Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Stitch Fix

I know I haven't blogged in forever. A few of my friends were asking for pictures of what I kept from my first Stitch Fix, so I thought it would be a good opportunity to blog!

What is Stitch Fix?

It is an online styling service. I signed up after several friends kept raving about it. I just gave birth in November to our sixth baby, and my wardrobe was maternity shirts and skinny jeans. I also don't really have much time to go shopping with my nursing baby. In addition to all of that, I am not fashion savvy. In fact, I have taken friends shopping with me more than once so they could pick out clothes for me. I have no idea what goes together, and I am not up on the latest trends. Stitch Fix sounded perfect for me!

How does it work?

I paid $20 for the styling fee, answered a lot of questions about my style and my figure. They sent me five items. I tried them on in the comfort of my own home, with my own wardrobe handy to mix and match. I liked everything in my box, but a few items just didn't work for one reason or another. I ended up keeping two items: a v-neck, sheer, navy blue blouse, and a pair of dangly silver hoop earrings. My $20 fee was applied to my purchase of these two items. Items are $55 on average, but mine were all different ranges. I put three items back in the prepaid postage mailer and left feedback on their website and paid my bill.  At their suggestion, I started a Pinterest board to give them ideas of what I like.  They also suggested I post a picture of myself to the board so they could see what I look like (which would definitely help them help me).

I know you're dying to see the blouse and earrings. Here you go. My husband took some pictures while we were at the park, and I felt totally awkward and unnatural.

This is the blouse. It has plenty of room for my postpartum physique without giving up a tailored look. I am actually wearing the earrings in this picture, but you can't see them because my mane is in the way. 

Here are the earrings:

I never buy accessories, so I kept them!!

I scheduled another fix for next month. I can't wait to see what they pick out!!!  If you're interested in trying out Stitch Fix, here is my referral link.  If you sign up through my link, I get $25!


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