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Bethenny Frankel Gives Lesson In How NOT To Empower A Room Full Of Women Founders

Mary Pryor | Posted 04.13.2016 | Black Voices
Mary Pryor

I was one of the women who tried to stand up to reality TV star and Skinny Girl Vodka founder, Bethenny Frankel, at a women's entrepreneurial summit over the weekend. And was silenced.

Netflix for Fashion: My Experience With Subscription Clothing

Sarah Flanagan | Posted 04.07.2016 | Style
Sarah Flanagan

The same way that Airbnb is changing the hotel business and Uber, Lyft and Zipcar are making it less appealing for my generation to own cars, subscription clothing will change how clothing brands operate.

The Faithful Shopper: Here Comes the Bride

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 03.31.2016 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

When the moment comes that you realize that you have to find that perfect gown, Manhattan is the place to be.

Women in Business Q&A: Lara Crystal and Lindsey Andrews, Founder, Minibar

Laura Dunn | Posted 03.29.2016 | Business
Laura Dunn

Minibar Lara Crystal previously was a founding member at Rent the Runway, an e-commerce business that rents luxury clothing and accessories to women,...

How Two Harvard Grads Made It Possible To Rent The Runway

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 06.03.2016 | Style

"Yes, You Can Make It In Fashion" is a HuffPost Style series that profiles men and women across every area of the fashion industry and explores how th...

Sharing the Millennial Way

Shannah L. Compton | Posted 08.27.2016 | Business
Shannah L. Compton

While the classic American Dream is to own everything, cars, homes, luxury items and such, millennials are creating their own version of the American Dream: sharing with access, without owning.

11 Inspiring People Who Followed Their Passions and Found Amazing Success

Bill Murphy Jr. | Posted 06.26.2016 | Business
Bill Murphy Jr.

What did Disney spend his time doing while growing up? Well, working -- but also drawing, from an early age. He was pretty young when he sold his first drawing (of a neighbor's horse). Disney launched several unsuccessful animation companies before coming up with Mickey Mouse in 1928.

Power Redefined at the 3rd Annual Forbes Women's Summit

Sugar Rautbord | Posted 06.05.2016 | Business
Sugar Rautbord

The Forbes Women's Summit promises to be an informed session for an outstanding collection of women and all the other women who will be sharing the experience through the media.

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...