“She grinds from Monday to Friday, works from Friday to Sunday.” – Queen B, Beyoncé, Beyonslay, B
I moved to NYC for a part-time job. I was so desperate to get out of my hometown and get started on my career, that when I was offered a two-day-a-week position, I jumped on it.
After college, I worked at a local publishing company making a whopping $8/hr as an assistant editor. On the weekends I served at a local restaurant to make some extra cash, but it still wasn’t enough money to move out of my parents’ basement – which I so desperately wanted to do.
Have you ever napped so hard that you woke up and it was the next day? Have you ever napped so hard that your family almost put out a missing person report because no one could get a hold of you for 6 hours and your dad was so mad that he didn’t talk to you for three days straight? I have.
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Discovering Rent the Runway was a game-changer for me. I’m at that awkward age and place in life where Forever 21 is just not cutting it and Theory is not even close to being in my budget (but it is available to rent on the site, yee). Finding clothes that fall somewhere in that awkward middle ground is tougher than you’d think. When formal occasions pop up, I’m always in a panic. Where can I buy something that’s well-made, chic and under $100? Unless I can muster the patience and optimism to rummage through the clearance racks at Lord & Taylor or Bloomingdale’s, I’m SOL.
Meet Rent the Runway. I’ve rented a handful of times for weddings – even adding on earrings and purses for a complete and thoughtless look. It’s super easy, their customer service is excellent, and the options are nearly limitless. Look at how gorgeous my girlfriends look in their rentals!