Footwear retailer Schuh has announced a new partnership with rental marketplace Hirestreet following a “record summer for occasionwear rental”.

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Schuh’s collaboration with Hirestreet launched on August 8 and features seven of the retailer’s core styles

The collection, which launched on August 8, allows shoppers the chance to rent “a range of styles to suit any occasion” including heeled shoes and wedges.

Hirestreet said in a statement that it had seen a 300% increase in site traffic so far this summer compared with the same period last year, with more than 250 requests “for a shoe offering to complement these outfits”.

Seven of the footwear retailer’s “core styles” are now available to rent through Hirestreet’s online platform, with prices starting from £5 for a five-day rental period and £10 for a ten-day rental period.

Hirestreet chief executive Isabella West said: “At Hirestreet, we are always looking for ways to expand our offering to meet our customers’ needs.

“As our audience becomes more comfortable with rental, they are looking at how they utilise its power beyond just their dress or core item and create a complete rental look.

“We are thrilled to be partnering with Schuh on our first shoe collection; giving our renters the opportunity to access complementary footwear to their outfit at amazing value.”