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                             October 13, 2021

       Jennifer Y. Hyman
       Chief Executive Officer
       Rent the Runway, Inc.
       10 Jay Street
       Brooklyn, New York 11201

                                                        Re: Rent the Runway,
Statement on Form S-1
                                                            Filed October 4,
                                                            File No. 333-260027

       Dear Ms. Hyman:

              We have reviewed your registration statement and have the
following comments. In
       some of our comments, we may ask you to provide us with information so
we may better
       understand your disclosure.

              Please respond to this letter by amending your registration
statement and providing the
       requested information. If you do not believe our comments apply to your
facts and
       circumstances or do not believe an amendment is appropriate, please tell
us why in your

              After reviewing any amendment to your registration statement and
the information you
       provide in response to these comments, we may have additional comments.

       Registration Statement on Form S-1 Filed October 4, 2021

       Use of Proceeds, page 71

   1.                                                   Please disclose the
interest rates and maturity dates of the credit agreements under which
                                                        you intend to use the
net proceeds of this offering to repay certain amounts. Refer to
                                                        Instruction 4 to Item
504 of Regulation S-K.
       Brands and Products
       Product ROI, page 92

   2.                                                   We have reviewed your
response to comment 2 but do not concur with your view that
                                                        investors would not
find the fiscal year 2020 comparable factors to be meaningful, or that
                                                        they could be
misleading. As requested in our prior comment, please revise to include
                                                        comparable factors for
fiscal year 2020.
 Jennifer Y. Hyman
Rent the Runway, Inc.
October 13, 2021
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        We remind you that the company and its management are responsible for
the accuracy
and adequacy of their disclosures, notwithstanding any review, comments, action
or absence of
action by the staff.

       Refer to Rules 460 and 461 regarding requests for acceleration. Please
allow adequate
time for us to review any amendment prior to the requested effective date of
the registration

       You may contact Blaise Rhodes at 202-551-3774 or Linda Cvrkel at
202-551-3813 if you
have questions regarding comments on the financial statements and related
matters. Please
contact Taylor Beech at 202-551-4515 or Jacqueline Kaufman at 202-551-3797 with
any other

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                                                           Division of
Corporation Finance
Comapany NameRent the Runway, Inc.
                                                           Office of Trade &
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cc:       Marc D. Jaffe, Esq.
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