I told you on Saturday that I got my latest Stitch Fix in and would be trying it on. The benefit of Stitch Fix is you have to return it within 3 days of your order. This makes sure I actually go through the box and make a decision instead of procrastinate.
When you order a Stitch Fix you fill out a detailed profile on your style, including rating clothes on a hate it to love it scale. You also tell them how much you’re willing to spend on each type of item. You pick a date that you’d like to get your fix, and then when it ships you pay a $20 styling fee. If you keep even one item, you get that $20 as a credit toward your order. If you don’t keep anything, Stitch Fix keeps the $20. I’ve never sent back a whole box. You can get your Stitch Fix as frequently or infrequently as you’d like, there’s no monthly or quarterly subscription option. I order one when I feel like I have the money in my budget and need to break out of my normal shopping box. If you’re on the fence, I strongly suggest giving it a try! (There are affiliate links in this post. But the good news is, if you sign up for Stitch Fix and refer your friends, you can get credit too! Hurry over and order yourself a fix!)
When I submitted my fix request, I told the stylist that I was in dire need of some Seattle style fall fashion. Nevada really does have two seasons – hot and cold – so I’ve never build up a “fall” reserve. I also told her I NEEDED a sweater that Erin got in one of her recent Stitch Fixes. She totally came through!
I have my Fix settings set to send me one or two wild pieces every box to get me out of my comfort zone. The first item was this blue sweater with a baroque print. I liked that this had two different fabrics. The sleeves were standard sweater material and the front was polyester, I think. I didn’t keep this one, but only because it was a bit boxy on me and I know myself enough to know that if it’s boxy, I won’t wear it unless it’s WAY past laundry day. Otherwise I liked the fun pattern!
These green skinny jeans were also included. They are super fun! I love the color and I could pair them with so many different tops. I could probably even wear them to work with the right blouse. The only problem was that my stylist accidentally (I’m assuming) sent me petite. I wear a size 0/X-Small, but I am not petite. They were several inches too short. These booties barely covered up the bottom of the jeans. Sorry to see you go, pretty green pants.
As soon as I pulled this red top out of the box, I knew it was perfect for me. It totally encapsulates my work style and I loved, loved, loved the fit. One of my coworkers saw me at the end of the day and I showed her the items in my box. When I pulled this top out, she immediately said it looked exactly like something I would wear. This was immediately put in the “I might keep” pile.
This sweater. Oh man, you guys. This is the one that Erin had and I absolutely needed. When I pulled it out of the box I was stoked to see it, but it doesn’t look this amazing laying flat. If I hadn’t seen it on Erin I would have thought, “What is this and why did they send me a grey blob?” When I put it on last Saturday I didn’t want to take it off. It makes me want to sit in a coffee shop, read books and blog all day.
I’m actually looking forward to cold weather now so that I can wear that grey sweater, and this green, hooded, quilted, amazing coat!
I haven’t bought a new coat in ages. I’m pretty sure it’s been over 5 years. Spoiler alert: my coats are out of fashion. I generally dislike being cold so I don’t like spending hundreds of dollars on cold weather clothing. This coat was more than I normally spend on a Stitch Fix item ($118), but as soon as I saw the fit, I loved it. To make sure I was making a wise financial decision, I sent a photo to J and two girlfriends. The two girlfriends said it was cute. J sent me four heart eye emojis. That was all I needed to confirm that it was finally time to add a new winter coat to my closet.
Because I kept the jacket and the sweater, I had to say no to the red shirt. SO SAD! Also sad, I really can’t get away with wearing that grey sweater to work. It would definitely take “casual Friday” to a whole new level. But rest assured, the first time I take that baby out into the real world, you’ll see it on Instagram.
So, there are my five latest Stitch Fix items. Have you signed up for a fix yet? Did you like yours? Do you think I made the wrong choice here? Leave me a comment!