Stitch Fix Review #3

Okay, so I have a problem.

Every month when my Stitch Fix ships, I’m able to go online and see what they sent. Not photos, but the names of the items. What do I do? Copy and paste that into Google to see if any other bloggers have received the same items so I can get a sneak peek.

Isn’t that horrible?

There is still a little element of surprise though, because I don’t know what colors they are sending me and I don’t know how they will fit me. (Although, thus far with Stitch Fix, fit has been nearly 100% perfect). Sometimes Google turns up no results — so then that particular item will also be a surprise.

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To back it up a little, if you’ve missed my first two Stitch Fix reviews, you can see them here:

Stitch Fix Review #1

Stitch Fix Review #2

In the first post, you can read more about the service, but basically, they match you up with your own personal stylist. Each fix they send, you give them feedback and then (theoretically), your next fix will be even more perfect.

The service costs twenty bucks per box but that goes towards any items that you purchase. So as long as you keep at least one item, that 20 dollars will contribute to paying for the item. If you keep all 5 items in the box you get 25% off. I almost did that this time.

Ben took photos for me last time but this time I went back to selfies in the mirror. We were having people over and I was rushing to take the photos before everyone got to our house. And he was in the shower.

Here’s what I got:


Cassy Clover Chandelier Earrings ($28)

These were cute. I really liked these. Maybe I should have kept them? The price tag, while it isn’t horrible, kept me from getting these. I’m really plain-jane when it comes to jewelry and almost always wear one pair of sparkly hoops that my husband bought me. Sent them back.

Addison Striped Knit Cardigan

Addison Striped Knit Cardigan ($48)

Loved this cardigan! It’s funny, because it was similar in style to the cardigan I got in my last fix, but Ben didn’t like that one so I sent it back (still wishing I hadn’t, though!). Turns out he loved this one. Don’t ask me. I don’t understand. But this one was a keeper. I think it will be really versatile.


Risso Skinny Ponte Pants ($88)

I’m wearing these in all of the photos. My husband dubbed these his “favorite pants ever.” For me, of course. Not for him. Ha! These fit like a glove (a very tight glove) and jegging-type fabric. Comfy and versatile. They’ll be fun to dress up or down and I can wear them with boots or flats. Keeper! I threw some bokeh in the photo just for the heck of it and because I’m a dork. It’s December after all. Let’s be festive.


Isaias Colorblocked Long Sleeve Sweater ($64)

This one. I pretty much knew I wouldn’t like it when I pulled it out of the box. It was far too boxy, very wide on me, except the sleeves were too tight and too short. If the sleeves were a bit longer, I might have kept this. If I kept the earrings, this item would have been free thanks to the 25% discount if you keep the whole box. I thought about it and came close but knew I wouldn’t get any use out of this shirt which is why I chose to sent both this top and the earrings back.



(Side note: E loves to wear her headbands on her forehead rather than the top of her head. I think she does it just to drive me bonkers. I’m quite sure of it, actually.)


Aleah Heathered V-Neck Dolman Top ($48)

When I Googled this shirt, I did’t think I would like the shape of it (webbed arms, anyone?). But as soon as I put it on, I knew it was a keeper. Super flattering and so comfortable. Loved the color too. I’m wearing it in the bokeh photo too in case you missed that.


What do you think? Did I keep the right items? Send the right ones back? Should I have kept the whole box?


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  1. How crazy…i did google the dolman top to see if it was anywhere cheaper? LOL..haha…and i got it in an awesome color… and Kut from cloth jeans…stretch fit AMAZING…
    I love stitch fix and i love the cardigans and the blouses….i cant wait for my next box! I AM ADDICTED!!

  2. Confession: I totally found your blog searching for the items I’m receiving in my box on Google, ha! Glad I’m not the only person too excited to wait! ;) The dolman top is the one I’m receiving that brought me to you and you make it look fantastic! So, now I’m even more excited. Thank you! :)

  3. Hi, Rachel. I just got my first box (sorry I didn’t use your link, but I had a friend refer me) and got the Addison Cardigan. I absolutely LOVE IT. However, I am worried about it snagging. Have you had any issues and do you still love yours?

  4. omg, I do THE SAME THING when I get notice that my box shipped: go out and search for the items because I can’t stand the suspense! haha! Glad to hear I’m not the only one! (BTW, I got the green dolman sleeve a couple months ago and love it! I would never have picked it for myself and it’s turned into my “go-to” top!)

  5. I got a maroon doloman shirt just like that one and I didn’t think I would like it either, but once I put it on I fell in love.

  6. Too adorable! And tell E that I think she looks super cute in her headband like that. ;-) hashtag: enabler

  7. You are the cutest!! Seriously.
    I love love love dolman shirts!

  8. I’ve been so surprised how adorable ‘webbed arm’ sweaters are! I bought one and I get so much wear out of it!

    PS you have gorgeous hair! Love it :)

  9. I do Stitch Fix every month and love it! Where do you go to see what they are sending you???

  10. Loved the first top. Not that you need it but the front thingies hanging down would be slimming, I’d think. I kind of liked the earrings, too. The sleeves in the last top definitely looked tight. Ugh! I hate that.
    I like E’s headband on the forehead look. You’d be surprised at how many kids at school wear headbands that way. She looks adorable as always.

  11. What a fun review – you look awesome in all of them :)

  12. I just did a MAJOR closet clean-out of things that no longer fit/were worn out and falling apart…and have realized I have almost no winter clothes left. I’ve been seriously considering StitchFix, but wasn’t sure of the price of the items – thanks for the item-by-item review so I can get a better feel for what to expect!

  13. I can’t decide who is more stylin’ in these photos: E or her mamma! You are (both) adorable!

  14. My next box arrives next week, and I reeeaaaalllly hope the striped cardigan and dolman sleeve sweater are in there…..I love these pieces!!! Great pieces to keep.

  15. Love the stuff you kept! I got the same cardigan and love it as well. I also received similar pants, but they were the Emer High Waisted Cropped Trouser. Same fit like you said, stretchy but tight. They are surprisingly comfy!

  16. love the stuff you kept! i hope my next box is as good as this one. i’ve been really disappointed lately, and i’m going to quit soon if it doesn’t get any better

  17. how fun…I love all the stuff you kept…and the pants…I got a pair of pants like that from them and they are my fav! and hubby’s too ;-) and seriously you take the best selfies…you look great! and I have to say again I can not believe you snoop out what you are going to get hahaha that is so funny!

  18. E is a fashionista!!! Love her style…headbands are for foreheads. I’m so glad you kept that sweater that you showed on FB last week. Looks great. And those pants are magic!! A great box!

  19. I got that last top too, but in a dark purple. I love it. The material is so flattering it looks great with skinnies or leggins because I can pull it all the way over my bum. I’m kind of obsessed with those webbed arm tops now too….. at first I thought they were super weird.

    • I could be wrong but if I remember correctly, I think your top might have been a different fabric — mine is more of a sweater type fabric. But I love the cut — I think my husband thinks it is super weird, lol. I’m not sure I could pull mine over my bum either, but I’m 5’10…

      • You’re right it was a 41 Hawthorn Queensland Dolman Top and it’s a jersey material. Now looking at your sweater version. I kinda really hope they send it to me next time!

  20. I was right! You kept the sweater. You were right to sent the color block one back–horrible–hope you don’t mind me saying that.

    E is channeling her inner 80’s diva. ;)

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