On Tuesday, we chatted live on Twitter with London-based startup Poq Studios about what’s going on in the mobile fashion space.
Here’s a recap of what was discussed
According to Poq Studios, 64% of smartphone owners use their mobile devices to shop online. And smartphones are now able to support what consumers [...]
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What ties each of these startups together is interactivity. Online and mobile users are increasingly sharing more and more content about themselves and interacting with others, especially when making fashion related purchases (nobody wants to be off trend!). While each of these startups made headlines upon launch, [...]
Mobile fashion apps are hot. And the options seem endless. Consumers can now do things like “window shop”, share photos of their favorite finds, and purchase and trade new clothing . But not every brand is able to afford a custom shopping app. Enter poq Studio, a startup located in London that makes [...]
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Checking the weather forecast on your iPhone can get pretty boring, but now you can check the local weather and fashion forecast all in one place. Skirt Alert is a GPS-enabled app that lets you see the current temperature, wind chill, and precipitation, and let you know if you want to consider wearing a skirt. [...]
Never having been one to use eBay as a go-to mobile spot for fashion buys, I do have to say that I liked seeing eBay’s ads at the Powell Street Bart station in downtown San Francisco over the weekend.
These ads are part of a campaign eBay is running called [...]
The other night I was spending some time browsing ASOS (one of my favorite online shopping destinations for the past three years) and noticed a few changes to the site, which led me to do some research on the brand. A lot of changes have taken place lately!
Three Website Updates
Three new sections [...]
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I can’t tell you the number of times when I’ve been out and about and seen an amazing shoe that I took a picture of to text to my mom or one of my girl friends. In the end, these pictures would either end up saved on my phone or eventually deleted. But now I [...]