From party outfits and seasonal decor to chic gifts, there’s a lot to accomplish during the month of December and so little time to get out there and shop! Enter: these 10 savvy startups which make the whole process so much easier. All you need is a smartphone and a credit card and you’re set.
Organize Your Wishlist
Find The Best Deals
Dying to buy a maj dress for your holiday party but not sure if you can justify the price? Use price-tracking website and app Hukkster to get instant alerts when the item goes on sale. Dangerous, we know.
Hire A Personal Shopper
Connect with retail associates in the chicest stores using app PS Dept for help finding the perfect gift or outfit for your next event. Our favorite part? Users get free shipping, free returns and full refunds on all purchases.
Pick Up A Party Dress
Of all the resale sites to launch this year Walk In My Closet is by far one of our faves thanks to its gorgeous moodboard component and rock-solid inventory of gently used designer wares. Lanvin, anyone?
Find A Unique Gift
Shop unique, handmade gifts that support artisans in developing countries on The Little Market, a new e-commerce site and philanthropy project started by LA ladies Lauren Conrad and Hannah Skvarla.
Prep For A Party
Need to give your place a little facelift before the big holiday soiree? Get thee to The Line, an uber-cool home goods and fashion e-commerce site launched by cool girls Vanessa Traina and Morgan Wendelborn.
Virtual Window Shop
An oldie but goodie, Shopstyle is one of our go-tos for instant info on who is selling what and for how much. Have a ideal price range you're working with? Shopstyle's filters let you keep your search ultra-specific.
Make A Salon Appointment
Need an updo, wax or manicure at the last minute, during a specific window of time? If you live in Los Angeles or New York use one of our favorite beauty apps, Beautified, to find last-minute appointments and the top-rated spots.
Track Down Coveted Items
Track down dream gifts and hard to find buys using new app TheHunt where users trade links and shopping secrets in search of the perfect item.
Start The New Year Off Right
Once the party season finally winds down, treat yourself to something ultra-luxe for the winter months ahead using Net-a-Porter's sleek new social shopping app, The Netbook.