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Why I May Have Changed My Mind About Stitch Fix

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Wondering if Stitch Fix is for you? This completely honest review of Stitch Fix is honest and refreshing -- and you'll even find out why this blogger changed her mind about it after giving it a second chance!

Stitch Fix is an online clothing shop designed to provide personal styling services for women at an affordable cost. It was specifically created for women who need to wear nicer clothes for events/work but who don’t want to spend hours and hours combing through clothing stores to put together outfits.

At the end of September, I did an in-depth review of Stitch Fix. It was a very honest review sharing why the service hadn’t worked well for me and why I’d sent all of the clothes back.

I had told you that I was going to try the service again because I had a little bit of referral credit to use and because multiple people had told me that the stylists got better at choosing clothing for you if you gave really honest feedback.

So I wanted to tell you about my recent box of clothes from Stitch Fix and why I may have changed my mind about Stitch Fix. But first, if you’re new here, here’s a refresher on how Stitch Fix works.

How Stitch Fix Works

1. Sign up for a Stitch Fix account.

2. Fill out your style profile. You’ll give very specific details on sizes you wear, styles you like, colors you like, types of clothes you like, and what types of clothing you are specifically looking for (more casual, all business, a mix of both, etc.) You can be very detailed in your descriptions and even share a Pinterest board with them to give Stitch Fix some ideas of your tastes in clothing.

3. Go to checkout and pay a $20 styling fee (this is reimbursed if you choose to keep any of the clothes).

4. One of the Stitch Fix stylists will take your style profile, sizes, and preferences and put together a box of clothing based upon what they think you’ll like and what they think will work well for you.

5. They’ll send you this box in the mail. You’ll have a few days to go through the box, try on the clothes, and then choose to keep any that you liked and ship back any that didn’t work (they provide a postage-paid envelope for you to use).

Why I May Have Changed My Mind About Stitch Fix

And here’s what was in my recent box from Stitch Fix:

Izzie Striped Fit & Flare Dress ($64) — I instantly adored this dress when I saw it, but the waistline was too high on me and I thought the dress itself hit me at a bad spot. All in all, it wasn’t figure flattering on me at all. Verdict: Sent back.

Why I May Have Changed My Mind About Stitch Fix

Benson 3/4 Ruched Sleeve Blazer ($78) —I thought the material this blazer was made out of was perfect for traveling (it was more of a knit material than a typical stiff blazer material) and wanted to love it so much, but it was too long for my short frame and therefore the last 1-2 inches of it looked weird/too long on me. Verdict: Sent back.

Why I May Have Changed My Mind About Stitch Fix

Moni Abstract Chevron Stud Detail Blouse ($58) — I loved everything about this blouse, except the price was a little too high for me and I didn’t like the color at all. If it were teal, I would have kept it because of how well it fit me. Verdict: Sent back.

Why I May Have Changed My Mind About Stitch Fix

Jaclynn 3/4 Sleeve Button-Up Cardigan ($38) — I really liked this cardigan, but it had a snag in it when I pulled it out of the box and I thought the price was too high for a very simple cardigan. Verdict: Sent back.

Why I May Have Changed My Mind About Stitch Fix

At this point, you might be wondering why I said I may have changed my mind about Stitch Fix. Well, it all changed when I pulled out these Jimmy Ankle Length Skinny Jean ($88).

I LOVED these jeans!!! It’s so hard to fit jeans that fit my short frame well. These were PERFECT and I’m so excited that they fit me so well!

Honestly, I wanted to buy multiple pairs of these exact same jeans because they were exactly everything I want in a pair of jeans. I needed to buy one more pair of jeans for this Fall/Winter and I found that when I went shopping, I was comparing every pair of jeans I tried on to these. They have now become my new standard in jeans. 🙂

$88 is a LOT to pay for a pair of jeans. In fact, it’s quite a bit more than I’ve ever paid for jeans. However, I realized that I will probably wear these jeans hundreds of times over the next few years. In that case (and because I only have a few pairs of jeans), I decided it was worth it for me — especially to get a style and fit I love.

Here are my overall thoughts on this recent Stitch Fix experience:

  • I had a lot of fun filling out my style profile. It really helped me to think through what I love and what I don’t love. Since I’m not a fashionista, this isn’t something I’ve spent much time considering. So I thought that was a very valuable exercise.
  • I also loved the anticipation of getting a box in the mail that you didn’t know what would be in it. It’s fairly rare that I get to open and go through a mystery box, so looking forward to the box made the experience more fun!
  • Since I don’t enjoy shopping, it was really fun to get a box of clothes in the mail — SO much easier than going shopping! Plus, I loved being able to try them on my own bathroom and try them on with items already in my closet to help me decide whether I should keep or send each item back.
  • I love the styling cards they gave you with each of the items to give you ideas of how to accessories a piece/what to wear it with. These are great especially for someone like me who has no idea how to put outfits together.
  • I loved that this box had a few items I never would have pulled off a rack myself. And it inspired me to look for similar items — such as the knit blazer — when I’m clothing shopping next time.
  • I was so happy that the stylist seemed to take my honest feedback from my last fix to heart and do a MUCH better job of picking out items that were things I’d love this time.
  • The prices at Stitch Fix are going to be much more than you’re going to find at the thrift store or on the sales rack. This service is designed specifically for women aren’t on a extremely tight budget who want to dress fashionably without spending a lot of time shopping. For busy working women, it could be a lifesaver. However, I think you need to be somewhat adventurous for it to work well for you.

Overall, I was so much happier with this fix and so thankful that I tried again — especially because I would have missed out on a fantastic pair of jeans, otherwise. I still have a little more credit left and I earned a little bit more after my last post (I guess a few of you are so adventurous that you decided to try it out — despite my very negative review!), so I’m going to try another fix. I’m hopeful that maybe it will be even better than this last one. We’ll see.

Have you tried Stitch Fix before? If so, I’d love to hear what you thought of it.

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  • Amy C says:

    I have done Stitch Fix twice now. I don’t spend a lot on my clothes, usually clearance stuff, and as a stay-at-home mom, that usually works for me. But I do like to freshen up my closet occasionally with something stylish that I may not choose for myself. I save back money and do it as a treat for myself. I saved one top from my first fix and two from my second (I also had some referral credit on the second order that helped). I really love it.
    And that Moni top that you would have liked in teal? I got that exact top in teal in my last fix, and kept it. I love it so much…sometimes you can request in your comments for a specific item and if they still have it, they will send it.

    • Ethel says:

      Both my friend and I have gotten 3 shipments from SF and kept almost everything we got, and we’re picky. Based on the info above, I don’t think you’ve really changed your mind about SF at all and am really completely puzzled by this article – like maybe you don’t want to alienate a potential advertiser?

    • Miss Laura says:

      I just got that Moni top in my first fix, only a different color – a graphic navy/light aqua pattern. It might be just the color you were looking for, if you want to try getting another fix and asking for it! I loved my fix and kept three items. I really liked a fourth item, but not enough to justify the price. I also am used to buying off clearance racks, but I was just so tired of having cheap clothes that shrank/pilled/stretched on me and weren’t that flattering to begin with…plus, working full-time with a toddler, I just plain don’t have the time or patience to go to the store and try stuff on. I’d rather spend more on higher-quality items that really work for me and are actually comfortable and flattering.

  • Jacquie says:

    I have done 4 fixes now and my last one was fantastic! I made sure to give really thoughtful notes and feedback on each fix and they have nailed my style. It is a great way to fresh up your closet with things you wouldn’t necessarily pick for yourself. I have found the prices to be a lot lower than things I would buy on my own.

  • Kay says:

    It sounds so fun to try different style of clothing which I wouldn’t normally try, but I couldn’t imagine paying money for a service if I didn’t know I would find something I’d really love. Plus, the prices seem so high compared to what I normally pay. Here’s a funny example: I have the studded shirt in a teal/seafoam color–love it! In fact, I wore it recently for our family photos! BUT, I bought it off of the clearance rack at a store for about $12! 😉 So, there is hope that you can find it in your color! 🙂

  • Erin says:

    I love your honest (and frugal!) reviews. I have received one stitch fix box. Loved the jeans I received, as well as one simple navy lightweight sweater. Both were reasonably priced. The other items were pretty awful, especially a hideous printed tunic that I was surprised to receive after specifying no wacky prints. Had a pretty good laugh about that one, as well as an awful necklace received by a friend in her first fix. It was the ugliest necklace either of us has ever seen! Looking forward to my box next month.

  • No, I have never tried it but I won’t because I don’t need a lot of clothes. I spend most of my day in fitness clothes so there are clothes in my closet I don’t get to wear. Nice review though.

  • Heather says:

    Thanks for the review! I love a great pair of jeans! And you’re right about the price, sometimes it pays to have good quality over the quantity. Hope you get some cute tops next time! 🙂

  • Amanda says:

    I cannot fathom this based on the cost! I buy my jeans at the thrift store on half price day for no more than $2.

    • Yes, if you usually find great deals at the thrift store, it would SO not be worth it. I’m hopeful that my honest reviews will be helpful to people who are considering Stitch Fix.

  • I heard about Stitch Fix from a different blog and decided to try it out. She had a really good experience with her first fix. A few weeks ago I got my first box. I’m petite so I was a little nervous with how things would fit. Well I ended up keeping three items. One of the shirts I sent back I really liked but it didn’t fit well. The sleeves were too long and the shoulders bunched but I really loved the shirt. My Pintrest board seemed to really help my stylists pick things I liked. Here’s my experience
    I you were able to find great jeans maybe there is hope for me too. I’m very nervous about bottoms for my 5 foot frame.

  • Suzanne says:

    I just found a “new” pair of my favorite jeans on Ebay for less than $20. You may be able to do the same.

  • Margaret says:

    Thanks for giving us the prices of each item! It gives me a better idea of what to expect.

  • Jaime Grigsby says:

    I would love to try stitch fix, but they don’t style clothes for plus size women 🙁

    • Judy says:

      I totally agree! I’ve never used this service, but I have heard good things about this company, Gwynnie Bee – And they range in sizes from 10-32. Maybe this would work for you?

      • Thanks so much for sharing that!

      • Denise says:

        I have just started using Gywnnie Bee – – you can do a free trial for the first 30 days. You choose garments to add to your closet and then they mail them to you based on availability and your chosen plan. For the free trial, I did the 3 garments at a time option and set a reminder on my calendar to update my profile before the trial was over! You receive the items and can keep them for as long as you are subscribed, send them back if they don’t work, or buy them. I have been disappointed in the shipping times (free shipping envelope included to send items back), but have worn most of the items sent to me at least once and decided to purchase two of the items. Like what is described with the Stitch Fix experience, it has been fun to wait for the package to arrive and I have picked some items that I would never try on in a store (and been surprised about how I look in these pieces)! I reduced my plan to one garment at a time (plus they gave me one free garment for 30 days) and am going to try it for another month.

    • Lauren Kennedy says:

      They have a similar wardrobe service for plus size, but you wear them and return for a rotating closet, it’s called Gwynnie Bee.

  • melissa says:

    Those prices are super high for such basic items! I know not to try this thats for sure!

  • Honestly, I have seen better sale prices at department stores. Also, you can call most major department and chain shops, schedule a complementary personal shopper visit, measurement, or bra fitting, and you will then have a better idea, and a fresh set of eyes, as to what might look best on you. Also, going to the customer service center or most stores, and asking for coupons, usually works for me. I’ve found cashmere sweaters and slacks cheaper than these prices!

  • Abbie says:

    I have yet to try it… although it’s been tempting me. A friend who has used it recently told me that she told her stylist that the prices were too high for her and they started sending her boxes with more moderately priced items. She described the prices as more like Target, Old Navy, etc. (which I still usually shop the sale rack at, but for something that I love, I’ll splurge!). I think I might test it out soon as my wardrobe needs some refreshing for my new job.

    • Such a great tip! Thanks for mentioning about asking your stylist to send less expensive clothes!

      • Liz says:

        I was going to post saying the same thing – I was pretty emphatic about the prices being way too high in my first fix, and in my second one – which I decided to keep everything in, so add in the discount – I ended up paying an average of just $28/item. Still a bit more than I’d usually spend but such a better deal than the first box they sent me!

  • Barbie says:

    I just got my.. 12th box? Maybe I’ve had more.. I have now found a stylist that gets me. The last 4 boxes she sent me.. so hard to send anything back. She has created an entire wardrobe for me with each piece matching the others from all of my past picks. Everything entertwines to create tons of outfit options, and they are my most worn pieces. You just need to roll with it until you find the right person for you. 🙂

  • Staci Brown says:

    Does Stitch Fix offer petite sizes?

    • That’s a good question… I’m not completely sure, but I did give them very specific details on my size and that I’m borderline petite (5′ 3″) They seem to cater mostly to small to medium sizes from what I gather.

  • Kimberly says:

    I think $88 is a great price point for an awesome pair of jeans. I’ve paid around $75 for each of my jeans that I bought at a boutique and they are my favorites. It’s so worth it to spend more $$$ on jeans that fit well and look good on oneself! As for those concerned about the prices on the clothes, remember that these are boutique clothes selling for boutique prices. 🙂

  • Leslie says:

    If you love the fabric of the blazer, The Limited has very similar jackets. They are the one button style and get rave reviews online. I have several and although I look polished, I never am uncomfortable. They have great sales and you can get one for probably $60 or less during a sale.

  • Cathy says:

    I just received my first box & it was great! I really think having a Pinterest board for your stylist to look at helps her pinpoint your style. Four of the five pieces were PERFECT, including jeans that are a great fit!! I can’t wait for my next fix!!

  • chantel says:

    Thanks for posting the prices along with the clothing. I know now that I wouldn’t keep any items for those prices thus stitch fix isn’t for me . I’m more of a coupon combined with clearance rack girl and think I look pretty snazzy most of the time.

    • You are so welcome! I’m grateful that the details I’m sharing are helping people be able to figure out whether Stitch Fix is a fit for them. If you are able to get great deals from the clearance racks and love how you dress, I say keep rocking it!

  • Tracee says:

    I might have tried it except their size chart doesn’t extend past XL and those prices are kinda crazy. Maybe they can hit me back when they start offering more average 1X and 2X sizes. Meanwhile, I’ll stick to the consignment shops.

  • Dawn says:

    I have received 4 fixes, and I have only sent back a few pieces due to size. I love this service because I do not like to shop, but I get new ideas every month. This has opened me up to new styles and colors. I work in HR, so the perfect outfit is a must! I don’t spend money on my clothes, but once a month is my treat!

  • Amber Fowler says:

    Crystal, although I am not considering Stitch Fix, I wanted to validate your decision on those jeans. Yes, they are expensive, but I really appreciate your balance in seeing that sometimes, being frugal means choosing something that is an investment, and other times it means choosing something at a very low price. There is a difference! Good for you!

    • Thanks so much for your kind encouragement! Since I’m traveling, speaking, having business meetings more now, I’ve realized that it’s really better return on my investment of time and money to invest in a few, quality pieces that I love and know I will wear over and over and over again.

      • Tabitha says:

        You might try a company called Not Your Daughters Jeans (NYDJ). They are super expensive at the regular price but I found them on sale at a department store for about $40.00. They are awesome. Fit, stylish and still great for moms who need to crawl around on the floor with your kids. At first it was hard for me to want to wear them everyday because of the price but after getting so many complements from other stay at home moms AND realizing that I was not “pulling them up” all afternoon like all my other cheap jeans, I am sold on them. And I hate to admit it, but I would probably be willing to pay full price if I had too (I love them that much). Oh and thanks for your honest feedback on Stitch Fix. I have had two “fixes” and have mixed feelings still. I want to love them but have only found one item in each box that was worthy of keeping (and both were WAY more than I would ever pay in a store).

      • Anne says:

        I agree that sometimes being frugal involves spending more on a few high quality items rather than getting the cheapest workable item. My husband and I are frugal, too, but we just spent tons of money at Nordstroms on new work clothes for him (ie his only pair of jeans for “casual” Friday were twice as much as yours! Eek!) I realize not everyone can afford it, but it is the quality of attire required for his position in the company where he works. My husband used to try wearing a JCPenney suit or Old Navy jeans but the difference compared to his colleagues was noticeable in a bad way. The higher cost of Nordstrom’s clothes also includes a level or service and style advice that we can’t find elsewhere. Whether we like it or not, image and appearance are part of professionalism in the workplace.

        Stitch Fix isn’t for me now as a WAHM but I see it’s value for people who need it professionally (like you Crystal), don’t like shopping and/or have limited style sense (like me!)

  • Jennifer Williams says:

    This sounds like a lot of fun! I may never try it because I have way too many clothes already. I never throw anything away until it’s beyond any possible use. I only add to my wardrobe when I have a coupon, and even then, I shop clearance racks only – unless I’m shopping fair trade – then I’ll splurge. ;D

    I have a couple of knit blazers. My favorite is a neon orange one I found on a Pennys clearance rack for around $8 a couple years ago. They are very comfy.

  • I think I am on Fix #10 or 11 at this point. And yes, it is perfectly suited to my life and taste. I don’t like to shop and have no idea what to pick out, but I’m more adventurous than how I behave in a department store. I’ve also made a conscious choice in the last few years to spend more on clothes as part of trying to look more professional. I don’t love all the pieces but I do love some, and often most, and I have now looked down several days and noted I’m wearing an all Stitch Fix (or 75% Stitch Fix) outfit. They carry maternity styles now too — I just got the most awesome pair of fitted maternity trousers that I have worn to two business dinners and a conference. Given that most maternity clothes (even pricey maternity clothes) look like cheap mumus I was happy to shell out the $90.

    Frugality is also relative: Stitch Fix is cheaper than hiring a personal stylist, which is an option some people may be comparing it to.

  • Heather says:

    A good pair of jeans is an investment. If you are like me, you spend a lot of time in them. I have trouble finding good fitting jeans as well and have shelled out more than this for one pair but that one pair has lasted me forever. I would rather have one pair that I love and that fits me well than a couple of pairs that don’t fit me well. So when I think of it that way, the splurge can be worth it.

  • Kim says:

    I’ve been doing Stitch Fix for a few months now and I LOVE IT!! I don’t usually keep everything they send but I usually end up keeping 2-3 pieces. There have been times I didn’t like anything they sent me though too, but I gave honest reviews on everything I received and they’ve gotten better about selecting the clothes they send me. In fact, I got that same dress in my last fix and I wasn’t impressed either! I did get a pair of slim corduroy pants that fit like a glove and I fell absolutely in LOVE with, I don’t usually do slim anything because I’m a very curvy girl but those pants are freaking awesome!!

  • heidi says:

    I have never paid that much for a pair of jeans. HOWEVER, if I found a pair that I loved, I would do the same thing. Better to have one pair of great fitting jeans, than to have many jeans that you don’t feel good in.

  • MB says:

    I love stitch fix. I always am specific (I don’t want accessories, jeans (but sometimes I do), brands i’ve like in the past). I’ve found that the stuff I’ve gotten from them I’ve worn a lot!

  • MB says:

    I also recommend having you and a friend get your individual boxes delivered on the same day. Since a friend of mine and I are the same size we get together and do this. Then we try each other’s clothes on and exchange or pay for the other’s clothing we want. It seems like we are usually able to keep at least 1 box (and save the 25% off the box) between the two of us. It makes each item a lot cheaper.

    Also, in my last box most of my items were $38, so sometimes they do run cheaper.

  • Charlene E says:

    I doubt StitchFix would be a fit for me. Recently though I online shopped through Walmart and mostly bought clearance items. I got 9 tops, 1 skirt, a pair of pants and a pair of leggings and also got a package of socks and a package of Hanes undies. I spent $93.00 and shipping was free. The great news is I had nothing to return. Would definitely do this again as I hate to clothes shop.

  • Sarah says:

    I loved the concept of StitchFix, but it did NOT work for me. I got three fixes and only kept one thing from the first fix. I reviewed everything after the first fix, and they sent me more of the same in the second fix. I tried it a third time because I heard they get better with more feedback. NOPE. I just keep getting silhouettes that I specifically said I did not like.

  • Christina C. says:

    Hi Crystal,

    After reading your review of the fabulous skinny jeans, I did a google search on them and it appears that several other bloggers also found these skinny jeans to be a perfect fit. I am also 5’3″ and finding perfect fitting jeans is difficult, and even more so that my current budget can only afford for me to purchase clothing second-hand. However, I may have to invest in 1 perfect pair of jeans that actually fit comfortably. What is the actual name brand of those jeans? I cant quite see it in the photo. I may be able to try stitch fix in the future- sounds like a great idea- but now isn’t realistic. But I would like to contact them to inquire about those jeans. Thanks so much for sharing!

    • The jeans are called: Jimmy Ankle Length Skinny Jean. I’m 5′ 3″ and usually wear a size 2ish in jeans and I got a 26. I thought they might be too small but they were perfect for me.

  • Christine says:

    Thanks for this review! After reading this post, I spent an hour last night putting together a pinterest board and filling out my style profile for Stitch Fix. I’m a working mom and really do not have time to shop for clothes anymore so this sounds perfect for me.

  • Lori Lefort says:

    Your reviews are very appreciated! I too am petite and normally am frugal with clothing due to added costs of alterations sometimes especially the dreaded Jean purchases, my alterations person gave her thoughts and made certain that I walked out knowing my exact measurements, true waist, hip and inseam, this makes a huge difference in my shopping experience. Oh and lucky jeans are so kick butt (pun intended) for us smaller ladies.

  • Anonymous says:

    I may consider this. I would pay a bit more to find clothes that looked so nice on me that my husband would notice me and be proud of his wife.

  • Amanda says:

    I have tried Stitch Fix in the past and my first one, like yours, was a bit disappointing. I am built like you (about 5’2-5’3) and struggle finding a good fit on things. They sent me jeans that were too small (despite me giving them my size everytime on jeans!) and they sent me a pink shirt stating that I had a lot of pink on my Pinterest board (which I didn’t…don’t really like pink!) and I had a very bulky/long sweater thing that was part yarn and part fleece…very bulky for my small frame! I am, however, trying a second time and have been a lot more specific. I am anxiously awaiting its arrival in hopes that it is a better “fix”. I think when you aren’t really petite and not really regular sized, shopping for clothes is just difficult. So happy you found some great jeans! Everyone needs a “go-to” pair of jeans! Thanks for all you post..I love reading on all the topics you cover!

  • JenniF says:

    I recently started doing Stitch Fix also. I’ve found that fixes get better as your stylist gets to know you more. Also,never put what you don’t want in your notes only what you do want because a computer sometimes narrows down your choices and reads your notes to the stylist and doesn’t interpret the word “no”. There are some great Stitch Fix groups on Face Book where you can sell items that you don’t want if you happen to keep all 5 items because it was cheaper to buy all 5 rather than send a couple back. It’s a great way to save more money!

  • Martha Aldridge says:

    The thing I really like about StitchFix is the fact these clothes and jewelry look like boutique items! I love boutiques. I’ve received 2 boxes and I kept 2 items out of every box and am hoping to like everything out of my next box! It is a great concept and I do look forward to receiving my box!!

  • Kelly says:

    I just received my first box and I’m keeping 3 out of the 5 items. I am super excited about the things I’m keeping because: I would have never picked them for myself, I hate shopping, I don’t have time, and I’m fashion challenged. I’m happy to pay more for their styling & shipping services for the above reasons. I can totally see this not being for everyone though.

  • Jeanie says:

    I’ve done 4 boxes so far, and kept 100% of all of them. My stylist truly has my style down– but yes, has given me items I wouldn’t have pulled off the rack myself, and when I tried them on I loved them. I think a KEY to success with SF is Pinning– I do a ton of Pinterest called My Style, pinning from the SF blog, from Cabi catalog, from J Crew, and from other pinners. I know this has really helped my stylist to see what I’m liking and the comments I make about outfits… And I agree, getting a box is like Christmas. 🙂 I never shop retail, I only shop thrift and consignment shops– looking for quality designer items at a bargain– so, SF boxes are my splurge, and I do them about every 3-4 months.

  • Ariel says:

    I just received my first Stitch Fix box and let me tell you… I love the product! Not only has it given me the opportunity to find new clothing and enhance my style, but it makes allows me to spend money on myself! Often times I’ll buy clothing for my husband and our daughter, but leave myself out! This is a way for me to spoil myself and it was my husband’s idea… So it makes it even more fun! Dressing well makes you feel well, so I say this is totally something anyone should try! Plus… It’s such a time saver ?

  • Kim says:

    I have received 2 boxes so far. I kept 3 things the first time and all of them the 2nd time. I just had to comment on your jeans. Somehow these stylists know about magic jeans because they have sent a pair each time that fit me perfectly. I can try on 20 pair in a store and never like 1 of them and they have nailed 2 pair in a row for me.

  • Lindsay y says:

    I love stitch fix! I have found that the pieces I keep are so much better than anything I can find on clearance. I am trying to have a wardrobe with less, but better pieces. I find I buy less cheap disposable clothes since trying stitch fix, and I only get 1 box per season. Plus many of the pieces I’ve received are made in US.

  • Payton says:

    I’m currently waiting on my 3rd box and I am in LOVE. I use it to spruce up my wardrobe. I’m pretty plain jane with my usually choices (jeans and tshirts) and get overwhelmed shopping so this is the perfect for me. (Just kept a hot pink top that looked amazing on me that I would have NEVER chosen for myself) I usually shop at target and forever 21 for basics, but it pays to have a few quality items in your closet. So as far as the pricing goes, only pay what you’re comfortable with, but some of the pricier options are definitely worth it. I also heard that if you find the same piece of clothing at a cheaper price they’ll credit your account the difference!

  • Jessica says:

    I’ve been doing stitch fix for almost a year now. My first few were awesome then I got a horrible stylist who just did not get me. I wrote that up in my review and got a new stylist who I LOVE! I also switched my profile to the petit line which has helped with my fittings.

  • Nicole says:

    First of all let me say I am a 4 ft 11 36year old mom of two kids and a comfortable size 8 stay at home mom. We try to live within our budget and yes it does include clothes.

    I have been using Stitch Fix for about 2 years. It is virtually impossible to shop with a now 2 and 4 year old. A friend of mine recommended them so I tried it.

    I have been a customer for 2 years but have only received 8 fixes. You can tell them how frequently you want a fix or how much or little you want to spend.

    I kept 2 items from my first fix and was very specific about what I liked or not. It took me until my 3rd fix to figure out what types of items they send. Last year petite sizes were not an option, they do offer that now in addition to maternity. Anyway, I requested no jewelry unless I specify, there was a time I asked for all tops and to include Petite sizes since now avail. They have accommodated beautifully. I have not received anymore jewelry and now they always include Petite sizes when available. The key is be specific. I have kept everything from my last 3 fixes and request the same stylist everytime. She knows me well.

    I will say because I am petite the tops I receive that are not petite have to be altered to fit right but the styles are so great it is worth it. Being worth it is another reason to keep everything. There is generally 1 or 2 questionable items in my fix. Whether color,style, fit there is at least 1. With the 20 or 25% discount (I can’t remember which one) you get for keeping everything it makes it worth it! Plus it reduces the per piece price and in my case makes altering items later worth it.

    Without the discount the clothes are slightly more expensive however you are paying for a great service and I am a firm believer that you get what you pay for.

    I love Stitch Fix.

  • I’ve used Stitch Fix a few times because I have no fashion sense whatsoever! My friends called me a soccer mom long before I was ever a mom. I’m trying to become more fashionable, though!
    I’m 5’2″ and petite but curvy, so clothes typically look horrible on me. I found that by giving really specific feedback and telling my stylist exactly what I was looking for really helped. For example, the first pair of jeans gave me a muffin top, but the second pair I could’ve lived in, even though I never would’ve chosen them for myself. I also mention things like the way shirts often bunch in my armpits or hang so that I look like I’m 11 months pregnant.
    I agree that Stitch Fix is overpriced, but I always get compliments on the items I keep. I received a shirt like the one above, and after the second wash, one of the studs came off. I’m not so sure that the quality always matches the price, but I’ve had good luck with everything else that I kept.
    I only use Stitch Fix when I have a specific need (like going to one of my husband’s work events) and I typically request my items a couple months in advance. If their clothes don’t work, I can then use them as an inspiration to find clothes that are more affordable/better color/better fit.

  • Ashley says:

    I LOVE my Stitchfix. I am probably up to a year and I treasure the pieces that I have for my classic wardrobe. I have had several boxes I’d like to keep every thing but my budget self says “No!” I have a fix sitting right here I am trying to decide what to keep. I am pretty tall (5’10”) and found the shirts are all long, which is a plus for me!

  • Grace J says:

    I tried Stitchfix for four months at their middle price range. I was surprised that the clothing cost as much as it does in the boutique stores I like to shop, but the quality was SO MUCH WORSE. That is to say, that for the prices Stitch fix was charging, I would not buy those items in a retail shop. When I pay $88 on a pair of jeans from my favorite stores, they last forever (five years or more, frequent wear). The jeans I bought from Stitchfix have not held up nearly as well. I also had trouble convincing my stylist that I do not like blouses. I prefer tailored looks and love jackets. My stylists kept sending me blouses that did not flatter, and never once sent a jacket. I kept a total of 3 items in the 4 shipments I got, and ultimately lost patience. I’ll catalog shop from now on. It works for me. I can appreciate that lots of folks love it, which is awesome. It’s a great service, but it’s certainly not for everyone.

  • Emily Harris says:

    I would love to try this. Thanks for posting.

  • Tina Fleenor says:

    Oh my gosh – after reading your posts about this, and hearing your scopes, I decided to give them a try. I am SO glad I did! I LOVE everything they sent me (I did go a little crazy with my pinterest account, in hopes it would help). I would so LOVE a $200 credit!!!

  • Stephanie Ishmael says:

    I would love to have a $200 credit for stitch fix.

  • Deb says:

    I would like to try Stich Fix and win the $200 gift certificate!

  • Lacey says:

    This is an amazing opportunity! I love stitch fix!

  • Dotti says:

    I’d love to try this out as doing with little ones can be quite unproductive!

  • Courtney says:

    How much did you put in for ideal spending? I hate to spend too much on clothes, so I want to put the cheapest one, but I also don’t want cheap quality clothes. Did you pick the $50-$100/item or the cheapest one?

  • Amy W says:

    I’ve had 4 fixes so far and you are right- the more you explain what you like/don’t like about an item the better they get at styling you. It’s still hit or miss but when you hit on an item that you’ll wear over and over again and you calculate cost per wear…. it can be worth spending the extra money.
    I would LOVE a Stitch Fix credit!

    • Anita says:

      I love Stich Fix. I usually only keep 1 or two items. I agree the stylists get better with feedback. I go in each time and change my profile picks and it has made my boxes more “spot on”. I especially love the style cards that give ideas on styling with what I may already have.

  • Laura Morgan says:

    I’m so glad I read your review. I have the opposite problem from you — I’m tall and long waisted! So I was wishing that the blazer you got had come to ME! I’m going to give it another try. A credit would make it so much more fun! 🙂 I’m jealous.

  • Rhonda V says:

    Beefing-up my Pinterest style page and tabbing Stitch Fix right now. I would be thrilled-grateful to win a credit/gift certificate!

  • Luanne Inn says:

    I would love to try his service and winning the $200 credit would be amazing! ?

  • Amanda says:

    I was really excited about this company when I heard about them and had planned on getting a membership for me and my mom. My mom is plus sized and gets really discouraged shopping. The company wrote me back and said in a nice way that they were unable to serve plus sized women at this point. I was really disappointed to hear that and decided I didn’t want to support a company that is unwilling to serve women based on their size.

  • Sern says:

    Good thing you didn’t keep the shirt with the beads. I actually like it but after a few washes most of the beading came off and the fabric started to unravel on the corners. Poor stitching. 🙁

    • Danielle says:

      I have the same shirt in black, but haven’t had that issue. I wash it in the delicate cycle and hang dry, because the directions say to hand wash.

    • Heather says:

      Did you tell them? I had a button fail after I had worn something a few times. They couldn’t replace it so they gave me a partial credit and allowed me to keep the item and fix the button.

  • Wendy says:

    I initially tried SF last year and was shocked at how much I enjoyed it (even though I sent everything back). But the more I tried it, the more they seemed to figure out my style and the more I enjoyed it. I am trying it again (Merry Christmas to me) for the first time in 8 months and looking forward to it. Have only kept a total of 2 items thus far but would definitely keep more if I had a credit 😉

  • Danielle says:

    The first couple of fixes were very hit or miss. I’ve received 6 or 7 so far, and typically keep at least one item. I get lots of compliments on my stitch fix clothes. The stylists do pay attention to your Pinterest boards, likes and dislikes. You have to be very clear with your explanations of what you like/dislike and why you’re sending something back or keeping it. I also explain my body composition, etc. They’re not mind readers, they can’t see what you look like, so your descriptions are super important.

  • Amanda Okandan says:

    A friend of mine recommended Stitch Fix to me, and while I was skeptical at the time, I think I do want to try the service now. I love the idea of ready made outfits, and would also love a credit to try their service.

  • Christina Wilmoth says:

    I have tried stitch fix & have mixed feelings. I’d love to try again and would really love a $200 credit!!!

  • Heather says:

    I love stitch fix and receive a box about every 8 weeks. It is definitely full price shopping. It isn’t Zulily. But to me it is absolutely worth having someone put together things that tend to look great on me and that I love. I often keep 3 or more things from my box. I’ve been pleased when I’ve stepped out of my comfort zone with a cut or color. My stylist has gotten better with selecting items that work

  • Mj says:

    I have a 2 and 3 year old and probably haven’t bought anything y for myself in almost 3 years after reading this I signed up and hope that it works for me I can’t wait to get my first package. Also if it’s not too late would love the 200$ credit!

  • Courtney says:

    I would love the $200 credit! Waiting on my fix as I type!!

  • Angie says:

    I have never tried Stitch Fix but I might take the plunge and try it since I found out I am pregnant and maternity shopping is depressing.

  • Debbie says:

    I have tried 3 fixes. I was very disappointed in my first fix. I did keep one top, and have been very pleased with it, but it was priced higher than I usually spend on clothing. I gave very specific feedback when checking out. I also stated that I was on a very tight budget. My second fix was even worse. I did keep one top, very similar in style to the first one I kept, and I have not been happy with that top. Felt it was overpriced and it didn’t fit like the other one after washing. At that time, I told them I was done and would not order again. Again I was very specific when I checked out stating what I liked and didn’t like about each piece. Again I stated that I was on a very tight budget. I did get a Christmas bonus so I ordered another fix. Before ordering, I stated I didn’t want any jeans, none has fit right (and if I’m going to pay $88 for jeans, they are going to be Silvers or Miss Me). I also told them I was only doing this because of a bonus and to please make this a good fix and to remember that I was on a tight budget. I kept 2 pieces from this fix, one was a jacket similar to the one you received and the other was a top. I kept them because I didn’t feel like I could find pieces like those elsewhere. I also received 2 other tops and a skirt. I felt that all were very overpriced especially for the quality of the item. In each of the fixes I have received, I have not gotten an item under $48. I like to shop and I like to find bargains. I like the anticipation of getting a fix, but I have been let down each time by the quality and prices of the items. I am not saying I will not order another fix, but it will be a while before I do. This stylist came closest to what I like but I still think if I going to pay the prices, the quality needs to be better.

    • Kathy says:

      That is what keeps me from ordering from them. When I see pictures of these clothes, they look cheaply made. I can go to TJ Maxx or Marshall’s and find a cheap, cute top for less than $20. And if I’m really lucky, I can find something for $4 or $5 at Goodwill! 🙂

  • Jenny says:

    Would love to try the service, but just cannot pay that much for clothes. I also have a very odd body shape and doubt they could find anything to fit me 🙁

  • Deb says:

    I have gotten three boxes now. Two, I kept. Partly because I did like the items and I felt they were good quality AND when you keep all the items you get an additional discount. I justify it by dividing the full price by 5, thus making each item seem more affordable. I have even given a few pieces away as gifts.

  • Juliet says:

    I’ve gotten two boxes and kept 3 items. I’m plus size, but losing. One item fit perfectly, the other two I kept are “realistically aspirational”. Yes, the prices are higher than the quality would require. But, I’m paying for someone else’s eye to get me out of my style rut. Of the 3 items I’ve kept – 2 are things I would have never pulled off the rack for myself, but that I love on me. I’ve changed my subscription to every 3 months and increased the base prices, just to see what happens to the quality of the items. I’ll definitely do at least 2 more boxes before deciding if I can pull myself into more trendy items or if I still need an expensive nudge.

  • Alese Greene says:

    Out of my 5 fixes, (not a single one by the same stylist), I have kept three things 2 things I loved, 1 thing I liked, and two things I only kept for the styling fee (and have never worn). So out of 25 items, 5 fixes x 5 items, that is one per box (but 3 came from one box alone). Last two fixes have been a bomb and I’m giving it one last try before I quit. At this point I kind of feel that I could go to a clothing site, order 5 random things, pay shipping and get better results. I really wanted to love the service because I do hate to shop and don’t have time. And I’ve gotten excited anticipating that my next box will be better. But then now I have discovered how extremely let down and disappointed I get when I open each box and it’s worse than the last so not sure that’s worth It. I referred my sister and she seemed to have better results than me. Tourist board, last extensive and excruciating feedback and even took photos of myself in each item showing why it did not work. Unfortunately it has not helped. Let’s hope #6 redeems my faith or I’m done.

    • Alese Greene says:

      I Was unable to edit my post to say that I have completely redone my Pinterest board, left extensive and excruciating feedback…

    • Lindsey says:

      The way stitch fix works you will only keep getting the same stylist if you keep 4/5 things or you request them by name for each fix. Also your Pinterest board is extremely important. And you have to keep updating/changing it. The hardest for me is fit – I often love the style/look of something & hate that I can’t try a diff size.

  • Jana says:

    I have received 3 fixes and I totally agree with the prices of some of the items. I requested budget friendly items and all 5 of my 3rd fix were less then $50. So if you ask for it they will comply. I love getting my fixes.

  • Kristen says:

    Hi there,
    thank you for your candid reviews.

    I signed up for Stitch Fix through Facebook. I hate shopping, and don’t have much fashion sense. I think its great that you can send back whatever you don’t want, and they make it so easy with the postage paid envelope that you can just drop in the mail.

    I received my first Stitch Fix box a week or two ago. Things were very cute, but were mostly summer clothes. The one thing I did keep were a pair of Margaret M pants. Where has Margaret M been all my life?! These pants are fashionable, comfortable, slimming and do not require dry cleaning.

    I read all of the complaints about price, but when I googled the pants the prices were the same online.

    Needless to say, I signed up for another one. I was more specific this time, and beefed up my Pinterest board. I can’t wait to see what they send me.

    This whole experience has made me see what the fashion actually is right now, and to think abut what looks good on me.

    I am very excited to see how it works out.

    I would love to have my name in the hat for a credit too. 😉

    Best wishes.

  • Amy E says:

    I have been getting fixes for the last year from StitchFix and I absolutely love the service. It’s not supposed to be thrift store shopping so the prices are not bargain. However, the thing that I have been most pleased with is the uniqueness of the clothes and the quality. I order the petite clothes which are extremely hard for me to find without hours of depressing shopping. The dresses I’ve gotten have been absolutely perfect for my needs. I get one each Fix usually. I haven’t ever had that many perfect dresses. Love the jeans, and they are expensive but the fit! When you find a good brand and they fit like nothing ever has, you’ll be sold. I pin avidly, leave notes, and follow their boards. The good thing is that it keeps me from shopping because I love to wait for my box. I still shop local at my boutiques to support our local folks, but I keep my “extra” shopping down. I use the same stylist because I usually keep most items. But I have sent boxes back and kept only a single item. If you don’t love it, send it back.

    • Sarah says:

      Thank you for this very helpful review. I was puzzled by the repeated comments that cited overly priced items which were under $100.00. Amazed where one can buy a good quality jean for less than $80.00. Even jeans at the typical mall stores are in the $80.00 range which excludes designer jeans.

  • Nickole says:

    Well I just love it… I posted a comment on fb and instantly had some negative comments about how the prices are marked up and even some links to reviews of how I can get the items for so much less but when I broke it down to the value of my time not being spent at a store and frustration I always seem to have when shopping it was so worth it. My stylist was spot on in the first shipment. I was so excited. After reading all these other reviews I will continue to be even more specific about things I like or don’t like to make sure I love my items. I won’t be able to do shipments all the time due to cost but the few times I will I feel are going to work out great I’m sure. What a great concept for those of us who don’t have time to shop.

  • Carisa says:

    I’ve had great experience with their customer service. I received a pair of jeans that I loved, but they were too big. I contacted customer service and requested a smaller size, and they made the exchange at no charge to me. I’ve also changed my mind about an item a few days after I returned other things from my fix, and again, they let me send it back at no charge to me (I even offered to pay return shipping since the error was mine)

  • Shelly says:

    I received my first fix yesterday. I loved everything I got. There was one sweater that was big. I was going to send it back, but since you get a discount for keeping all 5 items it was actually cheaper for me to keep it. Everything I got was good quality. I’m excited to try it again soon!

  • Katy says:

    I received a fix today. I had been hesitant to try this, but I cannot stand shopping. Boy, I was so disappointed! I know it’s all on me to keep adding to my Pinterest board, etc., and it will take some time, but wow–hate is a strong word but I hated 4 out of 5 items. Like really hated. I sent the 5th item, a bag I thought was ok, back because of the price and the fact that it had gold hardware–I only do silver, gold is a deal breaker. I left very specific feedback. I guess I’ll try again. I had that promotional credit so I didn’t have to pay anything, but in general the prices are high for me. On a positive note everything for great. Initially I didn’t try anything on because I knew I would never wear any of the clothes, but I figured I needed to check sizes for feedback.
    I am willing to try again. We’ll see.

  • Kim Gray says:

    I would love a credit to try this service. I’ve wanted to for a while, but just can’t make myself spend so much money on clothes!

  • Stacey says:

    I’ve had similar feelings about Stitch Fix. It’s a love hate relationship. After getting two boxes with damaged clothing i vowed never to use them again but I have to say they have the best customer service I’ve experienced. Every time I’ve had a problem they fix it and are friendly and prompt. They are the only place I’ve found pants that truly fit me

  • Kimberly Dee says:

    I’ve been using Stitch Fix for the last year and 1/2. I am a working mom of three boys and this service has been an absolute lifesaver for me. Not only do I not have time to shop, but I simply don’t enjoy it like I used to pre husband and kids, career. In fact, after one of my favorite pairs of jeans (you know, the pair you have that fits just right and is worn in just perfectly) got a hole in them and could no longer be work, I literally shopped and tried on jeans at over 20 stores trying to find a new perfect pair and came up empty handed each time. My next fix included a pair of jeans that fit me to a T and were absolutely perfect. I’ve since bought two other pairs of jeans (boyfriend and skinny). It’s really actually a little odd how the clothes that are sent all fit me so fantastically, even better sometimes than clothes that I’ve tried on in store and brought home with me.

    I haven’t purchased everything that they’ve sent, usually due to a blouse being the wrong color, etc., but do really enjoy the suspense of getting a new Fix in the mail. It’s also helped me to get out of my comfort zone a little bit and try pieces or styles that I typically wouldn’t naturally gravitate to.

  • Heidi says:

    Wow! Way to expensive for my budget! While I don’t particularly like shopping, I’d much rather go to the mall, shop clearance racks, and pair that with coupons I often get. I could buy similar items for 1/4 (or less) of those prices.

  • Gabi says:

    Been dying to try, but not in the budget right now ? would love a credit!

  • Terrie says:

    After reading all of your comments it has given me the interest to try again. Thank you and I will keep you informed of my fixes???

  • Candus says:

    I have filled out my profile and will receive my first Stitch Fix box next week. Just in time for my birthday dinner! Hoping I get something fabulous!

  • Lisa Uhern says:

    I received my first Stitch Fix on Friday. I love everything I got. I really took my time when signing up and left details in the notes section. I already went out in a terrific outfit on Saturday night and felt like a million dollars. My mother was a shopper, I am not. This is a perfect fit for me. If you are still doing a drawing for a $200 credit I’d love to get my name in there.

  • Anna Perkins says:

    I love Stitch Fix! I would love a Stitch Fix credit to feed my addiction to it. I am extremely petite at 4’7″ and love clothes but do not like to shop. Most of the time I end up shopping on line because stores don’t carry Petites or they are the “old lady” looking items. My stylist knows me better than I know myself. I know that when I purchase a pair of pants whether in a store or on-line that I’m going to have it hemmed and that’s still the case, however, my box has items that fit me better than anything I have found in a store or ordered on line for the most part with the exception of one particular store. I work in an office setting and part-time as an instructor at a local technical college. I don’t like to shop so this is perfect for me. I find that the convenience of having someone else pick out items for me and sending me my surprise box is worth every penny and saves me frustration and driving around to the local retail or outlet mall to only come home with nothing at all! I receive items in my box that I have never seen and if I had seen them I probably wouldn’t try them on but my stylist has given me age appropriate items that I love and always listens to my requests. I do think it’s important to take the time to fill out and update your profile from time to time and also to give honest feedback. I believe that’s a huge part of being satisfied and happy with the items sent to you. If you haven’t tried it, I would say to try it for yourself and if you’re not happy then ask for another stylist and give honest feedback on what you do get. I think it may take a while but if you put a little effort into it, you’ll be rewarded in the end!

  • Deb says:

    I’m wondering about the fit of these clothes. According to the size chart, it seems like the sizes are larger than normal size charts. And at almost 5’4″ and 128 lbs, according to the chart, I’d only wear a small. Haven’t worn a small for a very long time! I’m normally a medium or even a large in cheaper clothing. I’m hesitant to order small and am thinking medium would come closer to fitting. Any feedback regarding sizing and the fit of these clothes?

  • Kayla says:

    I tried my first Fix last week. Three tops, skinny slacks, and a necklace. I kept a sweater, necklace, and slacks . I thought the price was a little high for the sweater and slacks, but I’m used to shopping at consignment stores. $68 sweater, $78 slacks, $28 necklace. Two returned shirts at $48. Everything fit me amazingly well. I was surprised how well they did with that. I gave them specific feedback on my returns. I don’t like 3/4 length sleeves. I wasn’t at all a fan of the baggy fit or the bird print. I like the material and color of this shirt so much, but the half button-down neckline isn’t my favorite. Those comment boxes at checkout are really small! I did upload a LinkedIn picture of myself and added a few items to a Pinterest board. I will definitely do this again after a couple more paychecks. It’s pricy, but I really, really don’t like clothes shopping. I had a pretty great experience for my first try.

  • Sarah says:

    I just got my first box. Either I got a great stylist or I was very thorough in my descriptions because everything is great. It’s more money than I’m used to spending but I’m paying for a service. I’d like to keep it all, but we’ll see if I can spend this much!

  • Jeanne says:

    I’ve been using Stitch Fix for almost a year. The first box was great and I kept 3 things. The second was a complete disappointment. I provided feedback and crossed my fingers. The third box was the same, but friends at work were having great luck so I provided more feedback and hoped for the best. I may have come on a little strong in my feedback because the fourth stylist apologized in the note accompanying the fourth box. I’ve had great luck ever since. I typically keep an average of 3 out of 5 items, but this month I kept all five. I see StitchFix as an opportunity to *try* styles I might not gravitate towards if I go to the mall. And the sizing gets better with each box. If I get something that’s not quite *me*, I call my mom and ask her to try it on. She’s kept a few things for herself, and of course, I provide that information in the feedback section. I love the mystery box concept. I savor opening it and seeing what magic comes out of that box!

  • Debra says:

    I loved my first stitch fix! I kept all 5 pieces. The stylist was able to find things that I loved, while also introducing me to new styles. I will definately continue the service!

  • Siobhan says:

    Ok, I just got my first Stitch fix box yesterday and I love it.
    White cropped skinny Jeans, a dress, 2 shirts and a jacket.
    I NEVER would have tried these things on, but I love them.

    Ok, I’m not sure about the jacket yet, its some kind of pink, but I’m not ruling it out. Why? Because thats why I signed up for this service in the first place. To get out of my comfort zone and try new things.

    I would LOVE LOVE some kind of credit with these guys. So great!
    The whole surprise box waiting for me is awesome. I can’t wait to try it again!

  • Whitney says:

    $88 is a steal for jeans that fit well. Most designer jeans that fit real adult women are over $100. I am, too, skeptical about stitch fix, but I think it is not because of the stylists’ mistakes, but because the quality of the items is below par for the prices. I am sensing they set up accounts with merchandisers in off-brand markets. I don’t know how long I will last as a customer, but I’m shooting for the three strike method. My first box was a disappointment, and completely inappropriate for someone my age.

  • Tina says:

    I received my first stitch fix last month. I ended up keeping EVERYTHING….one of the blouses was a bit tight through the shoulders, but, I am working on losing weight, and its perfect for the office. I absolutely love the jeans they sent me. I have a hard time finding the perfect length in jeans, I am between petite and regular. But the Liverpool jeans they sent were so soft and perfect in length. I received a clutch, in a dusty purple. I am not one to use a clutch, but the color is pretty, and I have a friend what I am saving it for as a gift. She loves purple. I also love the fun in receiving the box of clothes. I agree, you do pay more high end prices, but they are more high end clothes. I still go to Old Navy/Gap Outlets for my tshirts and simple cardigans.

  • Robin says:

    Received one SF so far and loved it. Have worn everything in the box multiple times. Looking forward to next SF. I live in an area where shopping is very limited – takes an hour or more to get to real shopping. Don’t like random shopping online feels like a lot of time is wasted. I enjoy the surprise I get opening the box – the items I received in my first fix are things I would not have even noticed on my own.

  • Robin W says:

    I have tried Stitch Fix 4 times. I think I am done. I have purchased items – jeans that fit great, but overpriced, a fringed cardigan that I love but was overpriced. Frankly those are the only 2 things that come to mind. Nothing was under $58. I do think they add at least one item that they know does not meet your profile making it difficult for you to get the discount.
    However, it is the most recent experience that has caused me to end this service.
    In each Stitch Fix shipment you get 5 items. This last time I got 6. One item was not on the invoice. It fit, I like it and I let them know. Now I’m not looking for accolades for ‘doing the right thing’ but their response was quite under appreciative. Basically it was – ok we added it to your invoice. There was no – wow thanks for letting us know. Or hey we will discount that item for you if you keep it. Or even here’s how this will work for the discount now that you have 6 pieces.
    So I think I am done.

    • Karina says:

      I had a similar experience. Got a pair of slacks that I loved. Washed them 1 time and they were pilly I emailed the company and nothing. I paid $88 for slacks I wore 1 time. They didn’t care. I canceled and explained why and still nothing. They don’t care. ?

      • Vicki says:

        I love SF. I have a hard time getting pants to fit as well. The last pair I got I just loved but I wore them once and they were just too big. I sent a message to SF and they sent me a new pair in a smaller size with no questions asked! I have asked for a specific item in a specific color and I got it and loved it. Now I really enjoy clothes shopping most times but the pants!!! I never like trying them on and would honestly never try these jeans and slacks that I have received, but they are my favorites and I wear them all the time! I’m on my 8th or 9th fix and I think they call it that for a reason! It is definiteley addictive!!!

  • Mary Scholz says:

    I have tried 4 boxes. Of the 20 items, I have kept 6. If the size had been right, I would have kept more. I just won’t pay $88 for pants that are 4 inches too long. But after box 4, I am done. I wanted help to style a look, pieces that would go together to make an outfit but I just got 5 solid color items. Green shoes, White pants, Pink top (even through pink is one of 2 colors I said no to), bright blue sweater blazer and a Baby blue blouse. I had specifically asked for spring clothing, or a funky statement piece necklace. This felt computer generated and just an off load of excess inventory. I really tried to like the service but this is too much money for clothes I can find for myself.

    • Jane says:

      I’ve received four fixes so far, and kept five out of 20 items. Two boxes got sent back in entirety. They’re not listening. I told them I had heavy arms (which I am working on diligently at the gym) and this month they sent me a very bare camisole top and a sleazy-fabric, see-through T-shirt with tiny cap sleeves. I specified silver toned jewelry only, and they sent me gold earrings. I’m willing to give them one more chance, and that’s it. I’m 59, and they’re choosing pieces better suited to the 20-something young ladies in my office. I don’t like shopping, but this is not proving to be worth it.

  • Eliza says:

    I’ve gotten 3 boxes so far. First one I was unsure…I only kept two items (one was a pair of jeans that were amazing…I guess like other people, they got my height right…I’ve only gotten petite for jeans and skirts 😉 ). Next two boxes, I’ve kept everything…they changed the colors to work better with me, I got a different shade of the awesome jeans…I’m really happy. PLUS, I hate shopping and I don’t mind the prices. Overall, completely happy!

  • Java_Julie says:

    I’ve had two fixes and have kept all items from both. I have been very pleased with the style choices and my last pair of jeans fit like a glove for my petite frame. I’m also considered on their plus size end, so finding stylish clothes that flatter me is amazing! I do take time to leave detailed feedback and I think having a Pinterest board called ‘Stitch Fix Inspiration’ has helped the stylist know my taste from the get-go. I keep it updated as well. I’m excitedly awaiting my third fix!

  • Jamie K says:

    Found you via Pinterest! I received the Jimmy jeans in my most recent fix as well and loved them! Sounds like they’re pretty versatile because I’m tall and they fit perfectly. I asked for the same jeans in a different wash or at least something by the same brand in my next fix.

  • Cheryl says:

    I too was concerned after my first fix was a flop. I have been receiving fixes for nearly 18 months and I’ll have to say that some fixes are better than others and some stylists are better than others. The prices are high, but if you are looking for unique eclectic pieces to spice up a dull wardrobe, I find it to be fantastic. I also found two pair of pants that fit me perfectly. I have very short legs and very wide hips, very hard to fit. The tops are often hit or miss and too expensive, but if you are looking for quality, this is the place to shop. I also love the excitement of opening a mystery box. I finally got a fix last month where I bought the whole thing. It was my best box yet. You have to stick with it a while for it to work. Also, make a pinterest board specifically for stitch fix. It really helps.

  • Louise says:

    I hated my experience with Stitch Fix so much that I advised my friend who was considering signing up not to do it. Which honestly is unfortunate. I wish I had a better experience. They say on the site that they have exclusive designs, but everything I received was off the clearance rack and department store brands. I could see where the clearance sticker was peeled off some of the tags. I tried them again and requested that I receive better quality fabrics and items. The items sent were actual under my max budget so it was not cost that was constraining them.

    Both boxes they sent items that I specifically stated I did not ever want to receive, and the 2nd box, after my very detailed feedback was worse than the first. I gave even more feedback, and opted to get a third box hoping it wasn’t a strikeout, and they never sent it. So I guess it was a third strike.

    My friend and I now plan to do it for each other, which will probably be a lot more fun and a lot less frustrating.

    • Della says:

      I just got my second fix and was not thrilled at all with it but decided to keep it because I liked the pants, 3 things were just ok and one shirt was way too big, my produce specifically says fitted shirt and not only was it too big but not fitted either. I also opted out of accessories and one piece was a necklace. To preserve the discount, and not complicate things too bad, I only sent back the ugly shirt that was the wrong size and requested that they send a different shirt as substitute as I did not like the color, quality, and size was way off.

      Their response was:

      I hope you’re having a great weekend! Your stylist passed along your request for substitute items, so I wanted to reach out personally.

      At this time, we don’t offer exchanges for a completely different style. Unfortunately we didn’t have the Sam Hi-Lo Short Sleeve Tee available in another color.

      I’d made a note to avoid printed maxi skirts and light grey items moving forward. Are there any other notes you’d like me to pass on to your stylist?

      BTW grey is my favorite color. Because I didn’t like this cheap heather, over priced, speckle printed shirt, they no longer have me liking grey and I lose the discount because they are t willing to accommodate a exchange for a different style.

      Not worth the hassle. This is supposed to be a convenience, not an inconvenience!

    • Mimi says:

      I just sent back my entire first fix. I was pretty specific (I thought) about what I did and did not like when I signed up.

      The clothes they sent were all dowdy and frumpy. I am 59 but geez, I’m no grandma! All were chunky acrylic knits that overwhelmed my 5’2″ frame. Plus, all of it looked like it could have easily come from Walmart. They sent sueded leggings that were way too long, a HUGE infinity acrylic scarf that covered the entire top of my body with just my head peeking out, a HUGE knee-length hooded chunky acrylic sweater, an ENORMOUS cowl-neck sweater, also very chunky knit, and a thin pullover sweater that had long slits up both sides. It looked terrible on me. All were size small.

      I guess I’m too picky to pay that kind of money for those types of clothes. I did not have a low price range, by the way. Not going to order again.

  • Gina says:

    I have a co-worker who loves StitchFix. She always ends up keeping the entire box! So I thought what the heck, it’s $20…and I will surely buy at least one thing. I, like you, fell in love with a pair of $80 jeans. Loved them. I wear them all weekend long because they are so comfy. I would never even try on $80 jeans normally so I feel like it pushed me to try something new…not just always going for the cheapest thing. I never would have found these great jeans on my own. There was a blouse I really really liked but it had beading that was super itchy so I returned it. I have a new box coming in a week and I am so excited! I may not like anything but honestly this falls into the “entertainment” category. My daughter and I went to a movie and with popcorn and everything it was $50! I can spend $20 on getting clothes in the mail for fun 🙂

  • Michelle L says:

    I just received my first SF. I really liked the style of every item in the box. However, some were priced higher than they appeared to be worth. The shoes ran really small for the size stated and one item was missing a button. I kept a pair of blue crop pants that I really like. They fit so perfectly though that I am worried if they shrink even the tiniest bit in the was they won’t fit…we shall see. I kept a coral colored spring top that is very soft and silky, which is perfect for summer. I will try again and see if it improves.

  • Amy says:

    I wasn’t crazy about my first box, but I’ve given honest feedback and I’m waiting for my second box. Here are the pros and cons with my first box:
    Pro: They sent a little black blazer that looks fantastic on me. I never would have tried this if I saw it hanging on the rack in the store, which was exactly my goal in trying SF.
    Cons: Three of the five pieces I received are see through. There were two cute blouses, and a dress, but both blouses and the top of the dress were so sheer that I would have needed a cami, which I dislike wearing, and they did not provide. Also, on the question in my profile where it asked what petite pieces I wanted to receive, I did not check the box for dresses. Petite dresses never hit me at the right place in the waist, but instead somewhere along my ribs. But they sent me a petite dress anyway. Grrrr… I also indicated “management” as my career, and they sent a tiny pair of stretch pants that fit like tights. I don’t know who in management could wear them to work.

    Overall it was a fun experience, but I’ll base my final verdict on my “second chance” box that’s coming later this month.

  • Laura says:

    I typically pay about $180-$200 for jeans. I try to get them on sale. I often buy them right after Christmas. Great jeans should be the one item that you don’t skimp on. A great pair of jeans makes you look and FEEL great. Buy cheap tops and sweaters and invest your $$ on great jeans. Try on a pair of $200 jeans and you’ll understand.

    • Gail DiBernardo says:

      I totally, totally agree. I feel that way about everything. I happen to be very into Louis Vuitton (the Monogram is my favorite) and I have a lot more than your average person, a co-worker once commented to me, “another bag? you spend so much money, why not buy a knock off ”
      I told her politely, I pay for what I get, I have had some of my bags for 15 years. Quality… it’s about quality

  • Delaina says:

    Although I have those same skinny jeans, they kept sending skinny jeans every month. Ugh. And no matter how many times I told them that #1 do not send anything sleeveless, they did – numerous times, #2 I live in Florida, stop sending sweaters – and they still did, and #3 nothing yellow because I’m a redhead – and they still sent yellow, more than three times. I might go back because friends love it but meh…we’ll see.

  • Paige says:

    I had four fixes, one time per month starting in April 2016. The first fix was so-so as there wasn’t much variety (3 of the items were tanks). The second fix was the best, even though I only kept 3 items. The third fix was terrible and I sent everything back. I decided to give Stitch Fix one more go and again, wasn’t impressed – one of the items was defective. Despite what I’ve read around the web, my fixes never got better. Many of my fixes had little variety, often containing four tops (of 5 total items). I never received jewelry or any of the other cute accessories that Stitch Fix seems to be known for. Many of the items are waaaay overpriced for what they are.

    To put the icing on the cake, tonight, I was opening my mail and got a mailer from Stitch Fix asking me to join. Obviously, I’m not a valued client if they can’t bother to notice that I am joined having already received 4 fixes. Now I’m just annoyed because this company claims to have superior “client” service.

  • Dee says:

    I am a busy working mom with teenage boys….. I don’t really love the shopping experience and don’t have the time. I have received 5 Fixes, one per month over the past 5 months and I have kept everything in the most recent 3 fixes. I absolutely LOVE Stitch Fix! I have paid more for jeans at Buckle that weren’t as comfortable as the ones from Stitch Fix, I feel my stylist listens to my notes and looks at my pins on Pinterest and really does a good job of getting colors right and styles right, plus she sends me items that I would not pick for myself off the rack but that look great on me. I get to wear things that are unique, and after the 25% discount from keeping all the items, the cost isn’t more than what I would spend at the mall. I’m a VERY HAPPY customer!!

  • Shannon says:

    I have really loved Stitch Fix! I LOVE that someone is picking out pieces specifically with me in mind! I love the surprise/anticipation, I love that she sends things I wouldn’t normally even give a second thought, I love the convenience. I live in a very very rural area 75 miles from Jackson Hole (where shopping is outrageously spendy) & 3 hours from a shopping mall. So this is fantastic.

  • Debra says:

    I have received two fixes so far and I’m loving it! The first time I would’ve kept all 5 items but the bust was a little too tight in a dress (story of my life). The second one I loved all 5 but wasn’t enamouted with a larger fitting halter type tank and instead of paying for 4 it was cheaper to keep them all- so I gave the shirt in question to my mother. The jeans were superb but the dresses and tops I’m absolutely loving! I am an English teacher so I filled every comment box on the style profile and write a lot of comments down each time for feedback and I’ve been lucky. I also created a Pinterest board. So far- it’s been great! And- when I had an issue with shipping I received 3 emails from them before I even read them as they were totally on top of the situation. It seems to me that this company is heading in the right direction.

  • Q says:

    I received my first box and everything was way too pricey, too frumpy, and too large, so I decided not to continue with SF. A few months later, my friends were liking their fixes and keeping some of the items. I thought I’d give it another shot. I received the 1st box, there was a cute maxi dress that I decided to keep, but then later regretted because it was very pricey and I haven’t found anywhere to wear it yet. The 2nd box came with a halter top and a pair of shoes that I would never wear (both of which I requested not to be a part of my fixes). One top was cute. It was similar to something you could get a Forever 21 but it was about $30 more that F21. I sent everything back and explained to my stylist about the halter and shoes. I just received my 3rd box. My stylist really listened to my thoughts and found some pieces from my Pinterest, but after seeing the items, I just can’t justify paying $60 for a shirt or $30 for a scarf. I had my settings on cheaper the better too. I guess you are paying for the convenience, but it’s too rich for my blood.

  • Heidi S says:

    I like the idea of Stitch Fix, but they need a Goodwill version for people like me! I couldn’t afford any of those prices! It looks like a lot of the clothes are super cute though!

    • bethany says:

      I am thinking about doing this;) check out my insta ( I am working on a business plan to have a stitch fix for thrifted items. I thrift several times a week and always find adorable clothes. Would you like to be a test run for this idea for me?

      • Meri Kay Hendricks says:

        I would love to try also

        Would you also be doing the stylist idea


      • Christina says:

        Love this idea. Think it would be a hit.

      • Linda Grau says:

        Great idea! I am in!

      • Tanya says:

        Yes! I haven’t gotten my first box yet, but I don’t think I’m going to like it. I live in an area that has used very high end clothes (no Banana republic ir J Crew [yawn]), so I am really , really spoiled.once
        You go over to the expensive side you can’t go back to the mall. Also, a lot of the clothes I buy are not designer names but from companies in Eurpose I’ve never heard of (and often are hard to find on a google search). I do NOT want to wear what everyone else in America bought at the mall. I like to take chances and I’m small. I often just wait for the item I’ve been converting to go on sale/clearance and it doesn’t or it sells out, then it wasn’t meant to be. I’d rather wear the same clothes again and again that I love than get
        New stuff that is so-so, and wear it Judy because it’s new.

      • Suzi Gresham says:

        Yes I would!!

      • Dawn says:

        Yes, I love all the unique treasures I find when I have time to thrift shop. When I lived in Overland Park, Ks we had the best quality thrift stores and I’d always find wonderful, high quality items that nobody else duplicated at the hospital where I worked as a social worker. However, now I live in San Antonio, Tx and I have no idea which thrift stores to invest my time in because areas are either too froo froo to have thrift stores, or there are bars on the windows and doors…not much in between.

        • Shawlyn Dungan says:

          What were your favorite thrift shops in Overland Park? We are stationed in Fort Leavenworth right now and I will be traveling to that area for Dr’s appt a couple of times a week. Would love to find other things to do while in the area. Thanks!!

      • Dee says:

        This would be fantastic! Sign me up!

      • Lorraine Morgan says:

        Yes, would love to try it too:)

    • Dana Nguyen says:

      I would love this too with cheaper or thrifted pieces! What a great idea. I would love to test it for you!

  • Jackie says:

    Stitch Fix and other companies like it seem to work for some people. Honestly it was the declining quality of even pricier clothes that sent me back to my sewing machine after 30 years of ready to wear. Now the only thing I buy are jeans. Everything else either I make or have my tailor make. Funny thing is that I spend less on clothes now because I have fewer things but I love it all and it fits me perfectly

  • S Griffin says:

    I agree with your comments regarding price, 1st box experience, willingness can of designer to listen to feedback and her ability to come back with something better. Items are pricey but they are w ell made. I choose items based on fit, can they extend my wardrobe, are they up-to-date but not trendy, and will they get me out of my comfort zone of wearing the same old kakhi pants and blue blazer. Out of three boxes so far SF has been 35% successful.

  • Teri says:

    I have been doing stitch fix for while and I have had a great experience. I have sent things back because of quality but overtime this has improved. I think there is another thing to consider here, and that is the amount of $ allotted for each box (or item). For special events, I have increased the amount of $ and the quality and items I got are amazing. Can’t do this every time, but it is worth doing it for special events or specific items once in awhile. What I like about stitch fix is they send me items I can’t find in stores, or would never try on my own – but are still my style. Before my first box came, I indicated my body shape and what styles work and what do not. I think helped greatly in not receiving items that just were not right for me. Next, prior to every shipment I update my pinterest page with items I need or want. Sometimes, I am specific with what I want in my notes and sometimes I let her choose, but I always update the pinterest fashion before a shipment. I have had a great experience with them overall. Finally, I have to say it may come down to the stylist and the luck of the draw. I also have a friend who signed up and it took about 4 shipments to start getting the items she liked. Hopefully, this is helpful to some out there.

  • Christina says:

    I just got my first order and I was highly disappointed. I did like a pair of black jeans and a top they sent, which was flattering on my body style. I’m very curvy and a lot of the clothes they sent, they didn’t really take my sizing and feedback about my large bra size into consideration. They don’t even have my bra size 🙁 I was disappointed that it wasn’t really an ensemble and was more of a mix and match bunch of clothing. I also felt like the fabrics were pretty cheap for the prices of the clothes. I’m not familiar with Hawthorne 41, but wasn’t really impressed. Overall, my first experience was pretty disappointing. Most of the clothes didn’t even fit 🙁 I was soooo looking forward to this experience. I might consider giving it another try because I was very honest with my feedback. I selected that the main reason I was unhappy was because sizes didn’t fit and the site drove me to update my sizing. When I double checked it, the sizing is actually quite accurate for me. So I feel like it was just ignored by the stylist. Major bummer.

  • Jane Keevy says:

    Hi. I read this post a week or so ago and scheduled my first stitch fix that arrived today. I like the service, but I only decided to keep one item. One thing that is confusing to me is the $20 fee. If I get a box and decide to keep nothing and send it all back, do I lose that $20? Or would I just not be charged the $20 the next time my box comes? Thanks!

  • Carol Ann says:

    I received my first SF box this weekend. I love everything in it and am keeping it all. The jeans were perfect – I’m 5’10” and can’t always wear skinny jeans. These were just a little higher than those in the store, so they worked perfectly. The items my stylist chose for me were items I wouldn’t have picked for myself – I feel that she really listened to my requests. I can’t wait til my next box. Also, the items were of good quality and while the jeans were $88.00, the other items were moderately priced. If jeans fit me properly, I’ll gladly pay $88.

  • Robin says:

    I have received about 5 fixes in the past year. I have kept 2 pairs of jeans, 4 shirts and one sweater. I ended up donating one of the shirts I kept and debated on donating another one. Out of every thing I have kept the only item I wear consistently is the turtleneck sweater. One pair of jeans are very cute but I should have gotten a smaller size because the longer you wear them the bigger they get. My most recent fix had 2 things I liked but didn’t keep anything in the box. I felt that overall it didn’t capture my style. I believe I am done with Stitch Fix.

  • SG says:

    I have had two shipments from Stitch Fix and they still cannot get my style right. First, I am short and thin but I have legs and arms that would rival any monkey. I have never worn a petite size for this reason. In both shipments were petite sizes. I did try a shirt that was short sleeved and very cute to find it far too large for me.

    I am sure this service is good for some people but they just could not get it right with me even with me telling them in no uncertain terms I was not a petite. I will never use this service again.

  • Saida Clemons says:

    I’ve only received one SF box so far and my experience was quite like yours with your first box. I liked the pants but they were too short for my long legs, and I specifically requested long length pants in my style profile. There was a simple shirt that I liked, but it was way to expensive for something so simple. I did end up keeping a cute pair of shoes that weren’t too pricey and a cute cardigan that wasn’t too pricey but sent everything else back. I gave a lot of input and added a ton of stuff to my Pinterest board so I’m super excited about my second box coming at the end of this month!

  • Debbie says:

    I’ve tried Stitch Fix 2 times and kept only a scarf, nevertheless I love the service. I’ve read many of the comments here and can’t help but feel that many people may have unrealistic expectations. My first box was off the mark, but I’ve been really detailed about my preferences, set up a pinterest board, and given lots of feedback to my stylist. My second box was amazingly spot on in color and style, just slight misses on fit. I can live with that.
    I also don’t expect to like everything and will hold out for the really great pieces. And ladies, I have to say if the only thing wrong with a pair of pants is that they’re too long- hem them! It’s not a one size fits all world.

    • Jennifer says:

      I haven’t tried the service, but I don’t think these women are being unreasonable when they have objections to being sent specific items or colors they said they do not want. I understand trying new things, but if I’m paying for someone to style me and I say I don’t want a certain color or sleeve length, I feel a major part of that person’s job is to listen to me.

      • Debbie says:

        Since my last comment I’ve changed my mind about the service. I received 3 more fixes, all of them a bust. Like Jennifer said, I was sent things that had features or in colts I didn’t want, or weren’t seasonally appropriate. I also feel the stylists have had no real training on how to style a particular body type. It’s as if they throw things at you and hope something sticks.
        Quite a change from my original comment, I know!

        • Kylie says:

          I have to say that when I let my stylist know how hot it was going to be here this summer (after sending me a jacket in May), she tailored the clothing to my specs for tanks, dresses, and shorts.

  • Ellie G says:

    I’ve received two fixes. The first one I specifically asked for washable clothing. I have neither the time nor money for dry cleaning. One of the tops they sent me and that I kept was washed in cold water and hang dried. It was tight the next time I wore it. I asked for no accessories as I have so many and they sent me a scarf. I kept a pair of black pants and the top. The rest was returned. My last fix was terrible. I said no sleeveless and got sleeveless. I said no dusty pastels and I got a dusty pastel. I said modest and I got see through. I did get one pair of pants that I love and I kept those. I set up an inspiration board on Pinterest and requested another fix at the end of this month. We shall see if they pay attention this time around. If not, I think it will be my last.

  • Jennifer says:

    I tried Stich Fix when they sent me a invitation that waived the $20 fee, and I do really love it. I wear a plus size and it can be hard to find pieces that are good quality, stylish, and that fit well. When I opened my first box, I was unsure about the fix, but having the clothes in my house allowed me to try on the pieces more than once and realize that they were a great extension of my wardrobe, and were in fact flattering on me.

    If you keep all five pieces the discount makes the clothing very reasonable. I exchanged the size on one of the tops and customer service was great. I talked my husband into trying this too and his first box is a great success. This saves a ton of time that I don’t want to spend trying on clothes in a shop, and really increased the quality and versatility of our wardrobes.

    Be really specific about what you want, and really honest about your budget. I imagine some stylists are better than others, but I believe you can request one that you have had success with. Hopefully the next box will be just as fun!

  • Debbie says:

    Got my first Stitch fix around a year ago. The clothes are a bit pricey but I’m totally loving it. I love the mystery box on the porch, love the cards that help me style an outfit. The service has gotten better and better as I’ve given more feedback as to what I like and what works for me. I’m only 5’1 and I’m an older woman and I despise shopping. I’m not good at it. They’ve done a great job of making me a bit more stylish and dragging me out of my comfort zone. Don’t mind paying a little more for that! The clothes I’ve purchased have generally been worn over and over so worth the money. I just wonder how they manage to find pants that fit me so well when I can’t do that for myself!

  • Kathy says:

    After reading mixed reviews I decided I had to try Stitch Fix for myself. If I hated it I’d only be out $20. So, I followed all the suggestions on how to get a good fix adding detailed notes and linking a Stitch Fix inspiration page. I had fun adding to my page. When I got my first box a few weeks ago, I was really excited. The first thing I pulled out was a cute pair of Tom’s suede boots. Aft first I didn’t think they would work…I thought they would aggravate the bunion on my left foot, so I planned to return them. Then I pulled out a pair of jeans that looked way too small. But no, they were stretch, boot cut like I specified and fit me like a glove. Very flattering. Like others, I typically try on several pairs of jeans before I find a fit I like. Having a stranger get it right the first time felt like some kind of voo doo.Yes, more than I would normally spend, but I’ll wear them for years. Also, I understood going in that I wasn’t going to be paying clearance prices. Next was a green top that was very similar to one I’d pinned. At first I was going to send it back because the fit was a little boxier than I usually like. They sent me a necklace that was a little bold for me, So I was going to return that, too. Last was a dress…beautiful, style, color, fit, great quality and absolutely my style. A dress I could wear to work or the company Christmas party. In the end, I decided the boots were comfortable after all, so since it was cheaper to keep it all than to send back the blouse and the necklace, I did. I showed the items to a few friends and they convinced me to wear the blouse with the jeans and boots, as suggested by the stylist, and it worked! I even wore the necklace with another oufit and got compliments. I just don’t know how to wear jewelry and was hesitant, but I did indicate in my profile that I was willing to try. Trusting my stylists picks worked and I’m hooked. Now I love everything. Although, I decided to go with every two months now because I can’t afford to keep everything every single month.

  • Melissa says:

    I decided to try stitch fix because I’ve been in the Army for 12 years and didn’t have an idea on how to dress professionally. SF helped me with that.

    My first fix I kept a sweater and I love it. It’s a dark teal which is a good color for winter.

    The 2nd fix was for spring and I kept 2 tops and a denim jacket. The tops look cute with clothes that I already have, and I can wear them in the classroom, to church, or wherever. My next fix is due to come out this week, and I’m looking forward to it. I don’t own a pair of shorts and I’m curious to see what they pick.

    I will continue to do it simply because it expands my wardrobe, gives me a mix of casual clothes that I can wear to lunch with a friend, to church and school.

  • Kaye B says:

    I LOVE Stitch Fix!! My first one I kept 3, second I sent everything back, the third I kept three and ever since I’ve kept everything. You need to be super specific, update style profile, pin Stitch Fix items on Pinterest. ..ask for the same stylist.

    I despise shopping, at the mall online. My Stitch affix things fit and for me the price is worth it.

  • Elizabeth says:

    I was extremely disappointed with their service. I’ve tried it multiple times always taking the blame that perhaps I wasn’t specific enough in my criteria, but my last fix was the last straw. I specifically wrote to provide only black, grey, and white colors. No pants and shirts I can wear to work in a formal environment. I received hot pink pants, t-shirts for summer and simple tank tops all in really really bright colors. The clothes are always of poor quality and for the price they charge they do not last through regular washes. I am officially done.

  • i GOT TWO BOXES SO FAR. Box one: I kept the shoes. The clothes were okay but not in line with what I was looking for. I asked for dress work clothes not casual clothes and I provided a interest board with over 100 pins. I also stated that I have tattoos on my back that I need to keep covered, aaaand I am moving to Florida so no heavy fabrics. It is June when I get my first box and there was a beach dress, a lovely blouse that was mostly transparent (not suitable for the office), a pair of suede shoes (not suitable for Florida weather or weather here), a cute woven fall skirt not suitable for Florida at all and if I kept I can’t wear until the fall, and I have a nearly identical skirt I paid $35 for and they were charging double for it, and a dress that looked horrid. Because I paid the $20 fee I purchased the shoes, which were $110 plus tax. I never pay that much for out of season shoes. I went online and was VERY specific about what I like, how it should be fitted, tailored business dressy clothes and I tell them no more shoes. I get box 2. A stretch jacket, a stretch skirt, a 2 shirts (not blouses but shirts) and a dress. Loved the dress but it was the same dress they have in NY & CO right now but Stitch Fix is charging 3x the price. OK thats the fee for laziness I get it. I was going to try to keep the whole box because even though I wasn’t keen on the styles the fabrics felt amazing. I wore shirt one and two and decided I couldn’t do it so I stuffed them all back in the bag and sent back. verdict is out as to what they will do. take them back or charge me. and probably charge me for the return postage. I should have never signed up for this program as I feel for ME it was a real waste of money. After now looking at the reviews and photos of the outfits they send out I see they are not business type clothes they are really at best VERY causal mostly weekend wear if you ask me. That is what I get for being lazy. Oh and did I mention the shoes rub against my heel and are very uncomfortable? If I purchased them in the store I would have the option to return them but I din’t so I don’t

    • Stacy Thomas says:

      In my experience, they are very good about returns and exchanges. Doesn’t hurt to ask customer service!!

  • Jen says:

    Before I signed up the ad online stated that pieces were typically under $50. I get my first box and the only thing that was under $50 was a necklace. I stated the price range I was looking for in my profile and got nothing that was in line with that. $90 for a pair of pants is not something that I would ever spend. Maybe that is what some people would find reasonable, but if you are like me and do not, this is not the program for you.The stylist really did not listen to the things I requested. Very disappointed and did not want to lose out on my $20 styling fee. Would not recommend at all.

  • Alex says:

    I have a really hard time finding clothes that look good on me when I shop. I’m generally happy with my unclothed body, so it’s not like this is a psychological problem on my part, I just have some awkward dimensions that make choosing flattering clothing pieces hard for me.
    Stitch Fix didn’t really help with that. Everything they sent me was pretty in the abstract, but mostly looked bad on me. Seriously, I Iooked like an ape in two of the dresses, with long arms and short legs. I did have some better feedback from my friends on one dress, which I kept so as not to waste the S&H fee, but overall, this was a really disappointing experience. I don’t like the advice of making a Pinterest board either … that would be absolutely no help at all for what I was hoping for, which was clothes that would flatter my body instead of just being randomly pretty on a hanger or someone else.
    It was fun to try, once, but never again.

  • Robert says:

    Well i knew nothing about stitch fix until i saw the financial news giving notice of an ipo coming. This is an awesome concept and they chose a customer with disposiable income to service.

    Any issues i have read appear to be completly fixable. I like the management and founder. This company will iron out pricing and stying issues as they advance.

    The value of time to active career minded women is sure to be a great hit in the market.

    I would like to see this ecommerce model broaden internationally. It can be difficult to buy clothes for international customers that have a strong street style of their community.

    I will be watching this company in the coming months. It may be a buy for me.

    Happy shopping yall

  • Laura says:

    I just tried SF and really wanted to love it, but the clothes I received were relatively poor quality (everything made in China) and expensive. It’s like paying a lot of money for H&M clothes. The stylist was great, but didn’t quite get my style – maybe over time, it would work. But, for the price, I’ll do my own shopping and get better value. Love the outfit suggestions, though – they were great.

  • Diana Duron says:

    I have received my first box and loved the top and my jeans. I don’t mind paying a lil more that I normally would because I hardly buy any new clothes for myself. As long as I am a busy working mama I will continue to use this service even if I only gain one item at a time. Not every girl likes to play dress up – this would be me, however when you are in the privacy of your own home there is a peaceful non pressured atmosphere. Excited for my next package and note to any future customers…be open minded, try it on even if you don’t like the way it looks, you may like the way it feels on you and love how it looks on you!

  • Anne says:

    ***the $20 styling fee is not reimbursed. so when looking at your total add the $20 you were already charged and that is your actual total. it honestly seems like they get people thinking the total is less than it really is by doing that. I think it’s a rip-off, but mainly because I’m a bargain shopper and this isn’t much of a bargain.

    • The $20 styling fee is taken off if you purchase anything. If you send everything back, then you do have to pay the $20.

      • Terri says:

        I agree with the above post from Anne- the way they tally up your bill is somewhat deceiving. Be aware that they have taken that $20 from you before you even get your box- it’s charged to your credit card at the time your order ships. Yes, it ends up making your order $20 “less” if you buy anything – but then again, not really- because that’s $20 you’ve already spent. (Also, don’t even get me started about the difficulty I had redeeming two $50 gift certificates that I received as a gift from my daughter.) For now, I am sticking with the service as I have liked enough of the pieces and I do enjoy the fun of getting a surprise in the mail every so often. I am, however, decreasing my frequency of deliveries, because the prices are just too high, in my opinion. I will have to quit altogether soon because my clothing budget will be all tapped out. 🙁 Do they even try to send “lowest price possible” when that is what you have requested?

  • Gee-Gee Smith says:

    I have received on Stitch Fix box and I kept everything except one item. Unfortunately, the box arrived the day before we left town for two weeks. When they were going to charge me for the item since they hadn’t received it back, I e-mailed them and explained, and they extended my time. I sent it back as soon as I returned home.
    I am a large woman (size 22), and it is hard to find fashionable clothes in my size. They sent a dress I would have never picked on my own, but I love it. It is flattering, comfortable and IT HAS POCKETS!
    I signed up for one box a quarter. Since I am retired, I really don’t need clothes too often. Glad you are giving them another chance. I agree they are not cheap, but they are more thrifty than many places I shop.
    And it is fun to open.

  • Maianne says:

    I tried SF and sent everything back. The prices are outrageous. I can’t in good conscience spend $88 on a pair of jeans. The stuff they sent me was either too big or too small and nothing fit me well. If you are a perfect size and have disposable funds, this might work for you, but it did not for me.

    • Gail DiBernardo says:

      I totally agree! Last years styles with last years prices as well. When I googled some of the items that I did like, they wanted $78 for a shirt that was $26 on line!!! Ordered it on line, with the jeans except a smaller size and $65 cheaper from another site… so it’s a scam…

  • Linda Rea says:

    I got 4 shipments from SF. I was very disappointed with virtually all of them. I tried to keep at least one thing so I didn’t lose my $20 fee. The first box, however, there was nothing that was worth keeping. They had a necklace that I could have used but it was broken. I gave honest feedback each time but they paid no attention. I had one shipment where all the tops were too tight in the arms so the next shipment they increased my size to one that was ridiculously too big. I requested no more knit tops because that’s all I got. Each box also included skinny jeans which were not on my profile at all. I also received sleeveless tops when I had specifically requested arms covered. The stylists do not pay attention to what you tell them and certainly don’t look at your profile. They imply that they will help you put whole outfits together – in fact you get a card with whole outfits using only one item in your box. Why not send a whole outfit? It is a waste of $20 a month.

  • Debra E says:

    I have tried it and found the clothing to be far overpriced for my budget. I did not like any of the products picked for me and/or they did not fit well, so I sent all of it back.

    The price is my biggest complaint with SF. I also found that the clothing is geared to younger women. There are many styles I would never wear at my age. I am also plus sized so perhaps the choices are minimal for us older and bigger women. I do love the idea. It is a very convenient way to shop. I wish there was a far more affordable option for something like this.

    Times sure have changed. I also wish all the convenient shopping options were available 35 years ago when I was a young mom, just starting out. We had to do all our shopping the hard way. lol.

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