr bridesmaid vneck lace
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You’d think red lace and a plunging neck would be too much together, but somehow it’s so (so) right.

LM Collection ($50 to $70)

rtr bridesmaid midi
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Slightly more casual, yes, but a midi silhouette is pretty much universally flattering.

Shoshanna ($60 to $80)

rtr bridesmaid keyhole
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Don’t be fooled by the high neck; this subtle cutout number is anything but prudish.

Erin Erin Fetherston ($55 to $75)

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rtr bridesmaid high low
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Perfect for showing off a standout pair of heels.

Allison Parris ($80 to $100)

rtr bridesmaid cowl back
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Cowl Back

Chic business in the front, equally chic party in the back.

Katie May ($70)

rtr bridesmaid jumpsuit
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Not your average bridesmaid getup, but holy cow is this glam.

Badgley Mischka ($95)

rtr bridesmaid tea length
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Tea Length

Casual but still refined…and just really pretty.

Tibi ($55 to $75)

rtr bridesmaid cross neck
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Show off toned shoulders by pulling your hair back.

Laundry by Shelli Segal ($40 to $60)

rtr bridesmaid asymmetrical
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We’re imagining this look topped off with gold statement earrings, but that’s just us.

Elliatt ($30)

rtr bridesmaid cap sleeve
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Cap Sleeve

A slightly more modest option, but no less elegant.

Slate & Willow ($70 to $90)

rtr bridesmaid cape sleeve
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Cape Sleeve

Not to be confused with the aforementioned cap sleeves, a caped bridesmaid dress is dramatic and show-stopping (aka make sure the brides approves).

Jill Jill Stuart ($45 to $65)

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rtr bridesmaid long sleeve
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Long Sleeves

Lace solves the whole “but aren’t long sleeves too covered-up?” question.

ML Monique Lhuillier ($75)

rtr bridesmaid floral
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Garden party nuptials, anyone?

Marchesa Notte ($135 to $150)

rtr bridesmaid grecian
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Millennial pink: still trending.

Adrianna Papell ($35 to $55)

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rtr bridesmaid convertible
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FYI, this gorge gown can be worn in 15 different ways (including as a halter or one-shoulder)—perfect for a bridal that wants variety with a hint of consistency.

Two Birds ($70)

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