Strike a pose! Five apps for aspiring style gurus and fashionistas

Strike a pose! Five apps for aspiring style gurus and fashionistas

In this modern age ruled by selfies and Instagram, trends change in the blink of an eye, and more often than not, we find ourselves out of the fashion loop. But fear not, frumpy friends! These are five of the best fashion-related apps to keep your wardrobe ‘on fleek’

In this modern age ruled by selfies and Instagram, trends change in the blink of an eye, and more often than not, we find ourselves out of the fashion loop. But fear not, frumpy friends! These are five of the best fashion-related apps to keep your wardrobe ‘on fleek’


Zalora Top Fashion Shopping

This convenient app claims to be Asia’s online fashion destination, and it lives up to its name. You can choose the latest trends anytime, anywhere from a massive catalogue. Not to mention, it has unbeatable return policies. Shopaholics everywhere beware!

Available: iOS/Android – Free


Stylebook

Are you disorganised? Are you searching for that favourite shirt that always seems to disappear? If so, get yourself Stylebook. Consider it a virtual closet for your real-life wardrobe, with more than 90 tools to manage everything from your favorite outfits to your sizes and style inspirations.

Available: iOS – HK$31 (Try Stylicious – Closet Organizer for all the Androids out there – Free)


FAD – The Ultimate Fashion Dictionary

Unsure of the difference between sateen and satin? This handy app can help with that. It’s your very own portable fashion dictionary, assisting with everything from fashion terms to designer bios, fabric and sewing phrases as well as fashion history. With more than 1,300 sartorial terms, this app will brush up your fashion jargon for sure.

Available: iOS – HK$31

 


The Hunt

Even wonder where that fashion blogger got that outfit on Instagram, but to no avail? Well, your struggle is over. With a picture of an outfit that you love but don’t know where to buy, you can use this app to post a “hunt” for the clothing, accessory, or pair of shoes in question. Community members can help each other by posting the direct links as well as swanky alternatives, and after a while, you emerge with your desired purchase.

Available: iOS/Android - Free


Asos

International online fashion empire Asos brings their legacy in this dapper app. It offers a unique experience for the user (except on their bank accounts), as it constantly has sales alerts and promotions, so bargains are easily nabbed. It also provides recommendations especially for you. The #goals are strong in this chic app.

Available: iOS/Android - Free

This article appeared in the Young Post print edition as
Strike a pose! Five apps for style and fashion success

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