Welcome!

News Feed Item

ShopStyle Partners With Rent the Runway; Offers Women a New Way to Discover and Access the Best Designer Fashion Brands

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/20/11 -- Global fashion search engine ShopStyle (www.shopstyle.com) has partnered with Rent the Runway (www.renttherunway.com), the premier online destination for dress and accessory rentals, to offer ShopStyle's audience of 20 million women a new way to find, discover and wear the best designer fashion brands. The partnership gives women the option to rent as part of her everyday shopping experience, with Rent the Runway dresses featured prominently throughout ShopStyle alongside its existing retail partners including Barneys New York, NET-A-PORTER, Tory Burch and DVF.com. Inaugural designers are among ShopStyle's top selling brands and include Halston Heritage, Herve Leger, Milly, Nicole Miller and Tibi.

"Our vision for ShopStyle is to connect women with the best designer fashion brands and retailers, serving as the single source for a woman's wardrobe whether she is dressing for a cocktail party or the boardroom," said Melissa Davis, VP of ShopStyle, US. "This partnership expands on this vision by allowing us to give women greater access to designer dresses and the flexibility to rent v. buy depending on her fashion needs."

Jennifer Hyman, CEO and co-founder of Rent the Runway, added, "We're excited to be a part of ShopStyle to extend designer dress rentals beyond Rent the Runway. Renting has become a natural part of her shopping experience in an effort to try new designer brands and experiment with fashion. Our integration with ShopStyle will make this possible for an even broader audience."

The full list of Rent the Runway designers available on ShopStyle includes Badgley Mischka, Halston Heritage, Helmut Lang, Herve Leger, Milly, Nicole Miller, Rebecca Taylor, Robert Rodriguez, Shoshanna and Tibi. ShopStyle plans to roll out additional Rent the Runway designers in the coming months.

About ShopStyle
ShopStyle (www.shopstyle.com) is the leading global fashion search engine that brings together the world's most fashionable stores and best designer brands in one place. Launched in 2007, ShopStyle retail partners include Barneys New York, NET-A-PORTER, Tory Burch, DVF.com and hundreds of brand names and boutiques. ShopStyle is a division of Sugar Inc. and operates sites in the US, UK, France, Germany, Japan and Australia.

About Sugar Inc.
Since being founded in 2006, Sugar Inc. (www.sugarinc.com) has maintained its mission to entertain and delight its audience by producing insanely addictive content, unmatched shopping experiences, and a robust social community. Sugar is a leading international diversified women's media company with an audience of more than 20 million monthly unique visitors. The company has two business segments focusing on original content and commerce with a portfolio of brands including PopSugar.com, ShopStyle.com, PopSugarCity.com, and Fashionologie.com. Sugar has operations in the U.S., Europe, Japan, and Australia. Sugar is privately held and backed by Sequoia Capital and Institutional Venture Partners (IVP).

About Rent the Runway
Rent the Runway is the premier online destination for dress, accessory, and bridesmaid dress rentals. With a revolving roster of over 150 top designers and 25,000 of the season's hottest dresses and accessories, Rent the Runway is designer fashion delivered to her doorstep for a fraction of the price. For all of life's special occasions, www.renttherunway.com provides the Cinderella experience for women everywhere.

Add to Digg Bookmark with del.icio.us Add to Newsvine

Press Contacts:
Margaret Ryan
ShopStyle
415.437.0437
Email Contact

Ashley Savage
Rent the Runway
212.524.2874
Email Contact

More Stories By Marketwired .

Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

Latest Stories
"Storpool does only block-level storage so we do one thing extremely well. The growth in data is what drives the move to software-defined technologies in general and software-defined storage," explained Boyan Ivanov, CEO and co-founder at StorPool, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 16th Cloud Expo, held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City.
A strange thing is happening along the way to the Internet of Things, namely far too many devices to work with and manage. It has become clear that we'll need much higher efficiency user experiences that can allow us to more easily and scalably work with the thousands of devices that will soon be in each of our lives. Enter the conversational interface revolution, combining bots we can literally talk with, gesture to, and even direct with our thoughts, with embedded artificial intelligence, whic...
ChatOps is an emerging topic that has led to the wide availability of integrations between group chat and various other tools/platforms. Currently, HipChat is an extremely powerful collaboration platform due to the various ChatOps integrations that are available. However, DevOps automation can involve orchestration and complex workflows. In his session at @DevOpsSummit at 20th Cloud Expo, Himanshu Chhetri, CTO at Addteq, will cover practical examples and use cases such as self-provisioning infra...
As DevOps methodologies expand their reach across the enterprise, organizations face the daunting challenge of adapting related cloud strategies to ensure optimal alignment, from managing complexity to ensuring proper governance. How can culture, automation, legacy apps and even budget be reexamined to enable this ongoing shift within the modern software factory? In her Day 2 Keynote at @DevOpsSummit at 21st Cloud Expo, Aruna Ravichandran, VP, DevOps Solutions Marketing, CA Technologies, was jo...
As Marc Andreessen says software is eating the world. Everything is rapidly moving toward being software-defined – from our phones and cars through our washing machines to the datacenter. However, there are larger challenges when implementing software defined on a larger scale - when building software defined infrastructure. In his session at 16th Cloud Expo, Boyan Ivanov, CEO of StorPool, provided some practical insights on what, how and why when implementing "software-defined" in the datacent...
Blockchain. A day doesn’t seem to go by without seeing articles and discussions about the technology. According to PwC executive Seamus Cushley, approximately $1.4B has been invested in blockchain just last year. In Gartner’s recent hype cycle for emerging technologies, blockchain is approaching the peak. It is considered by Gartner as one of the ‘Key platform-enabling technologies to track.’ While there is a lot of ‘hype vs reality’ discussions going on, there is no arguing that blockchain is b...
Blockchain is a shared, secure record of exchange that establishes trust, accountability and transparency across business networks. Supported by the Linux Foundation's open source, open-standards based Hyperledger Project, Blockchain has the potential to improve regulatory compliance, reduce cost as well as advance trade. Are you curious about how Blockchain is built for business? In her session at 21st Cloud Expo, René Bostic, Technical VP of the IBM Cloud Unit in North America, discussed the b...
You know you need the cloud, but you’re hesitant to simply dump everything at Amazon since you know that not all workloads are suitable for cloud. You know that you want the kind of ease of use and scalability that you get with public cloud, but your applications are architected in a way that makes the public cloud a non-starter. You’re looking at private cloud solutions based on hyperconverged infrastructure, but you’re concerned with the limits inherent in those technologies.
Is advanced scheduling in Kubernetes achievable?Yes, however, how do you properly accommodate every real-life scenario that a Kubernetes user might encounter? How do you leverage advanced scheduling techniques to shape and describe each scenario in easy-to-use rules and configurations? In his session at @DevOpsSummit at 21st Cloud Expo, Oleg Chunikhin, CTO at Kublr, answered these questions and demonstrated techniques for implementing advanced scheduling. For example, using spot instances and co...
The use of containers by developers -- and now increasingly IT operators -- has grown from infatuation to deep and abiding love. But as with any long-term affair, the honeymoon soon leads to needing to live well together ... and maybe even getting some relationship help along the way. And so it goes with container orchestration and automation solutions, which are rapidly emerging as the means to maintain the bliss between rapid container adoption and broad container use among multiple cloud host...
The cloud era has reached the stage where it is no longer a question of whether a company should migrate, but when. Enterprises have embraced the outsourcing of where their various applications are stored and who manages them, saving significant investment along the way. Plus, the cloud has become a defining competitive edge. Companies that fail to successfully adapt risk failure. The media, of course, continues to extol the virtues of the cloud, including how easy it is to get there. Migrating...
Imagine if you will, a retail floor so densely packed with sensors that they can pick up the movements of insects scurrying across a store aisle. Or a component of a piece of factory equipment so well-instrumented that its digital twin provides resolution down to the micrometer.
The need for greater agility and scalability necessitated the digital transformation in the form of following equation: monolithic to microservices to serverless architecture (FaaS). To keep up with the cut-throat competition, the organisations need to update their technology stack to make software development their differentiating factor. Thus microservices architecture emerged as a potential method to provide development teams with greater flexibility and other advantages, such as the abili...
In his keynote at 18th Cloud Expo, Andrew Keys, Co-Founder of ConsenSys Enterprise, provided an overview of the evolution of the Internet and the Database and the future of their combination – the Blockchain. Andrew Keys is Co-Founder of ConsenSys Enterprise. He comes to ConsenSys Enterprise with capital markets, technology and entrepreneurial experience. Previously, he worked for UBS investment bank in equities analysis. Later, he was responsible for the creation and distribution of life settle...
Product connectivity goes hand and hand these days with increased use of personal data. New IoT devices are becoming more personalized than ever before. In his session at 22nd Cloud Expo | DXWorld Expo, Nicolas Fierro, CEO of MIMIR Blockchain Solutions, will discuss how in order to protect your data and privacy, IoT applications need to embrace Blockchain technology for a new level of product security never before seen - or needed.