Christy Bamber

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Fat Lama is a platform to lend and borrow anything

Part of YC’s Summer ’17 class, Fat Lama wants to be a rental marketplace for anything.<p>Launched late last year in London, the startup has gained early traction among professionals needing short-term rentals of creative gear – like drones, cameras or DJ equipment. But the platform is also filled with …

Campervans

The World's Most Unique Coastal Vacation Rentals

1 of 9<p>Waterfront Lighthouse<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 9<p>Hawaiian Cliff House<p>3 of 9<p>SoCal Water Tower<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 9<p>NOLA Firehouse<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 9<p>Grecian …

Seattle startup Armoire bets busy working women will want to rent their wardrobe

Digital retail is crowded with competitors big and small but Armoire is betting its unique clothing rental model will become a trendsetter.<p>The …

Startups

This Dubai Rental Startup Is Providing High Fashion At Low Prices

For women, whose the ability to recycle their favorite dresses is being curtailed by sites such as Facebook and Instagram, Dubai-based entrepreneurs Sara Alemzadeh and Ranya Khalil have hit on a solution. They launched Designer-24, an online dress-rental startup that caters to audiences who want …

The best apartment rental sites and apps

A comprehensive list of national rental websites to aid your next apartment hunt<p><i>Editor's Note: This post was originally published in October 2016 and has been updated with the most recent information.</i><p>Long gone are the days when apartment hunters had to carefully scan the newspaper classifieds to …

4 Things We Learned About the Gen Z Fashion Lover at the Fashion Culture Design Conference

Today at Parsons, former dean and current fashion-world whisperer Simon Collins hosted his second Fashion Culture Design Conference—or “unconference” as noted in the program—bringing together fashion tastemakers to discuss the problems plaguing the industry. There were panels on big data, …

Best Buy to Let You Rent Camera Gear Before You Buy It

Best Buy already does price matching with Amazon, but it’ll soon be launching another weapon in its fight against the giant online retailer: a …

Property (UK)

All Our Best Advice on Deciding Whether to Rent or Buy a Home

<i>For more personal finance tips, sign up for the Your Money newsletter here.</i><p>So you’re thinking of buying a home, perhaps your very first one. But you wonder whether you might be better off continuing to rent. And you have no idea how to figure out which choice makes more sense for you.<p>Well, join the …

In China, Umbrellas and Basketballs Join the Sharing Economy

BEIJING — China may be oversharing.<p>First, a brutal and costly ride-hailing war drove Uber out of the country. Then a boom in bike-sharing blanketed city streets with unused bicycles.<p>Today, Chinese start-ups want to share umbrellas, concrete mixers and mobile phone power banks. One wants to share …

Want to go camping without the hassle? Tentrr is the Airbnb of camping

Exploring the outdoors can be a relaxing experience. Beautiful views and the tranquil sounds of the wind through the leaves beats the hectic noise …

Is British Fast Fashion Too Fast?

ASOS stocks 85,000 styles on its site. Boohoo turns around collections in two weeks flat. And competitors are freaking out.<p>Manchester’s city center juxtaposes Britain old and new. Wide, freshly paved roads rest on the same grid as narrow, windy streets that crisscross through town. Grand neo-gothic …

eCommerce

Rented Gift Guide

It’s that time of year again! Many of us are trying to figure out what to get for the people on our list. The gift of rentals is the gift that keeps …

Rented Lifestyle

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You Can Now Rent Clothes at Neiman Marcus

Christmas came early this year, ladies: Neiman Marcus has opened its first Rent the Runway shop-in-shop. RTR (the designer dress and accessory rentals site that makes wedding season and getting dressed for the office so much easier—not to mention, cheaper) opens in Neiman Marcus's San Francisco …

Rent Neiman Marcus Fantasy Gifts 2016

<b>The Neiman Marcus Fantasy Gifts:</b><p>Neiman Marcus is famous for its outrageous annual Christmas Book catalog, inspiring dreamers all over the world with …

Surf Air shops for planes to expand into Europe

Surf Air, the Santa Monica-based company that charges a monthly fee for all-you-can-fly services, is shopping for planes to expand its business to Europe.<p>Surf Air executives said they are negotiating with Kansas-based Textron Aviation, which builds Cessna planes, and Brazilian airplane manufacturer …

Best Miam Airbnbs & vacation rentals

Checking into a buzzy South Beach hotel is a quintessential Miami experience. However, with Airbnb leading the charge in on-demand vacation rentals, …

Introducing Antlos, the Sailboat Travel Service That's Airbnb and Uber Combined

Launched less than a year ago, Antlos is quickly picking up wind. The website takes the sharing model of Airbnb and the chartered transportation aspect of Uber and combines the two for sailboats and yachts. Customers, which range from single travelers to groups, can book weekly charters, spots in …

Hot Trends In Business Travel: From Airbnb To Private Jets

Global business travel topped $1.2 trillion and is expected to reach $1.6 trillion by 2020, according to new research by the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), an association representing the interests of corporate travel managers. What’s more, China has now surpassed the U.S. as the …

Hospitality

Flying on a Private Jet Is Easier (and Cheaper) Than Ever

Companies like Surf Air, JetSuite, and Tradewind Aviation are leading a new trend to more affordable private jet travel.<p>If you want fly on a private plane—and who wouldn’t, given the state of air travel these days?—there’s never been a better time. That’s due to the advent of the single-seat …

Ridesharing

This Digital Loom is More Than Just a Desktop Fabric Printer—It's the Future of DIY Fashion

An artist is developing a desktop loom to make fabric production hands on.<p>What if, instead of going shopping for new clothes, you can just download fabric patterns and weave clothing from your home computer? That’s one of the possibilities suggested by the open-source desktop, Jacquard loom that …

Textile Industry

Will the ‘Sharing Economy’ Work For Fashion?

For ‘sharing economy’ giants like Uber and Airbnb, the future of consumption is access, not ownership. Will it work for fashion?<p><b>LONDON, United</b> …

Sharing Economy

16 incredible rooftop bars to visit around the world this summer

Hong Kong

The world's best rooftop restaurants

Mandarin Oriental

San Francisco's Threat to AirBnb a Threat to the Entire Sharing Economy

It's ironic that San Francisco, the city so closely identified with the burgeoning sharing economy, would be defending an onerous law that undermines …

Witness Describes Chaos, Hail of Bullets at Deadly Dallas Demonstration: 'It Was Just Way Too Many Shots'

Marvin Pabon was on his way home from work Thursday night, driving through downtown Dallas, when he ran into some traffic: A huge crowd, gathered as …

The top 17 luxury yachts available to charter in the East Mediterranean

1<p>1 - <i>Reve d'Or</i><i>Reve d'Or</i><p>Aquamarine waters, pristine beaches, crisp wines and more calamari than you know what to do with. Bask in the glorious sunshine …

Dining Rooms

To Tip or Not to Tip Your Uber Driver

There’s no need to tip.<p>Uber has been saying it for years. And the car-hailing app was embraced, in part, because of it. It’s all-inclusive and cashless; one fare and one email receipt, automatically charged to your credit card after rolling up to your destination. There’s no riffling through your …

Class Action