Frank And Oak Style Plan for Women Review + Coupon – December 2018


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Frank and Oak box

Frank And Oak Style Plan is a clothing subscription box for women and men, from Canadian brand Frank And Oak. They aim to “combine classic styles, modern cuts, and innovative materials to produce style we truly get excited about.”

Frank and Oak unboxing

This box was sent to us at no cost for review. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes.)

Frank and Oak packaging person

This review is of the Frank And Oak Style Plan for Women, $25/month styling fee + free shipping plan. 

Frank and Oak all items

About Frank And Oak Style Plan

The Subscription Box: Frank And Oak Style Plan

The Cost: Pay only for what you keep, and get up to 20% off of Frank And Oak’s regular prices. If you return everything you receive, you’ll be charged a $25 styling fee.

Exclusive Deal: Use this link to get your first box with no styling fee!

The Products: Three clothing items every month or every other month. Items are selected according to your size, taste, and budget preferences– and you can log in 2 days before your box ships each month to add or remove items, or skip the month entirely.

Ships to: Free shipping and returns to the US and Canada

Good To Know: When your box ships, you’re billed in full for the members-only discounted price of the items in your box, up to 20% off their retail prices. If you decide not to keep any of the items, Frank And Oak will issue a refund minus the $25 styling fee for your order.

Frank And Oak Style Plan Denim, Sweatshirt, & Dress Shirt Review December 2018

When you first sign up for this subscription, you fill out a quick style profile that captures your sizing preferences and your sense of style. (Choose from Casual, Classic, and Creative). Then, you can pick whether you’d like a monthly or a bi-monthly plan and set your budget for each box (under $150 or $150+).

Before your box ships, you get an email inviting you to hop in and preview your order. The page that opens up has about 12 products total on the page. The three products currently set to ship in the order are at the top of the page and marked with green check marks. The top section of the page includes items that have been picked based on your preferences, but recently, Frank and Oak added a “Featured” section at the bottom of the selection page that highlights some new/trending items that you can pick from, as well.

The plan includes three items, which you can curate for yourself or let Frank and Oak choose for you. I actually was SO busy with holiday to-dos that I completely missed my Style Plan email this month! No worries—Frank and Oak used my preferences and sizes to pick three pieces that should suit me just fine. I do really love getting to “shop” my curated selection of styles each month, but I also trust Frank and Oak to pick things I’ll actually like.

Frank and Oak invoice

Here’s my invoice.

Frank and Oak note

And here’s a note from the Style Plan folks letting me know about an ADDITIONAL 30% off discount I get as a member, now through the holidays. Awesome!

Frank and Oak free tote

I got a cool freebie this month, too! A simple Frank and Oak tote bag made from lightweight canvas. My tote bag collection knows no bounds—I’m always using them for groceries, books, and other odds and ends. I’m sure this tote will get some good use in my household!

Floral Printed Soft Popover Blouse in Steel Blue, Size Medium – Retail Value $69.50, Member Price $49.50

I was skeptical of the strawberry-red flowers printed across this shirt—I was worried it was a bit too traditional for me. But I actually really like it on. I have another shirt just like this one but plain blue that I got several months ago, and I love it. The polyester fabric is silky and light as a feather. It feels cool and sophisticated on and hangs on my broader shoulders really nicely. I’m a fan!

Frank and Oak stevie high waisted jeans

Frank and Oak high waisted stevie jeans

The Stevie High-Waisted Tapered Jean in Rinsed Black, Size 30 – Retail Value $79.50, Member Price $69.50

This summer, I got this cut of Frank and Oak jeans in light-wash denim. I’m smitten with them. Granted, I call them my Steve Jobs jeans, because they have kind of a high-waisted, 90s-jeans vibe, especially on my shorter silhouette. But I’m digging the look and have found little tweaks to make them really work for me. I love the way the waist nips in just a bit to really accentuate my hips, but I typically cuff the ankles (to get that old-school “pegged jeans” look) to help taper the calves in a little more. (As they are, they have almost a boot-cut fit around my ankles, which I think makes my legs a little stubbier than I’d like.) I’ll do the same for this black pair. I love having another pair of black jeans! I have another pair of black Frank and Oak skinny jeans that I wear so often (especially for slightly nicer occasions like happy hours or parties when I want to look cool and polished), so I’m excited to have a second pair in a new cut to play with!

Frank and Oak red gym sweatshirt

Frank and Oak raglan sweatshirt

The Vintage Wash Gym Fleece Crewneck in Goji Berry, Size Medium – Retail Value $59.50, Member Price $49.50

I loooove this sweatshirt! It’s so simple and classic and should be a perfect low-effort festive statement-maker during the holiday season. It’s just a straightforward sweatshirt with raglan sleeves and a close neckline, but the 85% cotton, 15% polyester stretch fabric and effortless (but not totally shapeless) fit really sets it apart. I have another Frank and Oak sweatshirt like this one that I got a few months ago, and I can’t tell you how well it’s wearing, wash after wash. It’s just getting continuously more comfortable. I wear it out and about just as much as I wear it lazing around at home!

Verdict: Hooray for Frank and Oak day! I’ve become such a fan of this brand and their super-convenient Styling Plan over this past year. The pieces they make are the perfect staples to build my wardrobe around. They’re so comfortable, high-quality, and trend-conscious without being so flash-in-the-pan that I don’t get more than one or two uses out of them. I can see these jeans, in particular, enduring in my closet long into 2019 and beyond. The top is just the thing for me to hang on to for nice dinners with family or important meetings, and the sweatshirt will no doubt be in regular rotation clear into next summer’s evenings.

To Wrap Up:

Can I still get this box if I sign up today? No, each box is customized based on your style plan. Under the new $25 styling fee plan, you can log in 2 days before your box ships (you’ll get an email alerting you of when it’s ready to be previewed) to add or remove items or skip the month altogether. That said, you can still follow the product links above to shop these items for yourself from their site catalog!

New Deal: Use this link to get your first box with no styling fee!

Value Breakdown: The retail price for the three items I received this month is $208.50. But the member price drops that cost down to $168.50. If I decide to return all the items, I will pay the $25 styling fee and will be refunded the remaining amount, but I can keep any one item at the discounted price and no styling fee will be charged.

Check out all of our Frank and Oak Style Plan reviews and the Women’s Clothing Subscription Box Directory and Men’s Clothing Subscription Box Directory for more clothing services!

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Written by Anna Reilly

Anna Reilly

Anna loves collecting little treasures, be they pop-culture finds, handmade mementos, or new potions to put in her makeup bag. Beauty boxes got her interested in the subscription world, but now she’s swooning for all things kawaii!

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3 Comments

  1. Hi Anna, I noticed you mentioned that style plan members get billed for all 3 items when they ship, and receive a refund for any items they don’t end up keeping. I don’t see this disclosed on Frank & Oak’s website—is it posted anywhere? I just signed up for my first box, but now I’m a bit concerned that they are going to charge me for all three items before I even get to try them on. If that’s the case, I want to cancel the box asap. Can you confirm whether this is still their policy? Thank you!!

    • They charge you the full amount up front and it says they take up to 20 days to refund to the US after they get your return package. Ask me how I know. 🙁

  2. Their clothing just seems like it fits you perfectly. And the quality definitely seems to be there! I love all three of those pieces.

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