Since I had some credits to get a new Stitch Fix and I've been scrambling to find a dress for my brother's upcoming wedding in 2 weeks, I figured I'd try getting another one.
For those of you who don't know, Stitch Fix is like Netflix for clothes (pre-streaming). You fill out a style profile, including your likes, dislikes, and information about your size and occupation. It's like taking a Buzzfeed quiz but you actually get something out of it! Then, when you sign up for a fix, you pay $20 for a stylist to send you a box of five pieces of clothing. You can make vague requests for what you're looking for. You have three days to decide if you want to keep any of the pieces, and your $20 styling fee goes toward purchasing the items. If you buy all five (which I've never done), then you get a discount. If you're at all interested in signing, up then I'd request that you please use my referral link, for which I'll get a $25 credit. (Thank you!)
Here's what I got:
When I see a picture of this bag, I think it's cute. But for some reason, when I pulled it out of the box, I thought it was the ugliest purse I'd ever seen, and I can't even tell you why. My stylist suggested I take this to the wedding with me -- um, no thank you. Plus, the practical Capricorn in me says that I don't need this purse: I already have a fancy once to wear to the wedding, and the last time I got a Stitch Fix, I ended up buying a purse that I use everyday. Side note: my mom would be so proud of this picture -- she always thought I might have a knack for hand modeling. No joke. Ha! Verdict: Return
This sweater is cute & cozy, but see how I'm pulling it down? That's because it hits at a weird spot that makes my torso look boxy. I blame it on having a short torso, but I honestly think if it hit somewhere more like mid-thigh, it would be a lot more flattering. Or if it was just more fitted. It's hard to find flattering shirts. That's why I prefer to wear dresses anyway. Verdict: Return
Do you like my inhumanly, oddly contorted torso & arms? I'm pretty proud of that pose; what do you think Tyra would say? Not enough smizing? Is Tyra still even relevant? I think this top is pretty cute & like the scalloped neckline. Still, I'm not sure that I like it enough to buy it. It's not exactly fitted, so I'm worried it isn't all that flattering because if shirts aren't fitted, they tend to make me look bigger than I am -- hence why I prefer dresses. But again, seeing a picture of it makes me actually like it more. Verdict: Undecided
I asked for a new pair of it jeans that I could dress up or down. The No. 1 reason I get Stitch Fix is because they somehow magically know just what jeans will fit me. Which means I haven't gone denim shopping in YEARS. And that makes me SO DARN HAPPY!!! But although they fit, I'm just not sure these jeans are doing it for me. I see a bit of bagginess above and below the knee that I'm afraid is going to start sagging as soon as I wash them. And once again, as soon as I saw a picture of them on me, I was less than impressed. (They're also the jeans I'm wearing in the above pictures if you would like to see a front view.) Verdict: Undecided
This dress looks hideous on me. It looks like a tent...one that made me gain about 30 pounds when I put it on. It also reminds me of a grandmother and brings to mind the scent of Vick's Vapor Rub. The bell sleeves don't help; if the bodice was more fitted, I think they might be OK. Stitch Fix suggested I wear this dress to my brother's wedding; I'd rather wear it to a funeral. Maybe it would look better on someone else. Verdict: Return
*The Ginger Philes is not in any way affiliated with Stitch Fix. I wish I was, so that I'd get free fixes and such. But I'm not.
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