Every time we come into work, we get the privilege to watch brands grow within the ecommerce space and thrive on mobile.
Here’s a selection of some of the best mobile apps we’ve seen. If you’re looking to launch an app or revamp what you have, these awesome examples can definitely serve as design and content inspiration to take your brand to the next level. Take note of what these stores are getting right: from app icons, stunning product photography, call-to-action-buttons, and innovative features like 3D shopping.
The home decor etailer embraces their bohemian-modern aesthetic in their mobile app with vibrant colors and patterns. Also, they use their launch screen as a chance to share their brand’s vision.
2. Lahana Swimwear
The Australian swimwear label chose a minimalistic app design to emphasize their products and lifestyle photography for their mobile shoppers. They use Banner Blocks to announce new collections and influencer collaborations with graphics made specifically for the app.
3. Teddy Blake
The New York-based designer handbag company lets their app tell their brand story as they use banners to showcase their mission and transparent pricing.
4. The Hundreds
The classic Californian streetwear brand takes full advantage of the technology of the Tapcart app. They feature the 3D Shopping Block so users can check out a BMX bike as if it’s right next to them.
The fashion e-boutique consistently creates on-brand content for their app banners and GIFs for their Video Block. Updating your app often gives shoppers a reason to keep coming back. They also have an app-exclusive outlet, which makes the app a necessity for their loyal shoppers.
Chubbies brand shines through its mobile app as they use colorful nature photography to showcase their products. Their app icon is a customized version of the logo- highlighting the pineapple which looks great on a phone.
8. Urban Planet
The Canadian etailer bridges the gap between retail and mobile shopping experiences by offering in-store pickup and a store geolocator. They add their Instagram feed (as brought to you by FourSixty) for more social proof and added content.
9. Planet Blue
The designer boho-chic collective makes sure their mobile app spreads their signature good vibes with beautiful fashion photography and exclusive behind-the-scenes editorials while you browse. They add GIFs for their Video Block to makes their app dynamic and bring their clothes to life.
The streetwear brand stays true to its skater brand personality and designs its app to be as unique as they are. They get creative with animations of their brand’s mascot actually using the app.
The London-born premium footwear company uses a clean, yet urban aesthetic for their mobile app. Their clear call-to-action buttons are extremely effective.
The popular candle company crushes it with their mobile app’s navigation which is extremely intuitive as the candles are categorized by memories, countries, cities, holidays, etc.
Mellogang is the official merch store for DJ Marshmello. Besides selling merch, the app is the brand’s mobile content hub since users can access videos, music, shows and their game all from the menu bar. They also smartly uploaded a black background image that bleeds, which matches perfectly with their primary color.
14. Clad and Cloth
The Utah-based clothing store designs their app to be a replica of their online store from browse to checkout. Their collections are well-organized, they always announce new styles and make it easy for customers to keep tabs on their favorite items.
15. Ruby Olive
The chic Australian jewelry brand adds a pop of color throughout the site with their color choice, images, and icons.
For more design help, be sure to check out the Tapcart Design Guide for all the tips and tools you need to create your app.