It wouldn’t be a stretch to say you can access the entire fashion industry from the palm of your hand. From shopping trends to mining inspiration to hobnobbing with influencers and beyond, you don’t even need to leave your couch for first-class access to the fashion department. That is, as long as you download the following innovative fashion apps.
We’ve culled a curated list of adult-friendly fashion gaming and rental platforms along with networking apps for female entrepreneurs that put all corners of the industry directly at your disposal. Whether you’re looking to overhaul your wardrobe, build a business from the ground up, or just have a little fun, scroll through and download the must-have fashion apps below.
You’ve never been much of the video game type—until now. Finally, there’s an interactive gaming app for the fashion set. Drest, founded by former Porter editor Lucy Yeomans, is like the Dollz computer games you played when you were a kid, just all grown up. You can dress your own photo-realistic avatar, and then buy the pieces directly via Farfetch. Talk about the best of both worlds. A bunch of your favorite luxury fashion brands—Burberry, Stella McCartney, Gucci, Bottega Veneta—have signed on, helping to make your dream wardrobe a (virtual) reality.
A hit with Gen Zers, Depop started out as a British social network and turned into a global marketplace, which allows users to buy and sell clothing and accessories. From vintage stores to burgeoning labels, the app is filled with unique finds.
So you already love Depop, you’ve made bank on Poshmark, and you know Etsy like the back of your hand. But what about Object Limited? One of the best-kept secondhand shopping secrets, it features vintage sellers, cool tastemakers, and creatives from all over. Use the app to find your next pair of dreamy vintage boots, ’70s trousers, or designer trench. Good deals are aplenty, and the curation is cute and vintage heavy. Fair warning though: Once you start, well, …
Like to Know It
Until our cult-favorite photo app is completely shoppable, Like to Know It is making it possible to track down the chicest pieces on Instagram. Once you sign in with your email on the app, any Instagram you then like with a shopping link will automatically email the ready-to-shop product link to you directly. It’s not totally seamless, but it is an easy way to turn your favorite blogger’s Insta feed into a shoppable wish list.
Like a stylist in your pocket, Wishi offers premium styling services that are highly personalized. You take a survey, get matched with a stylist, and then buy what you love. Turns out your makeover really can be that easy. Plus, Wishi was launched by Karla Welch, who styles Megan Rapinoe, Tracee Ellis Ross, and Elisabeth Moss, so you’re sure to get the celebrity treatment.
This article originally appeared on Harper’s BAZAAR US.
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