Urban Outfitters Inc also own Anthropologie and Free People (Picture: Scott Eells/Getty Images) Clothes in Urban Outfitters and Anthropologie can be expensive, but soon they’ll be a little less so, as the stores are set to roll out a new renting scheme.
In a move that’s been touted as another step towards a full gig economy, customers will be able to use their service – called Nuuly – to borrow items at will. You’ll be allowed to rent six items a month, before giving them back and freeing them up for others to have, for one online subscription fee.
You can then either send items back – where it’ll be cleaned and pressed – or buy them for good if you can’t bring yourself to part ways.
The monthly fee is $88, which works out at around £70. Read more