Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Getting My Fix

I received my fourth clothing shipment from Stitch Fix last week, and I continue to be over the moon with this company. Stitch Fix is a service where a personal stylist selects five pieces of clothing (or accessories) based on your online style profile, and mails them directly to your doorstep. There's no obligation to buy; you only pay for the items you keep (and a $20 styling fee if you don't keep all five items in a shipment). I am scheduled to receive a Fix every other month which is the perfect amount of time and investment for me. Every 60 days, I get a few fun pieces of clothing to add to my wardrobe and stretching the cost over two months' time helps me justify spending the money. I rarely buy myself new clothes otherwise, so this service refreshes my wardrobe without me having to devote any time or effort to doing it.

I've requested only clothes in my shipments (no accessories), and I kept all five items this Fix. Here's what I received:

Liverpool Anita Skinny Pant

The year before I was pregnant with Tory (so 2009), I bought a pair of black knit ponte pants at Target. I wore the "pants" (ha!) right off those pants because they were so comfortable and cute. The black color was versatile and the ponte fabric stretched like leggings but with more structure. I even wore those Target pants during the first trimester of my pregnancy but after many, many washes they bit the dust.

All this to say, I was SO EXCITED to see a pair of black knit ponte pants in my fourth Fix. I've searched for years for a pair of similar pants, but I never found them until now. These are the pants! They fit like a glove and are comfortable and functional. Perfect.

Renee C Marcy Skirt

My stylist noted I'd yet to receive one of their fabulous skirts, so she was excited to send me one. While I mostly prefer more casual, everyday clothes in my shipments, I do like to receive one "dressier" item like a dress or skirt to wear to church, important meetings (should one ever arise), or holiday gatherings, etc. I usually wear more dresses, so I had my doubts when I pulled on this skirt. The fit is ... amazing. The fabric tightly hugged my hips giving me a shape I didn't even know I had! There's no zipper or button, so it's basically like one comfy tube top. The print is fun and pairs perfectly with the black peplum top I received in my first Stitch Fix box. I'm not sure how often I'll wear it, but it's nice to have a stylish option waiting in the wings when I need it.

Mystree Demi Mixed Material Cardigan

Who doesn't love a warm, fuzzy sweater during the winter months? This open knit cardigan is straight to the point without being straightforward at all. As the name implies, it features 'mixed materials" with chunky layers in front and a streamlined fabric back. I really like to layer, so I know I'll get plenty of wear out of this item. My stylist suggested adding the cardigan over a printed dress which isn't something I would've ever though about doing. Good tip!

Market and Spruce Brentwood Jersey Stripe Tiered Top

The burgundy cardigan would also look great over this comfortable jersey knit top. I'll admit, I default to wearing long-sleeve t-shirts and jeans most days, so I like the way this top fits into that category while adding a bit of flare with front layers and stripes. In these pictures, the material looks a bit unflattering around the middle, but I didn't feel that way at all IRL.

41Hawthorne Moni Geo Print & Camisole Blouse

This top is (not so) plain ol' adorable. I like the geometric-shaped pattern and it's so unlike anything I'd usually pick out for myself (I tend to flock to solid colors like black, black and more black...) and its loose-fitting without looking sloppy. I'm not sure it's visible in the iPhone photos, but there's also a gold button detail on the chest and sleeves. I can see myself wearing this blouse with jeans a lot.

(This isn't a sponsored post, by the way; I just really love this service! There is a referral program, so if you're interested in checking Stitch Fix out for yourself, click here or use this code: https://www.stitchfix.com/referral/3941702).


I deemed 2015 "The Year of Me" and Stitch Fix fits right into my goal. It's nice to treat myself every once in a while to new clothes that fit my body and make me feel great about myself.


  1. You have really gotten some great things through this. All of these look great on you! I for sure will sign up once I have this baby and things get a bit back to normal! :P

  2. You know you are totally talking me into trying this! I love the last blouse so much. I'll be sure to use your referral code when I get around to making my first order!