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8 apps made for on-the-go shoppers

StyleIt allows you to take a photo of

StyleIt allows you to take a photo of a piece of clothing -- say, a blouse -- and the app culls other pieces (pants, shoes, earrings, scarves, handbags and so on) that you can buy from more than 450 top brands (including Tory Burch, BCBGMaxAzria, Kate Spade) and retailers across the country (Macy's, Nordstrom, Forever 21, J. Crew, H&M and more). Photo Credit: StyleIt

Not everyone uses their smartphone to shop -- yet. But tech watchers are convinced that's the direction we're headed.

No more time wasted searching for parking spaces, no more waiting in lines -- heck, we're not even going to have to sit down in front of a computer. We'll simply make all our purchases on the go, using some form of handheld device.

We surveyed the field for some of the most useful -- or, at least, addictive -- style apps out there. Many are designed just for Apple users (for now), and all are free on iTunes or Google Play.

App users, click the link above to view our top picks of fashion apps that help you shop on the go.

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