This is my favorite time of the year, so I am super excited to share this review with you guys. I don’t know about you, but when summer starts transitioning to fall all I want to do is go school clothes shopping- it’s okay to do that as an adult, right? Thank god for Stitch Fix because I have absolutely no time to go to the mall. Don’t get me wrong, I just love summer and I am going to miss it like crazy, but there’s nothing like putting on the first pair of leggings, boots and a cozy sweater after months of wearing tank tops and shorts. August in Seattle is usually HOT, but I am ready for some fall clothes. I am so excited because I signed up for Stitch Fix at the end of spring and all I have recieved from them so far has been summer stuff, and warm clothes are my favorite!
This time around my review is going to be a little bit different than the previous reviews, So I apologize up front that I wont have the super professional I-Phone pictures taken by my husband in my back yard, because (spoiler alert!) I sold 4 of my 5 items online and didn’t have the time to get some decent pictures taken before I had to get the items shipped off to their new homes.
When I requested this “fix” I told my lovely stylist Emily to bring on the fall clothes! I told her I wanted some colored skinnies, and some great sweaters or a jacket. When I took a peek at my fix (before it arrived) I had mixed emotions, to be completely honest, but there were a few items I was excited about. But since this is my 6th fix, I knew not to judge until the items came and I tried them on for myself. When I got my box in the mail and opened it up I found out that my normal stylist Emily was on vacation and this time I was being styled by the fabulous Lucy. It all made sense to me at that point because I had a feeling when I peeked that these didn’t really seem like items that Emily would send me, although Lucy did a great job and she left me the sweetest note. Lucy if you are reading this- on the Facebook B/S/T group ladies were going crazy over my fix and I name dropped you to all of them- Sorry girlfriend, but your workload is about to double! If you are unfamiliar with Stitch Fix I’ll give a explination of what its all about at the end of this post along with a link for you so sign up for it yourself! I am not paid by Stitch Fix and all opinions are mine, but if you sign up and recieve a fix using my link I will get a small credit applied towards my next purchase. Ok, lets get started shall we?
- Nine West Acesso Ankle Wrapped Bootie Size 6.5 $124.00 Dark Grey (Sold)
I love love love booties, I actually just purchased a pair of brown leather Vince Camuto booties in the Nordstrom anniversary sale (which are STILL on back order). These booties kind of missed the mark with me. I love the look of them, but when fall comes around in Seattle, the rain comes along with it- and keeps coming for about 10 months after that. I can’t really picture myself running around in the fall/winter in these suede booties with out breaking an ankle or having to replace a hip. I would rather have a black or grey leather pair with a more stable heel. Although these booties are just adorable and in fantasy land where when it’s cold and rainy I still look look all cute and dressy on the daily, I have to sadly face reality that nope, I’m not that girl I fantasize about being. #CanIgetawaywithwearingasnuggytoworktoday? You know what though, in all seriousness this is exactly why I love Stitch Fix so much because when fall and winter come this year, you will not see me wearing crappy jeans and a Seahawks hoodie everyday, I will be comfy and freaking stylish! ( Go Hawks! )
2. Skies are Blue Avena Split Neck Top Size XS $54.00 Blue (Sold)
This top just screams fall to me, its plaid, cozy, and long so it can be worn with leggings. But a reaccuring problem with me and Stitch Fix is that a lot of their extra small tops are just a little too big. I normally wear an XS in the real world, sometimes an XXS, but it seems like their sizing runs a little bit big. Had this top fit me better I probably would have kept it, because the material was smooth, soft and amazing, but its off to a new home.
3. Just Black Blake Scissor Cut Hem Skinny Jean Size 2p $88.00 Fushia (Sold)
I LOVED every single thing about these jeans, EXCEPT for the scissor cut hem. Just cant do it. I am only 5′ tall, and my entire life I have had so much trouble finding jeans that are short enough for my legs. I spend a lot of money getting my jeans hemmed- just so they dont have crappy cut hems that roll up when you wash them, so for these to have the cut bottoms and be $88.00- I just couldn’t do it. When I tried them on though, they fit me like a glove. They fit perfect in every single way, and my husband fell in love with them. I was soo close to keeping them despite the hem but a girl wanted to buy them with the shoes and the plaid shirt, so I passed them along to her. In my notes to my stylist I begged her to send me another pair with a normal hem, because those jeans were amazing, and my husband will not stop talking about them – Please Emily If you don’t find me another pair, I might be requesting a “just got served divorce papers” fix. So I am counting on you to save my marriage- but no pressure or anything! (Pictured above with the plaid shirt)
4. RD Style Rhonda Faux Leather Jacket Size XS $78.00 Black (Kept)
This (Faux) Leather Jacket are what dreams are made of. This is exactly what I was looking for, and I am hoping that there are A LOT more great Stitch Fix jackets in my future. I know a lot of you ladies out there are all about the shoes, but thats how I am with jackets. The material is like butter, its fitted, and the top of the jacket buttons up into a turtle neck type look. I know that I will be wearing this all through the fall and winter. Again the fit is slightly big but not too much, and on really cold days I will be able to wear a thick sweater underneith it. Love this Jacket! Now I just need a brown leather one to replace the one I got at Target 5 years ago that is literally falling apart, but I refuse to give it up!
5. Fate Howardson Striped Lightweight Sweater Size XS $68.00 Gray (Sold)
There were so many things about this sweater that I loved. I loved the style, the stripes, it was the perfect length and the material was incredibly soft and amazing. My 2 issues were with this sweater were that it was slightly big, not too bad but just slightly, and it had the scissor cut hems at the sleeves, neckline and bottom. I don’t know if it’s just me, but I want a sewn hem. Is it that tough for a girl to just get a little stitching on her clothing. Especially from a company called “Stitch Fix”? Cut hems just scream cheap to me, and for $68.00 I want to have stitched edges. I had to try this on a few times because oh man it was so comfy, and I tried so hard to convince myself to keep it. If it didn’t have the cut hems, this would be hanging in my closet right now.
This fix may not have been a total home run, but I have no hard feelings. I still love Stitch Fix, and I think that Lucy did a great job styling me. That leather jacket made it all worth it, and you guys those fushia jeans! I already miss them. I am going to cry if they don’t send me another pair in my next fix. I wish that either Stitch Fix would offer extra extra smalls in tops, or that the sizing was more spot on. Overall I am super happy, and since I was able to sell the 4 items, and keep the fifth I got the 25% discount on everything- a total win! I also scheduled a fix to come in another 2 weeks to make up for this one…ooops, My husband really wants me to get more fushia pants though!
If you want to learn more about Stitch Fix and how it works I will give you a brief explination. First you sign up – if you use my link and order a fix, I get a small clothing credit, as you will too if you sign up to pass along to your friends and family. You fill out a profile on everything from sizing to budget to lifestyle, write a note to your stylist with what your looking for and link up a pinterest board- optional but recomended- to show your personal stylist what kind of clothes you like and need, then you set a date for you fix to get shipped to you. Once you recieve your clothes you have 3 days to try everything on and you send back what you don’t want (free shipping both ways- yay!). Or better yet, if you keep all 5 items, you get a 25% discount on everything. Easy Peasy! Best of all is that your not stuck in a “subscription service” you schedule fixes for your personal needs. You can get one and be done, or you can get them weekly if your a baller.
So what do you guys think? Did I make the right choices? I would love to hear your thoughts in the comments below, and I would also love to hear what you love about Stitch Fix, and what your favorite items you have received are?!? If you haven’t tried it out yet, Seriously, just do it already!! It is so much fun, and you really don’t have anything to lose (except for your husband if you sell the jeans that he loves.) To make it super easy on you I have added a link right below here if you want to get started! Please Like, Comment, Share, or Pin your little beautiful hearts out.
Until next time- ( or next week when my next box is arriving!!) #sorrynotsorry