I decided to give Stitch Fix another try since I had some credit and unfortunately I had the same experience I’ve been having with the last two fixes.
Here was my note this time:
And here’s what I got.
Collective Concepts – Kaira Split Neck Blouse $68
Too short in the front and too boxy of a fit, definitely not good for my shape.
Maggy London – Ema Crepe V-neck Dress $118
Okay print, horrible fabric (thick polyester) and HORRIBLE fit for a pear shape. I never wear short sheath dresses like this. I always go with fit and flare which is much better for my shape and what I have always requested. The fit was even worse in the back with bunching up and too tight some places too loose in others.
Kut From the Kloth – Gracelyn Pencil Skirt $58
This was an absolute miss. Again, I have a pear shape. Pencil skirts never work. It was about 8 inches too big in the waist and way too tight in the thighs. My husband saw me and commented, “how can that be too big and too small at the same time??” Because it was never meant for my body. (The next pic shows it on.)
Pixley – Tamarindo Blazer $68
The shape was okay and the pattern was cute, but it was a thick polyester un-breathable fabric and I couldn’t bend my arms comfortably because there was no stretch. For someone who is on a keyboard all day at work this was a no go.
41Hawthorn – Thompsen Striped Zipper-Back Pullover Sweater $64
This was the only maybe, but the fabric was incredibly thin, the zipper pulled away weird in the back where it ended and the neckline was too wide. For a sweater it wouldn’t actually keep me warm at all. Plus the length was a little longer than I’d like. For $64 I can do better.
So all of it is going back. They sent me an email the next day asking if I’d be willing to try again if they waive the styling fee. I honestly can’t decide if I should bother. Unless they do an amazing job and find 5 pieces I really like, the prices are too high without the discount and I have little faith they’ll find 5 things that fit well and are my style.
3 thoughts on “Stitch Fix April – It all went back”
I will never understand summery dresses made out of heavy fabric! Seems like your stylist sent a whole Fix of “This piece isn’t for everyone, but give it a try!” items instead of sending one or two things like that and the rest “works for everyone” crowd pleaser type items.
After loosing a lot of weight and turning 60, my daughter is trying to get me to try Stitchfix. She said that I could find “my” style. I am reluctant as I see your posts. I hate to mail order now the older I get and have to find a fit. I can only judge with what you have shown with your pictures and I am with you. The clothes on the hangers look cute. It is when they are tried on that they style or material is……well, not the style/material you would wear.
The hassle of returns and then dealing with credits is the pits. Good luck finding something. I am going to stick with a personal shopper after I get to the store.
A personal shopper in store sounds like a good alternative. At least there are more options and they can see how the things look on you as you try them on. I’ve had really good luck with Nordstrom when it comes to personalized help. They are a bit on the pricier side, but they do have a few really good sales during the year and that’s a good time to try it.