After months and months and months I finally decided to do my first Stitch Fix, Fix. I had heard about this company for a while now and had just never got the urge to do it. When an opportunity to do it came about I decided not to pass on it anymore and finally tried it out. And I have to say it was a really fun experience and I’m not disappointed at all that I tried it out.
Now you are asking, what is Stitch Fix? Stitchfix.com describes themselves as “a personal styling service. You tell us your style, size, and budget preferences, and we send you a package of stylish goodies to try on at home. Each Fix™ is unique and hand-picked just for you.” And that is pretty accurate. Basically in Andi terms, you go onto their website, fill out an extensive survey about your fashion likes and dislikes, your sizes and skin tones, basically anything that can give the stylist a picture of who you are with them having never met you. After you do this you pick a date, pay $20.00 and wait patiently for your box to arrive. Each box will have 5 pieces of clothing/accessories based on what you selected in your survey. When your “Fix” arrives, you try on your items and decide what you want to keep or send back. If you keep everything you will save 25% off your total dollar value, minus the $20 you already spent. If you keep 1-4 items you take $20 dollars off that total. If you keep nothing all you will lose is for $20 fee and you are free to schedule another “Fix”. It’s easy to send everything back as you get a pre-addressed envelope that you pop in the mail 3 business days after receiving. Stitch Fix has a great FAQ section that you can check out here if you are interested in finding out more.
Okay, enough of that. Now on to my personal experience.
Like I said, I’m really happy I did it and will most likely do it again. I tried everything on and took pictures of everything while on to share with you how everything looked/fit and my thoughts on each item. Above you will see how it arrived all tied up in a neat package. When I opened that package I was pleasantly surprised by what I found and a tad disappointed in a couple of items.
Just Black – Adora Skinny Jeans(teal) & Ezra – Decker Mixed Material Hi-Lo Top
Both of these items definitely fit me. They were spot on with that. The shirt is definitely not me as I’m not a fan of the hi-lo, mullet shirt look. I never have been and I’m not sure I ever will be. The pants were nice, but there was nothing special about them. I liked the color and the fit, but as you can tell they were too long for my 5′ 5″ frame. The quality of the items was very good though. Probably not.
Daniel Rainn – Barcelona Striped Silk Short Sleeve Blouse
I loved this shirt a lot. It was comfortable, fit well and the color scheme was right up my alley. I loved how loose it fit and I loved how versatile it is with wide leg jeans or skinny jeans. My only problem with it was that it wasn’t very different from something I would normally by for myself. Maybe.
Tulle – Angeline Airy Knit Open Cardigan
Color me shocked with this one. When I took it out of the package I was thinking no way right out of the gate. It is completely not me and doesn’t fit in with my style. And then, then I tired it on. I fell completely in love with it. I just loved how it looked and how it felt. High contender.
Angie – Ingrid Striped Tank Dress
I loved this as soon as I pulled it out of the box. But I had a concern too. I have a very low waist so sometimes things with higher waist lines, like this dress, really don’t work on me. So when I tried it on at first(picture of the left) I didn’t really feel good on it. I didn’t like what it did to my body shape. And then I thought maybe I should add my own belt. And viola! Completely changed the look and made the dress live up to my hopes. High contender.
In the long run I looked over everything, looked at the styling pamphlet that was sent and the “bill” that was sent as well. I thought about what I liked and didn’t like and what looked right on me and didn’t work. I got my package on Friday and by Monday had made my choice.
And my final choice is:
I just couldn’t pass up this dress. Everything else is going back, but I’m going to keep this little number and see what I can do with it, with a belt of course. 🙂
So that is my experience with Stitch Fix. I know for a fact that I will be doing another one at sometime in the future. It was fun just to see how it would all shake out and see what I would get. I will plan to change my questionnaire some and see what I will get different next time, but all in all I’m happy with my pick.
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