Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Stitch Fix #7 - My Fix Reviewed

It's my favorite day!  Stitch Fix Day!  My fix was scheduled to arrive last Friday and when my shipping notice came I knew it was going to be a long weekend waiting for my fix to arrive.  However, this weekend I managed to grab onto a cold, so when my fix came I was less than interested in diving into my Stitch Fix Box... I mentioned this to a friend and I think she was more excited about this month's fix.  

Last month I was less than impressed with the fix I received so I did write to Stitch Fix.  They agreed to give me one consistent stylist to try and create a better fix for me.  This month's fix was done by Jaime and although it wasn't perfect, she did get a little closer than the last few.  

What is Stitch Fix?
Stitch Fix is a monthly or as you request clothing service that's delivered to your door. You sign up, fill out their Style Profile, and then pay $20 as a styling fee. They send you clothes that match up with your profile. If you purchase something, the $20 is applied against your purchase. If you do not purchase anything, then the $20 is forfeited as a "styling fee."

 Breyson Split-Neck Tab-Sleeve Knit Top
(Market and Spruce)

This shirt was so comfortable. The material was soft but oh so clingy... I kept thinking the whole time Adam was taking the picture "suck it in..."  Well, I didn't get it all sucked in as you can see my muffin top/spare tire/overhang in this picture.  Perhaps if I would have made a better attempt at putting an outfit together it would have come out a little more fashionable... but as soon as I put this on and looked in the mirror I knew it wasn't for me.  I like my clothes fitted but not where you can see every bump/lump that I own.   

Verdict:  Returned.
Huebert Space Dye Open Cardigan
(Renee C)

In a prior fix I had an asymmetrical cardigan and I was less than impressed.  So when I saw that I was getting another cardigan that didn't fit "normal" I wasn't excited.  I'm not sure who these types of cardigans look good on, but it certainly isn't me.  I felt like there was an extra yard or two of fabric on each side.  Do you leave this open? Wrap it?  I think if I was 9 months pregnant I would have been all over this bad boy - but I just couldn't get into it.   Plus the space dye fabric isn't my favorite.  I think sometimes these are super soft and comfy but others they are itchy - this one fell under the itchy category.  

Verdict:  Returned.

 Elissa French Terry Moto Jacket
(Market and Spruce)

Fat girl in a little coat is all that came to mind when I put this thing on... I begged and pleaded with my Pinterest Page for this jacket when I saw it was a stitch fix jacket.  I was in LOVE.  But unfortunately the cropped jacket was a WEE bit too small for this mama.  Part of it I will accept the blame on... okay, so ALL of it.  Last month I adjusted my Stitch Fix profile and changed my sizes to accommodate the baby weight loss I have had.  Unfortunately stitch fix sizing doesn't agree with my sizing changes and I ended up with some pretty small clothes.  I have made the adjustment back up.  (You will see this later below with a pair of pants.)  
Jimmy Ankle Length Skinny Jean
(Just Black)
I mentioned above that I was having some issues with sizing. I'm always amazed that I can shop at local stores like the Gap, Loft, Banana, etc and be a specific size.. and then I go and adjust my profile to that size and get pants that "might" fit a 12 year old.  I took a photo of the jeans since putting them on my body would distort the pants when I took them off and would be like stuffing a sausage into casing. It was pretty ridiculous and I knew as soon as I put one calf into these pants that there was no chance they were going to fit.  They don't look nearly as small in this photo as they did in person.  I had a good laugh when I pulled them out of the box. 
Verdict: Returned

Fierro Elbow Patch Crew Neck Sweater
(Market and Spruce)
There has been a sweater that I have been crazy in love with from LaurieBelle's Boutique that I have pinned on my board and this is their attempt at getting close. I have a serious crush on elbow patches! I think they are so darn cute. This is a very basic navy sweater with fun hot pink elbow patches. I like this little surprise on the sweater as it is so plan in and of itself. I added a scarf to accent the pink, but think it would be completely fine on its own. I have very few sweaters that aren't cardigans, so I think this will be a fun addition to my closet.

Verdict: Kept

This month's fix was a lot closer to styles that I would wear and what I would consider "me." The unfortunate issue this month was the sizing above anything else. I've readjusted my profile and am hoping if I keep Jaime as my stylist that things will move towards better and better fixes each month!
For those of you who aren't familiar; Stitch Fix carries sizes XS-XL and 0-14. It's not age or body specific, they do try to meet your tastes and likes! If you're interested, here is my referral link. I receive a $25 credit for you signing up and once you are a member, you can have other friends sign up under your personal link. (The credit isn't applied until the first box ships!)



  1. Love the elbow patches too. Did I tell you I finally kept an entire Stitch fix box? I am wearing my sweater right now!

  2. Umm no! That's like hitting the jackpot!! I would love to see the pieces :) perhaps a feature on your blog?