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How This Founder Created The Airbnb Of High-End Fashion

Anyone who has used the cost-per-wear theory to justify a coveted fashion purchase just got something better — let’s call it a cost-per-rent theory — which allows you to have your Louboutins and rent them too. Julia Gudish Krieger is making it possible with her New York City-based startup, VillageLuxe. “Referred to as ‘the Airbnb of high-end fashion,’ VillageLuxe allows women to borrow designer clothing, shoes and accessories directly from other women,” says Krieger. Fashion insiders like Leandra Medine, Charlotte Ronson and Alexandra Wilkis Wilson are Luxers and more than 12,000 women are on the waitlist for the invite-only site and app that’s letting women quite literally walk a mile in her shoes.

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