0

Your Cart is Empty

FINALLY A WAY TO FIND YOUR LONG-LOST TWIN

FINALLY A WAY TO FIND YOUR LONG-LOST TWIN

Not all twins are born together. Some twins find each other, either early or even late in life. Today's interview is Qamar, founder of the startup called Twinzy, which has created an app that lets you find your twin! How cool is that? 

Since we truly believe being a twin enriches your life, we wanted to learn about the app and how it came about. Read on to learn more!   

Who are you and what do you do?

My name is Qamar, born in Pakistan and living in Germany since 1992. I was in Germany before 1992,too, but my family and I got deported when I was 5 years old. It took us 2 years to get back to Germany. S

ince I was a child, I was very inquisitive. I loved reading, mostly scientific books, and for me, it was all about exploring the world. Other things I am crazy about are American cars, Salsa dancing (through which I also met my wife), and traveling.

At the moment, I am working as a IT Requirements Manager full-time, while, at the same time, studying Business Information Administration in Frankfurt. Last year, I launched my Startup Twinzy, an app which uses modern artificial intelligence to find your own twin, lookalike or doppelganger.

Twinzy founder and CEO Qamar Twinning Store interview.jpg

What fascinates you the most about twins?

The most interesting thing is, apart from the identical DNA (genetic instructions used in the growth, development, functioning and reproduction of all known living organisms), the bond between twins. The non-verbal communication, I believe, strengthens the bond between them. Some twins even create their own language that only they can understand, known as “cryptophasia”. I

wonder, would there also be some kind of special communication between users of Twinzy who find their doppelganger? The funnier part is, looking exactly alike, without even sharing any DNA. Sometimes, when I am outside, taking a nice walk and suddenly I see somebody, I think to myself: „Hey! He/She looks exactly like …!” Maybe you have even heard about this phenomenon – worldwide there are 7 people that are an exact copy of you. It’s quite fascinating, when you have a doppelganger or lookalike.

In the past, there must have been a genetical crossover, so maybe they have same ancestors? The chances that doppelganger share some percentage of the same DNA, are actually quite high... It would be very interesting to meet somebody who looks like me. How would I react, how would I see myself? What kind of life is my doppelganger living? I always imagine that it would be like meeting myself from a parallel universe.

Twinzy founder and CEO Qamar Twinning Store interview.jpg

What was the biggest fear you had of starting this app?

My biggest fear was that somebody could copy my idea, but at the end my excitement and the strong believe in the success of Twinzy pushed me to start the project. In the beginning, it was very difficult to create a prototype by myself, but with time all things are running better and better.

What has surprised you the most about the experiences on the app?

I have learned so much during this project and it’s continuing. I received very good feedback from my family, friends and users. Most of all, it surprised me that, whomever I was talking to - male, female, young , old - – they were all excited about this idea and could not wait to find their own twin. I didn’t think that this excitement from other people, would give me so much energy and confidence.

Twinzy founder and CEO Qamar Twinning Store interview.jpg

What is the number one myth about having twins you would like to debunk?

Well, I think, the biggest myth is that twins have, apart from being biologically identical, the same feelings, thoughts etc. I would say, 99% of all twins have completely different personalities and believes.. Apart from real twins, I want to bring Twinzy users together and demonstrate that everyone has now a chance to find his doppelganger. If you meet someone that looks like you, you have an instant bond because your share something.

Thank you, Qamar. We love that everyone can find their twin and look forward to watching your continued success! 

Make sure to check out the Twinzy app here and download the app on App Store and Google Play.

Twinning Store was established by twin sisters K & E in Los Angeles in July 2017. We sell clothing and products for twins, twin moms and twin dads because twins rule! Our store celebrates all things twin with unique designs. We are building a space where you can learn about twins with our Twinning Store blog. 


Leave a comment

Comments will be approved before showing up.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ)

QUESTIONS REGARDING YOUR ORDER:

WHAT DO I DO IF I ORDERED TO THE WRONG ADDRESS?

If your item has not shipped yet, we can still change this the mailing system. However, once you have received a shipping confirmation from us, it is unfortunately not possible to change. We strive to make you happy so please contact us as soon as possible at support@twinningstore.com and we will do our best to accommodate you. Make sure to include your order details (including order number).


RETURNS/EXCHANGE INFORMATION:

We hope that you love your purchase from Twinning Store! If for any reason you are not completely satisfied with your purchase we accept returns within 21 days of the original purchase. Merchandise must be unworn, unwashed and in its original condition with all tags attached. 
 
Refund will be made in the form of the original payment within two weeks of receiving the goods back in our warehouse. E-gift cards and final sale items cannot be returned or refunded. 

You will be required to pay the cost of shipping the package back to Twinning Store via a tracked service. We do not reimburse for the postage required to return.

We DO accept take refunds and exchanges when:

If you meet the above criteria, email us at support@twinningstore.com. For our quality assurance, please include the reason for returning the item.

We DO NOT accept take refunds and exchanges when:

Defective Products:
If you feel as though the product you received was defective, please send detailed photos of the unused item and a brief explanation of the defect to support@twinningstore.com so we can look into it right away!

Exchanges:
We do not offer exchanges at this time. If you’d like to make an exchange, simply return the original unused order back to us for a refund and make a new purchase for the item you want through our site.

INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING: We ship all over the world. For questions or issues please contact support@twinningstore.com.

The goods will be imported on behalf of the consignee/buyer. The consignee authorizes Twinning Store to import the goods on his behalf. Further, the consignee/buyer agrees Twinning Store may delegate the obligation to import the goods on his behalf to a subcontractor (e.g. customs broker). The consignee will pay the taxes & duties in addition to the purchase price of the goods.

International Returns and Exchanges:

We accept returns of unworn items within 21 days of delivery. Merchandise must be unworn, unwashed and in its original condition with all tags attached. 

If you would like to move forward and return all or part of your order, please email us at support@twinningstore.com. You will be responsible for shipping the item back via a tracked mail carrier. Twinning Store is unable to provide international return labels at this time.

All refunds will be credited back to the original form of payment. Shipping costs are not refundable.

If you do not see an answer to your question above, please send us an email at support@twinningstore.com. We’d love to hear from you!

 

PRODUCT INFORMATION:

WHAT IS YOUR CLOTHING MADE OF?

Most of our clothing is made of 100% cotton. All product pages list the specific product material. For any specific questions on this, please contact us at support@twinningstore.com.


SHIPPING INFORMATION:

WHERE DO YOU SHIP?

We ship worldwide! Our shipping rates vary based on destination and are calculated at checkout. Please note that Non-US customers are responsible for any duty or customs fees which may be collected upon the delivery of your package.

HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO RECEIVE AN ORDER?

Please allow3-5 days processing time from when we receive your order.

Then add an additional shipping time as listed below:


To

Delivery Times

USA

3-5 business days via USPS

3-8 business days via FedEx SmartPost

Canada

5-10 business days without tracking

Worldwide

10-20 business days without tracking



QUESTIONS ABOUT TWINNING STORE:

WHAT IS TWINNING STORE?

Twinning Store is a fashion store for twins by twin sisters K & E with products for men, women, girls, boys, toddlers and babies. We are based out of Los Angeles. You can read more about us here.

WHAT MAKES TWINNING STORE PRODUCTS UNIQUE?

Our company was created because we couldn’t find twin fashion products that matched our sense of style. We have created a range of products that are comfy and chic enough to wear for every occasion. Our mission is to make sure everyone can flaunt their twin-ness year round.

In addition, we pride ourselves on quality and therefore choose top materials.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

HOW DO I CONTACT YOU?

We are available per email (support@twinningstore.com), Chat (see Turquoise button in corner), or through ourcontact form.

WHAT DO I DO IF I HAVE A QUESTION NOT ADDRESSED HERE?

We want to hear from you! Please email us at support@twinningstore.com. For any order related questions, please include order details (including order number).