What is Stitch Fix?
Stitch Fix is a personal styling service. You tell them your style, size, and budget preferences, and they send you a package of stylish goodies to try on at home. Each Fix™ is unique and hand-picked different for each customer.
How does it work?
1. Sign Up and Complete Your Style Profile- You let them know your size, shape, style, budget, and lifestyle to get your Fix right. The Style Profile took about 10 minutes to complete.
2. Schedule a Stitch Fix- Pick a shipment date, and they will send you a box of 5 clothing and/or accessory items that were hand-picked just for you. You pay a $20 styling fee then your stylist selects the items in your Stitch Fix. This $20 fee will be applied as a credit toward anything you keep from your shipment.
3. Try On All Of Your Items- You never know what you’ll like until you see it on. Pair each piece with items already in your closet to try different outfit options. Each item includes style cards with ideas and inspiration on how to wear it.
4. Decide- Take 3 days to decide what you’ll keep. Return the items you don’t want in a pre-paid mailing bag at any USPS mailbox.
5. Check Out- Login to your account and pay for those items you want to kept. If you buy all 5 items you save 25% off the entire shipment price.
So here is what I received in my “First Fix”:
41Hawthorn– Olmstead buttom up cashmere cardigan $158
Under Skies– Chandler damask print henley blouse $68
Red 23– Carey leather detail contrast top $58
Katherine Barclay– Malone toggle front hooded cardigan $118
Angie– Celia 3/4 sleeve mini chevron knit dress $68
In the end I decided to keep two items from my Fix™, the leather detail contrast top and the toggle front hooded cardigan. I really loved the damask print henley blouse but the length was too short in the front, the mini chevron knit dress was cute but I am kinda over the chevron print and the button up cashmere cardigan was lovely but I preferred the other sweater in my Fix™.
All and all I think the idea is great and I have already scheduled my second fix, I hope to get something great to wear for the upcoming holidays. I think the concept works best for moms who don’t have time to shop, people who live in rural areas and don’t have access to cute boutique one-of-a-kind items, or people who need a bit of guidance when shopping.
Have you tried Stitch Fix? Were you happy with your Fix™? Did you do it a second time?