An Uncomplicated Life Blog: Friday Five with Stitch Fix

Friday, March 6, 2015

Friday Five with Stitch Fix

I ditched my Birchbox and moved on to greener pastures!

Greener pastures being Stitch Fix, for starters. I signed up with my style profile and waited for my first shipment. Since I stay home, I opted for as many casual looks as I could get. It came a day early and I was so excited to see what they sent my way!

I was a tad disappointed as I opened the box. Everything was the same color. As in, no color. But I forged ahead and tried everything on anyway.

I thought this could make a fun Fashion Friday post. Linking up with Karli and Amanda to bring you my Friday Five fashion items from Stitch Fix:

1) "Betsy Cotton Jacket" by Andrew Marc $128

Why, yes that's a fussing baby in the corner. Lil H was on a bender, for real. And a makeup free, unshowered Paige. Perhaps I'll make my mark in the fashion blogging world by providing unstaged, real life pics... Oh, denial is a wonderful thing! #SAHMfashionbloggingprobz

Anyway, back to business. Loved this adorable jacket. But it didn't have broad enough shoulders for me, and the fabric didn't give/stretch at all, so I couldn't move in it. But it looked real cute if I stood still. So, it got returned.

Can you see how the jacket pulled across my shoulders through the grainy, low light iPhone pic?

2) "Steval Swing Knit Top" by Dahlya $58
When I pulled out this flowy striped shirt from the box, all I thought was "maternity!" But when I tried it on, I really liked it. The fit is unique to anything I have, and the fabric was so soft. Since I only wear skinny jeans or leggings, this top will work with anything I have. Keeping this one!

3) "Rizzo Skinny Pant" by Liverpool $98.
I believe these are supposed to be a full length pant. Obvi, not on this 5'10 chick. They're not even to my ankles. They're going back, especially for that price! Too bad, because they were super comfy and if they'd have been three or four inches longer, I'd have kept them.

4) "Rochie Hoodie Sweater" by RD Style $68

Nope. Not for me. All I see are weird white pull strings. Sending this one back for sure! Even Henry turned his head away so he didn't have to look at me.

5) "Azaria Circle Bib and Stone Necklace" by Zad $34
This photographed well! But it looked like it was straight off the shelves at K Mart in real life. So I'll pass.

Overall, I think Stitch Fix is a brilliant concept. And could it get more convenient?! I hope to provide some feedback that will get me better fitting clothes, 'cause that "long leg" check box in my style profile isn't cutting it. It will be fun to see what they send me after my comments. Hopefully, it will include some color!

Have you had success with Stitch Fix?


  1. Jinx! We posted the same thing today. ;)

    Love the striped top you kept!

  2. I've been so interested in stitch fix but I like shopping to much to have someone else do it for me!!! xo, Biana - BlovedBoston

  3. Tall girl problems for sure! We are in the same 5'10" boat lady. But I love the top you kept. Super cute on you! And for $158, I'm glad you sent that jacket back. I got a super cute military jacket at Nordstrom for half that price.

  4. I'm a sucker for stripes so of course I love the top you kept. Too bad that jacket didn't work out. Super cute. I hope Henry is a regular judge on these fashion panels... =)

  5. I really hope you have better luck next time - that suck about the pants, and yeah that hoodie is a bit odd. love the jacket that looked cute only while standing still ;) i am OBSESSED with that striped top you got - super cute!!

  6. That jacket is super cute, but not being able to move in it is kind of a deal-breaker. Love the top that you kept!

  7. Stitch Fix doesn't ship to Canada! #firstworldprobs #canadianshopperprobs :(

    I guess its better that way as Im 5'9 and would prob have the same problems you do.

  8. I've been tempted to try this but haven't actually signed up yet - thanks for the review!!

  9. I hope you get better-suited clothes with your feedback. They kept sending me "dry-clean only" tops--um, no, I"m a stay-at-home mom! :)

  10. I love the jacket! It looks so good on you!

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