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About Us:

Rent the Runway (RTR)  is transforming the way we get dressed by pioneering the worlds first Closet in the Cloud. Founded in 2009, RTR has disrupted the $2.4 trillion fashion industry by inspiring women with a more joyful, sustainable & financially-savvy way to feel their best every day. As the ultimate destination for circular fashion, the brand now offers infinite points of access to its shared closet via a fully customizable subscription to fashion, one-time rental or ownership. RTR offers designer apparel, accessories & home decor from 700+ brand partners & has built in-house proprietary technology & a one-of-a-kind reverse logistics operation. Under CEO & Co-Founder Jennifer Hymans leadership, RTR has been named to CNBCs Disruptor 50 five times in ten years, & has been placed on Fast Companys Most Innovative Companies list multiple times, while Hyman herself has been named to the TIME 100 most influential people in the world & as one of People magazines Women Changing the World.

Reporting: Senior Fashion Director

What You'll Do:

  • Create & produce inspiring, on-brand, on-trend, editorially-relevant outfits for approximately 48 products per day on set both on model & on mannequin.
  • Will be asked to select upload samples & style complete outfits including accessories to present to the Fashion Director & execute on set.
  • Develop strong, up-to-date knowledge of designers, brands, trends, street-style to translate for PDP styling.
  • Work with the photographer & model on set to co-direct & select best poses.
  • Ensure styling rails are organized & styling space is edited on a weekly basis.
  • Coordinate workflow statuses & concerns to the Production team & On-line Stylist. 
  • Ensure stock is not mishandled & communicate with the samples to team to help keep track of samples/stock.  
  • Responsible for key areas & projects that support the business whilst maintaining core job role.
  • Maintain a good balance of creative flair & understanding of the Rent The Runway aesthetic.

About You:

  • 4+ year previous styling experience in editorial and/or a commercial environment. 
  • A real sense of runway looks & what trends are happening each season with a strong  knowledge of designers & brands.
  • Able to communicate well & motivate as part of a team in a fast paced environment. 
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to react positively to evolving business requirements.
  • Proactive & able to show initiative & implement ideas to constantly improve the image quality & studio processes.  
  • Proven ability to work to stringent deadlines.
  • Excellent work ethic with  a can do attitude.


At Rent the Runway, were committed to the wellbeing of our employees, & aim to create a workplace that fosters both personal & professional growth. Our inclusive benefits include, but are not limited to:

  • Paid Time Off including vacation, paid bereavement, & family sick leave - every employee needs time to take care of themselves & their family.
  • Universal Paid Parental Leave for both parents + flexible return to work program  - because we know your newest family member(s) deserve your undivided attention.
  • Paid Sabbatical after 5 years of continuous service - Unplug, recharge, & have some fun!
  • Exclusive employee subscription & rental discounts -  to ensure you experience the magic of renting the runway (and give us valued feedback!).
  • Comprehensive health, vision, dental, FSA & dependent care from day 1 of employment - Your health comes first & weve got you covered.
  • 401k match - an investment in your future.
  • Company wide events & outings - our team spirit is no joke - we know how to have fun!
  • Hybrid Work - our studio employees will work out of our NY studio 4 days per week & 1 day remotely in accordance with Company policies.


RTR is requiring all US corporate employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 in order to work in person, unless an employee requires a reasonable accommodation for medical or religious reasons.  If you believe that you may require an accommodation, please apply for any roles that interest you & if hired, you will receive information on how to request a reasonable accommodation after your start date. RTR will evaluate all such requests in accordance with Company policy & applicable law.   

Rent the Runway is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with applicable law, we prohibit discrimination against any applicant or employee based on any legally-recognized basis, including, but not limited to: race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, lactation, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, age (40 & over), national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, genetic information (including testing & characteristics), veteran status, uniformed service member status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

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