Can you believe I haven’t shopped for clothes for 2 years? Me neither. I just don’t have time to go to stores. Instead, I order clothing for my kids online, but I hate doing that for myself. I tend to keep things even if they don’t fit because I hate returning them. Stitch Fix just might be the solution to my problem. I’ve heard returns are really easy. Find out if that’s true in my first Stitch Fix review.
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My First Stitch Fix Review
I came home to a great surprise today. My first Stitch Fix arrived! When I opened the box, the first thing I saw was the note from my stylist, Meg. She told me she looked at my Pinterest board for inspiration. When you fill out your style profile, you can put a link to your Pinterest fashion board to give your stylist an idea of what you like. The next thing I pulled out of the box was my styling cards. These show two ways you can wear each piece – one dressed-up and one dressed-down. You get to keep the styling cards even if you decide not to keep the clothing. I’ll be saving mine for future inspiration. I used the cards to help me put outfits together for the pictures.
Broderick Cut-Out Detail Top
After carefully opening the tissue paper that beautifully wrapped the clothing, the first thing I pulled out was the in light green. Upon first glance, I loved the color and the design down the front. It was dressy enough to wear to school but also casual enough to wear on the weekend. When I tried it on, I realized the fabric was a little more see-through than what I usually wear to work. It was also not as fitted as I generally like my shirts. I still love the color, though, and would love to get another light green piece.
Daphnie Thermal Drop Shoulder Knit Top
The next item was the Daphnie Thermal Drop Shoulder Knit Top in coral. I pinned a lot of coral pieces to my Pinterest board, so Meg did a great job choosing this one. In addition to the color, I loved the softness of the fabric. It also matched this skirt I bought a few months ago perfectly. The only problem was that the shirt was a little bit too big. I rolled it under for the picture, but it almost completely covered the skirt when it was all the way down.
Careen V-Neck Dolman Knit Top with the
Penley Feather Infinity Scarf
The third shirt in my box was the Careen V-Neck Dolman Knit Top. I had seen a lot of these in other people’s fixes and really liked them, so I was excited to see one in my box. However, I wasn’t terribly excited about the color. I already have a lot of gray shirts. They say to try everything on, though, so I did. In the bottom picture, I tried it with the Penley Feather Infinity Scarf that I also received in this fix. After trying on the third shirt and it not being as fitted as I usually like, I realized I should update my style profile. I had requested mediums because I sometimes have issues with sleeves being too short. However, I think I’m going to try some smalls next time and see if the fit is more to my liking. I liked the color of the infinity scarf but wasn’t sure how often I would wear it.
Shirt Status: Returned
Scarf Status: Returned
Millie Textured Dress
The final item was the one I was most looking forward to after viewing my style cards. The Millie Textured Dress looked perfect for teaching, and I loved the sheer detail along the top. This dress was so comfortable, and I really liked the fit and flare style. I also liked the V-shaped back of the dress, which you can see in the bottom picture.
Up until this point, I hadn’t opened the receipt paper that was in my fix. I wanted to make my decisions about the clothing without knowing the costs. I already knew that I wanted to keep at least one of the items, so I wouldn’t lose my $20 styling fee. It’s really nice that Stitch Fix lets you use the styling fee toward one of your items.
Overall, I was very impressed with Meg’s picks for me. If the shirts would have been a little more fitted, I think I would have kept one or two of them. Meg has a good idea of the colors and styles I like, and I am going to go into my Stitch Fix account to leave feedback on each item, so she gets to know what I like even better. You don’t get the same stylist each time, but I’ve read that you can request the same stylist. I think I’m going to ask for Meg again next time.
Stitch Fix makes it really easy to send back the pieces you aren’t keeping. They provide a postage-paid envelope. You just put the things you’re sending back into the envelope and drop it off at the post office. The only thing I don’t like is that you only have 3 days to check out online and get the items mailed. That won’t be an issue as long as at least one day is over the weekend, but busy school nights don’t allow much time for trying on clothes. I can’t wait to schedule my next Stitch Fix! If you’re interested in trying Stitch Fix, just click on the link and complete your style profile.
So, do you agree with my choices? Would you have kept anything else?
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