The Art Of The Evening Dress

Hire the perfect dress for your formal event.
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Finding The Perfect Dress

You need to try them on. There’s really no way around it. Ball gowns and evening dresses don’t come alive until you’re in them; it’s a very intimate relationship. And you can’t do that online yet.

We help to inspire you with the most flattering choices specifically for you and for the occasion. We have vast experience in dressing women for all formal events and it’s very important for us that you wear an outfit that makes you feel confident, feminine and special.

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Finding The Perfect Dress

In A Nutshell

Evening dresses cost about £180 to hire. We take away the stress of finding and trying the right dresses for you and all your events.

35 years of experience, wisdom and solid advice from people who care. We work one-to-one with you, in person, by appointment only.

Big range of carefully curated evening dresses, ball gowns & cocktail dresses for your formal occasions. Visit our Chelsea boutique and see for yourself.

Why Us?

Why Us?

Because our amazing studio in London has over 500 expertly chosen gowns plus accessories waiting for you to try. Smart women from all over the UK trust One Night Stand to find the right frock to suit the event and know that they can come and hire a different outfit every time with the money they’ve saved from not having to buy.

One Night Stand has been proudly sending women to their formal occasions feeling fabulous and looking wonderful since 1983. We’d be delighted to dress you too!

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A Little History

I started One Night Stand in a design studio near Battersea Park in March 1983. It caught the mood of the moment, with Princess Diana creating a trend for gorgeous evening dresses, and we became successful almost overnight.

A year later the business moved to a shop on Pimlico Green, Chelsea, where we stayed for 16 years. I had the bright idea of launching into USA and opened a shop in New York in 1987 – just in time for the Stock Market crash.

The Millienium started by moving One Night Stand, and its huge inventory, to a spacious loft in Flood Street, Chelsea, where it trades today.

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Contact us to book a visit or tell us what's on your mind. For appointments, please give us details – event, dates, dress size, etc– and we'll get back to you. Include your phone number if you want us to call you back. Ring us on 020 7352 4848 if it’s urgent.

Phone :

020 7352 4848

Address :

One Night Stand Ltd,
8 Chelsea Manor Studios,
Flood Street, London SW3 5SR

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