Gadgets to help you dress your best
In what the late Apple CEO Steve Jobs called the “post-PC world,” figuring out what to wear and how to look your best is a little easier than it was even five or 10 years ago. As it turns out, technology and gadgets can be pretty useful for helping you stay fashionable.
There are actually quite a few gadgets that can help you get decked out each day. From smart watches to automated tie racks, to smartphone and tablet apps, getting connected can go a long way to helping you look good.
Get a little help
Mobile apps are among the handiest items when it comes to getting the most out of your outfits. The only trouble is, in order to access them, you’ll need an Android or Apple iOS device of some kind.
Fortunately, there are deals for that from a number of stores. Amazon has its own brand of scripts, as well as its Android Appstore where you find quality apps. Best Buy and Walmart offer 3 percent cash back and on purchases such as electronics, plus free shipping to stores, and Target offers 4 percent cash back and free shipping on orders over $50. You can also nab tablets ranging from Dell devices and Android devices to the Apple iPad from Dell.com, where you can also get 10 percent off electronics and 2 percent cash back, as well, or 1 percent cash back and free shipping on items over $50 from the Apple Store.
All those mobile devices are great to use fashion-focused apps such as HauteLook and Amazon’s MYHABIT, which can bring you suggestions on clothes to buy and ensembles to create.
Do some accessorizing
There are other gadgets that can help with your fashion capabilities, such as smart watches and items you can actually wear on your body or use to organize your clothes. Those sorts of things might be available from the stores listed above.
Other solid alternatives for gadgets include Brookstone and The Sharper Image. Both offer 8 percent cash back and free shipping on orders over a certain amount ($199 and $50, respectively) and have a lots of organizational items (like motorized tie racks) and keep yourself looking fresh.
Of course, fashion sense also helps when trying to look your best, but technology in the form of devices, apps and gadgets can definitely help. The best thing you can do is keep your eye out for solid deals and novel ideas.