Four Fashion Apps That Will Make You Feel Like a Fashion Blogger
You only get one chance to make a first impression.
Anyone who knows me well knows that I’ve always had a very strong sense of self and style -- I cut my hair off the week before my Senior Prom so I definitely know what I want and how to stand out in a crowd.
Overall, that’s a good quality.
But sometimes, it’s difficult to find the time to do the research I want when it comes to fashion. I love Pinterest as much as the next millennial but who has the time to scour those boards day in and day out? I most certainly don’t have the time I had in college! Nowadays, I often find myself using pre-curated blogs and apps to help me get a sense of the trends and see how they work for me.
I also have, as I am in my (sigh) late-20s, go-to stores and looks that ALWAYS work. And by always I mean always as in “have a last minute after work drinks date and need an outfit in 5 minutes on my lunch hour” always.
A few years ago, I tried out StitchFix and found that it was a great way to find NEW brands and try them on in the comfort of my home.
I want to find the girl who always looks good in the dressing room mirrors and ask her for her secret -- those lights are always too harsh for me.
Another app that I love is Gilt. Gilt is great because it’s a flash sale site which means the prices are great, but it is also curated by real humans. Real humans who look at trends and see what users are interested in. Curation, if you’re unfamiliar with the term, is simply the organizing of items to bring your user the best of the best. I’m curating content for you right here. It’s something we all do -- spreading the best options possible to our friends and family. The internet has made it a “thing” but we’ve been doing it since the dawn of time.
Rue La La is also a great way to see what’s popping up in your neighborhood without venturing off your couch, something that I truly enjoy in the winter months! Their blog is great as well because it also pulls in new designers at times to help you get a full picture of what’s available.
Shop it to Me is another great resource -- plug in your size, favorite brands and store preferences and BOOM! It curates a whole digital closet just for you. I’ve had to turn these off because I got a little too trigger happy with my credit card, but it is a great way to start refreshing your items when you need to.
And finally, the best digital tip of them all for fashion forward advice -- send all of your coupons to ONE email. Check that email once or twice a week at the most to stay up-to-date without losing your mind and breaking the bank!