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Stitch Fix Women’s Styling Service Review – October 2020

Stitch Fix is a personal styling 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!

FYI, COVID-19 Updates: To learn more about Stitch Fix’s extended return window, any potential fulfillment delays, and more, read all of their service-related updates here.

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

About Stitch Fix

The Styling Service: Stitch Fix

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

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

Ships to: The US and the UK

Good to Know: Stitch Fix is an ad hoc styling service, meaning you can schedule Fixes automatically or order them whenever you’d like—there’s no subscription required.

Also 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 October 2020 Review

This is my invoice, which 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 $225.95, but with the 25% discount (which they take off BEFORE deducting the $20!) and the $20 credit, my total drops down to $149.46. That’s a savings of $76.49 on these items. Stitch Fix also includes a prepaid USPS envelope for you to send back any returns or exchanges which makes it so easy and hassle-free!


Your stylist will also include a style sheet with some tips on how to wear the pieces in your Fix. My stylist is Kristie again and she referenced how she included some fall basics. My request this month was for a medium-sized purse, so let’s see what she sent!


Tabi Foldover Clutch by Sole Society Handbags – Cost to Keep $59.95

This purse is a great color and I love the smoothness of the material. I also really love that it has an outer pocket, but this is a little small for what I was looking for. I wanted something with just a bit more space. If I didn’t already have a small crossbody in a similar color, I probably would have kept this one, but instead, I exercised some self-control and will ask for a slightly bigger bag next month! (I love bags!!!) This does have removable straps to use it as a clutch and the zippered compartment does go the whole way down to the bottom of the bag.

Here you can get a sense of the size.


Haylee Front Pocket Raglan Knit Top, Size M – Cost to Keep $38.00

I really loved this top because it was very much my style. Unfortunately, it was a little too close to my style and I already have two similar black and white striped tops. It was really soft and comfortable, the pocket detail is super cute, and I liked the sleeve length. This would normally have been a winner!


Luna Elbow Patch Button Detail Brushed Knit Top by Pink Clover, Size M – Cost to Keep $38.00 

I liked this top a lot, the color is so nice and while I could care less about the elbow patches, I think they add a bit of interest to the top as do the buttons at the top. It’s also very soft and it’s a thinner top making it a good one to layer with. While I liked it, I didn’t think it was very flattering on me. It just felt kind of plain and didn’t seem very special for a $38 top.


Carson Crew Neck Button Detail Pullover by Pink Clover, Size M – Cost to Keep $46.00

This sweater was a bit thicker and the buttons at the top are cute and add some detail to what is otherwise a very basic sweater. I liked the cuffed sleeves a lot and thought the length of the arms was very cozy. Again, this just didn’t feel too flattering due to the shape, but it’s still a great simple sweater that would pair with leggings well. 


Hadley Brushed Rib Detail Cardigan by Market & Spruce, Size M – Cost to Keep $44.00

This cardigan is really soft and pretty with a nice brushed knit texture. I love the color on this one which is green, but definitely photographs differently. The length is nice and long and it has pockets at the front. There are also small slits at the side. I liked this one, although I am really into big bulky cardigans right now so I wish this one had a bit more bulk to it so I could get really cozy in it!

The Verdict:  Overall, this month’s fix felt like it was a bit of a miss. The purse and striped top were both my style, but since I already have a similar striped top and I was looking for a mid-size purse and not a clutch, they weren’t quite right. The two pullovers were just okay for me and nothing that really excited me, although the cardigan was really soft and pretty. It was just kind of an okay fix. I really like my stylist though and she did great with my other fixes, so hopefully, my next Stitch Fix delivery will be a bit more exciting. As for the convenience of this service, it can’t be beat; especially this time of year when I like to hibernate from the cold and the crowds!

To Wrap Up:

Can you still get this Fix if you sign up today? Stitch Fix curates its Fixes 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 styling service costs $20 with free shipping and returns. The total retail value of the items inside is $225.95. 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 Fix is applied to the purchase no matter how many items you keep, and in this case, it would bring the total down to $149.46. That’s a discount of around 34% 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 | 6 comments

Comments (6)

  1. I always think the clothes stitch fix sends (not just to this author, but pretty much everything I have ever seen) are boring. Even the more expensive things strike me as mediocre quality and mediocre style, like something you’d see on sale at a boring but fine store like The Loft, hold up for a second, and then put back.

  2. Hey there. I love StitchFix myself. Sorry this box was a miss for you.
    I am writing this comment to point out one thing in your review. You state that you are getting $76.49 in savings because of the discount and purchase credit, which isn’t exactly true. You had to pay $20 to get the box, so that’s real money out-of-pocket. The true savings on this order, if you kept it all, is the $56.49, only the 25% discount. Money spent cannot be considered a discount.

    • But the $20 styling fee (the fee to get the box) is applied to whatever clothing you keep, even if you only keep one thing, so she was correct about the savings. Basically, if you keep anything then you got the box for free. Hope that clears things up.

    • She is actually right about the savings because the $20 styling fee (or to get the box) is applied to whatever you buy, so essentially you are getting the box for free. If you keep only one item, that $20 is applied to the cost of that item. So, you only really pay for the box if you don’t keep any of the items. Hope that clears things up.

  3. I think you looked very nice in everything you tried on. The cardigan was my favorite!💗

    • Thanks so much, Kelly! ☺️

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