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The Rent the Runway Sample Sale Returns in April

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Just in time for all of the spring weddings and graduations on your calendar, the Rent the Runway sample sale will return at the beginning of the month, touting its usual offering of seriously discounted cocktail dresses by designers ranging from Badgley Mischka and Nicole Miller to Jay Godfrey, Erin Erin Featherston, Theia, and more.

The last time we checked out one of these sales, we noticed the prices seemed to be lower than usual. There were plenty of cocktail dresses, work-appropriate shifts, and even evening gowns for under $100, and nearly everything — besides couture by Moschino, Reem Acra, or other high-end names — is under $200.

We also found that accessories were made up of mostly costume jewelry and a few very sparkly clutches that we've definitely seen at past sales. There were also a few Rent the Runway-branded hair accessories for under $50, as well as a couple pairs of Balenciaga sunglasses —” still in their original cases — for around $100.

Prepare yourself for a line that rivals Trader Joe's Union Square and get the rest of the sale's logistics in the Dealfeed below.