Stitch Fix #3 | My Review

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I’m working on my winter capsule right now (yay!) and decided to order another Stitch Fix to help with some of the missing pieces. To be honest, I wasn’t as excited with this one as the first two, and here’s why.

In my excitement a few weeks ago, I went into my style profile and changed my status to “pregnant” and entered my due date, which is July 8 of next year. I should have thought to let my stylist know that I didn’t actually want any maternity clothing yet (I don’t expect to have enough of a bump by the end of February that I won’t still be able to wear regular clothing). But I didn’t say anything, and they sent me two maternity pieces. Not the end of the world, but a little disappointing. I’ll be sure to specify next time.

Here’s what came in my third box:

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Klarisa Open Drape Cardigan, $88

 

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Copolla Elbow Patch Maternity Knit Top, $54

 

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Corinna Striped Dolman Top, $48

 

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Colibri Solid Tab Sleeve Blouse, $48

 

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Mira Maternity Skinny Jean, $78

My thoughts on these pieces:

  • The burgundy cardigan is beautiful. It’s one of my favorite colors and would have gone well with the things in my closet right now. I was actually planning to keep it, until I saw the price tag. It’s one of those sweaters that’s a little hard to judge on how well it will hold up, and I just wasn’t willing to risk it for that much money.
  • The maternity top with the elbow patches is super cute. But I’m having a July baby! Not the right season at all. I’ll admit I felt a little frustrated that they didn’t think through that one. It would be super cute for fall and even early winter, like right now, but I’m only 7 weeks along…I won’t be showing for a while yet, so it would be a little weird to wear the t-shirts with the ruching at the side seams now already!
  • The striped dolman top is the one thing I kept from this Fix. It’s flattering + comfortable, and is quite different from anything else I own but will go great with some of my winter pieces. And thanks to some credit I still have leftover from referrals, I only paid $20 for it. 🙂
  • The green blouse is super similar to one I bought at Old Navy last year this time and ended up not wearing very much. It’s just not really my style I guess, and see those wrinkles?–that confirms it even more. Chiffon just is not my favorite fabric. It’s a really pretty color, and like my stylist mentioned, would have been a great transitional piece into the second and maybe even third trimesters AND have been great for nursing, but it just didn’t feel “me” enough.
  • As for the maternity jeans? My first thought was, I’m not sure I’ll even wear maternity jeans! It’s mostly too hot for jeans in June and July around here, and when I do want some, I hope to be able to make do with what I have, with the help of a Bellaband or something similar. If this pair would have been really great I might have considered keeping them, but they seemed to be on the cheaper side and weren’t a very flattering fit on my legs.

I loved the “how to wear it” cards they sent me with this box once again, and aside from the part where they seemed to have overlooked this baby’s due date, I was happy with Fix #3 overall. I know for next time how to better describe my needs in the note to my stylist, and I may even order another one right away for the next few weeks as I’m finishing up my Winter Capsule. And I have heard really good things about their maternity selections (such as, they’re cuter than what you can find in stores), so I am looking forward to seeing what they have to offer me in that department next spring. 🙂

You can see my other Fixes and read more about how this service works here and here. Want to try Stitch Fix for yourself? (It really is every bit as fun as it looks!) Use my referral link to sign up!

Stitch Fix #2 | My Review

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My second Stitch Fix arrived this week and was no less exciting than the first! As promised, here’s a little Show & Tell on the items included in Round Two for me.

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RD Style Akiva Cowl Neck Pullover, $68
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Skies are Blue Lusy Embroidered Detail Knit Top, $54
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Mavi Freida Skinny Jean, $98
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RD Style Bailey Open Cardigan, $68
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RD Style Iana Twisted Seam Sweater

Here’s my synopsis of this fix:

  • The cowl neck pullover is a great loose fit, but the weave on this sweater didn’t seem like it would hold up well at all, and I tend to avoid that kind of sweater. Sending it back.
  • The embroidered detail top is super cute. I don’t usually wear that sleeve length, but it looks great with a cardigan, and I love the detail at the neck so much that I don’t think I’ll be able to give this one up. At the moment it’s a probable keeper.
  • The jeans felt so great when I put them on, but the fit at the ankles wasn’t quite up to par for me, plus I basically have all the jeans for my fall capsule wardrobe finalized at this point. I hope I don’t regret sending these back…they really were comfy.
  • The open cardigan is super cozy. I’m considering keeping that one as well.
  • I love the color and weave of the Iana sweater, but it’s not a flattering fit on me at all, so that made the decision easy on that one: going back.

I’m really loving this online stylist deal. The $20/box styling fee credits to your purchases, so as long as there’s at least one thing that comes in your box that you love enough to keep, the service is totally FREE! And thanks to those of you who signed up through my referral link, I earned enough credit to get 1-2 of my items this time completely free.

Bonus: Every Fix comes with these fun little outfit cards in case you need help figuring out how to style the pieces.

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What would you keep/send back? I’d love to hear your opinions before I make my final decision today!