Friday, February 20, 2015

A Stitch Fix Review: Five Clothing Items That Showed Up On My Doorstep

Happy Friday! This week flew by and now I'm looking forward to a circus date with my best little man and my nephew Ace tonight. Cruz thinks he's going to ride the elephant and while I'm all for it, I'm pretty sure the multiple conversations we had last night about said elephant and his concerns with riding it, lead me to believe it's not going to happen. What I'm trying to say is if I was a gambling man, I would take the under.

Case in point...
"Do elephants go really fast?"
"What if this one does? I might fall off."
"Is it really stinky? I don't want to get stinky."
"Do you think Ace will want to ride with me? Maybe Ace will ride by himself?"
"Mama, I need to make sure I don't do this (mimics kicking a horse to make it trot) because that would be bad if I'm the one who makes the elephant go fast and all the kids fall off."
"How big are elephants? Will this one be as big as the one at the zoo?"
"Maybe it would be better if I watch them from down below."

Me: "Cruz, you don't have to ride the elephant if you don't want to."

"Buuuut mama, I really want to! Why won't you let me? (fake cries)"

Me: (smh)

Enough circus talk, but staying in line with things in the wild, check out this great cardi I got in my most recent Stitch Fix. I think I'm in love. Not only do I love being able to pair it with jeans and a tank for a casual dinner out, but I am also envisioning it rolled and tied over a maxi this spring or thrown over a pair of leggings. (Don't you just love my mirror in the bedroom selfie with terrible lighting? Yeah, me too. I could never make it as a fashion blogger.)

Tank // Jeans // Booties
Speaking of Stitch Fix, I received my first in December. It was less than favorable. There were a couple of maybes, but nothing I had to have, so I sent four items back but kept a handbag for my SIL.

I wanted to give it another chance, so in January I received another fix. There were three items I was really into as well as a pair of earrings and another pair of skinnies. I ended up keeping an gray asymmetrical wrap cardigan and I absolutely love it - a very functional piece that you can wear with jeans, leggings and yoga pants.

For my most recent Fix and the one I received the above leopard print cardi in, I only kept that one item. And I also got the below, but sent them back for various reasons.  In typical Katie fashion, I didn't make time to take any pics when I had the other items in my possession and before I knew it I was getting the notification that I needed to send my items back. So back they went and all you're left with are these silly pictures from the outfit cards they include with every fix, which I love by the way to get their ideas on how to style each item you receive. =)

Again, I only kept the one item, but you know what? I'm doing it again for a couple reasons.
  • I love getting surprises on my doorstep each month.
  • And checking out different styles they send.  Most have been pieces I wouldn't even give a second glance to in the store, so it's fun to try them on and see how they look. Who doesn't love playing dress up?
  • You get FIVE different items in each fix and you tell them if you want just clothes or add accessories, shoes, handbags, etc.
  • Even if I only end up with one item, it's totally worth it.
  • If you end up sending anything back, then you are only out a $20 styling fee (this includes S&H to and fro), but hopefully this will never be the result for me.
  • I have yet to keep all five items, but if you do, you get a 25% discount off the total price.
  • You can give your stylist feedback on what you liked/didn't like to help them guide your future fixes. Plus, if you want to change your "profile" from weekend casual to dresses for an upcoming wedding, or work pieces, etc, you totally can.
  • Did I mention I love getting surprises each month?? 

Now I'm patiently awaiting my fourth Fix. I changed up my profile and asked for some spring/summer dresses, maxis, midis, etc, for my annual gal pal trip to Scottsdale in April (check out last year's trip here). Can I tell you how excited I am to be thinking about wearing clothes like that again...well, scratch that, I'm just excited to get out of this terribly cold weather we've been having and into the sun with a cocktail in my hand and two of best gals by my side? Really, really excited.

If you haven't checked Stitch Fix out and you want to give it a whirl, feel free to use my referral link. Or don't. Totally up to you. =)

So have you tried Stitch Fix yet? What did you think?

Linking up with the Friday girls - Karli, Amanda and Natasha!


  1. He doesn't want to get stinky?! What an amazing little boy!! 😍 I've never tried this obviously. I mean how many different pairs of leggings could they possibly send me? ;)

  2. Can't wait to see what you get in your next Stitch Fix! I love getting things delivered too--which is probably part of the reason I can't resist buying clothes online at Loft haha.
    Hope you guys have fun at the circus tonight!!

  3. I really love the cardigan that you did keep and it looks amazing on you!! SO many people have been raving about stitch fix and I'm thinking I might have to try!! Have fun at the circus!! xo, Biana -BlovedBoston

  4. I'm laughing so dang hard about your little conversation with him hahaha! I'm sure it will be fun :) LOVE the cardi

  5. The leopard cardi is FANTASTIC! I'm loving it - such a great get!

  6. Love love love that cardigan! So cute! I still haven't tried Stitch Fix yet - I'm sure I will at some point though! Who doesn't love surprise boxes of clothing?! Have fun this weekend!

  7. That cardigan is all sorts of amazing! Can't wait to hear about the Stitch Fix!

  8. I love the cardigan!! I have yet to try stitch fix but the more people that talk about it, the more i want to try it! You can get the "fixes" how ever often you want right? So if I wanted like every 3 months (so I don't spend so much money), I could do that?

  9. I have been wanting to try this for so long..... I can't wait to see the spring picks..
    Chelsea @

  10. Absolutely loving that cardigan you got! It will be so perfect over a maxi, or leggings and lets not even talk about how cute it is with those jeans and booties! So did Cruz end up riding the elephant? He is so cute! I love how back and forth he was about it! I haven't tried Stitch Fix yet but I hear a lot of people end up sending most of what they get back. You can't beat getting a surprise every month though!

    <3, Pamela
    Sequins & Sea Breezes

  11. You've got some good volume going on with your hair sister! MEOW!!!!

  12. Loveeee those jeans! I've never tried Fix, but I've heard some good things about them. I think I'm waywayWAY too picky for something like that, though. :p


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