by Shannon Ables
The Simply Luxurious Life
Every season when the new styles from top designers make their way down the runway, I often dream of having the opportunity to wear a Vera Wang original, Calvin Klein or Carolina Herrera for a special occasion. Knowing that I will never have the budget to keep one in my closet, Rent the Runwayoffers the opportunity for everyone to look their best without paying the full price tag.
Founded in 2009 by two Harvard business graduates, Rent the Runway continues to offer top designer labels at a fraction of the price for 4 or 8 day rentals.
With the opportunity to try their business model out myself and share with my readers my experience, I was impressed with the prompt delivery of the dresses I chose (2 day delivery – even on Saturday via UPS) and ease of return (pre-paid UPS label and bag – all you have to do is schedule a pick up or drop it off at your local UPS dropoff/location).Read the full article and discuss it »