From following the trendsetters to indulging yourself, you can get stylish wherever you are
Cool hunting: Founded by user experience designer Josh Rubin as a personal project, Cool Hunting has been reporting daily on design and fashion amongst other things since the early 2000s. Cool hunting became one of first all digital publications to offer an iPad app. Makes the cut for its clean interface that aggregates content that includes design, tech, travel and a style section with weekly fashion and trend updates.
Style.com: Wait for the boss to step out of the office, prop up your iPad on the conference room table and gather a crowd of willing co-workers. Use the high-speed office Wi-Fi connection to check out image galleries with reviews from the latest runway shows to the celeb-studded parties from the world over. There’s also a large collection of bite-sized videos with highlights from the latest lines and shows. Combines compelling content with the ease of navigation; a natural for the iPad.
Gucci Style: At 122 MB this way well be one of the heaviest apps for your iPad. But once you experience Gucci on your iPad you realise why it won top billing and featured as app of the week on the App Store during its launch. The app is a “shoppable” magazine combining fashion, editorial, music, geo-location tips, interactive videos, and social media that lets you share stuff you like, just in case your birthday is around the corner and your girlfriend will oblige. Gucci has embraced the iPad, will more fashion brands follow?
Yoox: This Italian retailer has already impressed us with its impressive mobile commerce site and its iPad app is pretty nifty too. With an extensive brand list that includes everything from Armani to Versace, it is easily one of the best fashion stores on your iPad and ships to India. But even if you are not going to add items to the shopping cart or to the cunningly named ‘Dream Box’, Yoox is worth adding to your app list to keep an eye on what’s in and out.
GQ India: It’s what a man’s go to do; so have you done it yet? After taking Blackberry by storm, GQ India’s iPad app is well, doing the same thing with iPads across the country. From GQ Highlights to Style alerts you will find all our killer content formatted exclusively for your iPad . So whether you are the Perfect Guy, Bachelor Boy, Doting father or Married but game the GQ India app is just what you need to survive in your urban jungle. So be a man! - Ashwin Rajagopalan