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Cost: $20 Styling Fee + Cost of Items Kept ($20 fee will be applied as a credit toward anything you keep from your shipment.)
Ships To: United States.
Somewhere along the way I received two Stitch Fix boxes in one month and I need to get back on track so I am posting that months box in the month I received it. As a result, this is going to be my July 2014 Stitch Fix review – round 2 (you can read my first one here).
If you aren’t familiar, Stitch Fix is a personal styling service for women. You provide your style, size, and budget preferences, and they will send you a package of stylish goodies to try on at home. There is a $20 styling fee that is applied to your order should you decide to keep any / all of the pieces. If you don’t keep anything, you don’t receive a refund of the fee. And if you keep all of the pieces, you get a 25% discount on everything! Also, I should mention that you are only charged once you “check out” at Stitch Fix. You have a few days to try everything on and the box comes with a bag and a prepaid return label so you can easily ship back the pieces you aren’t interested in.
Stitch Fix ships via FedEx and took just a few days to get to me from the West Coast (they are located in San Francisco).
I had looked online (once your box ships you can go to your account and click Checkout to see your box contents) to see what I was getting this month, but I couldn’t figure out what anything was really. It’s just descriptions, not pictures and it’s super hard to tell what everything is.
Stitch Fix comes with an information card which includes a listing of everything in the box, prices, and then a total of how much everything would be if you kept everything in the box (it deducts your $20 styling fee and the 25% discount for keeping all of your items). Just to give you an idea, my box had a merchandise total of $526 and had I kept everything, I would have had to pay $379.50 (plus my $20 styling fee). In comparison, my other July fix would have been $289.50 to keep everything. Here is what I received:
~Gorjana Shira Pave Circle Pendant Necklace ($88): I really like this necklace, but I was rather annoyed the chain was all tangled it when it arrived. Grr. I spent a good ten minutes trying to get it untangled so I could get a better idea of how long it was. It was packaged in a small plastic bag and was then in a little box so I don’t know if the tangle happened before they shipped or while en route, but either way it was quite a knot! I am leaning towards keeping this because I don’t want this pretty all messed up again! Verdict: Undecided. Probably will keep.
~Margaret M Emer High Waisted Cropped Trouser ($98): Just not a good look on me. I actually thought these were maternity pants (don’t ask me why I thought Stitch Fix was sending maternity clothes to random not pregnant people) when I pulled them out of the box. LOL! The fabric is very soft and smooth and the high waist just reminded me of maternity pants! Anyway, they so aren’t and I am guessing look amazing on the right person. Sadly that person is not me. Verdict: Returned.
~Daniel Rainn Daria Scarf Print Cross-Front Blouse ($74): I love the print on this blouse and the colors / fabric are great as well, however, I cannot get past the crochet part of whatever at the shoulders / sleeves. Verdict: Returned
~Splendid Mayra French Terry Moto Vest ($148): I typically love Splendid pieces, but this is not doing it for me. I am not into the fading or the style of this. The fabric I can handle. But the color is like something that started out darker and randomly got bleached. This just isn’t for me. Verdict: Returned.
~Amour Vert Alessandro Abstract Dot Print Silk Blouse ($118): In a different style I probably would have kept this. It’s cut fairly narrow and is long and kind of just reminded me of a beach cover up. An expensive one. Verdict: Returned.
I *think* I am going to keep the necklace from this month’s Stitch Fix because I just wasn’t feeling anything and hate to lose my $20 styling fee. And yes, I realize that I’d be saving money if I didn’t buy the necklace, but I still feel like I am losing money since that styling fee would be gone.
Do you get Stitch Fix? What have been your favorite items you’ve received? If you haven’t checked out Stitch Fix but want to give it a try, click here. And don’t forget, the better feedback and more information you give, the better chance you will have to get amazing Fixes that work for you!