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GreenGlamGo eco-friendly fashion app!

Soon power shopping may have far less to do with what’s in your wallet than what’s on your phone, thanks to the increasing number of applications for mobile devices that combine fashion and shopping with imaging tools and social media.

“Shopping has always been a very social and interactive experience,” says Prosenjit Sen, CEO of the VIZL iPhone app.

And from the looks of it, shopping and fashion consumption are only going to continue in that direction. Helping things along are new and notable style-minded apps from Bay Area companies. They offer handheld tech tools tailored to everyone from casual fans of fashion to boutique-hunting travelers, street style enthusiasts, personal stylists and eco-friendly fashion fans and are available on devices ranging from the iPhone and iPad to Nokia smart phones.

GreenGlamGo

A Nokia Open Screen Fund grant recipient in 2010, this app connects shoppers with new and notable eco-friendly apparel and accessories.

Launched: March 2011

Based in: San Francisco

Download it: To make greening your closet easier.

Best for: Finding new names in the sustainable style realm.

Most fashionable feature: An option to go directly to the designer’s site to purchase.

Available on: Select Nokia smart phones

Cost: Free

Lookaroo

Organize and tag outfit shots, street style snaps and other fashion images in one place, create personal lookbooks and share via social media.

Launched: May 2011

Based in: San Francisco

Download it: Before your next style-centric photo fest.

Best for: Keeping fashion-minded images organized on your phone.

Most fashionable feature:

A detailed lookbook tool for cataloging and grouping

images.

Available on: iPhone

Cost: Free

Fashion Nomad

This made-for-travelers app curated by an editorial team with fashion industry connections guides users to choice shops in cities around the globe.

Launched: June 2010

Based in: San Francisco

Download it: Before your next trip to New York, Paris or Shanghai, among other cities.

Best for: Mapping out fashion-forward

boutiques while exploring a new city.

Most fashionable feature: A “near me” option that populates a map with recommended shopping destinations based on your location.

Available on: iPhone

Cost: $1.99 for one city guide

Catalog Spree

Traditional catalogs go digital with this app, which allows shoppers to buy directly from retailers and share finds with your social media networks.

Launched: April 2011

Based in: San Francisco

Download it: To shop the latest from companies such as Nordstrom, Serena & Lily, Gump’s, Filson, DwellStudio and others.

Best for: Enjoying an old-school catalog browsing

experience without the excess paper.

Most fashionable feature: Sophisticated search that quickly sorts items by color, cut, fabric and visual details.

Available on: iPad

Cost: Free

VIZL

Take pictures of items while you shop and mix them with images from your existing wardrobe while scoping deals from online retailers with this app.

Launched: March 2011

Based in: San Francisco

Download it: To ponder your closet contents while on Muni.

Best for: Finding current deals from Bay Area online retail partners such as SeeZenn.com, Lombardi Sports,

Bobbepin and Revelation by ME.

Most fashionable feature: A

drag-and-drop wardrobe mixer for displaying images of items and

creating looks.

Available on: iPhone, iPod and iPad

Cost: Free

FIDM

The fashion school’s app offers school news and events alongside industry trend reports, reviews and student-produced content.

Launched: June 2011

Based in: San Francisco, Los Angeles

Download it: To feel like a fashion student.

Best for: Keeping up with the latest from the school.

Most fashionable feature: News feeds featuring student street style shots.

Available on: iPhone

Cost: Free

By Lorraine Saunders, San Francisco Chronicle

 

GreenGlamGo.com: Green and Sustainable Fashion Mobile App Launches First Green Mall on Facebook with Venpop.com

San Francisco Earth Day Contest and Event to Celebrate Launch with Hotel Vitale and Monroe SF

Get green, glam and go to SF on Earth Day!

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – GreenGlamGo and Venpop.com announce the worldwide launch of the GreenGlamGo.com Facebook Mall. GreenGlamGo powered by Nokia, is a mobile site, smart phone application, social platform and community aggregating the most creative, under the radar, green, handmade, sustainable designers and retailers, bringing them to a wider audience with curated offerings, engaging content, and the ability for eco-fashionistas to shop ethically and stylishly, now on Facebook.

“We wanted to create a mobile application that offers fun, green, glamorous fashion quickly and easily—fashion that feels as good as it looks. We have more reach than ever on our new Facebook Mall,” says Clarissa Nicosia, co-founder, GreenGlamGo.

“Green is great, but many etailers and designers can’t get there right away. GreenGlamGo includes more levels of ‘getting to green’ with sustainable, handmade designers and etailers. Facebook will offer a wider platform to better promote our etailers, designers and brands. Venpop.com made it a reality,” says Carolyn Gerin, co-founder, GreenGlamGo.

“Green and sustainable fashion needs to be seen to be worn. We have made it our business to create online retail solutions to help these brands get exposure, so everyone wins,” Max Ciccotosto, CEO Wishpot.com, Venpop.com

Enter to win 2 nights at the Hotel Vitale and dinner for 2 at Supperclub SF

GreenGlamGo Earth Day Contest
Venpop.com and Greenglamgo.com joined up to get gorgeous, green, and first to market by Earth Day with the first green Facebook Mall in history. To memorialize the moment, they decided to run a GreenGlamGo Earth Day Contest where one lucky couple could win an Earth Day weekend in SF! The Process: Log into Facebook, “like” GreenGlamGo’s Fan Page and offer up a top tip for living green. The best tip wins a 2-night stay at the naturally glamorous Partnering with the naturally glamorous Hotel Vitale, SF’s only luxury waterfront hotel, and dinner for two at sexy Supper Club SF, gifts from Chronicle Books, Oxley Gin, and Sugar Beach Luxury Body Care. The weekend begins with the GreenGlamGo App and FB Mall Launch Party at the sexy, sustainable  Monroe SF. Sponsors include: Oxley Gin, Nokia, Korbel Organic Brut (a California Champagne), Chronicle Books, Monroe SF, Hotel Vitale, Supper Club SF, and Wishpot.com. Getting GreenGlamGo to San Francisco is as easy as clicking the LIKE button on the Contest page, and entering to win. The culmination of this effort will be seen at the GreenGlamGo App and FB Mall Launch Party at the sustainable and sexy Monroe SF Lounge in North Beach. Contest Rules Here.

Contest runs from 4.12-4.18. Winners notified on 4.19. Post here: http://greenglamgo.com/ and http://bit.ly/dJ3oNJ

GreenGlamGo App Mission
• A mobile shopping app that’s also an educational tool: Helping consumers shop with intention, vote with their dollars, cut through the clutter and organize resources. Bringing the best in green and sustainable fashion design in one app, and now on Facebook.
• A mobile shopping app that opens the playing field: Offering the hippest, green, and sustainable designers/brands that may be too undercapitalized to elbow their way into the global retail space, but are no less relevant. This free app is available in the Ovi store, and Runs on Symbian^3 devices on Flash Lite 4.0 in Web Runtime (WRT) on the Nokia N8, Nokia E7, Nokia C7.

GreenGlamGo Mall Features
• GreenGlamGo is the first green fashion mobile application and Facebook Mall, offering users instant access to the latest curated eco-fashion, beauty, bridal, handmade, and vintage.
• Users can browse ephemeral, curated items by our eco-industry experts, and then click a link to the site to purchase.
• Users can easily share likes and purchases via Facebook and Twitter, connecting their friends and social communities.

GreenGlamGo Mall Mission
To create a community around eco-fashion, designers and etailers which aggregates relevant content around real-time news in the space of green and sustainable fashion, spurring innovation in the global retail industry. To support and promote underground green and sustainable designers and give them a platform for sales and marketing. To create change in the way mainstream retail is conducted and in how eco, green and sustainable designers/etailers engage and are permitted to engage in this pursuit.

About


Carolyn Gerin is a serial entrepreneur and CEO of Top 100 Bridal Blog Antibride.com, creator of the bestselling 3-book Anti-Bride series published by Chronicle Books, and the first bridal blog to hit the iTunes Store: the Anti-Bride iPhone App. She also serves as Senior Editor of Destination I Do Magazine. Clarissa Nicosia, a fashion industry veteran with over 2000 fashion runway shows and trend presentations under her belt, has brought emerging eco designers and brands in beauty, kidswear, menswear, juniors, RTW, and couture to US consumers. She’s worked with Project Runway designers, Michael Kors, Valentino, Global Green USA, and served as a regional fashion coordinator at Nordstrom. In 2009, in a noisy San Francisco noodle shop, they noodled over how to marry Clarissa’s background in traditional retail and eco fashion with Carolyn’s agency background in art direction, publishing, product development, and technology. On a cocktail napkin, GreenGlamGo was born. They brought their concept to developers Luxus SF, applied for Nokia’s Open Screen Project Fund, and the rest is history. GreenGlamGo is a mobile site, smart phone application, and social platform that aggregates the most creative, under the radar, green, handmade, sustainable designers and retailers, bringing them to a wider audience with curated offerings, engaging content, and the ability for eco-fashionistas to shop ethically and stylishly.

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