A Sustainable NYE Look

The holidays are all about over-indulging in everything – including shopping for new clothes! And with social media taking over our lives, I can see the need for shopping and adding to your closet for multiple looks that are always on trend. However, it’s doing more harm than good!

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In the United States, the National Retail Federation forecasts that we will spend up to $655 billion total this holiday season. Shoes and clothing account for 41.5% of that spend. Additionally, the average American throws away 65 pounds of textile waste per year, so between new clothes being bought and the amount of clothes we end up tossing, can you imagine how terrible that can be for our landfills?

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I understand that consumers want new and different outfits and to stay on trend, but we must also be conscience of how bad this can be for the environment. There are companies out there that help eliminate waste and encourage renting or trading instead of buying and tossing – especially if you are only going to wear the item once. Companies like Tradesy, Armarium and Le Tote are all great examples. They give you the option of new looks but try their best not to add ANY textile waste to our landfills.

StyleLend, is the ultimate win-win service for the stylish, the sustainable & the bargainer. Not to mention for the month of December we will be donating 50% of their rentals to Fashion Revolution! Here is why you will love it:

  1. You get to wear designer clothes and new brands at a fraction of the retail cost, like a velvet dress for only $60
  2. It’s peer-to-peer, so you are extending the life of a garment.
  3. By renting you aren’t clogging your closet with items you might only wear once or twice
  4. You wear it and return it, they take care of the dry-cleaning
  5. Nationwide shipping, get it in two days or same day delivery in NYC

This year alone Style Lend has helped save 5,000 pounds of waste – all because people, like you and I, rented dresses like this Lace Mini dress by Self-Portrait or this Silk Curve dress by Zimmermann instead of buying them.

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Now start renting your NYE looks!

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Beyond the Little Black Dress: Our Guide to Holiday Dressing

Just as Halloween has a way of sneaking up on us, so too does the Holiday season. Fall means catching up on work after summer vacations or perhaps finding yourself back at school, and the freedom to shop in leisurely fashion becomes elusive.

With the arrival of the Holidays is the inevitable deluge of events and cocktail party invites.

There’s the company party, your partner’s company party, a trip to see the Nutcracker, your annual family cocktail party and of course, the much anticipated (or dreaded..) New Year’s Eve. As invites pile up, so does your anxiety over what to wear. You want to express yourself, and fashion is, after all, a form of art. One of those holiday parties happens to have a guest list of folks at that company you’d like to work for. You consider repurposing an old favorite: a dress you wore to college formals and spilled prosecco on a few times, but still looks somewhat cute, right? You realize your sense of style has evolved considerably and that dress doesn’t make you feel like the grown-ass goddess you are. Besides, the holiday season calls for glitz, and you can save throwing a pair of tights under your standard LBD for the frozen depths of February. Don’t hate yourself for wanting to twirl and mingle in new (potentially sparkly) digs! 

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Instead of overspending on a dress that winds up shelved for the rest of the year, fulfill your desire for something new by renting with Style Lend. Your budget will be as low, but the potential to turn heads remains quite high.

Read on below for our guide to holiday dressing… beyond the little black dress.

Jumpsuits

Eschew dresses entirely with jumpsuits! You’ll feel diva-ish channeling the 70s, and never underestimate the freeing effects of jumpsuits on the dancefloor.

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The Stone Cold Fox Jumpsuit is a classy, simple no brainer.

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A Free People Sapphire Sequin Jumpsuit is ideal for those looking to indulge in holiday sparkle.

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Dessy Collection’s Convertible Wide Leg Jersey can be styled several ways, which brilliantly allows it to be repurposed for different events. Wider leg openings give this a swingy effect, making it ideal for dressier occasions.

Velvet!

What better time to wear the sumptuous fabric that is velvet than the holidays? We love how regal it makes us feel.

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This Intermix Blue Velvet gown is a minimal, trendy stunner. Night blue complements all skin tones, and the strappy simplicity of it lets the velvet do that talking.

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Cushnie Et Ochs Black Velvet is truly a stunner. This dress features a crushed velvet design, structured bodice, and a super sexy slit.

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The Line Lace Mini by Self Portrait is another excellent option for someone wanting to try velvet without looking Marie Antoinette-opulent. 

Blue is the new black

For those looking for a classic mini dress that transitions seamlessly between cocktails and the afterparty, these are for you. Opt for blue instead of black, but stay minimal with sleek designs.

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Milly’s Cady Selena Dress is feminine, yet fashion forward.For those who didn’t get enough of last year’s off-the-shoulder trend… and why would you, it’s super flattering… this dress is a perfect go to.

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The Torn by Ronny Kobo Angelica dress is a perfect balance of classy and sexy. A criss-cross v-neck makes way for juuuuust the right amount of midriff. The bold blue hue will make this one stand out in a sea of New Yorkers clad in black.

Get festive in RED!

If you tend to opt for more conservative looks or can’t quite let go of the comfort of your LBD, holidays are the perfect time to bust out something bold. People tend to go over the top this time of year with sequins, so you won’t feel out of place donning a fiery red number. Besides, is there a more on-season color?

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The Self-Portrait Short-Sleeve Guipure-Lace Midi Dress is the definition of a stunner. Its deep red color is ideal for those put off by more orange-based hues, and the lace detail is a work of art. If it’s good enough for Holland Roden to wear on the red carpet, we guarantee it’ll pass for any genre of holiday party on your calendar.

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Giorgio Armani Tiered Ruffled dress is simple, classy and oh so versatile. You can make her jazzy with sparkly tights and heels or keep the look classic with sleek black pumps. The back cut out provides an unexpected sexy flair.

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The Robert Rodriguez One-Shoulder Cocktail Dress is the perfect way to play up any motifs of being wrapped up like a present. An artful cut keeps the ruffles from coming off as too girlish, so you can pull this one off for a swanky cocktail affair.

Bare some midriff with a two piece

Remember last year when Taylor Swift made the two piece (something we’ve donned for awhile, by the way…) a wardrobe staple?

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Heading to a formal gala? Look no further than this Dress the Population :Sequin Two-Piece Gown. What could be basic is suddenly super mod thanks to the crop top, which bares a sexy slither of tummy.

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We love the playfulness of this Sequin Embellished Two-Piece Dress by Ali & Jay. The high waisted midi skirt is super on trend and balances out the sequined top.

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Reformation opera bolero. Gorgeous velvet number, easy way to jazz up something you already have, or take your daytime look up a notch for a more casual event. 

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How does Style Lend work?

It’s in our human nature to want what’s not ours. Remember college? Living with 5 of your friends – and access to their closets? All throughout undergrad my friends and I would effectively shop each other’s wardrobes before weekends, and the effect was a bit like living in Cher’s closet, just without that cool computer feature.

Adult life tends to spiral us into a much more isolated world, where we live with fewer people, alone or with a partner. Don’t get us a wrong, we welcome this respite from the chaos of our younger years, but miss that access. Luckily, Style Lend works a bit like having your best friend’s closet to browse. And with Style Lend, you can control when you can borrow, what you borrow, and don’t have to worry about cleaning the item.

Sound too good to be true? We promise it’s not. And for affordable rental fees, you can have that excitement of sprucing up your wardrobe with something from a hyper-stylish friend. Because it’s always more fun to play dress up with someone else’s clothing.

Curious about how it works? Read on.

Rent. Rock. Return

Choose your item!
From maxi dresses to Chanel bags, we’ve curated a selection of thousands of designer items from some of NYC’s most stylish women. You’ll have virtual access to the closets of women with enviable style (maybe the Clueless analogy was spot on…). Select your items and add them to a shopping bag just as easily as you do with any other e-commerce.

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How and when?
You can choose to borrow an item for either a week or two weeks, not including shipping days. Whether you borrow something for a one off event or love it so much you want to re-wear it, this time frame is designed with your stylish interests in mind. Perhaps you need to shop for shoes with the dress? A week gives you the luxury of time.

Renting made easy

You only pay if it fits!
We repeat, you only pay if it fits.

If it doesnt fit you dont pay

Expect a short delivery time.
Your pieces are delivered within 2-3 days or even within hours if you’re in NYC. Convenience at its finest!

Free Returns

Return your item… FOR FREE.
We provide you with a pre-paid envelope to ship the item back or we will send of our girls to pick up your item if you’re in NYC… all part of making this as easy as walking to your roommate’s room to return something.

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Don’t sweat the small stuff.
Prosecco gets spilled and sometimes zippers break. That’s what our $5 insurance is for. And the best part of all: dry cleaning is on us.

Can’t wait, start renting here!

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Top Halloween Costumes Kendall would be caught in!

Halloween should, in theory, be fun. One gets a chance to slip out of their day to day existence – all the time spent in fantasy can see itself physically manifested. And yet, each time the date comes around you likely find yourself in a mad dash around the city; facing long lines at Ricky’s for a wig to go with the costume you wore last year but are trying desperately to make “different” somehow. (Sidenote: do you think anyone will notice the striking similarity between all your takes on Wes Anderson Movies?)

We get it – you’re busy. When a typical day looks like morning yoga, work, happy hour with your mentor and tending to your passion project by night, you can’t afford to lose precious hours waiting in long lines with angsty New Yorkers or to peruse the generic options on Amazon. And in a city laden with conveniences, why would a costume be an exception?

Fear not. If you can order cuisine from anywhere in the world at 3 AM via Seamless, we at Style Lend believe your fashion needs deserve the same expediency and convenience. Hence why we’ve curating a major selection of glam costumes you can order at 10am and have delivered to your door by 6pm that same day.  And it’ll be one that will wow whether you glide to some downtown nightclub, all night warehouse rave in Bushwick or uptown gala. Bonus points for a costume you don’t have to dry clean or store – we take care of that!

Whatever your personality, below is inspiration so you can feel celeb-worthy. Remember that custom looking amazing Romy & Michelle Costume Jessica Alba donned last year? You too can be creative, sexy and glam with your costume – without the hefty price tag or time spent searching in despair. See below for Style Lend’s round up of costumes Kendall Jenner would TOTALLY be seen in:

Re-live Burning Man.

When it comes to costume inspiration, the burn is really the best. Whether you were there or not, Halloween weekend is the perfect time to channel those far out vibes.

1. We’re not sure what will stun more than a psychedelic purple unitard complete with a hood and full length cape. Levitate on the dance floor as an Intergalactic space traveler, best paired with very Burneresque heart goggles. Bonus points for feeling very The Fifth Element in this one.

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2. Channel a very sexy, vibey goddess as an Ice Queen. The look is completed with a headpiece and regal shoulder pads. Silver details and booty shorts make for a spacey, sexy look. 

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3. So you want to channel your inner space traveler but also pay homage to your feminine side? Enter the Out of This World costume. An alien headpiece completes a look that’s equal parts Jetsons and dance floor ready. PS: the skirt totally doubles as a flying saucer.

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Go Luxe. 

Swanky Halloween plans call for super glam, one-of-a-kind pieces.

4. There’s a reason peacocks turn heads. Reinterpret the strutting bird with a custom Peacock top, the perfect choice for a gala or masquerade. This one pairs well with a ball gown or swingy trousers, as well as a feathered mask.

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5. Go ask Alice in this Custom Queen of Hearts stunner. Tulle and a corset are a ball-worthy combination, and you’ll feel like a total queen topping it all off in this flower-arrow headpiece.

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Vintage enthusiast.

Halloween is the perfect time to channel our nostalgia for bygone eras. Feel classy and siren-like in one of the below dresses.

6. Black and white sequins make this dress the perfect option to channel your inner Daisy Fay Buchanan (uh em, “The Great Gatsby”). Pair it with a short flapper wig, long pearls and swanky cigarette holder to round out a super glam look.

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7. Go full on vintage glam in a Flashback to the 40s dress. We love that this one can be dressed up with the right accessories to channel the 80s, if you wish (shoulder pads!) An open back makes for a look that’s tres sexy.

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The classics – basic free.

Some classic costume ideas never die, and it’s really up to you to reinterpret them creatively. Forget feeling basic, reinvent the mold!

8. Sequins on a pencil style skirt make this Mystical Mermaid dress an enviable homage to our sisters from the sea. Whether you pair with a red wig for a full on Little Mermaid look or interpret your own way (who says mermaids can’t have purple hair, for example), she’s an oceanic stunner.

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9. Who says mermaids don’t live on the poles? The Arctic Mermaid look is a creative spin on the classic. We love how this one doubles as something you might wear on the Playa (see above for Burning Man inspired outfits). The details on this one are to die for, and you’ll look like you just washed up on some sexy, crystalline sea.

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10. Perhaps you’re committed to your feline look but want to take it to the next level. Throw these chrome kitty ears on your head and voila, a basic kitten no more.

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Channel your inner songstress.

11. Is there a more classic pop video than Britney Spears’ “Oops I Did It Again”? With Britney’s new album out this year, it’s never felt like a better time to pay homage to pop’s greatest princess. A red full-body suit is the perfect jumping off point for your look – early aughts choreography not included.

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12. David Bowie gifted us with an incredible album this year right before his passing. Pay your respects to the Thin White Duke in this out of this world dress. Bowie never shied away from incredible accessories, and you can complete the look with these blue and hot pink cloud pumps.

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13. Remember Taylor Swift’s adorable Unicorn outfit from last year? Make that look your own with a pink unicorn head. The party will know you’re trouble when you walk in before you proceed to shake it off on the dance floor._27a2884


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Featured Lender: Mimi & Chichi

We are excited to share our next feature, Gita Woosley! She has awesome taste and some amazing items up for rent on Style Lend. Read more about her style, shopping habits, and what she loves about NYC.

When did you start renting/lending from Style Lend and why?

I was introduced to StyleLend by a fellow blogger, Ashley Nelson of Impossibly Imperfect. As a fashion blogger, I was really intrigued by the idea of renting clothes for events. Because, lets keep it real, why spend tons of money on a dress you’re probably only going to wear a few times, when you can just rent one instead? I also started lending out some of my shoes and purses not long after I joined StyleLend. I moved to New York from Texas a few years ago, and in doing so transitioned from driving to walking everywhere. You know, Carrie Bradshaw totally lied to us: there is no way I could survive a whole day here in my Louboutin stilettos — well not without taking taxis everywhere and breaking my wallet in the process. After I moved, I found that I hardly ever wear some of my heels. So why not rent them out and get some extra cash?

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Shopping habits (do you shop online, flash sales, in person, etc.)

Although I do most of my shopping online, I also venture out to the brick-and-mortar stores every once a while. I’m a very list oriented person, even when it comes to shopping. It’s a habit I formed to combat my ADD. Whenever inspiration strikes me or there’s a trend I spy and want to try out, I would add it to my list. This way when I shop, I don’t get distracted by the shiny things.

Another thing that I do is keep a folder in my Gmail called “Shopping” and automatically route any emails from retailers there. Not only does this reduce spammy emails in my inbox, it helps me from getting tempted by a sale at times when I have no business shopping. Whenever I do have the need (or budget) to shop, I just visit this folder and see what retailers happen to have a sale at the time.

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Favorite brands/designers and why?

Gosh it’s so hard to pick favorites when it comes to designers/brands, because I have so many that I love. My sister recently turned me onto Reformation, and lately it’s been a favorite of mine.  I just love their design aesthetic. I pretty much want everything in the store!

What are your favorite things to do in NY?

Eat! The plethora of dining options is one of the major reasons I moved to New York City, so most weekends you can probably find me trying out a new restaurant. I’m currently on the hunt for a good okonomiyaki place, if anyone knows any.

If the weather is nice, you’ll probably also find me hanging outdoors. One of my favorite outdoor hangout spots is Governor’s Island. It’s a great place to catch some rays, bike around, picnic and even get some great yummy grubs from the variety of food trucks there.

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Can you tell us a little blurb about your background, job, and how long you’ve lived here?

It always feels a bit complicated when people ask what I do. By day, I work as a user experience architect at an advertising agency. On nights and weekends, I moonlight at Mimi and Chichi, a fashion and lifestyle blog I created with my BFF. So I guess you can say that I have two jobs.

I moved to New York City from Texas a little over three years ago. It’s always been a dream of mine to live in the Big Apple and I was so excited to finally make that a reality. The honeymoon period definitely has not ended yet for me (I hope it never will) and there are times where I have to pinch myself to believe that I’m actually here.  

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What is your fav piece of content you’ve created for your blog?

There you go again, trying to make me pick favorites. I’m so terrible at being decisive! One of my latest favorite is this outfit post of a find from the recent Zara sale. I just can’t get over how cute the dress is and that I got it for a steal. I just love when the stars align and you find the perfect dress, that’s the last piece, in your size, and for a crazy good price. I mean it’s like the universe is begging for you to buy it and wear it on the blog.

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How would you describe your style?

If I had to sum up my style into one word, I would say that it’s “versatile.” Although I have my tried and true, I’m never afraid to try out new styles and trends. There’s very little that I would shy away from.

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One thing that would be your “dream item” to rent on Style Lend?

Any of the book clutches from Olympia Le-Tan. Gossshh I’ve been dying to get my hands on one of those, but I just can’t justify the price since I know I won’t be using it that often. I hope it becomes available soon because I might just cave in and buy one for my birthday.

Why do you like the concept of renting vs. buying?

Aside from the cost saving I’ve mentioned before, I think there’s an environmental benefit to renting vs. buying, especially in this age of fast fashion. Many of us don’t think twice about going to a discount retailer to buy a special occasion dress that we’ll probably wear only a few times before it goes into the donation pile. Not-so-fun-fact: did you know that most of those donated clothes will most likely get shipped to developing countries or end up in landfills? According to Fashionista, “we buy about five times more clothing than we did in 1980, and threw away 40 percent more textiles in 2009 than we did a decade earlier — donation centers have far more stuff than they could ever realistically resell.”

I love that renting is becoming trendier now. I mean why wouldn’t you want to be good to the environment, to your wallet, and look fabulous while doing so?  

Your NYC Guide to Being Outside!

As we all know, the heat in NYC during the summer can be quite unbearable.  We usually run to the nearest place with A/C, but if we do opt to spend time outside, we make sure it’s only at the best places.

Parks/By Water

Central Park: Sheeps Meadows

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If you are looking to spend the day outside in a large group, this is your spot! It’s perfect for a true park party and a great spot to people watch.

Grand Banks

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Ever want to go boating without the sea sickness? Well head over to Grand Banks, a stationed boat that is the perfect spot to enjoy rose & oysters! The lines can get quite long, so we advise booking a reservation in advance.

Rooftops

Mr. Purple

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Great decor, awesome drinks, and good vibes is what the perfect rooftop needs. We love this location for day drinks, as well as the night scene (although it can get a bit crowded).

The Standard Rooftop

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A New York classic, as this spot has one of the best views in the city. Not to mention, great drinks and a crepe stand.

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Claudette

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From the same people who run Rosemary’s, this is the perfect weekend location. The decor and outside seating will make you feel like you are in Paris enjoying a nice glass of wine.

Santina

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Brought to you by the owners of Carbone and Sadelle’s, this Meatpacking spot offers one of the best food/outdoor seating combo packs in the city. The trendy people in the area make for some good people watching and the coastal Italian food is quite memorable!

Our Places to get your Summer Body Ready

As I’m sure you can already guess, the ladies’ at Style Lend love to dress up. I mean, how could you not with all these amazing items to rent? When we’re not all glammed up, you can usually find us in our workout gear ready to hit up our favorite fitness classes in the city. 

Here are our go-to studios:

New York Pilates
In terms of reformer pilates, New York pilates kills it. Their new SoHo studio is so chic you’ll never want to leave. The classes go by quick, but don’t be fooled, you’re doing some serious core work!

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If you’re a pilates fan, want killer abs (who doesn’t?) and insane challenge this is a MUST try class for New Yorkers.  This class is known as “pilates on crack” using the megaformer and has a serious cult following.

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Physique 57
Killer bods are made at this barre studio which claims to change your body in just 8 classes (and it’s true!). The pulsing, tucking and squeezing you do in this class will have your body on FIRE and leave you feeling like a champ.

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Mile High Run Club
When we’re feeling the need for some cardio in our lives, we put on our running shoes and head to MHRC.  With state of the art treadmills, inspiring “coaches” and an all around upbeat vibe, this class has made us enjoy running (well, kinda) and makes us feel amazing afterwards.

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Soul Cycle
We know you’re familiar with this studio, but the hype is real! We’ve tried it in NY, the Hampton’s, LA, Miami, the list goes on! You’ll sweat a ton and have a blast, while listening to incredible music.
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Meet, Sherita!

We are so excited to share our StyleLend of the month: Sherita. She is talented, beautiful and has some awesome pieces to rent from.

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When did you start renting/lending from Style Lend and why?

I started renting with Style Lend last fall after I meet the CEO of the site/app at a Levo League event. I knew I had more evening wear than one girl needed and thought it would be a great way to make some extra money from gowns that I wasn’t wearing.

Shopping habits (do you shop online, flash sales, in person, etc.)

I am a huge online shopper! I find that when I am in stores, I get overwhelmed these days since I shop so much online. From flash sales, especially on Gilt to browsing the sales at NeimanMarcus.com, I am addicted.

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Favorite brands/designers and why?

Halston Heritage, DVF, Helmut Lang are definitely a few of my favorites. I like interesting cuts and draping and of course who can live without a DVF print!

What are your favorite things to do in NY?

I am big foodie, so dining out is on the top of my list. These days, when I am not auditioning or blogging, relaxing on my rooftop is the perfect end to my day.

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Can you tell us a little blurb about your background, job, and how long you’ve lived here?

Originally from Detroit, I went to Loyola University in Chicago where I studied Finance and International Business.  On the contrast, most of my life has been spent in front of the camera. I have been modeling since I was 15 and am currently an actress, model & Host- In addition to running my blog, Busy Wife Busy Life. I have lived in NYC for over 10 years and it’s where I call home.

What is your fav piece of content you’ve created for your blog?

Even though I love giving fashion & style advice, like in my 7 Habits of Ultra Stylish Women, I would say some of my favorite content are my finance posts. Being able help people be more mindful of their money, is something that never goes out of style.

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What do you love most about being a model?

Being able to work with a variety of people and play different characters/roles is one of the best things about my job. I loath monotony, and being an actress/model gives me the chance to do something different everyday and that is what I love the most.

How would you describe your style?

My style is very contemporary, yet classic. I love interesting cuts and styles but at the same time a great blazer, paired with a white t-shirt and jeans has my name all over it. It really depends on my mood- I am not afraid of color or prints! My go-to’s consist of a lot of pants and dresses – maybe I will call it uptown, meets downtown chic.

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One thing that would be your “dream item” to rent on Style Lend?

Well, I definitely wouldn’t mind carrying a Chanel bag, but dishing out a few thousand on a handbag is not my thing (yet). I would love to rent one and just carry it for a few days straight. Lol.

Why do you like the concept of renting vs. buying?

I did a post about How Renting Your Wardrobe will really change the way you shop, this was even before I discovered Style lend. I think investing in quality pieces is the perfect way to build a lasting wardrobe, but sometimes you just want to have fun with your clothes. Renting gives you the opportunity to try new trends, experiment with colors you wouldn’t typically wear or just be someone completely different.

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As you can see we had so much fun shooting in her neighborhood! Check out Sherita’s lifestyle blog: Busy Wife, Busy Life (www.busywifebusylife.com) and go rent her style!

Helmut Lang

Known for minimalism, Helmut Lang was staple brand in the late to early 90s.  With the revival of 90s style has also come a renewed sense of appreciation for Lang’s designs.

It’s been over a decade since the designer left the brand but his influence is still felt today in the fashion world–did you know he was majorly responsible for the popularity of NYFW when he decided to show his collection before other European designers?

However, the brand carried on without the designer and has consistently brought out new and innovative yet minimal collections.  So we dedicate this week to Helmut Lang, and here are some of our fave pieces from the brand (all available to rent on our website):

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This leather fitted gown is what dreams are made of!  Where it for your next formal event or a date night when you’re feeling a bit bold.  We recommend pairing it with a thin belt emphasize the waist.

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We’ve got our eyes on this sexy tribal maxi! It’s absolutely perfect for spring and summer.  Pair it with a simple shirt to keep the focus all on the print, and throw on a leather jacket for a great night-out look!

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This Gray Gradient dress, with its slightly asymmetrical neckline and silky texture is the perfect go-to for summer.  Just throw on some sandals to run errands, or don your favorite heels for instant glamour.

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Going out for cocktails? This draped dress is a must.  It falls to the knee and drapes off of one shoulder for an unexpected touch.

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Asymmetric details are all the rage this season and this dress is right on trend!  Pair it with strappy sandals and some bright red lipstick for a fresh look for summer.

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The perfect combination of class and edge, we love this long sleeved little black number.  Pair it with booties and bold accessories to add some fun.

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The Into the Night dress features a beautifully detailed lace neckline and single sleeve.  Great for any occasion where you want to feel sexy and modern.

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Sleek and professional, this ruched dress features a v-cut neckline and slight asymmetrical hemline.  Pair it with the Bunker bag (pictured below) for a modern and lady like daytime look.

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What are some of your favorite Helmut Lang pieces!  Let us know and be sure to check out our website and app to rent all of the items featured here.

For Love and Lemons

We’re showcasing our love for designers and brands this month, and we decided to start out with one of our new favorites: For Love and Lemons.

The designs of this brand are instantly recognizable for their unique use of lace and embroidery.  It is bohemian yet feminine, and dainty yet modern.  We’re obsessed!

These are some of the classic For Love and Lemon styles: delicate mesh cloth with strategic lace overlay skin.  They push boundaries by transforming lace (something often viewed as conservative) into a garment that is daring and unconventional.  We absolutely adore all of these dresses and they are available to rent for as little as $35/week.

These maxi dresses perfectly embody that bohemian vibe while still being totally chic.  The best part, they’re available to rent for as low as $30/week.

Then of course, there’s the mini dresses.  We love these because they’re so ultra-feminine, and range from sexy to sweet.

Shirts, skirts and bodysuits.  We love that you can pair them together, or mix and match.

Check out all of our For Love and Lemon items on our website or app!