OH, STITCH FIX, YOU ARE ONE CONFUSING BUGGER
I still haven’t made up my mind about you. Are you really worth it or not? Like I’ve said before: It depends.
After sharing the photos from my first Stitch Fix experience, I had enough referral credit to try a second box. Long story short: I kept all 5 items! Take a look at the goods.
My stylist Leah is quite skilled at what she does. It’s obvious she studied my Pinterest style board, which has over 500 pins! Here’s the note she sent me the second time around:
I made a request for a black and white buffalo plaid shirt in my Pinterest board, something I definitely recommend doing if you want to get the most out of your Stitch Fix experience.
Maybe I’ll find the perfect plaid shirt soon , but in the meantime, here are the 5 pieces Leah chose for me. I kept all 5 and have been loving mixing them up in my revamped (and still burgeoning) wardrobe.
CREAM BLOUSE WITH LACE SHOULDERS/BACK
I love the simplicity and versatility of this top, but it is about the same quality of a Forever 21 blouse—at about double the price. Like I’ve said before: It’s the referral credit that makes all the difference. I didn’t have to spend anything on this top! If I did, I would’ve returned it and gone to Forever 21 or H&M for something similar.
TEAL CORDUROY PANTS
Corduroy is back in? Say what? You won’t catch me complaining. These babies are so soft and comfortable—perfect for dressing up what would be a yoga-pants or sweats kind of day. Also perfect for Thanksgiving-esque meals, if you know what I mean.
I originally felt that I could’ve gone down a size, and I definitely could have. Sometimes Stitch Fix will have alternate sizes; you just need to ask. In this case, though, they did not have the next size down. They only keep on hand a few versions of each item to make sure each Fix feels special and unique. This is part of what makes them different from just ordering any ol’ clothing online.
GREEN PUFFY VEST WITH GOLD HARDWARE
I pinned a lot of vests to my Pinterest board, but I’ve never actually worn one! My stylist picked up on that and sent me this gorgeous, silky, emerald-green puffy vest with a gold zipper. The only thing I didn’t like about it? The boxy pockets. I still kept it, though, and am happy I did.
FLOWY FLORAL BLOUSE
Here we have a blouse in similar quality to the cream top. In fact, I have a few like this one already. But it’s pretty (but with a cami underneath!), and it paired well with some of my favorite ripped jeans (from Gap on sale, thank you very much).
BLACK & CREAM POLKA-DOT SWEATER
This sweater is legit. It feels very well-made and fits perfectly! I have a friend who also received this item in one of her Stitch Fix boxes and wears it all the time.
MY CHECKOUT TOTAL
LET’S GET HONEST FOR A SEC
[That sub-head is rhetorical, since the aim of this whole blog is to be up-front and not act all cookie-cutter…]
I don’t think I would ever be caught dead paying these prices ($58-$78 per item) for clothing of this quality. I ordered this 2nd Stitch Fix box because I had a ton of referral credit, which means these were almost-free clothes!
I also kept all five items (instead of returning the lower-quality blouses and the only-slightly-too-big corduroys) because of the 5-Item discount (25% off the total dollar amount). I feel this needs to be said because without the excitement of referral credit, the process would be much less fun and a bit more stressful. So be warned!
Shameless, selfish clothes-addictedness: If you are going to try Stitch Fix, why not use my referral code, eh? 😉
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