Technology Google launches 'Style Ideas', a new shopping tool

11:21  15 april  2017
11:21  15 april  2017 Source:   Relaxnews (AFP)

Google begins showing Pinterest-like shoppable photos in image search

  Google begins showing Pinterest-like shoppable photos in image search Google is starting to turn its handy image search tool into a way to shop. In some instances, tapping on an image result will now pull up a shoppable list of products featured inside the photo. So if, for example, you’re looking at a picture of a model wearing sunglasses and holding a handbag, Google may be able to display links to buy the bag and glasses, or at least a pair that’s similar to them.There are a bunch of constraints on how this works right now, but the implication is that this will eventually expand in a big way.

The new Style Ideas feature could seem quite basic at first. “With style ideas you can see real-life options of what bag and jeans look stellar with those red high heels you’ve been eyeing”, Google explained in a blog post.

" Style Ideas " is currently only available in Image Search on mobile web and in the Google app for Android.

'Style Ideas' is currently only available as a new feature in the Image Search in the Google app for Android and on mobile web. © Provided by AFPRelaxNews 'Style Ideas' is currently only available as a new feature in the Image Search in the Google app for Android and on mobile web. Google has just announced an update to its Image Search app which enables you to see what a fashion item you're interested in would look like worn on a model or blogger.

The new Style Ideas feature could seem quite basic at first. But haven't we all  all asked ourselves how a jacket or dress would sit on the waist or shoulders in real life, or wondered which pants would go with a pair of shoes we're eyeing?

The idea is simple: in addition to the standard retail photo of a fashion product, Google will show you other photos of the same item worn by one of the brand's official models or a blogger, who has teamed it with other things.

"With style ideas you can see real-life options of what bag and jeans look stellar with those red high heels you've been eyeing", Google explained in a blog post.

"Style Ideas" is currently only available in Image Search on mobile web and in the Google app for Android.

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