Pinterest Rolls Out Buyable Pins for Android, Announces Pinterest Shop

By Justin Lafferty Comment

Buyable Pins on Android

Pinterest announced Tuesday that buyable pins will start to roll out for U.S. Android users. Pinterest announced buyable pins for iOS in June.

Pinterest now has 60 million buyable pins, allowing users to buy directly from retailers such as Nordstrom, Bloomingdale’s, Macy’s and Neiman Marcus.

The company also announced today The Pinterest Shop, where people can find trendy collections of buyable pins, handpicked by Pinterest.

A Pinterest spokesperson discussed the launches in an email to SocialTimes:

Buyable Pins are a simple, secure way to buy the products you love right in the Pinterest app. Designed for your phone, Buyable Pins have a blue price tag and are discoverable through the home feed, category feeds, search results, recommendations, boards and The Pinterest Shop. You can search for Buyable Pins, filter by price and, once you find a Pin you love, scroll through high quality images, select your size and color, click Buy It and pay with a credit card, right from the Pinterest app.

The Pinterest Shop

Pinterest also revealed the top buyable pins trends:

  1. Leather leggings found here

  2. Blanket scarves to keep you cozy and warm found here and here

  3. Clever graphic shirts (“SmarTees”!) found here, here and here

  4. Anoraks found here

  5. Brown boots abound, found here and here

  6. Hit the road with heritage backpacks found here

  7. Novelty gifts (Paging Leslie Knope) found here

  8. Wine colored accessories  here and here

  9. Cat eye sunglasses to make you the “cat’s meow” found here

  10. Delicate necklaces like these

Readers: Have you purchased something via a buyable pin?

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