5 Things You Need To Know About Stitch Fix

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It’s been all the rage in the fashion world and blogging land and so, I decided to give Stitch Fix a try. I do work a full time job outside of my websites and media business that requires me to dress up a little bit. And by dress up I mean, no sweats and tanks with no bras (which I used to do when I was a stay-at-home mom).

First of all, raise your hand if you like to receive packages in the mail! Right now, I’m raising my hands and my legs. It’s so fun! How about a package that you aren’t quite sure what is in it but you know it is going to be brand new pieces of fashion to add to your wardrobe? YES, please!


How about a box full of goodies automatically sent to you every month or as frequently as you want, tailored to your style taste? Oh em gee, gazillion yes’s! That’s generally what Stitch Fix is all about and I received my first “fix” last week.

Five Things You Need To Do To Get Started With Stitch Fix

1. Sign up! Here is my referral link HERE.

2. Answer a series of questions regarding your style. And these questions are pretty in depth!

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3. Understand the payment situation. You will be charged $20 JUST for your stylist to put together your stitch fix box. That is all you will be charged to get started.

4.  When you receive your Stitch Fix box, you will receive FIVE pieces for you to try,  information regarding the items sent in your fix, different ways to wear your items and an invoice.

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5.  Try on all the items and send back the items you do NOT want.  There is a bag included in the box for you to use to return the items you don’t want to keep.  Postage is already paid for you!  Make sure you go into your online profile on the Stitch Fix website and “check out”.  Select the items you want to keep and indicate the items you are sending back.  When you checkout, you will be paying for the items that you keep.

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I must say, I loved all of the pieces that I received, however they didn’t fit quite right.  I ended up keeping the blue and yellow tank.  After deducting the $20 styling fee from my total, I paid $18 to keep the tank.

I left a note for my stylist to make sure she sends a bigger inseam for jeans/pants as I am fairly tall.  While I did only keep one item, I definitely like the quality of the clothing, so we will see what Stitch Fix box number two brings.  Stay tuned!

NOTE:  No, I am not being compensated to write any of this, however if you sign up under me, I will get a $25 credit to use towards my next fix and you will have your very own fix set up and can also share your link with your friends to snag up your own $25 credit.  Win, win!

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30 comments

  1. Sounds like an interesting concept. I need to check it out. I could use something like this in my life, especially since I wear the same type of things every day!

    1. I tend to choose the same colors and fashion pieces when I shop on my own. I am hoping this will help me expand my horizons a bit.

  2. It sounds like a fun concept, but I am extremely picky with my clothes so I’m not sure how well it would work for me. It might be fun to try though. Thanks for sharing your honest review.

  3. Of all the subscription boxes that I have seen I think I like this one. I like the idea of having your own stylist and then you only pay for the items that you want.

  4. I’m fairly tall too, so finding an inseam that fits for cute jeans can be a challenge. I do like the tank you kept, it’s great looking for this nice weather we’re having!

  5. This looks like an interesting box to try. I like to try my clothes on in the store, but I know this would be a hit with my fashionista daughter.

  6. It would have been nice had they waived at least part of the fee since the package did not fit right. It takes time to get to know your customers so that amount for a cute tank top – hard to explain to my husband even if I need good fashion advice.

  7. This sounds like a great box/service for those who don’t have a lot of time to shop for their own styles. Too bad you only kept one item. Hopefully your next box will produce better results!

  8. Sounds like an amazing concept. I really love to do different creative DIY works. This is really an great subscription box. I need to check this out for sure. Thanks for sharing.

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