How One Howard Alum And A GWU Grad Are Revolutionizing Fashion With Threadest App

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A former Howard University student and a George Washington University graduate launched an e-commerce startup app in late 2016 called Threadest and we wanted to share this news with you! Meet Joshua Chestang: who attended historically black Howard University, where he studied Marketing and earned his degree in 2012. He is the founder of Threadest. Meet Patrice “LeDon” Laquinte: a graduate of The George Washington University and a member of The Omega Psi Phi Fraternity. He is Threadest‘s chief operations officer.

Making a difference in fashion tech

Do you want to know when brands come out with new products? Do you want to receive discounts for marketing for these new brands? Threadest gives you the edge to dress like a trendsetter.

Have a special occasion at work, with the family, or a hot date? Threadest provides a quick, easy and fun way for you to shop, share your style in a customizable closet, and connect to designers you love,” Laquinte told HBCU Buzz via email. This free app captures images with a single tap, and buy products in 2 to 3 clicks with FREE SHIPPING. Threadest‘s superb design to upload and share the pictures and products exactly the way you want is amazing. It takes just seconds to sell or buy a one-of-a-kind product from a number of your favorite lifestyle brands and share (or let’s face it, brag) with your other social networks.

Threadest lets you:

  • Stay in the know about the latest products from hot new brands based on your preferences
  • Conveniently buy any of the products you see with FREE SHIPPING
  • Add, delete, and re-shoot images of your daily style or special occasions
  • Socially engage with a live feed generated from your network
  • Save your dream outfits and purchases to your digital closet

Threadest available for download now on the iTunes App Store (Threadest), and you can learn more at