This week’s post featuring brand new app Trendabl got us thinking about all the fashion savvy applications we can’t live without. Whether you’re obsessed with street style around the globe, dying to be front row at New York Fashion Week, or even looking for a stylish hangout in Los Angeles—we’re sharing five newly released fashion apps that might redefine your love of the game.
This might just be the app we’ve all be waiting for. A glorified consignment online consignment store, Poshmark takes the concept of reselling your wardrobe overload and adapts it to this super stylish iPhone or iPad compatible platform. Postmark connects ‘stylemates’ who share similar style, so you can shop closets for items you’ll love and prices you’ll love even more. Post your own items for sale and put them to good use making cash for you rather than hanging idly in the closet. Also, log on for Poshmark’s virtual shopping parties where you can buy or sell in real time at themed (Bold Accessories, Designer Handbags, Party Dresses) flash sale events.
It’s like: eBay got a designer makeover
A social app for the sartorially obsessed, StyleTag allows you to share your coveted looks, designers, apparel, accessories, and personal style in an organized...fashion! Friends, celebrities, and designers alike snap and share photos, tagging them with easy to search categories like designer, style, or item. Customize your StyleTag by subscribing to your favorite feeds and network with fellow fashionistas. Inspiration is endless as users around the globe share local street style and trends and a comment feature allows you to get or give advice and voice your opinion for what you love. Get it now on your iPhone, iPad or Android.
It’s like: Pinterest meets The Sartorialist
Debuted for Spring 2012 Fashion Week last February, this app will revolutionize the way designers, bloggers, editors, buyers, and more interact for seasons to come. The collaboration between MilkMade and Sonic Notify has produced this free iPad, iPhone, and Android ready app with features that will blow your mind. While attending a Made fashion show (or even remotely watching the live stream), the app recognizes your location via sound waves and syncs to your device. Photos of runway looks will appear in real time and you can make notes on each look while marking your favorites. The designer’s profile and contact information will also be included. Perfect for industry professionals or those who covet a front row seat, this app is the future of fashion.
It’s like: Fashion Week telepathy
We hardly know where to start with this a-ma-zing app! It has dramatically increased our wardrobe management and who better to advise on closet organization that the app’s creator Jessica Moore who started her career as an intern in the Vogue fashion closet. (Now that’s one organized closet!) Stylebook lets you import and edit images of your own clothes to your iPhone or iPad. You can add notes that make them searchable and then play stylist to create outfits with the images. Utilize the calendar to keep track of what you’ve worn each day, pack like a pro with packing lists, and consult style experts for tips. What if you’ve created the perfect outfit but it is missing a finishing touch? Start shopping 7,000 stores in-app via ShopStyle to find exactly what you’re looking for and save favorites to inspiration or wish lists along the way. Of course, you can also share everything via Facebook, twitter, tumblr, e-mail, or shared wifi. Like you even needed to ask.
It’s like: Cher’s virtual closet of 2012
This app is a must-have for jet-setting fashionistas. Brought to you by W Magazine, W Front Row is a bicoastal city guide to New York City and Los Angeles giving you the scoop on best kept shopping secrets, stylish places to eat and drink, beauty, culture, and more. Insider tips come from local industry authorities that know their cities best. Search for special spots by city, category, or contributor, or check out the app’s Buzz Feed for tweets from the experts. Save your favorites for your next trip and as long as you’ve got your iPhone or iPad, never miss a party thanks to the Saks In-Store Event calendar.
It’s like: Yelp without the whiny with expert, style-centered reviews