|“In 2009 Macy*s New York unveiled the “Magic Fitting Room.” It’s a 72-inch mirror display fitted with an iPad interface that will allow users to superimpose a variety of clothes on the viewer, without ever having to remove so much as a sock”.(via)
I guess this doesn’t exist anymore nowadays, it’s nowhere to be found on the Macy*s site. Was it just a gadget? Yes it was, the principle still exists but is still in an early stage. There are many other forms to be found though.
“Zugara’s solution is the Webcam Social Shopper. It is equally appealing in principle, and disappointing in practice. It will work for anyone with a webcam-enabled PC. Visit a partner retailer’s website, hit a button to try on apparel and see first-hand if a style is right for you. You can also snap a photo and share it on social networks to solicit feedback from friends”.(via)
“FaceCake’s amazing technology allows you to give yourself a complete cosmetic makeover, go from being a blonde to a redhead, visualize yourself losing weight, see your home in a rainbow of colors, purchase accessories for your pets, or try a cosmetic procedure with just a simple click. Just upload your image and you can “try on” a product, or “try out” a service without ever leaving home in a photo-realistic manner that’s the next best thing to driving to the store or doctor.”(via) Hmm.. well, I haven’t tried this yet. Maybe if you do, please do share !Polyvore On several blogs I often see collages made with polyvore this is a site were you can make sets and combinations (clothing, interior) which you can share trough several social media. This is a fun way to show your friends what you are planning to buy.
Marktplaats: marketplace on the net
I’m not sure if I’m violating any copyright by posting these photo’s, if so I will remove them. They are taken by Vibster on Marketplace and for everybody to see.
3 brands who felt the need to share, each in their own way;
The runway show (w11/12) was live streamed across the internet. This is done by many more brands nowadays, but, it’s still sharing! Very special; After the show every coat is made available to the public to buy on Burberry.com until January 23. “Personalizing technology” is Bailey’s game plan. “It makes the whole world smaller, more intimate,” he said after the show. Sure, it’s a spur to sales, but it goes beyond that; Bailey’s acknowledgement of the universality of what he’s doing is as timely as the inescapability of the climactic conditions that inspired his latest work.(via) Also, in 2008 the Burberry started their foundation. A philantropic organisation which helps young fashion people with their dreams. That, I call sharing……