Monday, June 30, 2008

Be A Fashion Statement

Be a fashion statement -- wear clothes that speak up for what you believe in.

Vote for Change

Hope is the New Black

Make Art, Not War


Save the Whales

Support the World Wildlife Fund

Support Skin Cancer Research -- "Protect the Skin You're In" campaign by Marc Jacobs

Outfits Inspired by The Simpsons

Incorporate America's favorite family into your wardrobe --

Friday, June 27, 2008

$1 Flip Flop Sale at Old Navy

According to one of our favorite fashion blogs BudgetFashionista, Old Navy is having a $1 flip flop sale tomorrow, June 28th! So head down to your local Old Navy and pick up 2, 5, 10, or maybe 30 pairs of flip flops. Flip flops are comfortable and versatile, so they're useful in any color.


Navy Blue




Celebrity Look contest winners

Thank you to everyone who entered our Celebrity Look Contest. There were a whopping 2678 entries, so it was really hard to judge! We finally managed to pick our 12 top sets and here they are. Congratulations to the winners!

1) Dress Like Megan Fox by Jasna2

2) Dress Like Agyness Deyn by stylebubble

3) Dress Like Carrie Bradshaw by Marija Gr.

4) Dress Like Hillary Duff by pinkhipmommy

5) Dress Like Roxanne McKee by ♥Sarah♥

6) Dress Like Gwen Stefani by Laurae

7) Dress Like Jennifer Lopez by usne vrele višnje

8) Dress Like Hayden Panettiere by sunnydays (aka Meg)

9) Dress Like Sienna Miller by nat26

10) Dress Like Nicole Kidman by Mazu

11) Dress Like Hayden Panettiere by anna_sweetheart

12) Dress Like A Gossip Girl by LiveLaughLovex13 <3!

Wedding Inspiration Boards

Planning a wedding is a lot of work! To make sure the big day is picture perfect, many brides-to-be create inspiration boards, which help visualize how their dress, veil, flowers, jewelry, shoes, decorations, place settings, and cake will look together. Mrs. Flamingo of the wonderful blog pointed out to us that many people are using Polyvore to create and share virtual inspiration boards.

Mountain Wedding

Garden Party Wedding

Beach Wedding

Orange Wedding

Cinderella Wedding

For more wedding ideas, check out the following Polyvore groups:

Thursday, June 26, 2008

Wear a Work of Art

Oscar Wilde once said that "One should either be a work of art or wear a work of art." Why not have it both ways? These outfits by Polyvore members were inspired by great artists.

Inspired by Piet Mondrian

Inspired by Claude Monet's "Impression, Sunrise"

Inspired by Roy Lichtenstein's "The Melody Haunts My Reverie"

Inspired by Pablo Picasso

Inspired by Edvard Munch's "The Scream"

Inspired by Vincent Van Gogh's "Starry Night"

Monday, June 23, 2008

Polyvore is Hiring!

Are you interested in working at a fun, fast-paced startup in the San Francisco Bay Area? Polyvore is a fashion/shopping 2.0 startup located in Mountain View, CA. We're a small, well-funded, technology-driven company that strives to build products that delight our users. Our team consists of ex-Google, ex-Yahoo and ex-eBay employees. Currently we're looking for:

PR / Marketing / Community Manager
Be Polyvore's liaison to the outside world, as well as a liaison to our growing user community (250,000+ registered users). We're looking for someone enthusiastic and creative who loves fashion and is interested in helping with press, ad campaigns, viral marketing, blogging, community outreach, and support. If you're already an avid Polyvore user and are located in the Bay Area, we encourage you to get in touch with us.

Software Engineers
Are you an engineer with several years of software development experience? We have a ton of interesting projects for you to work on. If you're a JavaScript guru, we have a powerful AJAX application (the Polyvore editor) that you can help beef up. If you have a background in data mining, we're sitting on a goldmine of interesting shopping data that you can play with. If you're an infrastructure / backend person, you can help us scale our systems to support our ever-growing traffic (the chart below is real).

Senior System Administrator (Linux)
Want to help us set up our first colo? We're looking for a hardcore Linux geek with knowledge of systems and database configuration/tuning. As our sysadmin, you'll have ownership of Polyvore's systems infrastructure, including hardware, networking, security, OS, monitoring, database, web server, cache server, and file systems.

Benefits include competitive pay and equity, great medical/dental/vision plans, free food, and a fun work environment.

Contact us at jobs [at] polyvore [dot] com.

About Us

Polyvore is a free, easy-to-use web application that lets people mix and match images from anywhere on the web, to create outfits, interior designs, or any kind of collage. It's also a vibrant community of creative and stylish people. For users, Polyvore is a great way to share your creativity and sense of style, as well as give/receive valuable advice on what to wear and what to buy. For merchants and advertisers, Polyvore provides a place where potential customers can interact with products in a fun and deeply engaging way.

The Polyvore team consists of 6 ex-Yahoo, ex-Google and ex-eBay employees.
- Pasha Sadri, Co-Founder (creator of Yahoo Pipes)
- Jianing Hu, Co-Founder (Yahoo Travel)
- Guangwei Yuan, Co-Founder (Yahoo Travel)
- Shiv Ramamurthi, Software Engineer (Yahoo Search)
- Jess Lee, Product Manager (Google Maps Product Manager)
- Josh Wetzel (Director, eBay's Distributed Commerce business unit)

Polyvore is growing very quickly. Here are some of our stats:
- 1 million unique visitors per month
- 40 million monthly page views
- 250,000 registered users
- 9 minutes average session time on site
- 20 average pageviews per visit
- 1.8 million sets created
- 2 million products
For more detailed stats, check out our Quantcast page.