“In Her Closet” is a weekly feature on the women who inspire us in their careers, confidence, and of course, style. Each week a different influential woman will be featured, so tune in on Mondays for a peek inside their closet.
In Her Closet: Jenny Fleiss
Jenny co-founded Jetblack in March 2017 and leads a team focused on developing highly-personalized, one-to-one shopping experiences. Prior to starting Jetblack, Jenny co-founded Rent the Runway, a business that has transformed the retail industry by making designer clothing rentals a convenient and accessible luxury experience for millions of women. Jenny is also co-founder of the RTR Foundation, a guest lecturer at Yale, Princeton, Columbia and Harvard Business School, an advisor to several female founded start-ups and a member of the Young Entrepreneurs Council. An avid Jetblack member herself, Jenny currently resides in New York City with her husband and three children.
What are you coveting for fall: Statement sweaters – I’ve got my eyes on new amazing options on RTR like this Monse one
What item are you loving for under $200: Ear cuffs – BaubleBar has fun ones to play with like this simple set, which can take you from your desk to dinner since they’re subtle. I am already excited to check out out Studs Piercing where I plan to get my second piercing this month!
What will be your it accessory for the season: Still loving hair accessories especially since I just got my hair cut short! So more Lele headbands like this black velvet one, fun animal-print scrunchies like this Ganni one, and these fun easy headbands I found at Bandier for workouts
What’s the one item that you don’t leave your house without: My phone and Jetblack AirPods – I love this TDE monogrammed AirPod case
Your go-to layering piece: I love a high waisted wide leg pants – so body suits are must! Every woman needs this flattering Wolford turtleneck bodysuit in their closet for fall – you can wear it alone or under a blazer, sweater or even under a slip dress
Speed Round Q+A
Q: My go-to mom bag is
Q: Next vacation
A: London – just me and my husband for a change!
Q: Advice you would tell your 25-year-old self
A: Don’t sweat the small stuff and keep things in perspective when things get stressful.
Q: Role model?
A: It’s a mix – My mom who enjoyed each moment of life and found her greatest happiness in her children, Meg Whitman who’s been able to innovate at companies large and small and Diane Von Furstenberg who helped inspire us as we built Rent the Runway and leaned into the empowering potential of women’s’ fashion. All were able to pursues their passion and make a big impact, raise a family and enjoy their lives amidst the chaos of it all!
Q: The last book you couldn’t put down
A: My Brilliant Friend which was the perfect read while I was in Italy this past summer for my 10 year wedding anniversary. I love being able to listed to audio books in particular while I run and am in the car as a multi-tasking hack and because otherwise it’s so hard to find time to read with three kids!