Impulse shopping (no judgment—we’ve all been there) leads to a wardrobe crammed with stress-inducing fast fashion. Enter a new crop of clothing-rental services that are here to sweep away the clutter and prove that renting isn’t just for occasions anymore.

Bonus: All subscriptions start at under $100 a month.

For The Weekend: Dresst


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Make the most of your time off with the help of Dresst’s curated closet. You can choose three pieces every month, from picnic-ready dresses to crop tops and silky blouses fit for a night out. Toronto-based co-founders Laura Bryce and Kelly Pigeon favour bold prints and interesting silhouettes to complement everyday essentials, stocking labels like Vancouver’s Obakki and one of their “style crushes,” Canadian-born, NYC-based Tanya Taylor.

For the Mom-to-Be: Sprout Collection


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“Maternity fashion is the black hole that no woman ventures into until she is forced to,” says Toronto-based founder Joyce Lim, who found herself in that very position when she was expecting her first child. “Why should I spend a fortune on something I’ll wear for a short time only to toss it and contribute to landfills?” she wondered. That question inspired her to launch Sprout, which helps moms-to-be sort out outfits for everything from work to baby showers, with a focus on quality inspired by women like Meghan Markle and Victoria Beckham.

For the Nine-to-Five: Rent Frock Repeat


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Monday-morning-meeting prep just got a lot easier thanks to Rent Frock Repeat’s new subscription service. As of October, it’ll be offering workwear from sought-after labels like Nissa, A.L.C. and Judith & Charles. “The goal is to provide what our clients need—and the opportunity to experiment with brands that they may not have considered,” says founder Lisa Owens. To do that, the company analyzes members’ responses to a 66-question survey before stocking the site in order to select just the right styles.

A version of this article appeared in the September 2019 issue of ELLE Canada. Subscribe now.