How Rent the Runway's 'Closet in the Cloud' Is Changing the Face of Sustainability
CEO Jenn Hyman thinks ethical fashion consumers can have their cake and eat it, too.
Rent the Runway (Finally!) Launches Plus Size Division
Last night, a group of the industry's top plus-size bloggers and journalists--including host Nicolette Mason--gathered at Rent the Runway's New York headquarters for a sneak preview of the brand's newest venture: Plus size rentals.
Go Try It On Founder Marissa Evans on Her New Role at Rent the Runway
Rent the Runway, the succesful online dress and accessories rental company, announced today that it has acquired Go Try It On. Go Try It On, the app that let users share photos and style advice, will shudder, and its founder and CEO, Marissa Evans, will lead a new "Radical Innovation" team at Rent the Runway. "Sounds like something pretty crazy, eh?" said Evans when I asked her about the new team.
Rent the Runway Throws Dream Prom for Hurricane Sandy Victims
Most high school seniors celebrate their prom at the school gym. It’s not the most glamorous setting but it makes for lasting memories of slow dance
Rent the Runway Says IPO 'Likely' after Latest Round of Funding
You may soon be able to buy a piece of Rent the Runway--even if you can't actually buy a dress off the site. According to WWD, who interviewed Rent the Runway cofounder and chief executive officer (and former Fashionista contributor!) Jennifer Hyman, the company is "likely" to go public sometime in the future.
Fashionpreneur with Rent the Runway's Jenn Hyman: How to Build Buzz for Your Brand
Jenn Hyman is the CEO and co-founder of Rent the Runway. Before that she went to Harvard Business School (and Harvard for undergrad too, NBD). She’s
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Fashionpreneur with Rent the Runway’s Jenn Hyman: How and When To Ask for a Raise
Jenn Hyman is the CEO and co-founder of Rent the Runway. Before that she went to Harvard Business School (and Harvard for undergrad too, NBD). She’s w
Fashionista Week in Review: The Sea of Shoes Controversy, How To Dress Like a Spice Girl Today and the Best Fashion Schools for Marketing, Journalism, and PR
Get Your Girl Power On: Nearly 15 years later, it is still all about the Spice Girls as a musical based on the group is in the works. Chances are good you've picked a favorite and stuck with her (Ginger!) and we put together a guide to recreating those infamous looks. We think it's high time Union Jack motifs and platform boots made their comeback. Hip Hop and High Fashion: Rappers and hip hop artists have never shied away from the fashion world, and with recent releases by Kanye West and Nicki Minaj, we're reminded just how much our favorite MCs love their labels. Naturally, we had to put together a list of our top 10 favorite fashion-related rap lyrics. Fashion U:Thinking about going to school for a fashion-related major? We did some research and put together our top 10 schools for industry jobs outside of design (think: PR, journalism, marketing, etc.,). Start working on that admissions essay! ControverSea of Shoes: What started out as a local profile piece has turned into quite a storm over the Sea of Shoes. Blogger Jane Aldridge says the whole thing is "grossly exaggerated" and in need of serious fact-checking, but the author of the original profile is standing up for his piece.