Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Rent The Runway Internship

This year I am the Co-Manager of Rent the Runway Rep Team on Spelman College's Campus.

What is Rent the Runway? 

      In 2009 a company called Rent the Runway was launched. This company lets any woman rent high end designer dresses, and accessories for a 4 or 8 day period from Rent the Runway includes over 165 high end fashion name brands that anyone can rent for a fraction of the retail price. They have 200+ college rep teams on campuses around the country under their Campus Girl branch of the company. For the first time, Spelman has a Rent the Runway Team.

They have been called the Netflix of Fashion and have been mentioned in major publications such as Cosmopolitan, The New York Times, Forbes Magazine,, CNN, WWD, Teen Vogue, Seventeen, The Today Show, Bloomberg and the Wall Street Journal just to name a few! Over 3 million women have signed up for access.

It’s for women who want to look glamorous without breaking the bank. RTR has created and maintained exclusive relationships with top designers, and therefore are able to continually update inventory with the latest designer pieces. It’s amazing that the ancient complaint of: 'I don’t have anything to wear’ started this company.
How It Works:

1. FIND IT: Search our collection of dresses and accessories for your rental date (we recommend 1–2 days before your event), then filter by designer, price, length — even style — to narrow down your favorites.
2. BOOK IT: Once you've selected your items, book for a 4-day or 8-day rental period. We also offer all the essential extras like Spanx and Fashion Tape.
3. WEAR IT: Your order will arrive by 8PM on your delivery date via UPS (or by courier in NYC). Time to slip it on and shine!
4: RETURN IT: After your night out, send back your items in the easy pre-paid envelope provided — we'll take care of the dry cleaning. Don't forget to upload a photo and review to Our Runway.

On the website they also sell essentials, such as any Spanx, body tape, or underwear that is especially needed for certain dresses. They also sell and rent accessories to complete your look.

RTR now has plus sizes!!!  

They have the Beyonce boutique, which has looks hand picked by Queen Bey herself
Check it out. 

My Team Consist of:

My other Co-manager
Two marketing reps
Event Coordinator
Social media rep
Public Relations rep
Greek Liaison

I am a co-manager: my co-manger and I are the leaders of the team. We make sure everyone is on track with their monthly assignments and goals. We are the main point of contact between the team and RTR corporate. We have many responsibilities, and must lead by example.

What We Do On Campus:

My fashion team will be doing numerous things on campus to get Spelman more acquainted with the rental experience. It’s really a vehicle for Fashionistas to have access to their dream closet within her college friendly budget. Being on the rep team on campus is an amazing fashion internship, that provides industry intel and experience.

We are an extension of the company itself on campus.
We hand out RTR discount codes!!! 
We hold fashion shows and trunk shows with RTR dresses
We hand out free prizes to girls on campus from L'Oreal Paris

We help girls sign up for access on campus 
and much more! 

We can be really creative with events we want to hold. For instance on October 18th we will be having a HAIR BATTLE ROYALE (more info soon) that will feature Spelman hairstylist with their models wearing RTR dresses competing for RTR prizes and give aways. 

                                                     <--Here's a video by one of Spelman's Campus Reps

You can sign up under my referral link and we will both receive 20 $ credit to a rental. 

and I will be renting...

If you are a Spelman student sign up here


As a rep you get the perks of:

First access to RTR summer internships and Full Time positions with RTR and L'Oreal Paris Corporate Headquarters
Free and discounted dress rentals
Leadership and business management skills
Guest speakers including influential members of fashion and marketing industries
Get RTR giveaways and paraphernalia
and you can receive school credit!
If you want to sign up to be a rep at your school, for the question, "how did you hear about rent the runway?" put my name Houston Scott. Thanks:)

Apply Now at

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Follow RTR Spelman at
Insta: @rtrspelman
Twitter: @rtr_Spelman 
Facebook Rtr At Spelman 

Please go like our team photo on Facebook and help us win the most likes! 
This ends Sept. 27th

I'll be posting more about RTR this year;)

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