About a year ago I was introduced to Stitch Fix by a good friend of mine who had recently started styling for them – she has impeccable style and I always want to steal her clothes, so I was intrigued. Living in Chicago I had obviously heard of Trunk Club, which was popular, but not for me.
As someone who basically shops all year long for myself and to keep up with the blog and who also helps friends find pieces regularly, I consider myself a pretty savvy shopper. I know how to find great deals, where to look for newer styles, and have tried to balance my budget with tastes and investing in long term pieces. But at the end of the day, I’m always buying what I like through my own lens. There came a point where I realized I was either buying a lot of the same stuff (raise your hand if you’re guilty!) or just felt like I didn’t know how to “try new things”.
Enter Stitch Fix–I was setup with a personal stylist and filled out a questionnaire speaking more to my style preferences and what I was looking for. At the time I was having an especially difficult time finding jeans and so pretty much every fix I received included a pair. For the most part I struggle with finding things that fit me just right (as my stylist can attest to), but that’s what I love about getting stitches. You don’t have to pay for anything unless you decide you love it and want to keep it, and they make it seamless to return or exchange items if they’re not exactly right for you.
A year later, some of my favorite pieces have come from my stylist. I have a Rails top in favorite color that I wear regularly, not one but two pairs of jeans that she helped me find, a few tops, a summer jacket, and this cozy shearling jacket and joggers that I audibly squealed at when I opened my latest fix. Although I’ve never met my stylist, I feel like she knows me pretty well now. I’m always excited to see what arrives! I also have to say that it’s not just for the ladies–I know several guys who are using Stitch Fix to supplement their work wardrobes and to help them shop and they love it as well.
If you’re interested in trying out Stitch Fix, they’re offering a waived styling fee to my readers through the end of January!
I’d love to hear what you guys feel like you struggle with finding for yourselves. Is it jeans? Dresses? Leave a comment below!
A special thanks to Stitch Fix for sponsoring this post! As always all opinions are my own.