Covet Fashion

-1.73
Slightly Bad
Price: Free
Ads: Yes
In App Purchases: Yes

iOS App Store

Temporal Dark PatternsTemporal Dark Patterns

This game has 9 reported Temporal Dark Patterns. There are 15 votes indicating the absence of a dark pattern.

-0.43

3 votes
1 votes
Daily Rewards -
3 / 1 votes
Encourages return visits every day and punishes you for missing a day.

2 votes
1 votes
Infinite Treadmill -
2 / 1 votes
Impossible to win or complete the game.

2 votes
2 votes
Advertisements -
2 / 2 votes
Forced to watch ads or given rewards for watching ads.

1 votes
3 votes
Playing by Appointment -
1 / 3 votes
Being forced to play according to the game's schedule instead of yours.

1 votes
2 votes
Wait To Play -
1 / 2 votes
In-game timers that make you arbitrarily wait for something.

3 votes
Grinding -
0 / 3 votes
Being required to perform repetitive and tedious tasks to advance.

3 votes
Can't Pause or Save -
0 / 3 votes
The game does not allow you to stop playing whenever you want.

Monetary Dark PatternsMonetary Dark Patterns

This game has 22 reported Monetary Dark Patterns. There are 19 votes indicating the absence of a dark pattern.

-1.6

4 votes
Premium Currency -
4 / 0 votes
Exchange rate between real money and in-game currency disguises the real price of items.

4 votes
Pay to Win -
4 / 0 votes
A player can spend real money to purchase something that gives them an advantage in the game.

4 votes
Artificial Scarcity -
4 / 0 votes
Limited time offers with unnecessary urgency.

4 votes
Anchoring Tricks -
4 / 0 votes
Placing a cheap item next to an expensive item to make it look more affordable.

2 votes
1 votes
Pay to Skip -
2 / 1 votes
Spend money to avoid waiting for a timer to expire.

2 votes
2 votes
Recurring Fee -
2 / 2 votes
Encourages players to play as much as possible to get their money's worth.

1 votes
2 votes
Accidental Purchases -
1 / 2 votes
Making it easy to accidentally spend money with no confirmation or ability to undo or refund the action.

1 votes
3 votes
Power Creep -
1 / 3 votes
A permanently purchased item in the game becomes less valuable over time.

3 votes
Gambling / Loot Boxes -
0 / 3 votes
Spending real money to play a game of chance for a reward.

4 votes
Pay Wall -
0 / 4 votes
The game becomes impossible to continue playing without payment.

4 votes
Waste Aversion -
0 / 4 votes
Capped inventory forces you to destroy items or upgrade inventory. Also, having small amounts of left over premium currency.

Social Dark PatternsSocial Dark Patterns

This game has 17 reported Social Dark Patterns. There are 9 votes indicating the absence of a dark pattern.

-2.36

4 votes
Reciprocity -
4 / 0 votes
Feeling obligated to return a favor, share resources, trade an item, etc.

4 votes
Fear of Missing Out -
4 / 0 votes
If you stop playing you'll miss out on something or be left behind and unable to catch up.

3 votes
1 votes
Social Pyramid Scheme -
3 / 1 votes
You get a bonus for inviting your friends and then they have to invite their friends.

3 votes
1 votes
Social Obligation / Guilds -
3 / 1 votes
To avoid letting down your friends, you are obligated to play when you don't want to.

3 votes
1 votes
Competition -
3 / 1 votes
The game makes you compete against other players.

2 votes
Friend Spam / Impersonation -
0 / 2 votes
The game sends spam to your contact list or social media account.

4 votes
Encourages Anti-Social Behavior -
0 / 4 votes
The game incentivizes players to lie, cheat, or backstab other players to get ahead.

Psychological Dark PatternsPsychological Dark Patterns

This game has 12 reported Psychological Dark Patterns. There are 13 votes indicating the absence of a dark pattern.

-1.16

2 votes
1 votes
Badges / Endowed Progress -
2 / 1 votes
Reluctancy to abandon a partially completed goal, even one forced upon the player.

2 votes
2 votes
Invested / Endowed Value -
2 / 2 votes
Having already spent time and money to improve your status in the game, it's difficult to throw it away.

2 votes
2 votes
Complete the Collection -
2 / 2 votes
The urge to collect all the items, achievements or secrets in a game.

2 votes
2 votes
Aesthetic Manipulations -
2 / 2 votes
Trick questions or toying with emotions or our subconscious desires.

2 votes
2 votes
Optimism and Frequency Biases -
2 / 2 votes
Overestimating the frequency of something because we’ve seen it recently or memorably.

1 votes
2 votes
Illusion of Control -
1 / 2 votes
The game cheats or hides information to make you think you're better than you actually are.

1 votes
2 votes
Variable Rewards -
1 / 2 votes
Unpredictable or random rewards are more addictive than a predictable schedule.

App Store Ratings

iOS:  (4.00) with 111,017 votes.



Recent Dark Pattern Reviews

Social Obligation / Guilds reported on May 24, 2022
Can be avoided by not joining a fashion house
Artificial Scarcity reported on May 24, 2022
Style challenges are available for a limited time (2 days)
Pay to Skip reported on May 24, 2022
Option to pay in game currency to skip voting for looks when entering a challenge
Reciprocity reported on May 24, 2022
Can borrow garments from another player. They will receive tickets in return to enter challenges
Anchoring Tricks reported on May 24, 2022
bundles and deals are frequent


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Screenshot Show off your great style with Covet Fashion, the game for the shopping obsessed! Join millions of other fashionistas, discover clothing and brands you love, and get recognized for your style! Feed your shopping addiction and create outfits in this fashion game designed to hone your style skills. Express your unique style by shopping for fabulous items to fill your closet, putting together looks for different Style Challenges and voting on other players’ looks. Plus, win exclusive in-game prizes for looks that earn 4 stars or more!

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Notes:
- Requires iOS 7.0+;
- Compatible with iPhone 4 or newer, iPod Touch 4th Generation or newer, and iPad 2 or newer
- This game will NOT work on iPad 1, iPhone 3GS or older, and iPod Touch 3rd Gen or older
- This game requires an internet connection (WiFi or 3G) to play
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