Style Savvy: Fashion Forward
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Developer: syn Sophia
As a trendsetting stylist in Beaumonde City, you'll get to know locals by traveling to fashion industry hotspots around town. Build relationships by connecting people with the styles they love. Then set your own trends by designing your look with 19,000 different articles of clothing, items, and accessories. Ready to take on the rest of the world? Head online to participate in fashion contests, visit friends who also own the game, and even design a showroom to display for others. You can also tap compatible amiibo figures to get themed clothing from fab Nintendo icons like Mario, Zelda, Samus, and more! No matter your style, it’s time to rise to the top…and look good doing it.
New Style Boutique 2 - Fashion Forward - Trailer (Nintendo 3DS)
Let's be real: unless Nintendo and DeNA take this series to mobile, this is probably the last Style Savvy game we're going to get. If Style Savvy: Fashion Forward is the franchise's last hurrah, it certainly doesn't go out on a low note as it has the best fashion and is filled to the brim with stuff to do. But readjusting to a real time clock means changing the way I enjoy this series, and without the addictive draw of a short day and night cycle, I don't see this game taking dozens of hours of my time as past entries have done.
Don’t mistake “Style Savvy: Fashion Forward” for mere shovelware, dahling. This game is dedicated to serving up the fashionista lifestyle with solid production and oodles of content for wannabe fashion consultants, designers and runway models. The lack of male options are a bummer and the game certainly won’t be for everyone. If you love lifestyle fashion games and don’t want to sell your soul to Kim Kardashian, however, this is a solid option.
If you want to know if this is a good videogame, just look at the first paragraph. It does exactly what it says on the tin. If you want to know how fashion can enrich your life, here’s my advice: you, too, should just buy this game. Just get it already. And maybe that pair of shoes you’ve been eyeing. You earned it.