Every so often, we chat fashion at Carrots. I hope it feels like going shopping with a friend, but not having to try on jeans….or leave your couch.
So here’s the drill. I share a new box of Stitch Fix items, tell ya my thoughts, get my husband Daniel’s take (which is really the only reason you’re reading this, right?), and share what I kept and what I sent back.
(I’m not gonna go into the details of the personal styling service Stitch Fix in this post, but if you want to know more you can check out my posts about whether Stitch Fix is worth it, how it compares to other styling services like Golden Tote. Here’s the basics: five items chosen just for you by your stylist arrive in a box to your doorstep. You try ‘em on and send back what you don’t want.)
Daniel had really been nagging me to do another fashion post. Because he just LOVES TAKING THE PHOTOS.
Ok, so I titled this one “The Problem with My Stitch Fix Stylist.” Because I have a problem: I want to buy EVERYTHING this woman picks out for me with her brilliant mind-reading wizardy. And so to stick to my budget, deciding which of the five things to keep is TORTURE. She’s just too good, so I requested to keep using her for every fix because this woman GETS ME.
Ready to see this fix?
Item #1: Hardie Crochet Detail Top by Skies are Blue. This top is lovely and totally me. I love the detailing and it’s breezy and perfect for Texas summer. The ONLY reason I didn’t keep this tops is because I do have plenty of tops I like in my closet right now and there were other items I wanted more in this fix. But it wasn’t easy to send back. P.S. I’ve been wearing these sandals I got used from ThredUp basically every day this summer. So glad I found an online consignment to replace Twice since they shut down!
The crochet around the neck is so pretty!
Daniel’s Take: “Didn’t they already send you this shirt? I know I’ve seen this before.”
Items #2: Lonnie Distressed Boyfriend Short by Kut From the Kloth. I asked my stylist for some cute shorts and I REALLY love these (I find that I almost always love this brand!) but they were just a TAD snug and there is no point in keeping shorts that are too tight because odds are you WON’T lose those five pounds you gained once you stopped breastfeeding even though you halfheartedly go on a walk once or twice a week and stopped eating an absurd amount of no bake cookies. This is getting autobiographical. The point is, they were just a little too tight and my thighs weren’t having it.
But I loved the idea of them! Definitely my style, but sent ’em back.
Daniel’s Take: “’Distressed Boyfriend’ is a really funny phrase to put in the name of pants.”
Item #3: Misa Embroidered V-Neck Top by Skies are Blue. I thought this white v-neck was beautiful and I only didn’t keep it because I knew I could only afford two things and wanted Items 4 and 5 more!
Daniel’s Take: “You know I like peasant shirts.”
Dress: Stitch Fix , Shoes: DSW
Item #4: Shay Knit Maxi Dress by Gilli from Stitch Fix. All the heart eye emojis. I have been living in this dress since it arrived just before Fourth of July. Because I’m short, maxis can be tricky but this one is perfection. I usually don’t gravitate toward reds, but I am loving this one.
Sorry for the weird lighting on this one. I put my Canon on all the wrong settings before begging Daniel to snap this photo.
Daniel’s take: “I call this dress ‘The Eyes of America’ because it has patriotic colors but also giant eyes.”
Item #5:Mazza Embroidered Tunic by Pixley. Um, how did my stylist read my mind before I even knew I needed this? I have been surviving the Texas heat in this tunic, but I also plan to wear it a ridiculous amount with leggings in the fall.
The back is super cute, too. Definitely a keeper!
Daniel’s Take: “Now you have to go to a music festival.”
So the blue tunic top and the dress were what I kept, but I could have happily kept everything if the shorts had just a little more….ahem…stretch to them.
Until next time, and Happy Friday, friends!
Want to skip the shopping and get great stuff delivered to your very doorstep by a brilliant stylist? Def check out Stitch Fix! They even have maternity and petite sizes and they just added shoes.
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