Fashion X Tech / Moda X Tecnologia 

The Fashion Industry evolves very quickly. Trendsetters started to appear from all around the globe using social media and their voice became more powerful than anyone would ever thought. Creative directors had to adjust to the digital era and evolve as well. Big fashion magazines too, when digital magazines and blogs began to take over. Today, Fashion cannot live without technology and I must say that they’re definitely one of the best combinations ever. As a blogger, technology is what allows me to share my opinions and keep up with the latest trends so it’s of course a big issue for me. That’s why I decided to creat the Fashion sub-category – Tech. As you can already guess (and because it’s a sub-category) it will be fashion related only. I will share with you the latest and the best Apps, digital magazines, fashionable accessories for your technology and everything fashion related.
For the first post, I’ll give you what I believe to be the best apps to do your online shopping, when searching for designer clothing, accessories or jewelry. I choose them based on my personal experience, prices and diversity of items. I don’t do most of my shopping online – yet (ASOS is slowly becoming one of my favorite places to shop). When it comes to great sales and vintage hunting, I prefer online shopping, for sure. Why? Well, I don’t know many places that sell designer clothes and accessories at such affordable prices like I do online. I find online shopping specially useful for vintage hunting because you can easily select categories, prices and the most important – quality. That brings me to one of my favorite fashion apps – Vestiaire. Vestiaire it’s an app recommended by magazines like Vogue and Elle, that allows you to sell your colthes, accessories, jewels and buy what other people are selling. It’s one of my favorites because it has the most amazing vintage pieces. I must confess… I can spend hours going through those bags and accessories. One great aspect about this app is that you can easily find the latest collections at a lower price and when you buy something the item doesn’t come to you right away because of quality control and the authenticity of your buy – both checked by Vestiaire. Probably one not-so-good thing about it is that, because people are selling their own pieces, you’ll have to make sure you know the value of what you’re buying. My suggestion would be to search for the specific item you want, filter by quality and price range and then see what suits you the most between the several items that will appear to you. 

Portuguese version 

A indústria da moda desenvolve-se a uma velocidade incrível. ‘Trendsetters’ começaram a surgir um pouco por todo o mundo, usando as redes sociais em massa e a sua voz passou a ter uma importância sem precedentes. Os directores criativos das marcas tiveram, sem grande tempo para tal, que se adaptarem a esta nova realidade digital. O mesmo sucedeu com as grandes revistas, confrontadas com o aparecimento dos blogs e de revistas digitais. Hoje, a moda não pode – nem quer – viver sem a tecnologia e devo dizer que considero esta combinação uma das melhores de sempre. Enquanto ‘blogger’ é fácil perceber o porquê de considerar esta combinação tão especial: é o que me permite acompanhar tendências, exprimir a minha opinião e conhecer a de outras pessoas. Foram, no essencial, estas as razões que me levaram a criar a sub-categoria ‘tecnologia’. Sendo uma sub-categoria da Moda, podem esperar temas que relacionam as duas áreas designadamente aplicações, revistas digitais, acessórios, … Tudo o que resulte desta combinação entre o mundo da moda e a tecnologia. Para o primeiro post desta sub-categoria escolhi o que considero ser as melhores aplicações de compras on-line, no que diz respeito a marcas de designers conhecidos. Escolhi-as com base na minha experiência pessoal, preços praticados e variedade de produtos. Apesar de (ainda) não fazer a maior parte das minhas compras on-line, no que diz respeito a peças ‘vintage’ acho preferível, desde logo devido à possibilidade de selecção por categorias, preços e, sobretudo, qualidade. A primeira aplicação chama-se Vestiarie, é recomendada po revistas como a Vogue e a Elle, e é um óptimo lugar quer para vender peças quer para fazer óptimos achados. Um óptimo aspecto em relação a esta aplicação é o facto de ter peças das mais recentes colecções bem como peças vintage, e os produtos são sujeitos a um controlo de qualidade e verificação de autenticidade antes de chegarem ao novo dono. Um aspecto menos positivo – ou antes, uma questão a ter em consideração – é a diversidade dos preços praticados por cada pessoa. A minha sugestão para evitar comprar um mesmo produto por um preço superior é a pesquisa do produto, selecção da qualidade pretendida e definição de um preço máximo. 

Another great app is The Outnet. If you’re familiar with Net-A- Porter, you might have heard of The Outnet. It’s basically Net- a-porter’s outlet so you can always search for designer clothes at lower prices during anytime of the Year. I recommend the accessories and bags selection, definitely worth your time. After all, outlets are the perfect places to find the coolest bargains.

Outra óptima aplicação é The Outnet. Para quem conhece o Net-a-Porter, o The Outnet é o Outlet. Recomendo a parte dos acessórios e malas. Afinal, um Outlet é sempre um Outlet 😉 


Last but definitely not least, the Farfetch app. You have heard here before of Farfetch since I teamed up with them to show you some of the best Spring/Summer 16 trends. Farfetch reunites 400 boutiques in one place, bringing you the latest fashion to your devices. What you don’t know yet, is that I recently discovered Farfetch’s sales (worth taking a look if you’re searching for designer pieces at reasonable prices). Personally I got my eyes on a beautiful Kenzo bag 😉 

Por último mas sem dúvida não menos importante, a aplicação do site Farfetch. Já falei aqui antes do site, no post das tendências de primavera/verão 2016, feito em colaboração com a Farfetch. Também na aplicado se encontram disponíveis as peças de 400 boutiques de todo o mundo. Recentemente descobri os saldos da Farfetch (vale a pena, tem grandes marcas a preços óptimos) e tenho debaixo de olho uma mala linda da Kenzo 🙂 

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13 thoughts on “Fashion X Tech / Moda X Tecnologia 

  1. Hey my dear! First of all: I never realized until I read your post, how connected fashion and technology are!!! Back in the days we “only” had magazines and now all the social media, you are soooo right! We start to take it for granted as we don’t appreciate it that much although it is something fantastic! So thanks for this inspiration. And I gotta say: love the idea of your sub-category, it is actually brilliant, especially nowadays that we are so dependent on all these apps and so on!! Thumbs up for that one! I am a big online shopper, there is nothing better! Just like you wrote, the prices are also much lower than in the stores and beside: it is sooo much more comfortable. No queuing for the fitting room and waiting (which I really hate btw!) And this App Vestiaire sounds pretty interesting and totally my cup of tea, I will definitely check it out! Really great and inspirational post!! Thanks for that one gorgeous ❤ Lotsa luv & kisses

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    1. Thank you my dear! It’s always so good to receive your feedback and read your encouraging words! I’m so addicted to everything fashion and tech related that I realized since it is such a big part of our lives I should definitely share with all of you! Me too, I hate waiting (specially during sales when you basically wait for everything since asking if they have it in a different size to waiting to pay). Since I don’t even have much time for shopping now (exams during sales should be forbidden!) I find online shopping much more comfortable just like you said. Yes, do check Vestiaire and let me know if you create a profile so that we can connect and share our finds 🙂
      Have a wonderful day babe 😘

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  2. What an awesome post!! I never knew there were apps like that out there! I’ll definitely have to download them since I absolutely love fashion, and I’m interested in staying technologically savvy haha. Thanks for the info 🙂

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    1. You’re welcome my dear! I’m glad you find it helpful! Let me know if you download Vestiaire and create a profile so that we can connect 🙂 have a wonderful day! 😘

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    1. Thank you for stopping by Julia! I’m glad you like it 🙂 Farfetch has the most amazing selection and their sales are the best! Have a wonderful day 😘

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  3. Very interesting! But, I am love that old version of real shopping experience, where you can see, touch & try while hanging out with amazing people 🙂 However, yup…online shopping can be reserved to get those special pieces that are hard to find around here 😉 Beijinhos***

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    1. Exactly my point! 😉 of course there are days when shopping with friends seems to be the only solution, but you get the idea 😄 I’m glad you liked it! Bom resto de fim de semana! Beijinhos

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