Be it shopping for a new outfit, organising your wardrobe, imitating a television show or being upbeat about fashion trend, apps are handy for all this and more. Download these fashion apps and make everyday life easier. City-based designer Sandeep Ravi says, “We’re using flipboard and for fashion trends we take a look at Pintrest and the Vogue app. Pintrest has so many options, it helps you come up with ideas to dress up every day.”
According to Shilpa Vummiti, a city-based designer, style.com tops her list of must have apps. “This app updates you about the latest fashion trends and runway shots. They also have pictures of products season wise. I also like Bluefly, an app that notifies you each time there is a huge sale or a good bargain online. They are big on bags and shoes and they update you even when big brands have new arrivals for sale,” says the designer. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
LIKE to KNOW.it
Do you most often like accessories and outfits on Instagram? Then this app is just for you. Finding a dress or an accessory that you liked on Instagram is a tedious task. This is where LIKE to KNOW.it app comes in handy. All you need to do is post a picture that you liked on Instagram and you will receive some ready-to-shop options. So the next time, a quirky skirt interests you, post the picture on Like to KNOW.it and get options from where you can shop the skirt.
Do you consider Penny from The Big Bang Theory to be a style icon? Or do you like Jon Hemm’s look in Mad Men? Then check out this new app called Spylight that helps you find your favourite actor’s outfit. All you need to do is let your phone listen to the character for a few seconds and it’ll help you de-code what the character is wearing. The app will also help you identify the brands and the rates of the clothes and accessories. Now isn’t that cool? Requires iOS 7 and compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Bring Kareena Kapoor’s closet to life with the app, Stylebook. Here you can customize your style by uploading pictures in order and organize them. Now before heading to college or a party, you can plan your outfits using photos of your actual clothes and accessories. Also plan your outfits in advance and keep track of what you have using this app. Getting ready just got easier! Available for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.
Other Handy apps
For those who want to capitalise on the best deals in town, check out Gilt that lists the best discounts available on luxury brands. Also check out Popsugar that features the latest fashion trends and designer wear. The app also suggests possible mix and match options to nail the look and more style inspiration.