Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Tried it Tuesday- Stitch Fix Arrived!!! Fix Review #1




Yessss best Tuesday ever! Yesterday when I got back to my apartment from being at my parents for Spring Break...there on the front porch was my STITCH FIX! Wooo. I couldn't have been more excited to get home.
Of course the first thing I did (instead of unpack) was open the box!!!
So I am linking up with Holly over at Fourth Grade Flipper for this tried it Tuesday...which I "tried" on all of my stitch fix pieces. 




check out Stitch Fix, an online personal styling serviceOkay so for those of you who do not know about Stitch Fix...it is amazing. 
I found out about it through blogging (oh the wonderful things you learn through blogging!!) I just loved the idea...especially being obsessed with fashion and clothes. I just had to try to out! So all you have to do is  pay a $20 styling fee to get a "fix" and five clothing/accessory items are sent to your home. 
Then you get to try them on, in the convenience of your home. If you LOVE all five pieces you can receive 25% off your purchase. Or you can keep whatever you want or none at all (If you don't keep anything..you still have to pay the $20 styling fee) -- If you do decide to keep anything, your $20 styling fee goes towards your purchase. How amazing is that!? Even if you just like one piece from your fix..it is totally worth it!
 
To get started..before you schedule a fix, you get to fill out a style profile and let your stylist know exactly what you like and what you don't like. Be as specific as you can--  what type of items you do or do not want sent to you. Best part is you can pick price ranges as well as different styles--- So if you request clothing items around $50-100 a piece, you won't get sent anything above that like a $200 dress. Below are what some questions are on your profile.



Some important things that I figured out from reading other blogs and following boards on pinterest.....
(1) Be detailed in your style profile.  The more info you give the better!  Let them know if you’re in between sizes..if you are more of a dress or pants person....if you despise the color red or orange (I DO!)
or, if a certain cut or style doesn’t work on your body type...let your stylist know.  I changed my style profile and added more specifics after receiving my first box.
(2) Include a link to a Pinterest board.  Even name the board Stitch Fix and your stylist will know exactly what your style is and maybe even include pieces that you pinned from other people's fix.
(3) Give honest feedback about the items in your box. Don't sugar coat it---  You’re not going to hurt anyone’s feelings by saying you didn’t like something.  Give specifics because it will help your stylist to make your next box spot on.
(4) Ask for items you want to get in your box.  There is a comments section at the end of the style profile--add it there! You may or may not get it but it never hurts to ask.  I asked for the cardigan and got it in my first fix!
(5) Your first fix might not be exactly what you were hoping or looking for...but be patient..as it may take a few tries for your stylist to really understand your preferences.


Okay so now for the pictures.....(which I forgot about until after I opened the box..as you can see here )




Look at the beautiful box..all wrapped up so nicely :)



Loved all the color choices as soon as I pulled it out of the box!! Spring colors :)



So your stylist will send you this letter that explains what is in your fix.  Decide what to keep and what you are going to send back! Then check out online with what you are keeping and returning (there is a survey--be specific tell us which items you are sending back and why!)



They even send you cards about each item in your fix and what you can match it with. This is genius if matching and pairing items is difficult for you! For each item they give you two outfits--it really works if you have similar pieces to those on the cards.




















Okay so now for the pictures of the items! I didn't take pictures of them on me...I was too nervous that I was going to get charged the full amount... My fix came on the 18th instead of the 21st...and I just returned it (because I didn't get home the 21st)! SO with that being said.... the pictures are not the greatest!!
The first item is the Alan Cowl Neck Asymmetrical Cardigan-- I LOVED this on pinterest boards and other blogs and asked specifically for it in my fix! Thanks Hannah (my stylist) --BUT the asymmetrical piece did not look the greatest on me and it zipped weird---so back in the box it went! :(



The Rhonwen Striped French Terry and Lace Layer Shirt. This is totally not me with the open back and lace...I did not like the color on me as well as the fit. Just --ew. Back that went as well. 



My third piece was the Lexis Tribal Print Henley Tank Top. I asked for tank tops that I could wear with leggings...this was totally it and I was excited when I pulled it out of the box. However...it was too big and the color combo was not the best for me!! This was sad to send back because I wanted to love it!! Boo. Maybe something similar in my next fix!





Okay now this is definitely not me...but I will show you anyways. Alena Long Beaded Layered Necklace. I didn't even try it on....





Last but not least...the ONE item I was obsessed with and got to keep... Waters Diamond Print Maxi Dress...in mint green! Just look at that pattern!!!! Since I kept this piece I was able to try it on for the picture...the mint green even matched my sandals :) Definite keeper ;)

So I picked out the item I wanted to keep and put all the others in the USPS envelope (already stamped and ready to go) that is in the box and off to the post office it went!

I went right away to schedule my next fix...and it is coming May 6th!!! That is only about 2 weeks away...so I can't wait!


If you want to try Stitch Fix for yourself...use my referral code. I would appreciate it! https://www.stitchfix.com/referral/3685046 


My friend Morgan is getting her fix tomorrow--so I will let you all know what she thinks about her fix!! :)
 
What do you think of your stitch fix?!?! Don't forget to comment below :)
AND---I just found out from a comment from Maria at Kinder Craze....If you want to link up with others that get stitch fix and see all their pics...join this link up and head on over to Kinder Craze


7 comments:

  1. Thank you so much for linking up!

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    1. You're welcome! I have having so much fun with stitch fix..I can't wait for my second fix!

      Emily

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  2. LOVE that Maxi dress. Super duper cute. The more I read about Stitch Fix, the more I am thinking I need to check this out!
    Alison
    Rockin' and Lovin' Learnin'

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    1. Thanks!! You will really enjoy Stitch Fix if you try it out!! Click this like for more info!! https://www.stitchfix.com/referral/3685046

      Emily

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  3. What's interesting is that I ordered my first Stitch Fix back in March,and it won't be here until mid-May - that's how backed up they are! It seems that they're getting more caught up since your 2nd box is coming shortly. I've always wanted to try a maxi dress - yours looks great on you!

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    1. That is very interesting! I am wondering if it has to do with location? If you are in a bigger city or a smaller town...I was surprised to see my second box coming so quickly!! I can't wait to hear about your fix when it does come!

      Emily

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  4. LOVE this post!! That maxi-dress looks amazing on! My package came today and I can't wait to show you. :) I wore the scarf you picked up for me today and a blue jacket that matched perfectly. I wanted to show you, but you were grading tests. Boo:( My next fix is coming the week of May 21st! :) So FUN!
    ~Holly
    Fourth Grade Flipper

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