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Jayla Johnson

Rent the Runway: The New Way to Shop!

Have you ever wondered where someone has gotten their clothes or even thought about where you could get designer clothes and accessories without breaking your bank? I have the perfect solution for you!

Rent the Runway, the new way to shop

https://www.instagram.com/p/B8eiucLJuLC/Rent The Runway is the best way to shop for many reasons, my top five are:

1. Sustainability 

2. Eco- friendly

3. Can rent designer clothes for a discounted price

4. Free 2-day shipping

5. Free dry cleaning 

What is Rent the Runway?

Rent the Runway was founded in 2009 by two successful Harvard Business School classmates, Jennifer Hyman and Jenny Fleiss. These two transformed the fashion industry and have continued to change the world. Rent the Runway’s mission is “Empowering women to get dressed smarter, every day and for all occasions, by giving them access to a closet in the cloud.” 


How to Rent

https://www.instagram.com/p/B5Vs9M9FAS6/There are three plans when it comes to renting clothes. RTR Reserve is a one-time rental from four to eight days at a time. RTR Update is $89/month and you can rent four or more pieces and have access to 400+ brands. The other option is RTR Unlimited which is $159/month and it’s an unlimited amount of clothing with access to 600+ brands. Seriously it doesn’t get better than this! Your closet will definitely look 10x better because it’s filled with the best of the best clothing and accessories. The next time you have a date night, formal event, wedding, or sorority recruitment don’t hesitate from finding the perfect fit on RTR. 

Spotted in the news.

https://www.instagram.com/p/B5LU_J0JbUv/Rent the Runway has been highlighted in Forbes, CNBC, Business Insider, Business of Fashion, and many more other publications. It’s almost impossible nowadays to not know about Rent the Runway and everything it has to offer and what the company stands for.  

Rent the Runway – College Edition

https://www.instagram.com/p/Bw0JZ6MhVTB/Now, for us, college students who may be reading this and think: “I don’t have the funds to spend on membership plans right now.” Listen, I understand. In my opinion, it’s smart to join a plan with friends! That way you can split the cost but still rock all the outfits.


I have EVERYTHING to wear!

https://www.instagram.com/p/B87VL6SFgPI/Rent the Runway is the perfect escape for someone who has a closet like mine where I don’t even wear nearly all of my clothes but still want to expand my style and buy everything I see (it’s hard being a shopaholic). 

Drexel takes on RTR

https://www.instagram.com/p/B8nPBfIFBgp/Besides being a member and having an endless supply of clothes and accessories I am also a campus rep here at Drexel. It has been so much fun bringing this organization to campus for the first time ever! Use the code RTRDREXEL25 for 25% off of an Update membership, OR any 4- or 8-day Reserve rental (plus a free second style and free insurance).

“Thanks, it’s Rent the Runway!”

https://www.instagram.com/p/B84by2SlTpJ/To keep up to date follow RTRONCAMPUS to see how college fashionistas rock RTR!


If you haven’t already set up an account, you should! Rent the Runway is catered to you and your body. When setting up an account, you share your height, weight, bust size, body type, and your primary size. When ordering your clothes RTR will send you the preferred size AND a backup size! It doesn’t get better than this, does it? Shop smarter not harder, so let’s get to it.