August Stitch Fix Review

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August means back to school is right around the corner and I always love to have a new outfit to start the new school year. Enter Stitch Fix. I love that Stitch Fix does my back to school shopping for me. I have not been in the mood to go to the store and shop, so having 5 pieces picked by my personal stylist sent right to my door was awesome.

This month I asked for a pair of booties and anything I could wear to work. Since I have requested to have the same stylist for 2 years I feel like I can leave my requests very open. I trust my stylist, Jason, to send me things I’ll love and push me out of my comfort zone. Here is what Jason sent this month:

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I immediately noticed that this box was full of pieces that could be worn together. I love styling my fixes like a capsule wardrobe so for this fix I added very few pieces from my existing wardrobe and mixed and matched what Jason sent.

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These Sole Society Azure Suede Booties were the anchor for all of my looks. The steel blue color is gorgeous and I treated it like I would denim. So basically, in my mind, they go with everything. These booties are well made and true to size. They immediately went in my closet. I am now the proud owner of blue suede shoes. Pretty awesome.

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Stitch Fix Noisy May Catriona Blouse-Back

This Noisy May Catriona Blouse is perfect fall. The mustard color is a neutral when paired with other jewel tones and would be flattering on many complexions. It is a very drastic high-low cut and seemed to run just a little small. If I had kept this I would have sized up (I am wearing a Large above). I ended up getting a different size for someone else because I just didn’t love the cut.

Stitch Fix RD Style Kalla Knit Dress, Sole Society Azure Suede Bootie

I love the color of this RD Style Kalla Knit Dress. It is a gorgeous burgundy and the fabric is so extremely soft. As you can see the dress is short and I would consider it more of a tunic. It fits true to size (I’m wearing a large) and loved that it wasn’t too tight. It looks cute over leggings and the bell sleeves are amazing!!! I was going to sell this, but the size exchange wasn’t available and so I ended up keeping it.

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My photos do not do this Bishop + Young Flin Kimono justice. It has a wide variety of gorgeous colors and looks like a watercolor painting. Seriously, there are blues, reds, oranges, purples, pinks, and yellows, which makes it very versatile. The kimono fits a little large and I could have sized down, but I also like the the loose, breezy fit of the large I am wearing. I had just purchase another kimono so I sold this one to another fixer who had been pining after it.

Stitch Fix Kaileigh Adalia Knit Jumpsuit

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I am sucker for a comfy jumpsuit and this Kaileigh Adalia Knit Jumpsuit did not disappoint. It was super soft and easy to get on and off. I loved that this jumpsuit had pockets. It was just long enough for me, I am close to 5’7″, and the navy color is very versatile. While I loved the fit, I knew I wouldn’t get much wear out if it because it was a little low cut for work. I sold this to another fixer so I could get the 25% discount.

So there are the pieces by themselves, let’s take a look at them styled together.

Stitch Fix Noisy May Catriona Blouse, Sole Society Azure Suede Bootie, Bishop + Young Flin Kimono

Noisy May Blouse with Bishop + Young Kimono and Sole Society Booties

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Bishop + Young Kimono and Kaileigh Jumpsuit and Sole Society Booties

Stitch Fix RD Style Kalla Knit Dress, Bishop + Young Flin Kimono, Sole Society Azure Sude Bootie

RD Style Dress with Bishop + Young Kimono and Sole Society Booties

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Noisy May Blouse, Kaileigh Jumpsuit, Bishop + Young Kimono, and Sole Society Booties

I had so much fun layering the pieces for five unique looks. I was surprised how much I liked the kimono belted over the dress. Which look is your favorite? I am already excited for my next fix. If you haven’t tried Stitch Fix what are you waiting for? Ask me any questions you may have in the comments.

Until next time,

I love you more than kimonos of many hues and blue suede shoes,

Whitney

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Stitch Fix Review July 2017


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I cannot believe how fast this summer has gone by for me. I am weeks away from a new school year. Crazy. July was a fun packed month and my July Stitch Fix ended it with a bang.  I asked my stylist, Jason, to send me tops and accessories to match the kick flares I kept in my June Fix.  Here is what Jason sent:

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I was so happy to see so much color in my little Stitch Fix burrito.

1. Staccato Katara Crossfront Top-$32, Size Large, Mustard

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Well guys, this shirt might be my new favorite top from Stitch Fix. The colors are perfect to transition into fall and the print it so delicate. The cross front detail is cute and flattering. I love the high-low cut of the top. Since the front is low cut it adds balance to have a longer back. Plus, the shorter front allows me to show off the button detail on my kick flares! The straps are adjustable which was great for my small bust and short torso. This shirt seems to run a little short, so long torsos beware. I used a little fashion tape to keep the bust of the shirt from sliding down and revealing my undergarments and it worked perfectly. I love it paired with my kick flares and dressed up with my favorite Kut From the Kloth jacket and white jeans. My favorite Kendra Scott earrings will be seen throughout the post, they match a ton of the items in my closet so they higher price tag was worth it. Isn’t this top so cute? Stitch Fix has recently added a way for you to share pictures of your Fix with your friends and they can vote for what you should keep. 78% of the people who voted on this Fix said this top needed to stay in my closet. I didn’t need the votes to know this was a keeper.

2. Hummingbird Tiffany Fringe Detail Cold Shoulder Top-$44, Size Large, White img_1003.png

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Jason sent me this shirt because I love to try new things and I find pieces with unique details intriguing. This blouse it lightweight and true white, which is great for summer. It is a little sheer, but that is nothing a camisole can’t fix. I styled it with skinny pants in one of my favorite colors to balance the volume of the shirt. I also went full boho and maximized the volume with a billowy skirt. Both looks are accessorized with these earrings from Amazon. When put to a vote 57% of the people said this shirt needed to go back to Stitch Fix to find a home with someone else and I agreed. While this is a unique style, it just isn’t my style.

3. Renee C Alecto Halter Top-$44, Size Large, Blue

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The colors of this halter immediately caught my eye. If you have been reading my Stitch Fix Reviews for awhile now you know I love blue and orange together so this top was right up my alley. There is also a little bit of light moss green in the print. The fabric is so soft and the higher neckline is both conservative and flattering. I love the little button detail on the back. I styled it simply with my frayed hem shorts and white jeans and a jean jacket for a more put together look. When I consulted the survey 92% of the people said I should keep this top. Ultimately, I sent it back. While it was cute, it just wasn’t a “wow” piece and I only had the budget to keep two items this month.

4. Nine Britton Rosemarie Open Back Blouse- $42, Size Large, Red

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I love to wear the color red, but do not have much of it in my closet so I was so excited to see this top in my Fix. Add the gorgeous cutout details and the light fabric and I was a smitten kitten. I like to show a little skin every now and again, but too much skin is not my thing so I was happy to see that this shirt did not push my limits. I styled it with a pencil skirt and heels for a dressy date night look, and with my trusty kick flares for a more laid-back feel. Only 78% of people said I should keep this, but it had to go in my closet. I wore it to Anthony’s high school reunion with my white jeans and it was perfect. Also, it didn’t hurt that Stitch Fix gave me a 15% off discount on it because it has tiny black dots, almost like marks from a pen, on it near the armpit. Stitch Fix customer service it the best. Seriously, if you ever have questions or concerns just send an email to hello@stitchfix.com and they will help you out!

5. Bancroft Dante Cut Out Metal Oval Layered Necklace- $32, Silver

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I love a good statement necklace and this one is so pretty. I love the layered look and know I would use this a ton. When polled, 74% of people said I should keep this necklace. I decided to send it back because a. my budget was spent and b. I already have this exact necklace in gold.

I am so happy with my July Fix. Jason did a great job of sending me a variety of tops with interesting details. I am so excited for my next Fix! What should I request?

If you haven’t tried Stitch Fix use the links throughout this post to sign up and ask me any questions you have in the comments. Don’t forget, Stitch Fix offers plus sizes, men’s, and petite’s and Gift Cards!

Until next time,

I love you more than high-low and halters,

Whitney

Stitch Fix Review June 2017


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Hello my friends! It has been awhile since I last wrote. As the school year began to wrap up I was wiped out. I wanted to make sure I was able to focus my energy on my students and writing fell to the wayside. Teaching 3 grade levels in one room is no joke, I taught 9 lessons every day between 8:30 and 11:15 am! So now that I am officially on my summer break, I decided it was time to start writing again. I scheduled a new Stitch Fix box (I took a break from that too) and asked for shorts and a pair of medium wash jeans. Here is a sneak peek of the gorgeous stack my stylist, Jason, sent form me to try.

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Jason is awesome. He sent me pieces that coordinated well together. Since summer vacations are upon us I decided to build a capsule wardrobe with the pieces in this Fix and added 2 others from my closet. With a total of 9 pieces, including shoes and a necklace (from this box), I made 9 different looks! This would be perfect for a cruise or other vacation where space is limited. Ready to see what I came up with?

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These are the pieces I used

1. Skies are Blue Halsi Button Front Blouse-Coral, size Large, $54

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As you can see this blouse is a gorgeous color and has great details. Coral is among my favorite colors for summer so I was so excited to pull this blouse out of the box. I treat coral like a neutral and pair it with pretty much anything. It really brightens up a look, but isn’t too loud. Check out how great it looks with the three bottoms from my capsule!

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Styled with Liverpool Braiden Denim Shorts in mint ($58 from Stitch Fix) and white sandals from Target

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Styled with Just Black Robinson button Front Release Hem Kick Flare ($88 from Stitch Fix) and Coconuts by Matisse Waterfall shoes from Nordstrom

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Styled with a Lularoe Cassie Pencil Skirt and Coconuts by Matisse Waterfall shoes from Nordstrom

I told you this coral blouse was versatile! I love coral and mint together and but I usually pair it with mint that has a little more blue than green in it. These mint green shorts by Liverpool came in my Stitch Fix box and are definitely green, but still look great with the blouse. The next picture shows the blouse with kick flares, which are cropped jeans with a flare at the bottom. I really love these jeans. They are perfect for summer and look so cute with the blouse. The last picture shows how the blouse can be dressed up with a pencil skirt. I am a sucker for blue with orange, it is one of my favorite color combinations. So I knew I wanted to try this blouse with my favorite stretchy pencil skirt. I love all three looks created with this one coral blouse! They are versatile and fun.

2. Alice Blue Malika Off the Shoulder Top-Blue, Size Large, $48

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Styled with Liverpool Braiden Denim Shorts in mint from Stitch Fix and Merona sandals from Target

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Styled with Just Black Robinson Button Front Release Hem Kick Flare and Coconuts by Matisse Waterfall show from Nordstrom

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Styled with a Cassie skirt by Lularoe and Coconuts by Matisse Waterfall shoes from Nordstrom

This shirt is so cute! The fabric has blue and white pinstripes and is made of a light fabric. The embroidery is gorgeous. It looks adorable with all three bottoms from the capsule but my personal favorite is when it is styled with the kick flares. Mixing the off the shoulder trend with release hemmed kick flares is too perfect!

3. Bay to Baubles Drew Statement Necklace-Silver, $44

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Styled with a Dolman T shirt from Target, Liverpool Braiden Denim Shorts in mint from Stitch Fix, and Merona sandals from Target

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Styled with a Dolman T Shirt from Target, Judt Black Robinson Button Front Release Hem Kick Flare, and Merona sandals from Target

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Styles with a Dolman T Shirt from target, Cassie pencil skirt by Lularoe, and Merona sandals from Target

This necklace is a fun statement piece that is not too girly. It added a little edge to my outfits and I love how it looks with all of the pieces in my capsule. I love how versatile it is and how it draws my whole look together. Wearing a statement necklace with a t-shirt is one of my favorite styles.

So there you have it, my 9 piece, 9 outfit capsule built around my June Stitch Fix box!

Below are the five pieces my stylist sent me.

So what did I decide to keep from this colorful and delightful fix? Ultimately, I decided only the Just Black Robinson Button Front Release Hem Kick Flare deserved a place in my closet. Both of the shirts did not fit me well (the blue shirt runs small at the hem and the coral shirt was too blousey) and the shorts were just too green for me. The necklace would have stayed if I was going to receive the 25% discount for keeping all five pieces in the box, but it was too expensive to keep without it.

Despite the fit issues I was very happy wit this fix and had so much fun styling it. If you would like to order your first box from Stitch Fix click any of the links in this post and begin filling out your style profile. Stitch Fix styles, men and women-including petites and plus sizes!

Do you think I kept the right piece? How did you like the capsule outfits? Which was your favorite? What is your general opinion on capsules? Let me know in the comments!

Until next time,

I love you more than coral and mint,

Whitney

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April 2017

March 2017

February 2017

January 2017

December 2016

Stitch Fix Year in Review

November 2016

 

April 2017 Stitch Fix Review

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Hello everyone! My thirtieth Stitch Fix box arrived right before Easter and the colors are so spring! It has been pretty grey and miserable here in the Willamette Valley, so bright cheery colors were very welcome. As soon as I opened my box the sun came out and we had to wait until 6:00 pm take the photos and it was still SUPER bright (hence the squinting in most of my photos).

If you do not know what Stitch Fix is, here is a quick rundown of the Stitch Fix basics straight from stitchfix.com  “Stitch Fix is an online styling service that delivers a truly personalized shopping experience, just for you. Fill out your Style Profile and a personal stylist will hand pick pieces to fit your tastes, needs and budget—and mail them directly to your door. Each box contains five items of clothing, shoes and accessories for you to try on at home. Keep what you love, send the rest back in a prepaid USPS envelope. Shipping and returns are free—even for exchanges!” If you have other questions let me know in the comments!

On to my Fix! This month I asked for a “budge fix” because I am having a Lularoe pop-up birthday party next weekend and did not want to spend waaaaay too much on clothes this month. In my note to my stylist I mentioned I wanted solid colors or geometric patterns, bright shoes and anything new for spring. Here is what my longtime stylist, Jason, sent:

1. Kaileigh Lou Knit Maxi Dress-Size Large, $58

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The color of this dress could not be more perfect. This is probably my favorite color right now. I may have squealed when I pulled this out of the box. The fabric is super soft, and not too clingy. This a pretty simple silhouette but the slight gathering at the waist is very flattering. Tall girls rejoice and petites beware, this dress is long. I am 5’7″ and put on 3 inch wedges and this puppy still touched the ground. I wanted to try to make this petite friendly so I styled it with a cargo vest and knotted it up. This ended up being my favorite look. For a long purple dress it is pretty versatile. The top is a little roomy but I don’t think it is too roomy to be unflattering. I also think it would be an easy fix for a tailor. Since it is a solid color it could also be hemmed very easily if you are shorter and NEED this dress. This is a definite keeper. Anthony’s take: This makes you look really tall.

2. Bay to Baubles Vale Filigree Leaf Pendant-Silver, $28

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I love a pendant necklace and I had this one pinned on my Pinterest  so I was excited to get it in my Fix.  I knew I would be keeping this pretty piece as soon as I pulled it out. It is gorgeous and will be easy to wear. Jason was right, it looks great with the purple maxi he sent. Anthony’s take: Yeah, that is a Whitney necklace.

3. Skies are Blue Kyler Lace Detail Blouse-Large, $54

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I immediately loved the color of this blouse but I was worried it would be too billowy. I was drawn to the gorgeous details. Did you see the back?!?! Lace an cutouts? Sign me up! I was impressed with how easy it was for me to style this blouse. I loved pairing it with my bright fuchsia flats and Liverpool Frankie skinnies from my April fix last year! Of course Jason was correct that it pairs perfectly with my white skinny jeans (which I have managed to keep stain free!). I love this blouse and it will definitely be finding a home in my closet. Anthony’s take: That is very flattering, it is smooth.

4. MIA Esie Laser Cut Flats-Size 8, $49

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These shoes are so cute! I loved the color, it matches the blouse above perfectly (scroll back up and check them out in the white pants outfit pic). I liked that they were a little more preppy than the other flats in my closet. I wanted to love and keep these beauties, but they just did not fit my feet. I have a high arch on one foot so I usually do best with flats that have a strap so they stay on. These shoes were also a little wide and ran a little big. I sold them to someone in a Stitch Fix Buy, Sell, Trade group so do not worry, they found a happy home. Now if I could just get my hands on a different pair of shoes in this color…

5. Finn & Grace Denise Knit Top-Large, $28

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You read that price correctly, this shirt is only $28! That is very low for the Stitch Fix world. It is super exciting to see them bringing in some lower price point items that are still good quality. I loved the feel of this shirt. It was fitted, but not too tight and it had a good stretch to it.  I had a ton of fun styling this shirt in different ways. My favorite look is the coral pants wit the chambray knotted over the shirt. Anthony liked that one best too. It was the first look we took pictures of and when I told him I had at least 4 looks for each clothing item his response was, “well I guess that means we need to open a bottle of wine for this.” Haha. What a trooper. I am a sucker for stripes. You guys, I love stripes so much I already have a shirt that is almost identical to this one.Since I already have a shirt like this I am trying to sell it, but if I can’t it will be cheaper to keep it to get the 25% discount than it would be to send it back. It is always good to have a back-up striped shirt right?

So there you have it, Fix #30. Jason did an excellent job and has got me wanting another Fix already. What outfits are your favorites? Do you have any styling suggestions for the pieces I kept? Let me know in the comments. Don’t forget to follow me on Instagram and Twitter @whitksmith and join my Facebook group  to get book and clothing deals I stumble across. If you are on a mobile device, just search “Golden Retrievers and Stars” in the Facebook app to find the group. When I get 100 members I will give away a Stitch Fix gift card!

Until next time,

I love you more than solids and stripes,

Whitney

More Stitch Fix Reviews:

March 2017

February 2017

January 2017

December 2016

Stitch Fix Year in Review

November 2016

Stitch Fix Review March 2017


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Do you know what the best part about February being a short month is? I didn’t have to wait as long to get my March Stitch Fix! Whoop, whoop! And at the end of the month Stitch Fix added curvy sizes to the mix! Now ladies from 0-24W are being stlyed by Stitch Fix! Read more about the launch here. In celebration of the launch I am giving away a $20 Stitch Fix Gift card on my blog facebook page! So head over to my new facebook group and enter to win! The $20 will cover your styling fee! It is simple to enter, you just ask to be added to the group, find the Plus Size Launch Post and tell me what spring colors or trends you are excited about in the comments. For an extra entry, sign up for your first Fix using my referral link ! I will picking a winner using random.org on 3/31!

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In case you don’t know, Stitch Fix is my fashion subscription box obsession. They send 5 clothing pieces and/or accessories that have been curated by your personal stylist according to your style profile and requests. Then you have 3 days to try the clothes on in your house before deciding what to keep and what to send back in the prepaid bag they send you. Shipping is free both ways, you just pay a $20 styling fee that becomes a credit towards anything you purchase. If you keep everything you get 25% off.

I have had the same stylist, Jason, for a year and a half now and I am always impressed by what he sends. You can request to keep your stylist by emailing hello@stitchfix.com. So if you find a stylist that seems to get your style, definitely request to keep them. The longer they style you the better your fixes are. Sometimes it can take a few months of trial and error to find the right stylist for you. Give it time, it is worth it. If you have any questions please ask in the comments!

With St. Patrick’s Day right around the corner and “Greenery” was the named the Pantone color of the year  I decided to ask Jason to send me something green! I also mentioned  would still like to add a spring colored jacket to my wardrobe, some new skinny jeans in either medium wash denim or a spring hue and any spring trends he thinks are a must try. After my visit to Stitch Fix headquarters, I was totally inspired to try all things spring. You guys, my visit was amazing! Stitch Fix continues to grow and it was amazing to see where the magic happens! There was inspiration around ever corner so take a peek behind the scenes:

I feel so blessed to have been able to meet people on the Stitch Fix team and see where they are working every day! Being an affiliate for such an awesome company is humbling! I felt like a total fan-girl as I was walking around and taking in the racks of clothes, style boards, seeing the cafeteria, the cozy nooks for informal meetings and meeting tons of friendly people! I was freaking out so much I did not take very many pictures-blogger fail. But enough gushing, lets get to the goods. Here is what Jason sent.

1. Adorne Ayden Jersey Maxi Dress-Green, Size 10, $88

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Anthony told me to pretend like I was on vacation..

Well Jason sent me green! When I pulled it out of the box, I wasn’t sure about it. The print is very large, and it is a bit fancier than a cotton maxi dress. It is a poly/spandex blend that is so silky! I was surprised that it was flattering and that it was long enough (I’m 5’7″). This dress would be perfect for a tropical vacation! I wish I had it on my honeymoon last year. I am just not sure I have anywhere to wear this in the coming months but man did I feel glam wearing it! I have decided to try to sell it. Anthony’s take: Well its nice but we won’t be going on vacation for a long time if you spend all of our money on Stitch Fix.(and then he laughed, he thinks he’s pretty funny!)

2. Renee C Addae Knit Dress-White, Size Large, $74

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IMG_3860I love the print on this dress and it is made in the USA! The fabric is soft, but not thin. I am not sure that white is the most flattering color on me, but I like this dress so much I do not care. I loved pairing it with bright accessories to add the color I thought was missing.I feel sassy when wearing this and love that the neckline is conservative. The dress is a bit shorter than I usually like, but I bent over and Anthony said it was all good, so this is a total keeper!  Anthony’s take: I like this, I’m not sure what these are (pointing to the pleats) but it looks nice.

3. Lakeview Denim AlexSkinny Jean-White, Size 10, $58

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Anthony’s comment on this outfit was too good not to share. “Oh, I love when you give me the cold shoulder.”

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Dressed up!

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I got some great white skinnies in my February box last year, but I did not keep them. They just didn’t fit the way I wanted them too. I was happy to see Jason sent me another pair to try. These are very soft and a bit thinner than the KFTK pair. I like the way they hugged me body and were ankle length, which is perfect for spring and summer. I have never been brave enough to wear white pants, but because I am pale they are the only light colored bottom that doesn’t make it look like I am not wearing pants. Blush pink and light lavender not for me. I am worried they might be see through so I had Anthony do an inspection. He said he couldn’t see my skin but eventually found my nude underwear. They seemed ok to me so I am taking my chances and keeping them! Anthony’s take: They look good, until they don’t. I can’t wait to see how dirty you get those. 

4. Alice Blue Simona Henley Blouse-White, Size Medium, $44

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Pattern Mixing!

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If you looked into my closet you would plainly see that I love florals. After buying a few floral shirts I had purposely taken all of my floral pins off my Stitch Fix Pinterest board but Jason has a good memory, and probably remembered I had a ton of florals pinned last month. He hit the nail on the head with this one. It is gorgeous. The colors are so beautiful and feminine. It looks like a gorgeous watercolor. The blouse is sheer and will need a camisole under it. The only problem with this blouse is that it was tight on my hips. I could size up, but I am not sure if I need another floral blouse. I decided to sell this one. Anthony’s take: Don’t you already have this? 

Just Black Adorra Skinny Jean-Purple, Size 10, $88

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IMG_3861.PNGI was delighted to see these purple pants in my box. The color is beautiful. I sent back some light purple pants last month and have been dreaming of the perfect colored denim since. These pants are made in the USA and are soft, but not thin. They are just long enough to wear with flats and sandals. I never thought I’d say this, but I almost wish they were ankle length. I think they look cuter with booties when they are a little shorter as I don’t like to cuff colored denim for some reason. I will have to let Jason know that in the spring and summer shorter length colored pants are preferred! That is what I love about Stitch Fix, having time to try things with the clothes I already own allows me to determine what I like to wear. These are a keeper and I am wearing them to lunch today! Also, notice the similarity between the two floral blouses? That is why I decided to sell the white one from this fix. Anthony’s take: Nice! Purple pants. 

What do you think of the pieces I received? Don’t they make you want to schedule a fix? I cannot wait to see what other gorgeous pieces come out for spring.

Don’t forget to join the Golden Retrievers and Stars facebook group for a chance to win a $20 Stitch Fix Gift Card! You get an extra entry if you sign up for your first fix using my referral link!

Until next time,

I love you more than,

spring green and floral things,

Whitney

Check out more Stitch Fix posts here:

February 2017

January 2017

December 2016

Stitch Fix Year in Review

November 2016

 

Exciting News: Stitch Fix Launched Plus Size Styling (and I am having a contest!)

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I am so happy to announce that Stitch Fix is now styling sizes 0-24W and XS-3X! They have over 90 plus size brands (some exclusive to Stitch Fix) that stylists will be sending out in fixes around the U.S. starting February 27, 2017!

What is Stitch Fix?

It is a personal styling service that sends 5 hand selected clothing pieces straight to your door. You get to try on what they have sent in the comfort of your own home and take a few days to decide what to keep. If you keep it all you receive 25% off your whole order. If the fit on your items is not right, you just pop them back in the pre-paid mailer and take them to the Post Office (or schedule a pick-up) and back to the warehouse they go!

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How do you get started?

Click my referral link: https://www.stitchfix.com/referral/3871720

Pay a $20 styling fee, that will be applied to any items you keep, and fill out a style profile. This is where you get to tell your stylist about your style, body type, likes and dislikes. Be very honest here and if there is anything Stitch Fix left off their questionnaire let your stylist know in the box provided at the end of the profile.

Then schedule your Fix! You get to tell your stylist what you’d like to see in your first box in your “Note to Stylist” section. Tell them about colors you love, trends you’d like to try, upcoming events or pieces missing from your wardrobe. Try to focus on three main requests and allow your stylist some room to get creative and send you something you would have never picked for yourself. Believe me, always try everything on, you’d be surprised how many items I hated straight from the box and loved once I had them styled on my body!

Then you can link your social media accounts so your stylist can see pictures of you! Also, make a Pinterest board featuring items you love. This might be the one chance you have to actually own your Pinterest wardrobe!

Check out my boards:

Stitch Fix Stylist Board

Stitch Fix Favorites (from boxes I have been sent)

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So what are you waiting for? Sign up today!

Until 5 pm on March 12, 2017 I will be hosting a contest for a $20 Stitch Fix gift card (that is the price of a styling fee!!) on my new Golden Retrievers and Stars Facebook Page:

https://m.facebook.com/groups/258037637972899?ref=

Here is how to enter:

1. Join my Facebook Group (link above)

2. Find the post that shares this blog entry and tell me your favorite spring color or trend

3. For an extra entry sign up for your first Stitch Fix box using my referral link

https://www.stitchfix.com/referral/3871720

Once your Fix has registered on my account I will enter you a second time. The contest will end on Sunday, March 19th at 5 pm. I will use random.org to pick my winner!

Happy Fixing!

Until next time,

I love you more than new sizes and winning prizes,

Whitney

For more posts on Stitch Fix click the links below:

February 2017

January 2017

December 2016

Stitch Fix Year in Review

November 2016

Stitch Fix Review February 2017


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My February Stitch Fix has arrived which means it is almost time for me to visit Stitch Fix headquarters! That’s right, I am headed to San Francisco for a conference on Learning and the Brain and while I am there I am going to stop by Stitch Fix to check it out! I am so excited to see where the magic happens!

If you have been reading my blog for awhile you know I love Stitch Fix, a personal styling service that sends you five hand-selected pieces straight to your door after you have paid a $20 styling fee. The fee is then credited back to any pieces you keep from the fix. Before your stylist picks your items they read the note you write that lets them know about any upcoming events you may have or trends and styles you really want to try. Then your stylist can check out your style inspiration on a Pinterest board that contains actual pieces you want to try. Here is the official Stitch Fix Pinterest and my  Pinterest Board full of Stitch Fix pieces. Once your Fix gets to you, you have 3 days to try it on and decide what to keep. If you keep everything you get 25% off!

If this sounds great to you, click any of the links in this post to sign up using my affiliate links. I get a small commission and you get some great clothes! It is not too late to give the gift of Stitch Fix as a Valentine’s or Galentine’s Day present. Stitch Fix offers men’s, women’s, petitie’s and maternity styling and will soon offer plus size. Click here to get a Stitch Fix Gift Card sent straight to your loved one today! Or head over to my facebook group and join for a chance to win a $20 Stitch Fix Gift Card of your own! 

This month I requested on trend items to wear for my trip to San Francisco. I filled my Pinterest board with moto jackets and floral prints. Let’s see what my stylist, Jason, sent!

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  1. Just Black Joey Skinny Jeans-Light Purple, Size 10, $88img_3402

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These pants are so soft, and are super long! Since I have such long legs getting pants that are long enough is always so exciting. Petites beware, I rolled these three times to get the cuff! I had fun styling these for spring. It has been COLD by Pacific Northwest standards and today was the first day in a long time that the sun was shining and it was above 38 degrees, so styling for spring made me long for more days like this. You will see more spring ensembles with these pants later in the post. These pants photograph purple. But in reality they were more of a light blue/grey with a hint of purple. If these had been as purple as they are in pictures in real life I would have kept them in a minute. But they seemed more like light wash blue jeans and I couldn’t justify keeping them.

2.Project Social T Murphie Graphic Knit Top-Grey, Size M, $34

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When I pulled this shirt out of my box I was completely surprised. Like Jason mentioned in his note, Stitch Fix does not often have graphic tees. This shirt was SO soft. I normally don’t like my t-shirts to be fitted, but this one was surprisingly flattering. I liked the scoop neck and the longer sleeves. Of course I tried it with the Just Black jeans seen above and loved the look. I also tried to replicate the outfit on the right of the style card that came with my Fix. The cargo jacket and boyfriend jeans worn in this outfit are both from Stitch Fix. Even though I had fun styling this piece, I ended up selling it to a friend. I am not a huge coffee drinker and so the words on the tee just didn’t fit me. Had it said, “Books & Rainy Days” instead it would have been a definite keeper. I am still so glad Jason sent it because I love to try the new styles Stitch Fix has in their inventory.

3. Marc New York Antalya Faux Suede Jacket-Light Grey, Size L, $98

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Jason was able to snag me this gorgeous moto jacket and I was so happy when I pulled it out of the box. The very light grey color was super versatile and the jacket had a ton of stretch. I loved it styled dressed up with a pencil skirt and dressed down with the graphic tee and skinny jeans that came in this fix. When my husband saw this jacket he was not sold on the light color thinking about how hard it would be to keep clean. But when he saw it paired with the light purple jeans he said, “I have to admit you look pretty cool in that outfit.” I thought so too. But I just didn’t love the fit of the jacket. It felt a little boxy and the asymmetrical zipper just wasn’t my thing. I am wondering if a smaller size would have been better.  I sent this beauty back and will keep asking for moto jackets until I find the perfect one.

4. Kaileigh Viktoria Knit Dress-Navy, Size L, $48

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I love this dress. The floral print, the colors, the criss-cross detail in the front; all of these things are all very “me.” The fabric reminded me of very soft, lightweight sweatshirt material. This dress isn’t clingy and it is made in the USA! I’d say the background color is a heathered navy, not a true navy, which made me like it even more. I loved the length of this dress, even though it might be a little shorter than I usually like it still seemed conservative enough. If I was wearing this to work I would wear leggings or opaque tights under it.  But for a casual weekend look bare legs were fine! It looks cute on its own and with the moto jacket from this fix. I can’t wait to try it with a blazer, belted and with taller boots. This dress is a total keeper. I am so happy to add it to my closet. If you are thinking about requesting this dress, you might want to consider sizing down, especially if you are in between sizes, as this large was roomy and I think a medium would have been just as flattering. I just couldn’t wait to wear it long enough to ask for an exchange (which Stitch Fix will gladly do for you!).

5. Bay to Baubles Mollie Natural Stone Chevron Pendant-Light Pink, $34

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I loved the light pink color and shape of the stone in this necklace. The hardware was more bronze than true gold which was a nice touch. It looked great with everything in this fix. The only problem was, the piece above the stone that held the chain together was crooked. No matter how hard I tried I could not overlook it. So sadly, this piece went back.

What was your favorite piece from my fix? Did I make the right choice by only keeping the dress? Have you scheduled your first fix from Stitch Fix yet? Don’t forget to head over to facebook to enter my $20 Stitch Fix giveaway! Here is the link: https://www.facebook.com/groups/258037637972899/?ref=bookmarks

Until next time,

I love you more than getting ready for spring and purple jeans,

Whitney

Check out my other Stitch Fix Reviews below:

January 2017

December 2016

Stitch Fix Year in Review

November 2016

Fixing and Remixing

September 2016

August 2016

July 2016

June 2016

May 2016