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Online Window Shopping Site

Published 07/29/2009 and rated Ratingstars1 1 out of 5 stars
by AppAppeal Editor
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What can you use the app for?

Vetrina’s is an online window shopping site. If you like window shopping but don’t seem to be able to find enough hours in the day to satisfy your compulsion then this is the site for you. With vetrina’s you can take a look at photographs of shop fronts from all around the world. This makes it possible to work out what’s in fashion at the moment and get some ideas. It’s also interesting to look at how well known shops display themselves in different countries all around the world. The site doesn’t currently have that many photographs as its very new and still in alpha. They are collecting content from people and asking people to submit photographs of their local stores windows.

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What is the history and popularity of the app?

Vetrinas was founded in April 2009 and is a window shopping service on the internet. It’s categorized as an ecommerce website even though it doesn’t actually sell anything. The company employs three people at the moment.

What are the differences to other apps?

Unlike other ecommerce sites this one doesn’t actually sell anything. It’s more like a magazine showcasing what is popular at the moment. Looking in shop windows is what a lot of people are interested in doing. This website makes it possible for you to look in shop windows even if they are the other side of the globe.

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How does the web app look and feel to use?

Even though the site is still in alpha it has a really nice look and feel to it. It makes finding fashion tips really easy and very rewarding. It’s like a magazine and has lots of nice touches to it. You can search for a brand or shop to get a list of pictures. Although their collection is still growing there are already some interesting photos that have been collected from New York, Paris and London.

How does the registration process work?

You don’t actually need to register to look at the content; you only really need to register if you want to upload content to the site. If you want to do this then the registration process is very simple. You need to choose a username, email address, and enter your birthday. You will then automatically be signed into your account and you can update your profile information including profile photo.

What does it cost to use the application?

The website is completely free to use, presumably in the future they will start making money by linking to the retailer’s website and earning a commission. At the moment though there doesn’t seem to be any way of generating revenue from the site.

Who would you recommend the application to?

Vetrina’s is nowhere near finished yet as it’s not even in beta testing. It’s currently in alpha but even so the site seems to work quite well and has quite a few nice features. Vetrina is aimed mainly at women who like clothes although it is also popular with some men.

  • Vetrina’s is a one stop shop of information about shop windows all around the world
  • Photos can also be used to identify current trends and watch out for things that you might be interested in
  • Have fun looking at the photos and might even get a good idea for a new outfit

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