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Third Stitch Fix

Posted Jul 30 2014 12:30pm
Stitch Fix is like Christmas...like Christmas when Santa isn't sure if you were naughty or nice.  Sometimes Santa rocks your socks and then sometimes Santa leaves you scratching your head wondering what you did wrong.  Don't get me wrong, either way you still want Christmas Stich Fix to come, but it's not always full of your favorite things.

Today I'm sharing my 3rd Stitch Fix ...also known as the time where I sent everything back.
Here's the short version of how the online, personal styling service Stitch Fix works:
Sign Up and Complete a Style ProfileIt takes about 10 minutes and you'll tell them your sizes, shape, style profile, and what type of clothes you typically like.  It's really easy, yet comprehensive.Schedule Your First FixPick a date to receive your first shipment, which will include 5 items.  It costs $20 to get a fix (it's called a styling fee).  If you keep anything from that shipment, the $20 will be taken off the cost of that item.You don't have to sign up for monthly fixes.  That's an option, but you can sign up for just one too.Try On Your ClothesTry on your clothes and see what you like. You also get a color guide to help styling your outfits.Keep What You Like, Return What You Don't
This shipment I was excited, because I requested a lightweight blazer.  I left mine in a restaurant months ago and have been missing it.  So has Stitch Fix.  They kindly explained that they didn't have any blazers, but sent this jacket.  It's not a bad jacket, but was too short in the arms and length for me.
What stripes and pink don't go together?
 Next was a duo of maxi skirts.  I really like maxi skirts, but neither of these I felt were worth the $58 price tag.  The gray one had unattractive slits on the sides and I felt the hot pink was a little young for me.
I received a cut blue blouse that got some serious consideration.  In the end I found it too short for me and I wasn't sure how much the fabric would wrinkle when I washed it.  Not a ironing fan here.
This final burgundy shirt I really liked.  Until I lifted my arms.  As my friend put it, "It looks like you have bat wings."  Even though I liked everything else about the shirt that was enough to send it packing.
So I sent everything back.  Am I upset?  No.  It was $20 and nothing was worth more funds.  I have one more Fix scheduled and then I'll decide if it's worth continuing. I feel like they are not putting as much effort into my last fix as my first.  My first fix was more successful and you can read about it here .

If you'd like to get your Fix on, feel free to use my  affiliate link .  Full disclosure: I was not paid or asked by Stitch Fix to write this post, but if you sign up with my link I get $25 credit.  And then I will be very happy and thankful to you for fueling my Fix addiction! :)

Have you tried Stitch Fix?
What are your thoughts about it now?
Would you have kept anything from this fix?

Love and gimme a dang blazer,
Carissa & Kyle

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