Want to know how to find clothes from a picture? There are few apps to help you do that. This article is dedicated to listing these apps and their features.
If you see a clothe you love maybe on Instagram or in IRL, probably some celebrity is rocking that dress and you will like to own that outfit; worry no more because there are AI powered image recognition technology for that purpose.
With the help of this technology, there are a few apps that can help you locate that clothe across the internet and help you find that outfit. You can find exact matches or a similar one, with the help of intuitive technology you can also find style inspiration from latest trends.
All you need to do is upload a picture of the outfit, these apps have AI scanning technology that helps you find that exact piece anywhere in the world.
#1. Using Google Lens
Google Lens is an image recognition tool that can identify clothes, personal accessories like earrings as well as other forms of clothing like a head band. You can use this app to locate those beautiful outfits you saw across town.
Go to your Google photos, select a photo and tap on the lens. When results appear, you can check details or find similar products if you’re not satisfied with the results..
Another way is to bring the piece of clothing into the viewfinders’ frame. If successfully matched, Google lens will highlight it with a blue icon. Tap the highlighted circle, the app will pull up a Google shopping page which leads to multiple websites like Walmart, Amazon where you can purchase the outfit.
Google lens works with outfits,so when you scan a person’s outfit,it will detect all the products they are wearing. Google lens is available in your Google photos app and also as a stand-alone app in your phone.
#2. Using Amazon Style Snap
Amazon Style Snap is a feature embedded in Amazon main shopping app. It has a visual search tool focused on helping you find clothes from pictures. You can use the search bar to perform search for an outfit from Amazon’s inventory.
To find clothes from pictures, access the option by touching the camera icon on the Amazon app’s search bar, select Style Snap, tap on it, the app launches the camera view . Direct the camera towards the object of clothing you want to scan. You can also upload a picture from your phone’s gallery.
It will display different selling options for each recognized piece if an outfit. You can as well check out the recommended product listings.
Amazon StyleSnap is only available in few regions, it’s not widely available.
#3. Using CamFind
CamFind is one of the best fashion apps for your mobile device. It’s a visual search engine platform that helps you find clothes from pictures.
The process is as straightforward as it can be; you have to take a picture of the outfit, the engine will process in a couple of seconds and give you feedback. it offers product description, shopping links and even related YouTube videos.
You can go ahead and share results and browse to see what other people are looking up in order to understand the fashion trends and connect with like-minded shoppers. It’s optional, and if you’re not comfortable with connecting, you can set to private mode.
Although this app is a bit slower, it offers well searched results. It partners with Uber and Lyft to meet your shopping needs. You can find language translation feature, price comparison, etc. It’s a good app.
#4. Using Pinterest
You know about Pinterest, it’s a popular app. It also features a visual search tool called lens that allows you to access thousands of posts through images. Pinterest Lens is a visual search tool in the Pinterest app. You can find obscure fashion pieces as well as trendy pieces.
There are two categories, explore and shop category. In the explore category you can find style inspiration and shop category allows you to shop for items. It will also give information about the ID of the multiple items posted as well as shopping links for matched products.
Pinterest partners with Shop Style, a fashion and lifestyle shopping platform for its functionality, you might not find links to Amazon and other commercial websites.
#5. Using Lykdat
It works as a web browser in your device so you don’t need an app for it. Simply open a browser, go to Lykdat website, click on search with an image, upload your photo cropping out irrelevant parts and focus on a particular piece, when results appear click and analyze. Results are very fast to arrive.
#6. Using ASOS
ASOS visual search is a British fashion retailer. Their apps offer reverse image search options to find clothes with a picture. You are free to upload pictures from gallery or take a new photo, within a few seconds your results appear. Results are 90% accurate.
When your image has been processed, the app suggests ASOS styles that resemble what you are looking for. ASOS hosts about 850 brands and available to about 240 companies. Your matches will most likely come from this source, therefore ASOS inventory is somewhat limited.
With these AI powered apps, you can easily find whatever outfit you are looking for, buy and rock that event the way you want.
This article was first published on August 16, 2022 7:55 p.m. WAT
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