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Stitch Fix Clothing Subscription Box Review – February 2019

Stitch Fix is a monthly clothing and styling subscription service. When you sign up you take a pretty in-depth survey of your sizes, your style, and pricing preferences. After choosing when you’d like to receive your delivery, your stylist handpicks 5 items based on your preferences. The fee for this service is $20, and that includes free shipping and free returns. And if you keep any of the items they send you, you get to deduct the $20 fee from the total. (If you keep all five items, you also get a 25% discount!)

My items are reflective of my style and price preferences, so your Stitch Fix may be completely different!

My Subscription Addiction paid for this box. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes).

About Stitch Fix

The Subscription Box: Stitch Fix

The Cost: $20 styling fee (pay for whatever items you keep minus the $20 credit)

The Products: 5 clothing and accessory items selected for you based on your Style Profile.

Ships to: U.S. only

Good to know: In addition to Women’s and Men’s options, Stitch Fix launched Stitch Fix Kids! Check out our reviews to learn more.

Stitch Fix for Women February 2019 Review

This is the invoice that was sent in the box. As you can see, it provides specifics on the brand, size, and price of each item. They also give instructions at the bottom for how to check out and either purchase or return your items. My total came to $304, but with the 25% off (which they take off BEFORE deducting the $20!) and the $20 credit, my total drops down to $208. That’s a savings of $96 on these items. 

This is my style sheet that includes a note from my stylist and features the five items I received along with different outfit suggestions and accessories that might pair well with them. This month my fix comes from Michelle who is a new stylist for me. 

Diba Lovely Suede Bootie, Size 9.5 – Cost to Keep $70 (Return)

These booties are a great color that will pair with just about any outfit due to their neutral taupe color and the simple shape (pictures of them on further in the review!). They came in their own drawstring bag which I thought was nice and seem to be decent quality, but they did fit pretty snugly on my feet. I have narrow feet, too, so that’s not a great sign! Luckily, I already have a pair of similar booties, so it didn’t make any sense to keep these, although they do pair nicely with the other clothing items.

Here is a closeup of the booties.

Liverpool Elizabeth Super Skinny Jean, Size 12 – Cost to Keep $78 (Return)

I love the wash and the elastic waistband on these jeans, but I didn’t like the fit in the legs that much. These are supposed to be super skinny jeans, but they are a little baggy at the bottom for me. I am also just as happy lounging around in my cheap Old Navy jeggings for now and am not quite ready to upgrade to a nicer pair just yet. I’m hoping to ride them out until it’s dress and shorts season!

RD Style Rowca Cotton Blend Crew Neck Pullover, Size L – Cost to Keep $68 (Keep)

This sweater is my favorite item this month! I don’t necessarily think it is the most flattering since it is pretty shapeless in the center, but that rounded hemline and the nice chunky knit feel so cozy to me! This fits me well and is just as comfortable as it looks, but I think adding the dark jeans and the boots helps to step it up a notch. This is actually a little more than I would usually spend on a sweater, but it was a splurge I am happy with since it is such a great quality sweater. I don’t really have a lot of clothing in this color either, so I feel like it was a nice change for me!

Can you spot the difference? These are the booties I already own. They aren’t quite the same shade, but I think they will work!

Tribal Talino Bell Sleeve Top, Size L – Cost to Keep $44 (Return)

I went back and forth on this top! It is totally not something I would pick out, nor is it something that I would really have a lot of occasions to wear it for, but I know it would look so pretty dressed up with some jewelry. I love the fun bell sleeves and I think that this could be a casual shirt or a dressy one depending on how you accessorized it. It was pretty basic other than the sleeves and didn’t have a whole lot of shape to the body of it, but I think what appealed to me was the silkiness of the fabric. Ultimately, I decided I didn’t absolutely love it, but I will be on the lookout for something with a similar feel.

Andrew Marc Performance Laura Knot Front Knit Top, size L – Cost to Keep $44 (Return)

I debated on this top way more than I did the black one! This one is my style for sure – I love the colors, loved the casual fit and that fun knot detail, and it was definitely comfortable. What I didn’t like so much was the quality. It was very thin and while that knot detail was super cute, it already had a few frayed looking areas and I just worried about this shirt actually holding up over time.

Here are some close-ups of the knot detail. This shirt was really was cute and I love the faded look, but the quality just wasn’t there.

The Verdict: I don’t know how I feel about this month’s Stitch Fix, but I think I’m happy overall? At one point I debated keeping all three tops because I really liked them, but I decided to just go with the items that I truly loved and that I felt were good quality, which only left the sweater. The boots and jeans were definitely not total misses, but I just already have some that I am happy with. I was surprised that my Fix was not budget-friendly like I had requested and it seems like I keep getting switched over to new stylists each month which I think is why the items they send me are all over the place. Fortunately, I still think the items I received were my style, but I may just have to remind them to check out my Pinterest board next month!

To Wrap Up:

Can you still get this box if you sign up today? Stitch Fix curates its boxes based on each individual’s preferences as well as what’s available. What you get might not be the same as what I got, but you also might get something that fits your style and body even better than the looks above! Sign up and see what they choose for you!

Value Breakdown: This box cost $20 with free shipping and returns. The total retail value of the items inside is $304. The invoice lists the cost of each item next to it, but if I keep all 5 items, then I get a 25% discount. The $20 styling fee for the box is applied to the purchase no matter how many items you keep, and in this case, it would bring the total down to $208. That’s a discount of around 32% for these items.

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Written by Brandi Dowell

Brandi Dowell

Brandi has loved the idea of subscription boxes since joining Birchbox in 2013. Now that she’s a mother of 3, she loves finding unique boxes to educate and entertain her kids while enjoying some more pampering boxes for herself. Her favorites these days are Lillypost, KiwiCo boxes & Wicked Good Perfume!

Posted in Clothing & Fashion Subscription Boxes, Stitch Fix Reviews, Subscription Box Reviews, Subscription Boxes for Women| Tags: stitch fix | 4 comments

Comments (4)

  1. So annoyed with this month’s stylist. I haven’t even got the box yet, but as soon as they ship you can cheat by looking at the checkout page. I asked specifically for as many pullover sweaters as possible, and to fill it out with earrings and maybe a bag. They sent: as scarf which I have marked not to send, a bag unlike any I have pinned, a thin cardigan, and two knit shirts. WTF…not even one sweater?

  2. This reminds me of my experience with my most recent box. I had a new stylist this time, and you could see the difference. I asked for a puffy vest, and pinned several that they sell, but they sent me one that was $98. Everything was a crazy price and I didnt keep anything, luckily I didnt have a styling fee so I didn’t loose anything either. You can request a certain stylist if you like some more than others.

  3. I love the concept of this subscription box, but the quality of most of their clothing is horrible. I wash two $30 tops-only once- in gentle cycle and the material got all fuzzy and ugly. I bought a $60 dress and wore it once and the threading was coming apart all around. Unfortunately after few boxes I had to cancel. Too bad the quality of the clothes I was getting wasn’t good; I would have love to stay with them.

  4. I love the cut & dark wash of the jeans and loved the booties! But I know what you mean about having similar things in your wardrobe.

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