Whether you work full time or are stay at home parents, we all have busy schedules that prevent us from shopping for clothes the old fashioned way. Thanks goodness for the internet and now mobile phone apps that allow us to simply browse your top brands or shop in pyjamas at 11.30 at night whilst sitting in front of the television. Does life get any better than this?
Fashionlista is the ultimate social network for the fashion conscious community. You can follow and be inspired by other Fashiolistas, give love to your favourite items, share your finds with friends and get a weekly dose of fashion inspiration based on the items you love and the people you follow. With this phone app you have access to all the basic functions you get from the website www.fashiolistas.com.
This app makes shopping simple. It combines the world’s most desirable brands for men, women and children at your fingertips. Browse by category, search using keywords, save items to your favourites and get alerts when your favourite items go on sale. You can even post items to twitter or Facebook and email your friends with your latest finds.
Pose allows you to find and follow your favourite trendsetters and celebrities to influence your wardrobe in real time. You can save your favourites and make a shopping list by creating your own Collection. Fashion magazines such as Marie Claire are applauding Pose for creating a live stream of current fashion that can be easily personalised. Share with your friends on social media or shop straight from the retailer.
Fashion Kaleidoscope is another great shopping app and definitely the pick of the bunch. There are two functions that set this app apart from the rest. If you are a Pinterest fan, you can pin your fave items and another added bonus is you have access to every item the model is wearing. With just one click you will be directed to dozens of similar items, where you can buy the one that most takes your fancy. Definitely a must for the mobile shopper.
Beautylish – Beauty Tips, Makeup Tutorials and Hairstyles
Moving away from clothing, here is an app that provides makeup and beauty tips on the go. Get inspiring new makeup looks and hairstyles and learn how-to with step-by-step video tutorials. You can also research thousands of beauty products and post questions to a community of beauty experts. Read articles on your favourite celebrities, get wellness advice as well as tips and tricks to creating your ultimate look. In addition to one of the shopping apps, Beautylish will complete your wardrobe this summer!
Gone are the days of wandering from shop to shop with sore feet and trying on too many clothes!! Such little effort goes into shopping for your favourite t shirt design or handbag with these terrific and oh so simple mobile apps which are all free. Share with your friends for a more virtual shopping experience.
Written by Tara Blair
It was almost as good as dream comes true for Tara when she got an offer as a full-time writer three years ago. Tara loves to share her passion on DIY art and craft. She is currently working on a t shirt design project for her friend’s new fashion store.