Author archives: Kristy

3 Ways Crowdfunding Allows Us To Support Our Partners

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If you’ve been following our blog series on why Rent frock Repeat decided to use a crowdfunding platform like Kickstarter, then you know that we want to use these funds to respond to the wants and needs of our customers (and future customers) all across Canada. But, really, it does so much more than just support RfR. CANADIAN DESIGNERS: Building a fashion[...]

JOB POSTING: Logistics and Operations Associate, Toronto

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JOB DESCRIPTION:  LOGISTICS & OPERATIONS ASSOCIATE - TORONTO Description: You know how to look around corners, spot red flags, and pro-actively take control of potential issues to ensure incoming and outgoing orders arrive on time and in excellent condition.  In addition, the Logistics & Operations Associate will be responsible for quality ass[...]

The Rent frock Repeat Consignment Pilot Project

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You called, and we’re answering. After receiving so much feedback from our amazing community, we have decided to test out a brand new program at RfR that puts cash in your pocket and your gorgeous dresses in our showrooms. We already know that you have impeccable taste, (you do rent from us, after all) we wanted you to be the first to participate in this n[...]

The Search for Startup Employees: Tailoring Your Resume for a Startup (and what we look for at RfR).

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Kristy Wieber is the Co-Founder and President at Rent frock Repeat (RfR), an ecommerce collaborative consumption company that allows women all across Canada to RENT designer dresses instead of buying them.  Before starting RfR, Kristy spent over 3 years as a VP in marketing and account management, 15 years in retail sales and management and worked as an[...]

The Search for Startup Employees: What we look for when hiring for RfR (and what you should know about working for a startup).

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Kristy Wieber is the Co-Founder and President at Rent frock Repeat (RfR), an ecommerce collaborative consumption company that allows women all across Canada to RENT designer dresses instead of buying them.  Before starting RfR, Kristy spent over 3 years as a VP in marketing and account management, 15 years in retail sales and management and worked as an[...]

The RfR TIFF 2016 Dress Pass

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TIFF is just around the corner and it’s one of our busiest times of the year. This year, we’re offering an exclusive TIFF Dress Pass just for TIFF-goers so you can rock the red carpet without breaking the bank. With the RfR TIFF Pass, you can find a package that works best with your TIFF plans. The below passes include insurance, but not shipping or ta[...]

The RfR Concierge Program at The Delta Toronto

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Lost luggage? Broken zipper? Unexpected event? Or maybe the event you are going to ends up being fancier than you were expecting. Or maybe it's just as simple as wanting a fabulous dress during your stay.  In any scenario, the Rent frock Repeat concierge program at the Delta Toronto can help. We've partnered with the Delta Toronto to provide some amaz[...]

Rent frock Repeat Pop-Up Shop: Richmond Hill

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Dear Richmond Hill, We give in.  We've read the emails, listened to the phone calls, and heard from you in person - you want us to bring some dresses your way.  Well, now you'll have the chance to not only touch and feel some of our best bets but talk to a RfR Stylist in person.  We've partnered with Canada Post to bring you a pop-up shop in their brand n[...]

W Network and RfR Reality Show Casting Call

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WHAT’S THE STORY BEHIND YOUR DRESS? W Network is developing a show featuring Rent frock Repeat and we want to know all about the women who wear the dresses.  That’s YOU!  We want to tell your stories in our new show.  Why are you renting that dress?  Are you part of a wedding party determined to all look fabulous - maybe even more than the bride?  Want to W[...]

An Ode to Michelle; When Great Employees Leave

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When Michelle first started as a Stylist at Rent frock Repeat, she was kind, but a bit shy.  Thoughtful, but a little quiet.  Bright, but a little serious.  Oh, and she HUMMED...ALOT. As she became more confident in her role and more comfortable with her colleagues, the REAL Michelle came through.  The real Michelle was kind, but kooky.  Thoughtful, but cha[...]

The RfR TIFF 2015 Dress Pass

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TIFF is just around the corner and we're prepping early as it's one of our busiest times of the year. This year, we're offering an exclusive TIFF Dress Pass just for TIFF-goers so you can rock the red carpet without breaking the bank. With the RfR TIFF Pass, you can find a package that works best with your TIFF plans. TIFF PASS A: Rent any 2 dresses [...]