Quarantine has brought a lot more free time on my hand than it did before. I’m still working from home and I still have my Master’s on the side, but definitely more time. This has led me to discover Drest: a luxury dress-up game / interactive styling app. Though I don’t usually like to talk about/play games, this is so good it’s worth writing a whole article about it. I’m just having so much fun on this app and I literally can’t stop checking in everyday.
Dress-up games are literally a blast from the past. I used to play with a lot of dolls and dress up games when I was a kid. I was a frequent visitor to games2girls and I remembered frequenting the MyScene games as well. Dress-up games are pivotal to my childhood and I’m super glad that now I have something similar, but just more elevated and classy. Let me just say it again, it’s a luxury dress-up game. A total upgrade from your typical dress-up games.
What is Drest?
I’m not gonna describe it in lengths because you definitely should try it out for yourself. But, in short, you get a few styling briefs in a day. If you choose to participate, you get the details and you basically have to create a look/board with respect to the elements of the brief. You get rated based on how much it fits the brief and how much of the items are unworn (I guess to avoid going for the same looks over and over again).
left: Halpern photoshoot / right: The First Monday in May Mood Board
It is like a dream to be able to just ‘purchase‘ and style these beautiful pieces with a single click. I know it’s virtual, but it’s still super satisfying and really fun. Having the different briefs help me explore new styles and I feel pushed to step out of my comfort zone. It also gives me the opportunity to have this creative outlet where I can try out different styles without actually having to purchase anything. This is especially good now that I’m in quarantine. I’m shopping less and I get to style my daily outfits less. I’m getting less inspired and this dress-up game is literally coming to my rescue.
PLUS, there’s no annoying ads!
Though I guess the pieces themselves are the ads (since you can be redirected to Farfetch and purchase the items directly in real life), there’s no other annoying ads. I’ve been playing a bunch of different iPhone games and literally, I’ve been getting a ton of ads from the games. 30 seconds of the same things over and over again. Drest has nothing like that and it is worth mentioning.
My favourite styles so far…
And, that is all from my side 💕
I know this a little bit different but, I hope you enjoyed my PSA nonetheless. If you want, follow me on Drest (tulip farmer). I want to see your styles! Use the code RBTFUWZE to receive a gift when you join (https://drest.onelink.me/viQm/8fe07761).