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Faithful Shopper: Tops of 2014

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 02.28.2015 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

This past year has been eventful in New York City retail, from market newcomers to high-tech stores to welcome announcements of what's to come. And of course, my last column of 2014 is the perfect time to discuss my favorite new stores of the year. Let me know what you think!

Kim Bhasin

Once Totally Online, Rent The Runway Will Open More Real-World Stores | Kim Bhasin | Posted 12.16.2014 | Business

Once upon a time, brick-and-mortar stores scrambled to launch websites. These days, online shopping sites are scrambling to launch brick-and-mortar st...

This Is How You Can Triple Your Closet For $49 A Month

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 12.20.2014 | Style

So many clothes, so little time. That could be my mantra for 2014. As HuffPost's fashion editor, it's my job to be hyper-aware of all the amazing ...

Rent The Runway Just Totally Made Our Dreams Come True

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 11.24.2014 | Style

It's a great day for fashion lovers in the New York tri-state area. Rent the Runway has long been our favorite source for designer duds on loan and...

Subscribing to Success

Jon Bird | Posted 01.05.2015 | Business
Jon Bird

There are many examples of new subscription models upsetting the status quo. Spotify, with its membership-based streaming music service, flipped iTunes on its head and caused Apple to launch a radio service.

Exploring the Intersection of Technology and Business

Minh Chau | Posted 01.03.2015 | Technology
Minh Chau

This past weekend was the 20th Cyberposium, an annual conference bringing together CEOs, CTOs, founders, and entrepreneurs to drive forward the discussion on the intersection of technology and media with business and society.

The Rebirth of the Brick-and-Mortar

Toni Haber | Posted 12.22.2014 | New York
Toni Haber

As the traditional means of business transactions, such as the brick-and-mortar store and the phone call to order restaurant delivery, is moving towar...

Women in Business: Q&A with Michelle Lam, Founder & CEO of True&Co.

Laura Dunn | Posted 05.05.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Michelle Lam is the Founder and CEO of True&Co., the most intimate online shopping experience, fitting women into the perfect bra online with no fitti...

The Secret Behind Rent the Runway's Success

Dr. Sasha Galbraith | Posted 02.09.2014 | Business
Dr. Sasha Galbraith

Why didn't someone come up with this idea before? Guys have rented tuxedos for years. Now women can rent designer evening gowns.

Designer Clothing Rentals For Kids? Yep, It's A Thing

The Baltimore Sun | Jamie Smith Hopkins | Posted 02.09.2014 | Style

Heidi Lieske's business idea came while shelling out more than $300 for a wedding-suitable outfit -- for her 1-year-old son. "There has got to be a b...

Need A Dress To Match Your Lunch? There's An App For That

The Huffington Post | Lauren Leibowitz | Posted 10.01.2013 | Style

When we heard that Rent the Runway finally released an app for iPhone and iPad, our imaginations began to run wild. Rent the runway on the go? At last...

FINALLY: Plus-Size Shoppers Can Rent The Runway

The Huffington Post | Lauren Leibowitz | Posted 09.17.2013 | Style

Rent The Runway founder and CEO Jenn Hyman started her groundbreaking e-tail site in order to provide every woman with her own "Cinderella moment." No...

7 Women Who Got Their Big Breaks Before 30

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 08.27.2013 | Women

Often we hear more about notable young women's appearances than their intellect and character. Of course, there are plenty of women who make valuab...

Beyoncé Opens A Boutique?

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 05.22.2013 | Black Voices

Now that you've snagged a few of Beyoncé's bikinis and coverups from H&M, prepare thyself for the superstar's newest fashion collaboration--"The Beyo...

Confident Women Can Change the World

Jennifer Hyman | Posted 12.22.2012 | Style
Jennifer Hyman

The solution to breeding self-confidence in women is to celebrate that their reality, Spanx and all, is aspirational in and of itself. That reality is all of the things that make us amazing women -- like our smarts, or our humor or how we love. Beauty is a thing, not the thing.

9 Things You Should Rent Instead Of Buy

LearnVest | Posted 10.02.2012 | Money

Renting a home? That we've heard of. Renting a casket? Not as much.

5 Online Wedding Deals You Should Check Out Now

Posted 04.26.2012 | Weddings

Weddings may be expensive, but that doesn't mean you can't get a good deal on your Big Day necessities every now and then. With wedding season loom...

Fashion Brands Bet Shoppers Want To Partner For A Cause

Theresa Bradley | Posted 06.17.2012 | Home
Theresa Bradley

Shoppers at a growing group of clothing companies can now not only buy recycled items or see a portion of sales go to nonprofits, but partner with brands that give them a more active role in giving back.

Chanel For Rent (And More)

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 01.03.2012 | Black Voices

'Tis the season for holiday gatherings, parties and galas! But as the invitations start piling up, so are your worries about what to you'll wear. ...

Fashionably Late: Style News You Might Have Missed This Week

The Huffington Post | Marielle Bingham | Posted 12.20.2011 | Style

Welcome to Fashionably Late, where we round up the Style scraps that didn't make it to our news page this week. Click through and catch up on what els...

Get Your Style News In Six Clicks

The Huffington Post | Brooke Bobb | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

What Comes Around Goes Around Rent the Runway has become the online destination for borrowing expensive ready to wear, and now they're expan...

Bianca Bosker

Rent The Runway CEO Shares The Best Advice She's Received | Bianca Bosker | Posted 09.11.2011 | Technology

Jennifer Hyman, co-founder and CEO of Rent the Runway, says her company's mission is "delivering a Cinderella moment." Forget magic wands and pumpk...

Designer Clothing Rental Service: The Next Big Idea?

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Charlotte Jensen | Posted 08.10.2011 | Small Business

A well-stuffed closet but absolutely nothing to wear -- it's a frequent mantra for women the world over. For Jennifer Hyman, it also sparked a busines...

Fashion's New Frontier

Vivian Weng | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Vivian Weng

Fashion lovers, now having significantly more access to the industry and to each other, want to be an active part of the conversation, not just passive consumers.

Rent the Runway: Exclusive Access to Soho Rental Boutique

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York