A few weeks ago, I was telling my friend Mary about our concept for Boxy Ladies before it launched and she was like “OMG! I just ordered Stitch Fix!” And I was like, “OMG, Guest Blogger!” Needless to say, we were excited to collaborate. We have been best friends since our party hardy days and at one point in time, I got her a job where I worked at CitiFinancial. We have now both since moved onto bigger and better things… Mary works at a big time event planning firm in Dallas and I’m at GameStop HQ so it was exciting to “work” together again. Without further ado… we welcome another Boxy Lady. Here’s Mary!
So I was driving home from work one day, listening to NPR, and I heard a segment on a new box subscription called Stitch Fix. Not going to lie, I have seen the posts on Facebook about all the other box subscriptions, so I was a bit skeptical. But, I will say I was really liking what they had to say, and it wasn’t an advertisement, more of an explanation of their company and business. I recently have been really wanting to take a few more fashion risks. Not crazy, but maybe just change up my normal ‘what I would pick out’ type items, so it was meant to be when I heard this segment.
Here’s the general premise. You go online to StitchFix and set-up your style profile. Once you do that, you schedule your “fix” and a stylist picks out five (5) options and they get mailed to you. You keep what you want and send back the rest in a pre-addressed, pre-paid envelope. You’re only charged what you keep, and if you don’t keep anything you pay the $20.00 stylist fee. (if you do buy one thing, it credits the $20.00 to your order). Awesome right? A personal shopper just for you and the gift of style, and the MOST you have to pay is $20.00…win win in my book.
The experience has been, well AWESOME. It’s really hard to contain my excitement!! I am now referring to myself as the #stitchfixgirl.
Let me just say, this website is user friendly and really cute: A+. I read all the online reviews, and customers seemed really happy with this product, so I didn’t waste another minute filling out my style profile. I mean let’s get serious, I am not a fashion diva, and really have no clue of what my ‘style’ really is. If you’re like me, then this box is for you. The questions really make you think of what you like in your clothes, and what makes you feel stylish.
I get so excited, and go set-up my first fix, and the wait time is 3 WEEKS!!! WAH WAHHHHHHHHH… really? All that bulid up and anticipation, and I have to wait so long! UGH. But I was committed. Every day, I thought about what would be in my box! The anticipation is the worst part!!
FIXDAY!!!! Cute box, Cute step by step process (and for us blondes out there, we need this), and a personal note from my stylist. I felt like a movie star!
So then, you get to have a fashion show in your own home, with your OWN shoes, your own accessories, your own bra…the essentials you don’t get to have in a dressing room at the mall. (I mean how many times have you gone impromptu shopping in your sports bra, only to find it’s very prohibitive?)