No Junk in this Trunk!

Okay, I know what your thinking… is this going to be a whole post dedicated to her butt? Well Sorry to disappoint, but no, it’s not. But for a second I will tell you a little about my butt just incase you clicked on this post for that reason. I do have a little junk in my trunk, I would classify my rear as more of a wide load then a bubble butt. I got my dad’s genes in the baby got back department and sadly, his butt gene’s weren’t the best to pass onto a girl, but I’ve learned to work with what I was given. My sister got the good butt gene’s, and I have always envied her perfect bubble butt. Anyway’s enough about that, Now it’s time to get into what this post is really supposed to be about….

TRUNK CLUB!!! 

If you are unfamiliar with Trunk Club, it’s not a club that’s dedicated to the glorious back side. Its actually somewhat similar to Stitch Fix, but also different in some totally fabulous ways. Trunk Club is owned by Nordstrom. When you sign up by clicking on someone’s link (such as my own) you automatically get assigned their same stylist. So if you do this, make sure the person’s link your clicking on is happy with their stylist. You can also sign up via the website or app. But when you do it this way, someone out there who is a member of Trunk Club will miss out on getting the $50.00 referral credit that they receive if someone uses their link. So please, if you don’t click mine, at least click on someone else’s so that way someone in the world is saving $50.00. Then you can scratch off your good deed of the day/week/month or even year, because I guarantee that you will be making someone’s day/week/month/ or year, if they see that little $50.oo gift sitting in their account.

Okay once you initially sign up and get set up with a stylist, your stylist will reach out to you with in the next few days. You can communicate with them by phone, email, or app. If your like me, and hate talking to anyone on the phone due to a disease called “I can’t talk on the phone, please text or email me ONLY anxiety” then, don’t fret, you will never have to  awkwardly talk on the phone to your stylist. Your stylist will ask you a bunch of detailed questions, regarding style, fit, lifestyle and so much more, to get a sense of what you are looking to fill up your closet with while draining your bank account, or maxing out multiple credit cards- Please note, if you are not a total baller, and don’t have an unlimited budget, make sure you tell your stylist the budget range you are looking to stay in, Please do not forget this! A few days after that you will receive a preview of your Trunk, which is totally awesome, (Stitch fix doesn’t do this, but that’s okay too, it’s fun both ways) Since Trunk Club is generally more expensive than Stitch fix- Due to higher quality items, more items in your trunk, and access to premium top notch brands that Nordstrom carries. Once you preview your Trunk, you have the option to remove any items that you don’t want them to send to you, and generally your stylist will add more items to your trunk before mailing it to you. From my research, most Trunks have an average of 15 items in them. This can range from ALL types of clothing, shoes, accessories of all sorts including, but not limited to: bags, sunglasses, jewelry, scarves, hats and really, the sky’s the limit. My trunk started with a total of 10 items, I had her remove 3 of those 10 items, which now I wish I would have screen shot them because I can’t remember what I had her take out and why.. I was hoping that she would add more tops, a blazer, and a casual dress or romper, but she ended up only sending me the 7 remaining items, so were calling this a 2 part trunk with this being part one. She’s currently preparing part 2 of my trunk, but she wanted me to receive this one first to make sure that all the sizing and style of clothing was what I was looking for.

Okay, now lets dive into this Trunk together and see what I got, shall we?!?

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Isn’t this the most beautiful box you could ever see at your doorstep?

Now, Lets take a look at the inside…..

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Hard to see from the pic, but there’s 2 shoe boxes, and a neatly wrapped up stack of clothes.

So when I was describing what I wanted to achieve from Trunk Club, I told my amazing stylist, Sharitty Diaz, that I wanted to add “grown up” pieces to my closet but that are young fresh and stylish, basic closet staples. I mentioned that I was a sucker for black and white stripes, neutral colors, and needed some nice jeans- especially white skinnies, but that I want to add various jean styles to my closet. I wear jeans pretty much every day of the week, with the occasional dress or skirt when I’m feeling extra fancy. My main point to her was that my style icon was Kristin Cavallari, and if she were to just google “Kristin Cavallari style” I would want anything that she found on the internet of her wearing. I am OBSESSED with K.C.’s style and I feel like she should just let me go shopping in her closet, or maybe we can even borrow each other’s clothes? I have also mentioned this exact same thing over and over to my Stitch Fix stylist, and it’s amazing how much of a difference it has been between my Trunk Club box, and my Stitch Fix boxes.

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Jeans:PAIGE DENIM Verdugo Ankle Skinny Jeans Ultra White($189.)      Top: JOIE Amarey B Linen Knit Top ($128)     Shoes: CONVERSE Chuck Taylor “Shoreline” Sneaker ($49.95)

First 3 Items: I have been asking for white jeans from Stitch Fix ever since I signed up but haven’t received any yet. I am so happy that Sharitty sent these to me because these jeans are Amazing!! I know the price tag is super high, but for the last few years, I’ve just been buying $20.00 Old Navy Jeans, or used jeans. I’m at a point in my life where I am able to/ and want to splurge a little in the clothing department( but don’t get me wrong, I also love a good sale, and my Target and Old Navy items too). When I review this box and send back the items I am not keeping, I’m going to ask her to keep my price point a little lower in the future, unless she finds something absolutely amazing. I’ve never owned Paige jeans before, and I am in love! These white jeans are not see through at all, fit me like a glove, and hide all of my cellulite and dreaded saddle bags- These suckers are working their ass off every time I wear them. Totally keeping these!

Next Item up is the tank top. I love this top, I love it’s versatility, and its simplicity, but I just can’t justify spending &128.00 on a simple tank top, and It kills me to send it back, but I just have to. The converse are something that I have been lusting over for a while, at first she had the regular old white converse in my preview. Which was like she was reading my mind, because I was going to specifically ask her to send me some, but forgot when we had our conversation. When I did my preview and saw these, I emailed her and asked her to switch them out for the “shoreline” converse, which are slip on’s and she  made the switch with in 5 minutes. ( Another thing that makes Trunk Club so AWESOME!) The Converse are just as wonderful as I hoped they would be, so those are for sure keepers too!

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Jeans: FRAME Le Color Rip Skinny Jeans Blanc ($199)

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Same top and shoes listed above

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Can we just take a second to appreciate how adorable my daughter CLARA is?

Fourth item: These Frame jeans are like silky butter on my legs. When I put them on I knew that I would have to keep these because I did not want to take these babies off, like ever. The front of each leg has rips up and down them, but the quality of the material, it’s hard to describe but you can tell that the rips aren’t going to get any bigger over time. Unless I wear them while drinking too much wine and get a little cray cray, I guess anything is possible. These jeans are incredibly flattering, the rips make them fun and unique. When deciding what to keep or send back, I tried to find each of these items cheaper online ( I couldn’t find any of the items for a better price anywhere else.) When I got to these jeans, google showed me that pretty much every celebrity whose style I lust after, owns these exact jeans, which pretty much makes me a celebrity too in my book, so I took off the tags, and hung up my new best friends in my closet.

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Jeans:7 FOR ALL MANKIND Taylorless Bootcut Jeans New York Dark ($198)

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Top: ABERCROMBIE AND FITCH (already owned)

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Fifth Item: I LOVE these jeans, they are exactly what I was hoping to get, since I want to venture out of wearing skinny jeans every single day. I grew up in the 90’s so I love me a great bootcut or flare jean. The only problem with these are that they are about 5 inches too long. I am wearing 5 inch heels in the picture. I know that I could get them hemmed, but because I was already keeping the other 2 pairs of jeans, hemming a good 4-5 inches off might compromise the look of the bootcut-ness?  Regretfully I have to send these beautiful jeans back, But I may ask my stylist if they come in a 30″ inseam.

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Shoes: STEVE MADDEN Sammson Lace Up Gladiatior Sandal ($89.95)

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Dress: FREE PEOPLE Emily Crochet Dress (128)

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The back is see through crochet!

Sixth and Seventh Items: To be honest when I previewed my trunk, These two Items were the ones that arose the most excitement inside of me. I have been wanting gladiator sandals for so long, and these were everything I thought I ever wanted. When I tried them on they didn’t quite look right, the top part where they tie is supposed to wrap around your calves a few times before being tied in the front. The tie part on me was super close to my knee and just didn’t look like they were supposed to. Also when I really thought about it,  I couldn’t really imagine myself wearing these with shorts, so I realistically don’t think I would get as much use out of them as I would like to. The dress was the exact same realization, I loved the look and the “thought of wearing” this dress so much, but I could never wear it to work, and when I looked at the pictures of the dress on, it didn’t look flattering on my body. I wanted to love it, but sadly, it didn’t meet my high expectations.

My first impression of Trunk Club is like my first impression of meeting my husband, scared to death at first but a few days in I knew that we were meant to be! My stylist absolutely nailed the style that I was going for, and I can’t wait to see what she sends me in part 2. I think that Trunk Club and Stitch Fix are similar but totally different in ways that make them both so much fun and rewarding. I would recommend Trunk Club to anyone and everyone looking to add some amazing style to their daily wardrobe. I even talked to my stylist, because I am in a wedding in September and all the bridesmaids get to pick out their own dresses- so my stylist is going to send me a bridesmaid dress trunk soon as well. Seriously, How cool is THAT! On a side note, my husband just signed up for Trunk Club as well after seeing how happy I was with my stylist, so I am very interested in seeing what he receives because, OMG he is incredibly picky for wearing wakeboard brand tee shirts and jeans everyday!

I would Love Love Love for you guys to leave me a comment to let me know what your thoughts are. As always, these opinions are mine alone, I am not paid by Trunk Club, and if you are looking to do your good deed of the day/week/month/year you can click on my link right here—>

 

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Stay tuned for part 2 of my Trunk Club review, I’ve got another Stitch Fix box coming next week, My Sephora Play box review, and other blogs about random stuff that I haven’t yet thought of! Thank you for joining me, and I hope you will be back soon, make sure you subscribe by email, feel free to pin, comment and like. 🙂

Peace and Love to all!!!!

XOXO,

SARA


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