Apps for the style conscious: Get the latest fashion forecasts and shop in style
Wednesday 22 September 2010
Get the latest fashion forecasts delivered straight to your mobile with Trendstop's TrendTracker, browse and buy from online and high street stores using Shop Style and read the latest entertainment and fashion news from
Nylon Magazine on the iPad.
This updated app from global fashion forecasting team trendstop.com provides professional fashion trend forecasts, coverage from fashion shows and daily catwalk trend analysis. The app also includes the dates of fashion shows and events around the world and updates users about any last-minute change of schedule. (Free)
This app combines high street and online stores together in one place: browse styles from retailers such as Net-a-Porter, Karen Miller and New Look or search using a keyword. Shop Style also lets you purchase designs direct from the store. (Free)
Create your own fashion label with the Style Studio app. Budding designers can customize dresses, tops, jackets, trousers using a huge variety of prints which can then be fitted on to both male and female models. Users can also lay out their own magazine cover featuring their designs and share it on Facebook. ($0.99)
Get instant feedback on your outfits from a worldwide community of fashion-obsessed friends with Fashism Mobile. Users simply take a picture of their outfit, upload it and wait for the verdict. (Free)
The new and updated version of Color Splash lets users convert photos to black and white while keeping certain details, like sunglasses, in the original colors; more artistic users can even shade in colors of their own to create striking photographs. The original app won the 2009 Best Photo Manipulation app award. ($1.99)
Browse what's in stock at the high street store with this app, also get a look at the latest campaigns and find a store near your wherever you are in the world. The app also allows you to share what's hot directly through social networking site Twitter. (Free)
Determine what is going to be cool before everyone else does. This location-based social game encourages users to search streets, bars, parks, museums and parties for anything and everything creative and innovative and discover the next big things in fashion and lifestyle before anybody else. Upload photos, share with other users and vote on what's cool and what's not. (Free)
The Express app gives users access to news from the American fashion brand, browse new arrivals, read product reviews, share the fashion news with your friends via Twitter and Facebook and create a wish list of your favorite products. Also includes specially selected videos. (Free)
Lifestyle, fashion and entertainment magazine Nylon comes to the iPad with this new app. The downloadable content contains exclusive and interactive features that aren't available in the printed version. ($2.99)
From Condé Nast, Style.com brings you the best of fashion coverage from the runways of New York, Paris, Milan and London. In addition to downloading the latest runway coverage you can also stay up to date with worldwide party coverage and search out celebrity profiles. (Free)
See who's dating who and who's wearing what with this app for celebrity gossip from US-based People magazine. Each week users receive breaking news and photos, plus users who subscribe to the magazine in print can access the iPad version for free. (Free)
A monthly magazine in an app, Aiyo covers all the latest gadgets and talents keeping users up to date with what's happening in the world of technical innovation. (Free)
Fashion Sketchbook: The stylish dress-up game
Visualize and assemble your dream outfit using shirts, skirts, trousers, tops and accessories, choose the makeup, hairstyle, lipstick and skin tone of your model, then save your creations and share with friends. ($1.99)
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