ANN SUMMERS: interactive app allows virtual try-on
PARTNERING with image recognition platform Blippar British erotic lingerie chain Ann Summers offers an app that allows users to browse its current look-book with their smartphone and then to virtually try on any of the outfits featured. The app, labelled Bliptease, also allows consumers to send a photo through social networks to seek the opinion of friends or relatives before pressing a "buy" button that earns them a 10 per cent discount. Details of the app and its functions are displayed in all the 140 outlets of the chain.
The app and its functions promises to appeal to young women prepared to take the risk of using social networks to display photos of themselves in risqué lingerie.