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Cypress & 5th Clothing Subscription Box Review – August 2016

Haley Faye
ByHaley FayeSep 4, 2016 | 12 comments

CYPRESS & 5TH AUGUST 2016 - BOX

Cypress & 5th
4 overall rating
1 Ratings | 1 Reviews

Cypress and 5th is a new women’s clothing subscription service. Each month their stylists put together a “dressing room” for you in your account based on your style, and you get to select 2-3 pieces (one top, bottom, and accessory or one dress and accessory).

Good to know: it’s easy to opt-out any month you’d like.

CYPRESS & 5TH AUGUST 2016 - PACKAGING

This box was sent to us for review purposes. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes).

If you’re not familiar with Cypress and 5th, here’s how it works:

  1. Sign Up and Complete your Profile
  2. Receive Your Virtual Dressing Room, which is a virtual collection of clothing and accessories picked for you based off of your profile.
  3. Go Shopping, meaning you get to mix and match your pieces from your dressing room until you find the combo you like.
  4. Decide. Basically, just add them to your cart! If you can’t decide on just one look, you can purchase additional items from your dressing room at 25% off or more when purchasing your look.
  5. Check out.

CYPRESS & 5TH AUGUST 2016 - all items

The Subscription Box: Cypress and 5th

The Cost: $74.95 a month

The Products: Your pick of either a dress and an accessory, or a top, a bottom and an accessory.

Ships to: US Only

Check out all of our Cypress and 5th reviews and the Women’s Subscription Box Directory!

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CYPRESS & 5TH AUGUST 2016 - items 1

Must Have Off the Shoulder Top – value: $35?

This top is so dreamy. I’ve noticed that off-the-shoulder is back in but I haven’t found the right shirt to make me want to try it. When I saw this top I couldn’t resist. My favorite part is that it has spaghetti straps – other off-the-shoulder tops I’ve seen look tight at the shoulders to keep it on/in place. These straps also make it so I can try to get away with wearing a bra with nude or clear straps.  I also love the print and the accent at the top. Bonus: I can see this pairing great with an edgy leather moto jacket for the fall.

Cielo Jeans Black Skinnies – value: $40?

These jeans are okay. They fit alright except at my knees? Which I didn’t really know is a thing – I haven’t run into that issue before. I guess the way they’re tapered or shaped just doesn’t work for my shape and I’m left with some awkward knee bunching. Also, they’re a short inseam for me so I cuffed them once. I can make the length work but the fit is just funky for me.

CYPRESS & 5TH AUGUST 2016 - items 2

Multi-Colored Tassel Stretch Necklace – value: $28?

This necklace is great! I wouldn’t have put all these colors together but I actually love it. Tassels are usually too boho for me but with this necklace I think it’s so cute. Plus they’re all on an elastic string so you can double it as a shorter necklace or you can wrap it multiple times and wear it as a bracelet.

CYPRESS & 5TH AUGUST 2016 - items 3

And the colors (especially the lighter peach color that is also in the tassel) go pretty well with the top.

CYPRESS & 5TH AUGUST 2016 - items 4

And here’s how it looks worn as a bracelet. It’s different for my tastes but I think its super fun and I don’t have anything like it already.

Verdict: Overall, I’m happy with my Cypress and 5th picks for August, but I wish the jeans fit a little better. I think I can make them work though (especially maybe with some tall Fall Boots) so I’m not too bummed. I am, however, thrilled with a pretty trendy top and cute necklace that are both a little out of my comfort zone but I love on. As far as value goes, I got what I estimate to be about $103 in value. You can also think about it as $24.93 per item (from the $74.95 cost of the box), which I am also happy with!

What do you think about Cypress and 5th? Have you tried their service?

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Haley Faye
Haley Faye
Haley Faye first discovered the wonderful world of subscription boxes in 2012 and began writing for MSA in 2014. Over the years, she has found many subscriptions to love. Now a mom of three, her favorite boxes are ones that dress her kids, help her get organized, feed her family, send her snacks, and offer educational fun for her children.

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12 comments

Nicole

I’ve been doing Cypress & 5th for two months now. I really love it. I look forward to it. It’s also very easy for me since I have been waiting for a lung transplant, I can’t really go out and shop. It takes so much energy. Everything fits very well. It’s nice because this way I have a few nice outfits that will last. I can wear out with friends or to a nice occasion if I need or after transplant will have some nice clothes to wear to work since I think most of their styles look nice enough for that too. The add on prices for additional pieces are pretty reasonable too. I found it is an affordable way to work some nice things into my wardrobe (other than my go to jeans, t-shirts & long sleeves. It did take me some playing with my profile to hit on my style, but once I did…I was happy with the selection of pieces.

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Lisa

Love the necklace! Did it have any type of tag on it or a name on it? I don’t subscribe to this box but would love to try and buy the necklace.

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Jennifer

Hi Lisa,

I’m Jennifer from Cypress & 5th. The necklace/bracelet is $25. Let me know if you want to order it and I’ll send you a link!

Thanks
Jennifer

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Lisa

Hello Jennifer, Thank you so much for replying! I would love the link. Thank you so much! 🙂

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Haley Faye

Lisa, it didn’t, unfortunately!

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Aria

I always love your reviews, and I think the outfit looks great. If the knee-bunching bothers you, I bet a tailor could take care of it and it shouldn’t be too expensive.

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Jessvii

Love the shirt and the necklace! The jeans are kind of meh, but I suppose acceptable. I wonder if the knees get better or worse after washing?

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Jessica VerSteeg

I’m a huge fan of this brand! Everything I’ve received from Cypress & 5th has become a go to piece for me.

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Christine Gavin

You look stunning in that off the shoulder top!!! It’s perfect. I think the necklace really goes well with the top as well. The jeans look great- can’t tell that there is anything wrong with the fit in the knees.

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Virginia

Love the necklace as a bracelet.

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Tj

I am in love with that top!!!!! Looks amazing on you!!! So jealous lol

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Caligirl

Love all of it on you!

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