Giuseppe Mauriello: Kaleidoscope is a fashion inspiration and shopping app. It combines the viral browsing of sites like Pinterest, the fashion inspiration of street style and the power shopping of sites like Shopstyle. It’s the place to browse, share and shop inspirational pictures.
From Mashable: ” A curated feed of street-style images for your iPhone or Android phone.
Human curators help you shop products similar to those featured in the feed.
There’s a few things that make Kaleidoscope a standout. For one, its high-quality feed of street-style images. Instead of depending on user-generated content for fashion inspiration, Kaleidoscope displays thumbnails of photographs pulled from lookbook.nu or produced on its own.
Kaleidoscope also brings quality curation to another key part of its service: product recommendations. The app uses ShopStyle‘s API to locate products that match the clothes in each photograph, and internal staff filter through the options to offer users the best fit.
We also like the app’s integration with third-party networks. It’s easy to share looks straight to Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest….”
Read full article here: http://mashable.com/2012/04/13/kaleidoscope/