For today’s Weekly App Series we’ve found great apps to add to your iPad collection. We have included six essential apps for fashion lovers in this week’s bundle. Our editorial team goes through the data, picks the best and most interesting apps and then brings them to you on a regular basis.
We used our PadGadget Apps Tracker to find these great apps and we’ll continue to look for the best apps on a weekly basis. Be sure to check them out because these apps might just be what you’re looking for.
This week’s category is: Apps for Fashion Lovers
1. NYTimes The Collection (Free) — Thanks to NYTimes The Collection, iPad-toting fans of haute couture needn’t subscribe to the venerable New York Times to keep abreast of the latest runway trends. This free, iPad-only app brings readers coverage of street and runway fashion, plus interviews and videos, and news on the best products to pick up at the boutique or cosmetics counter. Carrie Donovan would have approved.
2. The Cut on the Runway (Free) — New York Mag’s free ipad app has everything a self-respecting clothes horse needs to be en ce moment. As the title suggest, The Cut’s focus is the runway. Readers will find complete coverage of ready-to-wear, menswear, couture, resort and bridal collections. The “Lookfinder” and Hit/Miss sections inform and entertain, while Facebook integration insures readers can share ideas about what (or who) to wear.
3. Style and the City (Free) — This free, universal app is a must-own app for lovers of street fashion. Style and the City shares snaps of what stylish folks are actually wearing in Paris, New York, and Milan. It’s like Wardrobe Remix, but totally mobile. The app even lets users create a fashion show from its images, complete with music. NYC’s most famous fictional fashionista Carrie Bradshaw would approve. Try it out and you’ll understand why so many are addicted to it.
4. Louis Vuitton 100 Legendary Trunks ($18.99) — True fashion lovers are students of the past as well as forecasters of the future. A recent (and pricey) release, Louis Vuitton 100 Legendary Trunks takes users on a tour of 100 trunks that Louis Vuitton created for VIPs like Sharon Stone, Ernest Hemingway, and Queen Elizabeth II. This coffee table book app makes luggage sexy. It includes more than 1,000 illustrations and unpublished documents, as well as 40 videos and sound clips that evoke a time when travel was still glamorous, and no one was limited to just one carry on.
5. POST Gravity (Free) — The POST series of iPad magazine apps offers an unparalleled look at fashion’s outer limits. Its latest issue, Gravity. Gravity’s aim? According to its editors, nothing less than to conduct “an extra-terrestrial exploration of the ways in which humanity has sought to transcend this invisible force that binds all of life.” Obviously, POST isn’t just about clothes. This ambitious app tests the iPad’s limits. In Gravity readers can distort, bend and flip the dimensions of model Iselin Steiro, watch professional skydivers dressed in suits dance inside a wind tunnel, and check out a Periodic Table of accessories curated by Parisian super-store Colette.
6. chicfeed+ ($0.99) — With images drawn from an eclectic array of fashion blogs such as The Sartorialist, LookBook, and altamira, chicfeed+ keeps its readers up-to-date on fashion trends. Viewers can favorite looks, which makes it easy to revisit particular clothing ensembles. This universal, photo-centric app creates a hypnotic visual story that will engage a wide audience from dedicated bargain hunters to diehard fashionistas.
Note: For additional information, check out the PadGadget Apps Tracker. Our tracker provides an easy way to constantly monitor the App Store to find the best iPad apps for you. If you loved these apps, be sure to check out our Weekly Series list of apps for the iPad.